Polohouse Style

If you’re not following Alison Sherman on Instagram @polohousestyle, do yourself a favor and head over there right now! I’ve been following Alison for quite some time, always admiring her life in a renovated polo barn filled with classic equestrian décor. I was beyond delighted when Alison announced the opening of “The Polohouse,” her Etsy[…]

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Author Interview – EH Humphreys

If you follow the equestrian book reviews I write for Horse & Style Magazine, then you’ll know that I recently featured Players: A Game of Grit and Glory, by new author EH Humphreys. To read that review, please click here. But today, I’d like to welcome her to the Maryland Equestrian blog for an “Author[…]

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Best Weekend of the Year

Friends, the best weekend of the year is upon us! Yes, Black Eyed Susan Day and Preakness tomorrow and Saturday!! In honor of spending two days at one of my most favorite places – Pimlico, below is Red Riders, a piece by one of my new favorite equestrian artists, Tyler Robertson. You can find him[…]

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Wellesley Equestrian

“Home of the High-End Horse Show Products” I recently came across Wellesley Equestrian on Instagram (@wellesley_equestrian) and have fallen in love with all of their products. They offer equestrian gifts, ribbon displays, home décor items, and personalized brushes and tack accessories. I am now the lucky owner of a personalized show brush. I have my[…]

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Canvasworks Designs at Ladew Gardens

I came across equestrian artist Lisa Curry Mair of Canvasworks Designs on Instagram (@vtcanvas), and I am head over heels in love with her work! And the good news is that if you live in the Harford County, Maryland, area – you can see her art in person at Ladew Gardens! Lisa has more than[…]

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Verb(ing) – XVI

Reading I’m enjoying two horse books at the moment – no surprise there. The first is American Pharoah by Joe Drape. I’m about halfway through and would definitely recommend it. I love learning the back story and behind the scenes of our 12th Triple Crown winner!   I also just started The Sport of Kings[…]

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History of Riding Boots

**This originally appeared in the 2016 September/October issue of Horse & Style Magazine.** I can’t believe the time has come, and we’re at the end of our History of Equestrian Style journey. We started at the top with the helmet and worked our way down. All that’s left is the history of riding boots, an[…]

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Sporting Artist – Franklin Voss

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, then it’s probably no secret that I love sporting art. “Sporting art is a relatively modern term. It is traditionally understood to refer to a genre of art that encompasses country pursuits, predominantly in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The art documents the popular rural[…]

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Travel + Paul & Lydia

I came across Paul & Lydia, an equestrian-inspired handbag and accessory brand, quite some time ago. I am the happy owner of multiple of their products and could not be more pleased with them. If you follow me on Instagram (@marylandequestrian), then you know that I recently took a trip to Mexico. Unless we’re traveling[…]

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