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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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Book Review: Desert Rose, an Arabian Horse Novel

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | July 18, 2020

Book Review: Desert Rose, an Arabian Horse Novel By co-authors Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Review by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Esteban Garcia owned a sprawling estate in Apple Valley, California. The home was lovely, with Spanish style architecture, gardens, a caretaker’s cottage, and a barn with five horses. Desert Rose was one of those. She was…

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Book Review: The Mountain Lion of Crab Lake (Crab Lake Tales)

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | July 17, 2020

Book Review: The Mountain Lion of Crab Lake (Crab Lake Tales) Written by David Mulford Review by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne I’ve read other books by David Mulford in his Crab Lake Tales series and the Mountain Lion of Crab Lake did not disappoint. In this delightful tale, the adorable Pudgey Bear was petrified when he heard…

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Book review: Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | June 30, 2020

Book Review: Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel (Wonder Horse Series, Book 3) Written by Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel is another riveting story by talented co-authors, Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez; the third in their Wonder Horse series. In this fascinating saga, you’ll meet a beautiful Arabian…

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Book Review of La Duquesa: an Arabian Horse Novel

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | June 22, 2020

Book Review of La Duquesa: an Arabian Horse Novel (Wonder Horse Series, Book 2) Written by Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne La Duquesa is a fascinating novel about a gorgeous Arabian horse searching for the perfect person with whom to share her life. At first, the beautiful young horse was blessed…

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Badgers, rabbits, and chickens. Oh, my.

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | June 20, 2020

Badgers, rabbits, and chickens. Oh, my. Greetings from the farm. I decided to add this On the Farm section to the blog because we all do other things in our lives in addition to traveling to horse shows, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown began through the United States in March 2020. Happy Summer Here…

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Book Review: “Prince Ali: An Arabian Horse Novel” (Wonder Horse series)

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | June 19, 2020

Book Review: “Prince Ali: An Arabian Horse Novel” (Wonder Horse series) By Victoria Hardesty & Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Do you love beautiful, majestic, horses? If so, Prince Ali: An Arabian Horse Novel is essential for your library. A stunning Arabian stallion named Prince Ali is the esteemed star of this captivating tale.…

Book Review: Through the Eyes of the Horse by Carlos Tabernaberri

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | June 18, 2020

Book review: Through the Eyes of the Horse by Carlos Tabernaberri Reviewed by Lisa Graham Peterson Humans and horses have built an incontrovertible bond over some 6,000 years now. Those who prefer paddocks over patios don’t look to explain this connection, although 105 million search results for the phrase suggests otherwise. Paddock people like me…

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Book review: “Charlie the Horse” by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | June 17, 2020

Book review: “Charlie the Horse” by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne A life-lesson book for young horse lovers Reviewed by Lisa Graham Peterson “Hmm, I might like running,” thinks Charlie. The newborn foal, looking every bit like his grand champion father with white stockings and crooked blaze, finds everything about his Kentucky home a curious, new adventure. He…

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Book Reviews Needed

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | March 19, 2020

Hi. It’s Janet. Do you love to read books about horses and their lives with humans? Do you like to tell your friends, family, and social media buddies about what you’re reading? I’m searching for people to read horse-themed books – both nonfiction or fiction – and write book reviews for this blog. Arabian Horse…

Six Amazing Cochise County Arizona Trail Rides, Hikes and Towns

By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald | March 18, 2020

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…