Book Review: Kentucky Homes

I love a good coffee table book – who doesn’t? And I especially love ones about horses, home décor and design, and my beloved Kentucky. That makes Pieter Estersohn’s, Kentucky: Historic Houses and Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country, an instant hit. I received this book as a Christmas gift and didn’t hesitate to plunge right[…]

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A Kentucky-Inspired California Ranch – Part III

As you might know from my Instagram, I have a new column with Horse & Style Magazine – “Horse & Style Home.” As I mentioned in Parts I and II, I’m breaking the article up into a few parts so I can post more pictures (some exclusives that weren’t in the magazine)! To read the[…]

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A Kentucky-Inspired California Ranch – Part I

As you might know from my Instagram, I have a new column with Horse & Style Magazine – “Horse & Style Home.” Each issue we will feature exceptional equestrian homes, décor, design, and more! First up is Alli Addison’s “Kentucky-Inspired California Ranch.” I’m breaking the article up into a few parts so I can post[…]

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Recent Review on Amazon

I was over-the-moon excited recently to receive a new review on Amazon for my novel, Where the Bluegrass Grows! Not only was it a five-star review, but the reviewer sent me a sweet email too! I haven’t put much effort into marketing my book lately, but now that it’s the New Year and I have[…]

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Sporting Art Auction

“Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington are again teaming to conduct the fourth annual Sporting Art Auction, to be held Monday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2016 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from renowned masters as well as[…]

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Review of KentuckyBredByDesign

I posted about etsy shop, KentuckyBredByDesign, last year before I had actually been a customer of theirs. I have since ordered two products from them, and I am SO pleased with both! The first is the horseracing jockey silks. This is a large piece that I’ve hung on my front door. My sister has similar[…]

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It’s Cover Time

If you follow me on Instagram (@marylandequestrian), then you saw I posted a picture of my book cover yesterday! The picture was taken by James, of course, during my sister’s trash the dress session. I really liked the background in one of her pictures, so James just cropped them out – sorry Kim and Kyle![…]

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Chapter 1

You guys!! I’m getting ready to *finally* publish my first book – eek!! I can’t believe it! I’ve been talking about this for years! I have a few more tweaks to do for the cover, and then it’s good to go! Check back here (or my Instagram) for updates. In the meantime, below are bits[…]

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A Literary Update

Remember 5,000 years ago when I told you all that I was in the final editing phase with my first novel? I know – I barely remember it either. But, finally, I have some great news to share! I have, after what has felt like centuries, finished editing this wretched beast my first book! I[…]

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Breeder’s Cup – Friday

Breeder’s Cup on Friday proved to be rather interesting. Our group had purchased tickets both days for the Maker’s Mark Bourbon Lounge, which was located at the top of stretch, essentially. While the website made it very clear that there was no assigned seating, it did, however, make you think that there would still be[…]

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