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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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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The Foxhunting Décor of Harvey Ladew

*This article originally appeared online at Horse & Style Magazine.* Not too far from my farm is Ladew Topiary Gardens. I have visited multiple times, but I really enjoyed the private tour I received last October on behalf of Horse & Style Magazine. My husband, James, took all of the pictures. Below is a brief[…]

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Fox Fire Farm

Just one zip code to the west lies my beloved Monkton, which, in my opinion, is true Maryland Horse Country. Unfortunately, the prices of homes in that area reflect its desirability, but it never hurts to do some “window shopping,” as they say. I love looking at farms for sale in my area, and Fox[…]

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The Manor Tavern

Most people choose restaurants based on the food selections, the wine pairings, and the service. Me? I pick restaurants located in horse country with that distinct equestrian ambiance I love so dearly. Of course I enjoy eating delicious food, but what I love more is being seated amidst elegant hunt country décor. I know –[…]

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Verb(ing) – III

Reading You know, sometimes a girl needs to take a break from those serious drama-y books and enjoy a little romance. Equestrian romance, you say? Even better. I just finished Natalie Keller Reinert’s “The Honorable Nobody,” which is Book 2 of 3 in her “Heroines on Horseback” series. The first was the alluring “Miss Spencer[…]

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Maryland Polo Club

One of my favorite things to do during the summer is go to polo matches. The Maryland Polo Club’s grounds are located in Monkton, right behind Ladew Gardens, and matches are held every Friday at 6:00 and every Sunday at 3:00 from June until September. You pay $15 per car, tailgate along the sidelines, eat[…]

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