Art in the Park in Sierra Vista, AZ

Celebrating its half-century mark, Art in the Park in Sierra Vista kicked off Saturday morning, October 1, at 9 am in Veterans Memorial Park in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Open until 5 pm, the weekend weather prediction smiles on this gathering of artists, craftspeople, food vendors, and visitors. The festival’s Sunday hours run from 9 am…

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International Dark Sky Week

This year the International Dark Sky Week is April 22-30, 2022. According to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) – founded in 1988 and based in Tucson, Arizona – light pollution is increasing at a rate two times that of population growth, and 83% of the global population lives under a light-polluted sky. That’s why the…

Ireland’s Forgotten Cowboys

Ireland’s Forgotten Cowboys Horse & Rider Living (HRL) is pleased to announce the publication of “Ireland’s Forgotten Cowboys,” a featured article authored by CuChullaine O’Reilly, founder of the Long Riders Guild.  Cowboys are as American as apple pie, but few of us know where that pie originated.  O’Reilly has enlightened HRL readers as to the…

How to find the right retirement home for your horse

How to find the right retirement home for your horse. This shared post is from StreamHorseTV’s Equine Business Series. Its author, Emily Cales, asks and seeks answers to three very good questions: Do you have a proper plan for your horse’s future? How do you responsibly retire your horse? Where do you even start? https://streamhorse.tv/blog/f/expert-advice-on-how-to-responsibly-retire-your-horse

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Hello, Charlie! Our 2022 Araloosa foal.

Hello, Charlie! Our 2022 Araloosa foal. Yesterday, this sweetheart colt was up, dry and nursing when I went outdoors to do morning chores.  I spotted him right away and did a U-turn back to the house to notify my husband, Ian, and our newly arrived house guest, Heather Raulerson. Frankly, I wasn’t expecting him for…

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Book Review: “If I Ran the Horse Show”

Book Review: “If I Ran the Horse Show” by Bonnie Worth with illustrations by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu. This lovely 48-page children’s book – recommended for beginning readers ages 6-8 – is a wonderful overview of how a horse show is run, popular horse breeds, horse anatomy, tack, and horsemanship terminology. In fact, it’s…