• Stephany Fish Crossman: Bridging the Dressage Gap

    By Laura Scaletti Portraits by Melissa Fuller A stroke of serendipity forever changed dressage professional Stephany Fish Crossman’s life. Little did her parents know that an ordinary trip to a county fair in Bangor, Maine, during the summer of 1977 would leave a lasting impression and spark an insatiable passion in Stephany. “My parents put...


  • 2022 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Induction Gala — Wellington, Florida

    The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Induction Gala, held in March in Wellington, Florida, inducted Olympic veteran Beezie Madden, media executive and fundraiser Mason Phelps, Jr., Olympic rider Margie Engle and McLain Ward’s two-time gold medal Olympic mount, Sapphire. The induction dinner also recognized 10 others in attendance who have previously been inducted into the...



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By Laura Scaletti Portraits by Melissa Fuller   Caitlin Boyle may not have been born in a barn, but it didn’t take her long to get there. As the daughter of horse show manager, judge and trainer Pat Boyle, barn time quickly became a fixture in Caitlin’s life. Today, Caitlin is a professional rider and

By Laura Scaletti Portraits by Melissa Fuller   In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic began wreaking havoc on the world, Bill Rube, like many of us, was looking for a reason to smile. After a five-year hiatus, Bill found his way back into the saddle again when COVID forced the Gleneayre Equestrian Program in Lumberton,

By Sarah Eakin Portraits by Alex Banks   Anyone who has ever gone from driving a runaround to taking the wheel of a Ferrari can testify that that there are cars—and then, there are cars. Ben Noonan had a similar epiphany on horseback when he went from riding a trail horse over cross-country fences to

By Shya Beth   Up-and-coming 22-year-old artist Lauren Pitylak has a multifaceted worldview—a view that she shares with her audience through multiple forms of artistic media. Whether she’s in her studio painting or stepping off a plane for a photo shoot, Lauren’s eye for detail and style makes her work stand out amongst the crowd.

By Victoria Sheehan Portraits by Melissa Fuller     Amira Kettaneh looks out of the truck window as the New England landscape blurs by. Luckily, she doesn’t get car sick anymore and the eight-hour roundtrip commutes don’t seem that bad. As her father drives, she usually uses the time to study.   She and her

By Haylie Kerstetter Portraits by Melissa Fuller   Horses were always a part of Alexis Zapalski’s life, but until she moved to Wellington, Florida, with her family in fifth grade, she never knew a career with horses could be possible. Now a junior at Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Florida, Alexis is working towards

By Britney Grover Portraits by Melissa Fuller     Bliss Heers believes everything in her life has happened for a reason—and that includes a horse falling on her.   At 34, Bliss is one of the country’s top show jumpers, being named to the short list for the Tokyo Olympic Team with Antidote De Mars

By Jan Westmark Bauer     Ailish Cunniffe, who splits her time between South Salem, New York, and Wellington, Florida, is the perfect example of someone living the equestrian lifestyle. As the daughter of Bonnie and Frank Cunniffe, two lifelong and well-known equestrians, Ailish developed her passion for horses at a young age at her

By George Williams     As I write this, the semis filled with horses are pulling out of Wellington, signaling a sure sign that the season is ending. Although a bit of a blurred whirlwind, what a season it has been!   In looking back, one of the first things that strikes me is that

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