Book review: Barefoot Pastures – Book Two by Lili Mahoney

This is a book review of Lili Mahoney’s Barefoot Pastures, book 2. Lili Mahony lives in a rural area of Texas Hill Country, where her husband, three kiddos, dogs, and miscellaneous other critters. Once again, Lili has put the emotions and attitudes of a teenager into a well written and captivating story. Both Barefoot Pastures books…

Scottsdale Show 2020 – a little rain must fall

Scottsdale Show 2020 – a little rain must fall Evidently I jinxed the beautiful, sunshiney Scottsdale weather with my previous Tuesday post, The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Sorry! Reports from WestWorld is that it’s been heaving down rain since the middle of the night. Horse show people know that rainstorms moving through showgrounds…

The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Finally! Mother Nature smiled on the WestWorld showgrounds, home to the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show! Gone are the memories of sleet and vendor umbrellas sailing across the rained-soaked Wendell Arena like unmoored tumbleweed. As this week’s sun rose, bringing with it 70s and mild southerly breezes, off went…

Art of the Cowgirl 2020

Art of the Cowgirl 2020 Celebrate the Influence of Western Women from Easel to Arena at Art of the Cowgirl A cowgirl is more than the boots, hats, saddles, and spurs she wears; it’s a spirit, mindset, and lifestyle that resonates within women of all walks of life and nationalities. Tammy Pate, a lifelong horsewoman,…

Memoir: A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art and Love by Shelley Groom Trevor

A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art, and Love — A New Memoir by Shelley Groom  (coauthored by Tobi Lopez Taylor) by Tobi Lopez Taylor | Aug 2, 2019 Shelley Groom Trevor, a lifelong horsewoman, successfully showed Arabian horses throughout the U.S. and in Canada for her grandfather Ed Tweed’s Brusally Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. Shelley is known today…

Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion

“Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion” by Tobi Lopez Taylor In 1967, Scottsdale’s longtime Arabian horse breeder Ed Tweed embarked on a mission to race the horses he bred. He imported a chestnut Arabian stallion from Poland named Orzel, or “Eagle” in English, that flew past competitors to become the first U.S. National Racing Champion. Among…

Nae reviews: Barefoot Pastures – Book One by Lili Mahoney

This is a book review of Lili Mahoney’s Barefoot Pastures, book 1. Lili Mahony lives in a rural area of Texas Hill Country, where her husband, three kiddos, dogs, and miscellaneous other critters create just enough chaos to keep her seated and not lost in another novel. She not only wrote a beautiful book of…