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In Search Of:  Meet MAX

In Search Of: Meet MAX

| April 28, 2016 | Reply

For the past 20+ years, my husband and I have been busy balancing careers and our family life.  We have raised two strong, independent, horse-loving daughters and we’ve purchased our share of horses for each of them to pursue their dreams in the show arena and more importantly to learn some valuable life lessons, outside […]

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Retired Racehorse Project Seeks 500 Trainers for $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover

Retired Racehorse Project Seeks 500 Trainers for $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover

| January 4, 2016 | Reply

Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), a nonprofit organization that promotes off-track Thoroughbreds for multiple equestrian sports, today opened an online application for participation in the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover. The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will take place October 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. It features competition in freestyle, eventing, barrel racing, dressage, polo, show jumping, […]

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Improving Equine Health & Wellness with AromaBoost

Improving Equine Health & Wellness with AromaBoost

| October 7, 2015 | Reply

The world of equine health is rapidly expanding and the product selection is as diverse as ever.   The list of products available can be overwhelming at times, leaving us to wonder just where exactly we should spend our hard-earned money.   After all, we all want products can deliver on their marketing claims, right? The […]

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2015 Time to Ride Challenge & Spirit Riders

2015 Time to Ride Challenge & Spirit Riders

| May 1, 2015 | Reply

Our focus at Horse Family has always been to unite, educate, promote and build the alliance between individuals, families and their horses.   Today, while reading through the hundreds of emails I receive each day, this one caught my eye because it’s something that ties in closely to our objectives & goals and it is something everyone can […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 4

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 4

| March 6, 2015 | Reply

Q:  What is the biggest challenge you face when you’re shooting? A:  It’s hard to get a good shot sometimes because if the model looks good, the horse might be moving or if the horse is perfect, the model might not be ready.   It’s challenging when you’re shooting with animals involved.   I always tell people […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 2

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 2

| March 3, 2015 | 2 Replies

Laura McClure – Part 2 (continued…Read Part 1 of this interview, here) My daughter was reaching high school age and I didn’t want to raise her in Las Vegas, so we moved.   We were heading to Tuscon where I was planning on taking my stallion to visit a friends dude ranch for the weekend, to […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 1

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 1

| March 2, 2015 | Reply

I am someone who loves photography and I have great appreciation for the artists/photographers who have the talent & passion to share images that tell a story.     Famed photographer, Laura McClure is absolutely one of those people. Laura McClure is truly a remarkable women and an incredibly talented Western Artist / Photographer and I […]

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New Year, New Goals & Renewed Focus

New Year, New Goals & Renewed Focus

| January 1, 2015 | Reply

I am admittedly a workaholic, a “Type A” person who is always running, doing and in general MOVING.   This year has seen the occurrence of several frightening health scares for me and the last few weeks have been a challenge because this Type A has been sidelined for over a month after ankle surgery and, I’ve […]

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Horse Family Welcome Craig Strein & Silver Spur Saddle Shop

Horse Family Welcome Craig Strein & Silver Spur Saddle Shop

| December 10, 2014 | Reply

We are so excited to announce the addition of another great contributor to Horse Family, Craig Strein, CEO of the Silver Spur Saddle Shop. The Silver Spur Saddle Shop has been in business for over 50 years and was founded by Craig’s Grandfather, Cliff Strein.   In today’s fast-paced, online world, you don’t often have the […]

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How To Stay Organized On The Road With Your Horse

How To Stay Organized On The Road With Your Horse

| December 4, 2014 | Reply

Most horses take a trip in the trailer at least once or twice a year. Whether you are traveling to a friend’s barn or local trail head for a day trip or heading to your next competition for an overnight, staying organized on the road is an important part of smooth and fun horse travel. […]

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