• Ingate

    Competitors in the Mane Jane Hunt Seat Alumni Cup The eighth Anniversary of the Alumni Tournament, an IHSA-style horse show for IHSA alumni from around the country, took place in June at Briarwood Farm in Ringoes, New Jersey. At the exhibitor cocktail party, sponsored by the IHSAA, the top six hunt seat alumni with the...


  • Allison Black: Sweet Home Alabama, With Horses

    By Tafra Donberger Portraits by Shawna Simmons Back when the horse show scene was relatively small in Birmingham, Alabama, there was a little girl who dreamed of bigger things. This was where Allison Majerik Black grew up, and thanks to her mother, loved horses and nursed that dream of bigger and better horse shows. Her...


  • Laura and Dan Keen: A Marriage Made in Horse Heaven

    By Doris Degner-Foster Portraits by Kristie Nichols A serious relationship between an amateur English hunter-jumper rider and a true professional cowboy may seem unlikely, but for Laura and Dan Keen, it works. Together they run L & D Sport Horses near Austin, Texas. They married last October — but have been together for the last...


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By Britney Grover Portraits by Shawna Simmons Mary Eufemia grew up successfully showing hunters and equitation in Illinois before becoming a professional rider and trainer in Florida. In 1980, she and her husband, Kevin, founded Ravenwood Farm near Clearwater, Florida, to breed, train and show top hunters. Mary added judging to her resume, procuring her

By Carter Anderson Liza Goodlett’s four years on the UGA Equestrian team were fast and fun, and she made friendships that will last a lifetime. Now, Liza’s tackling the professional world while holding onto the lessons she learned as a collegiate equestrian. When she accepted her new position at Charleston Shoe Company, Liza said that

By Britney Grover Portraits by Adrienne Morella Dudley Macfarlane has been a dedicated horsewoman her entire life, even while juggling her Wall Street banking career and raising three boys. In 2013, she and her horse Authentic won the Washington International Horse Show Adult Amateur Hunter Championship, and last fall she and her “horse-of-a-lifetime,” Roland Park,

By Lyssette Williams Portraits by Kristie Nichols For Frederique Poulain, being a professional artist isn’t a job but a way of life. While some people drag their feet getting into the office five days a week, Frederique happily works seven. Her studio, nestled in the coastal town of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is her sanctuary. There

By Sarah Maslin Nir Jessie Blake Lochrie is something of an equestrian contradiction. At night she can be found tearing up the dance floors in Brooklyn’s edgiest underground clubs, taking in a deejay set or discussing the minutiae of electronic music, of which she has an almost encyclopedic knowledge. By day, she can be found surrounded

By Doris Degner-Foster The horses in Julie Ferris’ work look as though they could step off the canvas, especially in her life-sized paintings. Her trademark style of using a white painted background highlights her subject, showing the character of each individual horse through their facial expression and unique physical components. As much as Julie enjoys

By Britney Grover Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek Allison “Ali” Brock doesn’t let limitations stop her. She was attracted to horses from the beginning, despite no family connection to horses; she worked to pay for her own riding from 12 years old, and left home at 17 to pursue equestrian excellence after going as far