Equine Authors

My introduction to this genre was through writers like Marguerite Henry and Walter Farley. Who is writing horse adventures today? Who do you like? 

I’m a proud American Horse Publications (AHP) member, which is the primary source of education, resources, and networking for the equine media community.

In June 2018, I attended my first AHP conference, which was held in Hunt Valley, Maryland. After meeting the book authors  Carly Kade, Heather Wallace, and  Lisa Wysocky, I was inspired to add this category to the blog. 

Jean Abernethy, the creator of  Fergus the Horse, is also an AHP member, and teller of his horse stories. 

Speaking from personal experience, there are also many freelance professionals who write marvelous articles in magazines and online on many different aspects of the horse world.

Below is an article I wrote for 2018's issue 5 of the Arabian Horse Life magazine (the membership publication for the Arabian Horse Association), "Determined Women 'of an Age' Stay in the Saddle."

 

 

 

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Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | Sep 10, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…

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

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | Sep 10, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…

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