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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Do you love to read books about horses and their lives with humans? Both nonfiction or fiction? Do you like to tell your friends, family and social media buddies about what you're reading? Arabian Horse Travel is looking for budding writers who would like to try their hand at reviewing the many horse books that are shared with me by authors and publishing companies. In exchange, you'll get a published writing sample of your work as a resume builder posted on this site, on AHT social media, and in the newsletter. Contact me!

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Book Review: “If I Ran the Horse Show”

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | Feb 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Book Review: “If I Ran the Horse Show”
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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…

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Ireland’s Forgotten Cowboys

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | Apr 10, 2022 | Comments Off on 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…

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Ukrainian Riding Horses

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | Apr 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Ukrainian Riding Horses

Ukrainian Riding Horses Horse Industry Podcast hosts Dr. Regina Schinker and Lynn Cool talk about Ukrainian Riding Horses. It’s hard to even find the words to express the heart sickness felt over what has happened in Ukraine. Podcasters Lynn and Regina talk about a breed of horse called the Ukrainian Riding Horse. “Of course, first…

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American Horse Council Webinar: Equine Liability Laws & Risk Management

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | Aug 3, 2022 | Comments Off on American Horse Council Webinar: Equine Liability Laws & Risk Management

American Horse Council Webinar: Equine Liability Laws & Risk Management Join the American Horse Council for a webinar on Monday, August 22, at 1:00 PM ET to hear an in-depth presentation and discussion that no horse owner should miss on equine liability laws. Register for the webinar by Friday, August 19th by emailing info@horsecouncil.org. Attorney Julie I.…

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