Articles Tagged 'Equine Industry'

An Evening with Arabian Nights in Orlando

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 6, 2013
Experience equestrian arts and thrilling entertainment at the Arabian Nights dinner show in Orlando, Florida. by Karen Braschayko Orlando has been called “the theme park capital of the world.” Within in this Central Florida homeland of Disney characters and innumerable outlet malls resides a surprising unicorn jewel, an equine antidote… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Professional Polo Player Sunny Hale

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 12, 2013
Sunny Hale has conquered her goals and inspired many fans with her equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko From winning titles to developing tournaments, Sunny Hale has become a passionate ambassador for the players and horses of polo. Her life of adventure and travel began young, and she has not stopped… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Mounted Police Officer Erik Eide

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 28, 2013
Sergeant Erik Eide patrols the City of Detroit with the help of horses. by Karen Braschayko Imagine if at your job your horse was your partner, carrying you across streets and through crowds, working with you to spot trouble and protect citizens. For Sergeant Erik Eide, a horse lover since… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Trail Builder Susan Stormer

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 17, 2013
Creating pathways for equestrians to experience the outdoors with their horses is Susan Stormer’s horse-related career. by Karen Braschayko Many of us only wish we could earn a living riding horses through forests and across beautiful landscapes, but Susan Stormer has found a way to do just that. She developed… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equine Veterinarian Crystal DeWitt

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 7, 2013
Helping horses (and their owners!) feel better is Dr. Crystal DeWitt’s equine career. by Karen Braschayko When your horse gets sick or looks lame, you put your faith in the person you call for help, hoping that veterinarian is competent, knowledgeable, and understands devotion to horses as much as you… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Children’s Book Illustrator Susan Jeffers

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 4, 2013
Susan Jeffers has made her career illustrating children’s books – many of them about horses. by Karen Braschayko Your local library probably holds several of Susan Jeffers’ children’s books, since she has illustrated around 40 of them. From portraying classics like Black Beauty, The Nutcracker, and the poems of Robert… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Georgina Bloomberg, Professional Show Jumper and YA Author

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 6, 2013
Georgina Bloomberg has made her career as an equestrian, author and philanthropist helping animal-centered charities. by Karen Braschayko Many have heard of her as the mayor of New York City’s daughter, but in the horse world she’s Georgina Bloomberg, award-winning professional Grand Prix show jumper sponsored by Ariat. Fiercely competitive,… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Icelandic Horse Trainer and Equestrian Performer

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 1, 2012
Gudmar Petursson shares his experiences riding with the Knights of Iceland and how he became a respected trainer of Icelandic Horses. by Karen Braschayko You may have seen Gudmar Petursson presenting at equine expos, conducting clinics or performing with his show team Knights of Iceland. He has also toured with… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equestrian Series Author

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 23, 2012
Jessica Burkhart's Canterwood Crest series takes young horse lovers – and herself – into an exciting fictional equestrian world. by Karen Braschayko Jessica Burkhart has made a career writing about young equestrians, beautiful horses and growing up in a horse-centered world for her 20-book tween series called Canterwood Crest. Burkhart wrote… Read more »

Riding with the Budweiser Clydesdales

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 22, 2012
The View from the Top! Triple Crown Karen goes riding with the Budweiser Clydesdales. If you know anything about the area of Florida that I live in, the Daytona Beach area, you are probably pretty familiar with us as the home of Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR! We do have,… Read more »