Clay Harlin’s Truth about Soring

All too often, the subject of soring is met with stonewalling by others, for various reasons. They’re ashamed of the practice; they justify it by the idea of “It’s always been done;” they deny it’s being done; they clamp their … Continue reading

Sound Horse Conference March 28 and 29 2014

Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH) will hold its 2014 conference in Brentwood, Tennessee. There will be panels and presentations, four of which will be “Making a Good Living with Walking Horses 2014 and Beyond;” “The Future of Walking Horse Competitions;” … Continue reading

New Connie Holt Book: Cross of Gold Road

Last fall I was just finishing the third Connie Holt novel when my publisher informed me  it was closing its doors. Writers come to depend on their publishers and cut adrift, often flounder. But I had put too much work into novel … Continue reading

Ending Soring: A Little Closer to Victory

There have been several victories this year in the fight against soring. Remember The Tennessean’s relentless coverage of the problem; the Humane Society’s videotape that made the airwaves and its famous billboard close to the Celebration grounds promising rewards for tips … Continue reading