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At Arabian Horse Travel my goal is to be the ultimate guide to various popular horse show city destinations frequented by the active Arabian horse showing community and by their friends and family within the United States and Canada. For some joie de vivre I plan to learn about places that are not as close to home and share what discover with you. #thinkBeijing.

In 2019, I’ll be sharing info on the latest obsessions and behind the scene glimpses at the big shows. You can look forward to posts about:

  • Product Reviews
  • Seasonal collections
  • Rider’s fashion
  • Educational posts
  • Equine author discoveries, interviews and book reviews

Anything related to horses, really.

Click the PDF to read an article I wrote in 2018 for Arabian Horse Life magazine's issue 6, about vacationing on dude ranches, in US or Canadian National Parks, and international horseback riding vacations.

 


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Sierra Vista Riding Club to sponsor a Natural Horsemanship Clinic

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | November 4, 2021

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

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | November 3, 2021

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

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | October 21, 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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How to Keep Stress Low When Traveling with Your Horse

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | May 15, 2021

Guest Post: How to Keep Stress Low When Traveling with Your Horse By Allison Morgan Traveling can be a challenge, especially when you’re taking your horse along. Not only do you have to manage your own safety and well-being, but you have to keep your horse happy as well. Here are some tips to help…

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The Appaloosa Horse Club’s fantastic new website

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | February 9, 2021

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

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | February 4, 2021

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

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | February 3, 2021

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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Chinese New Year 2021 – Year of the Ox

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | February 2, 2021

Chinese New Year 2021 – Year of the Ox Chinese New Year 2021 falls on Friday, February 12, and ends with a Lantern Festival on February 26. 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 should come as…

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Five Fantastic Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | January 29, 2021

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…

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Cheeky Bernie Sanders Meme Valentine’s Day Cards

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | January 27, 2021

Cheeky Bernie Sanders Meme Valentine’s Day Cards You’re a horse lover, of course, you have a sense of humor! You just never know what will go viral, but Vermont’s US Senator Bernie Sanders bundled in a chair at the Inauguration certainly has. After scrolling and giggling for several days, I collected 100+ 2021 Bernie Mittens…