Riding & Writing
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“A must-read Suspense, Thriller, Archaeology, Crime Fiction, Conspiracy, Detective Novel.” rajibmk.com
Partho, the Unconventional Investigator: The mystery of the missing bags
by Rajib Mukherjee
With his vast array of invented gadgets and a quirky personality, Partho is an interesting friend to have. Dev never expected that reading a newspaper ad for exchanged baggage could lead to him following Partho on his investigation of the missing bags.
|Posted on December 26, 2016 at 9:40 PM||comments (0)|
Gathering Courage: A Life-Changing Journey through Adoption, Adversity, and a Reading Disability by T.A. “Terry” McMullin is the author's incredible, award-winning memoir meant to inspire hope and encouragement to those who are going through tough times. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/12/gathering-courage-by-t-mcmullin.html
|Posted on December 14, 2016 at 12:10 AM||comments (510)|
Specializing in young and problem horses, Joe trains through an understanding of both the physical and psychological characteristics of the horse. Joe also produces show horses, specializing in western all around, and reining horses, dressage and show horses. Joe thinks of each horse as an individual, and so there is no set program or order of training. Each horse will be given a training program tailored to their specific requirements. Whether it is a show horse, young horse, or problem horse that you have for us to work with, we pride ourselves on producing a responsive and confident partner for you to progress with through your horsemanship journey…. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/12/joe-midgley-horsemanship.html
|Posted on December 13, 2016 at 5:35 AM||comments (1)|
Katherine Walcott is a freelance writer and blogger. She is currently playing in the Saddle Seat and Combined Driving sandboxes while trying to convince her two pasture puffs to become over-fences competition horses.
Katherine has two Thoroughbreds, Rodney and Milton, who live in the backyard. They are pasture ornaments at the moment. The goal is for both to become competition horses. Meanwhile, Katherine has been showing American Saddlebreds in the Academy division with Stepping Stone Farm.
Follow Rodney's Saga with Katherine Walcott
|Posted on December 9, 2016 at 3:50 PM||comments (0)|
Writing Horses: An interview with Tobi Lopez Taylor
by Gina McKnight
An archived interview from the October 2016 Issue of Arabian Finish Line
No duplication without permission.
Living outside Tucson, Arizona, USA, with her husband, Arabian and half-Arabian horses, writing about horses is second nature to Tobi Lopez Taylor. As a contributing writer for Arabian Finish Line, and the author of two books on Polish Arabian horses, she stays busy at her keyboard. Her writing has appeared in Arabian Sport Horse, Arabian Visions, Horse Illustrated, Blood-Horse, Dressage Today, Archaeology Magazine, American Indian Art Magazine, and other publications, including the anthologies An Apple A Day and In My Life. In addition to being an award-winning writer and editor, she has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Anthropology from Arizona State University.
|Posted on December 9, 2016 at 3:50 PM||comments (35)|
An interview with Monica Bonaccorso
As seen in the November 2016 issue of Florida Equine Athlete
By Gina McKnight
There are people who travel the world seeking the best horseback riding vacations. With so many riding vacation spots to choose from, deciding which trail to take requires thorough research, a keen eye, and a little tourist knowhow. You don’t have to be an expert rider; all you need is the desire to experience the beauty of the world on horseback.
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"Straight: How to use it and not abuse it" by Zeliha A. Thomas, Horse Trainer, Reiki - Master
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"Shadows Within A Dream" by © 2016 by ErnestMcMillian: Alias The Rebel ...
|Posted on October 29, 2016 at 8:25 PM||comments (419)|
Rachael Eliker was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She attended UNL where she studied Animal Science with an option in Biology, before moving to Iowa with her husband to live on a century-old farmstead. She currently lives on an acreage in Indiana, with her husband and four children where she enjoys challenging home improvement projects, running on lonely stretches of country road and writing young adult fiction. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/an-interview-with-equine-writer-rachael.html
|Posted on October 26, 2016 at 12:10 AM||comments (408)|
Poetry from the Field takes you around the farm, through the countryside, and into the forest. Ohio poet Gina McKnight invites you to sit under a sycamore tree and along the banks of Monday Creek. Journey along the well-worn path to the barn, to the stables, and a place in the hay. Find joy in the company of bees, birds, trees, and rain. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/poetry-from-field-monday-road-poetry.html
|Posted on October 26, 2016 at 12:10 AM||comments (6)|
Zan Economopoulos knows Arabian horses. A horse-lover since childhood, Zan is an expert artist, “capturing the spirit of the horse as it is symbolized by the Arabian.” Zan’s artwork is currently exhibited in the United States, as well as in personal collections around the world. As a portrait artist, Zan’s commissions include Dynasty, a Canadian Bronze Medalist Dressage horse, and much more. Zan writes, “There as so many aspects to what the horse means to us that it endlessly feeds my creativity.” https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/zan-economopoulos-arabian-horses-in-art.html
|Posted on October 26, 2016 at 12:05 AM||comments (3)|
An epic tale of a legendary stallion! Watch the trailer... https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/nawaab-marwari-stallion-of-india-book1.html
|Posted on October 26, 2016 at 12:05 AM||comments (2)|
Stephen Covey’s "seven habits of highly effective people?" Norman Vincent Peale’s "power of positive thinking?" Dale Carnegie’s "how to win friends and influence people?"Realize that none of these powerful – yet fundamentally simple – concepts will change your life one iota unless you first make the decision to embrace them. In other words, the decisions you make are the single most influential factor determining your future... https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/fishy-business-how-wisdom-of-angler-can.html
|Posted on October 12, 2016 at 6:15 AM||comments (1)|
Over the last several years, I've had the great opportunity to meet horsemen and horsewomen from around the world - through interviews, chance meetings, or a lifetime friend. This is an exciting collection of quotes and I look forward to sharing. Share your knowledge… If you would like to be included in a future volume, email your answer to "What does horsemanship mean to you?" along with your link and location to [email protected] If you are an author, include the title of one book; include your vocation if you are in the horse industry. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/what-does-horsemanship-mean-to-you.html
|Posted on October 12, 2016 at 6:15 AM||comments (1)|
Superstition Trail Rides, superstitiontrailrides.com - Ride horses with us. We have horses for every level of rider. Lots of fun for family and Friends, Best Arizona Horseback Riding near Superstition Mountains, Arizona USA, 6224 E 34th Ave, Apache Junction, Arizona 85119 USA, 602-316-0248 https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/superstition-trail-rides-superstition.html
|Posted on October 12, 2016 at 6:10 AM||comments (1)|
October 2016 Serious Reading Interview with Gina Mcknight, author of “The Blackberry Patch” http://seriousreading.com/author-interviews/9418-interview-with-gina-mcknight-author-of-the-blackberry-patch.html ;
|Posted on October 10, 2016 at 4:50 PM||comments (11)|
A fun interivew with Rockin Book Reviews, posted October 8, 2016. Thanks, Rockin Book Reviews! http://www.rockinbookreviews.com/2016/10/08/the-blackberry-patch-review-interview-goveaway-ends-102016/
|Posted on October 10, 2016 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
Recently, I had the great opportunity to connect with horseman and author Jim Christina. Besides being a natural horseman and a prolific writer, Jim is the host of LA Talk Radio’s The Writer’s Block, a nationally syndicated radio program engaging authors to talk about their books, writing, and much more. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/writing-true-west-interview-with-author.html
|Posted on October 10, 2016 at 4:40 PM||comments (417)|
Looking for writing inspiration? Read my new article for ideas to get started...“Use your own life events to encourage children to encounter new and exciting adventures! You can write a story that allows children to experience new environments. Take them on a journey that they will want to read again and share with their friends… https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/10/writing-non-fiction-for-children-by_10.html
|Posted on October 4, 2016 at 6:25 AM||comments (5)|
In July of last year, Cherokee, my prize Curly-Quarter Horse cross gelding, developed a bony growth on his cheek. The lump seemed to come overnight. I look my horses over daily and make sure they are in great condition, so the bony growth was unexpected... http://www.cappersfarmer.com/farm-and-home/livestock/loving-cherokee-zb0z1609