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Chinese New Year aka Lunar New Year 2022 Year of the Tiger

Chinese New Year aka Lunar New Year 2022 Year of the Tiger Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday, February 1, and ends with a Lantern Festival on February 15.   I’ve always been a stargazer, loving anything to do with the heavens (planets & stars), and my interest extends to astrology too. Knowing that it…

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Sierra Vista Riding Club to sponsor a Natural Horsemanship Clinic

Sierra Vista Riding Club to sponsor a Natural Horsemanship Clinic The Sierra Vista Riding Club in Cochise County, Arizona, is proudly sponsoring a Natural Horsemanship Clinic by Jerry Bontrager of JB Horsemanship, to be held Saturday and Sunday November 13-14, 2021. Horse riders and horse lovers are invited to attend. Hailing from Mack, Colorado on…

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Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival Celebrates 20 Years

Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival Celebrates 20 Years The Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival held this Saturday and Sunday, November 6 and 7, 2021, in Santa Cruz County is the Empire Ranch Foundation’s annual public event celebrating Arizona’s Western history and culture. The Cowboy Festival also showcases the BLM and the Foundation’s efforts to preserve the Empire…

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EQUUS International Film Festival 2021

EQUUS International Film Festival 2021 EQUUS International Film Festival 2021 and a Benefit for the Montana Center for Horsemanship Coming to the Roxy Theater with “COWBOYS – A DOCUMENTARY PORTRAIT” & Other Award-Winning Horse Films Missoula, Montana welcomes back EQUUS International Film Festival, (EIFF) and the Montana Center for Horsemanship, featuring award-winning equine films from…

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The Appaloosa Horse Club’s fantastic new website

The Appaloosa Horse Club’s fantastic new website. I have to give a shout out to some really fine work. The Appaloosa Horse Club recently unveiled its newly designed website (www.appaloosa.com) and it is a smashing success. It showcases its breed of horse beautifully on both laptop and smartphone. Having been both professional staff and a…

My favorite Arizona Food Blogger: AZFOODIE

My favorite Arizona Food Blogger: AZFOODIE I love Diana Brandt. There, I said it. Since 2014, I have watched this self described “founder and main eater” blossom into an established food blogger here in Arizona, and she continues to grow and rock it. Her Instagram is what it should be: eye candy. Her website is…

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Book Review: “Horses Adored and Men Endured” by Susan Friedland

Book Review: Horses Adored and Men Endured – A memoir of falling and getting back up by Susan Friedland Reviewed by Lisa Graham-Peterson If you were at all wondering what you’d find between the covers of this book, look no further than the title. There are no secret themes, but there are plenty of characters…

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Five Fantastic Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day

Five Fantastic Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day Of course, there are more than five puzzles, but let’s start with ones that can be counted on the fingers of one hand: Crossword puzzles Jigsaw puzzles Word Search Sudoku Rubik’s Cube When I ride shotgun traveling to a horse show, I enjoy ticking off the miles…