Novel Number Two

It’s here! I finally finished and published my second novel, Kicking On! Here is the synopsis! “Kicking On, a semi-sequel to Where the Bluegrass Grows, is Macy Holland’s story. Macy Holland has it all – a wonderful family, amazing friends, and an exciting career as an equine veterinarian in Lexington, Kentucky. However, all that changes[…]

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Remember Me?

Hi everyone! Remember me? Laurie? Maryland Equestrian? Lol – didn’t think so! I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I last blogged. For those of you who visited last summer, you may remember my page taking forever and a day to load. I was having all kinds of technical issues I couldn’t figure[…]

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Atlanta Hall

If you read Horse & Style Magazine’s Mar/Apr issue, you will remember my ‘Horse & Style: Home’ feature, Atlanta Hall. The Monkton, Maryland, farm is home to the Voss family (relatives of the great equestrian sporting artist, Franklin Voss,) and many steeplechasers and flat racers. Below are a variety of photos that did not make[…]

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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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Pimlico_Oldhilltop

For those of you who don’t know, my beloved Pimlico is in danger of being shuttered forever. The venue is in need of some major renovations, and its owner (The Stronarch Group), Baltimore City, and the state of Maryland aren’t exactly sure what to do about it just yet, (although studies are being conducted). I’m[…]

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Postcard Décor

This post will be the first of many regarding the Voss family, particularly renowned sporting art artist, Franklin Voss. I will give a variety of history regarding Franklin in another entry, but today I’m going to focus on one of his most famous portraits, Man o’ War as a Two-year Old. This piece was painted[…]

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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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Monkton Farm For Sale

Hello and Happy Friday! As you all know, I’m obsessed with looking at horse farms for sale, and I can’t stop drooling over this one that’s located about 15 minutes up the street in Monkton. It’s a favorite within the local horse community because of those barns!! And the grass is always perfectly cut. This[…]

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E.quine Art Exhibit

Baltimore friends! Artist Ashley Milburn’s new body of work, “E.quine,” will be on display next month. “Gallery 1448 is happy to present “E.quine.” The subject of these powerful, yet lyrical watercolors and ink wash drawings on paper is the horse, a departure for Milburn, who is known for his visualizations of issues concerning race relations.[…]

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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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