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Hi. It’s Janet. Do you love to read books about horses and their lives with humans? Do you like to tell your friends, family and social media buddies about what you’re reading? I’m searching for people to read horse-themed books – both nonfiction or fiction – and write book reviews for this blog. Arabian Horse…

Six Amazing Cochise County Arizona Trail Rides, Hikes and Towns

Cochise County Arizona Trail Rides, Hikes and Towns I live in Arizona in its most southeastern county of Cochise. This county is home to many famous locations: Tombstone of OK Corral gunfight fame; Bisbee with its mining history and ghost tour delights; Fort Huachuca, a major military installation in Arizona with its rich Buffalo Soldiers…

BOOK REVIEW: Arabian Horses At Play I Could Watch Them Every Day

This is the sweetest children’s book! Arabian Horses At Play, I Could Watch Them Every Day is a fun read for any horse lover. For readers not familiar with lingo commonly used in Arabian horse circles, author Michelle Laucke provides a handy vocabulary list of definitions with pronunciations that gives another level of insight, and…

Nae reviews: 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…

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 the hats, jackets, gloves and other winter…

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, bootmaker and artist from Montana…

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

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 other wins in halter and performance, Orzel was the…