Articles Tagged 'Equine Rescue'

Michigan’s Horsey Christmas Sightings this Holiday Season

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 22, 2016
Carriage rides, jingle bells, and wagons full of carolers are right around us at holiday celebrations. By Karen Braschayko Many classic Christmas carols mention horses, and imagery of winter commonly features cozy horse-drawn sleighs and barns of fuzzy equines snug in their stalls. Carriage or sleigh ride scenes seem almost… Read more »

Lexington, Michigan’s Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 13, 2016
Greet the holiday season with costumed horses and festive spirit at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. By Karen Braschayko Jingle bells welcomed me once again as I watched riders and their helpers prepare for the Lexington Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade. Though Lexington is but a… Read more »

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, a unique Long Island horse rescue

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — October 2, 2014
Looking past the modern formula of horse rescue, one woman’s realization brings a new aroma to Long Island Wine Country.   by Angela Calabro From arroyos to vineyards, every ranch, sanctuary, and farm that I visit is filled with gorgeous landscapes that hold the beauty of the natural world and… Read more »

An Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 18, 2012
Welcoming the Holiday Season with Horses! Equine pageantry and equestrian fun at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. by Karen Braschayko  The first of the 141 equines in Lexington, Michigan's Christmas parade. Sleigh bells and horses bolster the magic of our winter holidays. These icons are a… Read more »

Eight Reasons to Go to Your Local Horse Festival

Travel Tips — October 5, 2012
How to get the most out of the equine expos and equestrian fairs near you. by Karen Braschayko If you’re anything like me, the process of attending a horse fair or expo goes like this: I spot event information online or receive the flyer in my mailbox. I get really… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Mounted Archer

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 13, 2012
Shooting arrows on horseback became a passion for Katie Stearns, and teaching equestrian martial arts became her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Katie Stearns, also known as Morwen or The Flying Dutchess, has built a business based on her love of mounted archery. She conducts clinics and gives riding lessons… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Endurance Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 10, 2012
Champion endurance racer Darolyn Butler has made an equestrian career out of her passion for marathon rides. by Karen Braschayko Darolyn Butler has had a long career in several aspects of the equine industry, from winning rodeo queen pageants to selling Western wear and producing instructional videos on horsemanship. Today,… Read more »

The Horses of Full Metal Jousting, Part 3: Horsemanship

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 11, 2012
Learn more about the horses and the horseman behind the show Full Metal Jousting on the History Channel. For more of this interview, see Part 1: Safety and Part 2: Horse Training. by Karen Braschayko Wanting to know more about hot-headed Praetorian and the other colorful mounts on the show,… Read more »

The Horses of Full Metal Jousting, Part 2: Horse Training

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 11, 2012
Learn more about the horses and the horseman behind the show Full Metal Jousting on the History Channel. For more of this interview, see Part 1: Safety and Part 3: Horsemanship. by Karen Braschayko Wanting to know more about hot-headed Praetorian and the other colorful mounts on the show, I… Read more »

The Horses of Full Metal Jousting, Part 1: Safety

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 11, 2012
Learn more about the horses and the horsemen behind the show Full Metal Jousting on the History Channel. For more of this interview, see Part 2: Horse Training and Part 3: Horsemanship. by Karen Braschayko When I first saw commercials for the show Full Metal Jousting, I had two questions.… Read more »