Horses, the great equalizers

Earlier this week I stopped in the barn’s lounge after my riding lesson and spoke to a grandmother waiting for her granddaughter. The child had long ago finished her riding lesson, but she was still in the stabling area grooming horses, watching the farriers, and feeding Read More...

It’s all about persistence and aspiration

My personal trainer told me this week that to lose weight, it takes persistence and aspiration. He probably didn’t use the word “aspiration.” I picked it because it happens to be the name of one of my favorite lesson horses at Premier Stables—Calloway’s Aspiration—aka Dan. Read More...

Besides being fun, horseback riding is good for you!

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Why do you still take horseback riding lessons?

My mother-in-law asked me this question the other day. You see, she can’t understand why a person who has ridden as long as I have should still need lessons. After all, in her day, she could rent a horse at a stable and go on a trail ride. However, that was a long time Read More...

My favorite horses

I was challenged by a friend on Facebook to post pictures of my favorite horses. Heck, how can I do that? There are so many. My love of horses started in the fourth grade when I fell in love with The Black Stallion books by Walter Farley. It progressed to riding lessons Read More...

Best Birthday Present Ever

Thanks to my husband’s hard work, Betting On Love went live on Amazon on Labor Day—which just happened to be my birthday this year. I can’t think Bill enough for all his hard work. My editor Karen Block and my cover artist KJ Jacobs share in the success of my first Read More...

World’s Championship Horse Show is a big deal

Last Sunday my daughter and I took her two small boys to the Kentucky State Fair. We saw the dairy cows and the rabbits. We rode the Ferris wheel and ate corn dogs. On Saturday my daughter and I are going back by ourselves to watch the final stake night of the World's Read More...