Welcome back to my #beBold series on female equestrians making a difference in the horse world. Today we meet Karen Bowersox, one half of the couple at Major League Eventing. What is your experience with horses? I started riding when I was 7 years old. I grew up mainly doing hunters but always wanted to […]
I strongly believe in women supporting women. I am proud to introduce you to Samantha Harvey, a horse trainer and coach from Idaho. She has a unique view of horsemanship and one that I find absolutely intriguing. Want to learn more about her? Please keep reading! What is your experience with horses? I developed Alternative Horsemanship training […]
I had the absolute pleasure of meeting and spending time with Sabine Schleese at the American Horse Publication conference in Hunt Valley, Maryland in 2018. Sabine is the woman behind Schleese Saddlery, which she runs with expert saddle-fitting husband Jochen. Together they moved to Canada from Germany and created a unique saddle company that was […]
I met Allison and her partner Connie on Instagram and then IRL at the Jersey Fresh International 3-Day Event in 2018. We immediately hit it off and I found myself pausing while photographing the event to go and visit their vendor area. More, I couldn’t resist and had to try the Redingote outerwear for myself, […]
There is no such thing as a coincidence. I believe everything happens for a reason, and life brings us together in mysterious ways. Last fall I attended the 2018 Equus Film Festival in New York City to represent my bestselling book, Confessions of a Timid Rider which was up for an award. On Saturday morning, […]
Do you want more dog-friendly neighborhoods near you? So does, Beth Miller, the founder of Wagtown, a movement based in Dayton, Ohio to raise awareness, create pet-friendly legistlation, and more wagging tails throughout your communities. As a friend of mine and fellow female entrepreneur (aka womanpreneur), I convinced Beth she needed to grant me […]
I had the honor of meeting young adult author MJ Evans at the Equus Film Festival. We very quickly hit it off and she quickly became one of my favorite people ever. I’m planning a trip to visit her in Colorado! As a Christmas gift, I bought my daughter the entire “Mist” trilogy, which she […]
As most equestrians know, the horse world is an incredibly small community. Barn owners, staff, and riders all see each other at horse shows, tack stores, sell horses amongst each other, and move from barn to barn. Go to a Grand Prix and you will find top level riders completely approachable and walking amongst the […]
Susan Friedland-Smith may not be aware (yet) but she has been a bit of a mentor to me as an equestrian writer and blogger. I fell in love first with her Instagram and there a was a lot that struck a chord with me. An adult equestrian with horse show anxiety, loving her OTTB […]
Put your spurs on and get excited because equestrian author, Carly Kade, was lovely enough to do an interview with me for Bridle & Bone. You may have heard of Carly, who is the award-winning author of In the Reins. If you haven’t read it, go out and do so today. You won’t want to […]
Cornelia Dorr is a rising star in the eventing world. At 19 years old, she has a strong work ethic and a passion for her horses. I had the pleasure of attending and photographing this year’s Jersey Fresh International at the Horse Park of New Jersey. Very quickly, Cornelia stood out as a young rider. […]
A few months ago, Natalie Cockram of The Small Town Equestrian interviewed me for her blog. Natalie was very interested in my occupation as an equine sports massage therapist and I was happy to share with her. Read on for the full interview, which was published on her blog, The Small Town Equestrian, June 25, 2017.
Heather Wallace is a jack-of-all-trades. She originally attended the University of Delaware as a young adult, where she received degrees in English and History. After graduating, she worked in publishing for twelve years before deciding to take on a new career – Equine and Canine Sports Massage Therapy. Heather studied massage therapy under Mary Schreiber….