Verb(ing) – XIV

Reading As always, I’m reading a couple things at once. I’m enjoying some summer chick lit, Distant Shores by Kristin Hannah. This is the first of her books that I’ve read, and I’m really liking it! After this, I’m going to start the mega-hit, The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins. I see that[…]

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Review: Ralph Lauren’s The Polo Bar

**This is the article that appeared in Horse & Style’s October/November issue. It is currently posted online as well.** If you stroll along Fifth Avenue and East 55th Street in vibrant Midtown Manhattan, you will be greeted by a large window depicting three colorful polo players in the midst of a rousing match. It is[…]

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Belmont Park

After reading Ruffian: Burning from the Start and Ruffian: A Racetrack Romance, I wanted to visit her grave at Belmont Park in New York. I had never been to Belmont before, but since James and I were in Manhattan last week, we decided to swing by the track on our way to the Hamptons. Prior[…]

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Book Review: Funny Cide

How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Bluebloods…and Won The story of Funny Cide, written by Sally Jenkins, is very reminiscent to the story of Seabiscuit: had this horse not found this particular trainer, these owners, and this jockey, he, most likely, would[…]

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The Saratoga Special

If you’ve never been to Saratoga, add it to your list of places to be. It’s an adorable town complete with the cutest of horsey shops and excellent restaurants, (most were very gluten-free friendly which made this girl with celiac disease very happy!). And, of course, there’s the racetrack, America’s oldest (and probably, finest). I[…]

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