Build a Horse at Build a Bear Workshop

2017-06-27T11:44:29+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Horse News, The Tack Box|

Hearts & Horses Riding Club Some people look back on their childhood with memories of Barbie dolls and GI Joe. I grew up collecting Breyer horses and my own trophy's and ribbons won from many horse shows on my Quarter Horses. My first horse was a silver buckskin named Cricket, but my favorite [...]

Horses as Movie Stars

2017-06-27T11:44:31+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Reviews|

Do you ever look away from the movie screen and cover your eyes when a horse, or any animal for that matter, is about to get injured? My husband and son came home from watching "The Revenant", staring Leo Dicaprio, and they made sure to tell me not to watch that movie because of a [...]

Santa Barbara Beach Horseback Rides

2017-06-27T11:44:33+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Horse Ranches & Equestrian Centers|

Santa Barbara Beach Horseback Rides Just outside of Santa Barbara, behind electronic gates and ivy covered walls, polo ponies and dressage horses wait to be groomed and fed. Their owners, grooms or trainers, dressed neatly in designer boots and breeches, concentrate on the stride of their horses hooves and the suppleness in their [...]

Horses of Germany

2017-06-27T11:44:33+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Equestrian Photography|

December is a magical time in the Christmas Markets of Germany. While I wasn't able to go on a horseback riding vacation during this time of year, I didn't have any trouble tracking down horses of a different color in the heart of Germany from Bamberg to Wurzburg. Bamberg Horseman photo © 2015 Nancy [...]

Horses of Cavalia Odysseo

2017-06-27T11:44:33+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Equestrian Photography, Reviews|

Elise Genest' Hilandero mixed media on canvas Paintings of horses have been in existence for centuries. Having visited southwestern France with their famous prehistoric paintings of horses in Lascaux Caves, I can attest to mankind's fascination with the four-legged animal. Recently, I was captivated by the beauty of horses coming to life from [...]

Cavalia Odysseo Horse Show

2017-06-27T11:44:34+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Horse News, Reviews|

Baseball, boats, and popcorn-that's what you'll find as you enter San Francisco's AT&T Park on 3rd Street. Wander beyond the park, across the bridge to lot A and look for the White Big Top between the water and a parking lot. Here you'll find 65 horses and 45 artists, the biggest touring show in the [...]