Life is Full of Surprises for Author/Eventer, Julia Wendell

I came across Julia Wendell’s memoir, Finding My Distance – a Year in the Life of a Three-Day Event Rider, about a year ago. As soon as I picked it up, I became so engrossed with Julia’s life that I could not put this book down. As a Marylander myself, it was comforting to read[…]

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Misty’s 1st Show of 2012

Misty attended her first show of 2012 (4th total) on June 3rd. It was a Maryland Dressage Association schooling show, and since we had such a wonderful experience at her first dressage schooling show last November, I couldn’t wait to compete in this one! This show was at Olney Farm in Joppa, which is just[…]

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OTTBs and the USDF

I’m a member of the USDF (United States Dressage Federation), so I receive their bimonthly magazine, USDF Connection. I was so thrilled to see Silva Martin with OTTB gelding Sea Lord on the cover of their July/August edition alongside the headline, “The Thoroughbred, The Original Sport Horse, Our guide to finding an off-the-track TB for[…]

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