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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…

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…

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…

Museums

Horse Museums There are so many museums, galleries, and collections that pay tribute to what the horse means to humankind. I’ll be writing about many of these individually over time, but I wanted to give you an idea of the number! And what I’ve listed pales to what Equitrekking.com steps out in its Guide to…

Cavalia Odysseo

Cavalia Odysseo “Acclaimed by more than three-million spectators in 34 markets across North America over the past seven years, our show Odysseo ended its triumphant tour in Montreal last October [2018] after 13 weeks of sold-out shows,” says Eric Paquette, director of Publicity & Public Relations for Cavalia USA.  He continues, “The next few months…

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The Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

The Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Established in 1955, and held annually in February, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the world’s largest Arabian horse show, has grown from 50 horses and a dozen trainers/owners to more than 2200 horses and more than 1300 owners! Mark your calendars: February 11-21, 2021 The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show draws 300 thousand+ horse lovers…