12 08, 2015

Equestrian Artist Liz Wiley

2015-08-12T18:15:57+00:00 By |Culture|

I came across equestrian artist Liz Wiley on Instagram probably when searching one of these hashtags: #horsepainting, #equestrian, or #equestriandecor. I instantly fell head over heels for her work because I love horses, and I love abstract art. Liz seamlessly and effortlessly brings the two [...]

15 06, 2015

Destination Mongolia: Genghis Kahn Lives On

2018-03-20T16:03:50+00:00 By |Culture, Travel|

Written by Peter HeidmannPhotos by Peter Heidmann, Shannon Moreaux, Cliff Montagne, and Wiltsie New From the moment you arrive in Ulaanbaatar’s Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan) International Airport, you’ll be struck by contrasts. Signs throughout the airport, and indeed throughout the entire country, are often written [...]

10 06, 2015

A Heartwarming Tale of an Improbable Pair

2018-03-20T16:03:51+00:00 By |Culture|

Written by Winter Hoffman The film Harry & Snowman is garnering rave reviews on the festival Circuit. Produced and directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Ron Davis, it tells the remarkable story of a legendary horse rescued from the ‘kill wagon’ who catapulted his owner/rider Harry [...]

12 04, 2015

Bertram Allen: The Old Soul

2015-04-12T07:00:02+00:00 By |Culture, Style|

It’s not everyday that a rider enters the world stage as a rookie and gallops out the winner. But in one round at this summer’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, that’s exactly what Bertram Allen did. The 19-year-old from County Wexford, Ireland, could have [...]

26 03, 2015

If You Blink You Might Miss Her: Alyce Bittar

2015-03-26T09:55:25+00:00 By |Culture|

At last fall's Longines Los Angeles Masters amidst a star-studded field of international riders, one petite young lady turned many heads as she sliced and diced the competition. Riders in the 1.20m Invitational division included highly competitive, recognized competitors, and among them was none other than 14-year-old [...]

20 03, 2015

Touring Kentucky’s Horse Farms

2015-03-20T15:45:15+00:00 By |Culture, Style|

If you are a true horse person and haven’t journeyed to Lexington, Kentucky, the Horse Capital of the World, then what are you waiting for? I visited Lexington with my family in 2010 and then again in 2013. During those two visits, we toured six [...]

16 03, 2015

The Hap Chronicles: To Change a Village

2015-03-16T09:00:15+00:00 By |Culture|

Geraldine Bidwell brings us this series chronicling the life and times of legendary grand prix rider and trainer Hap Hansen. A longtime rider and owner in the sport of show jumping, Bidwell owns Hansen’s current show jumper, the 10-year-old gelding Acer. Click to read Part I, [...]