Many Animal Rights and Animal Industries Clamor for USDA to Restore Vital Information to its Site

Recently I met a person at a social event who knows a lot about the soring of Tennessee Walking Horses. He is not a sorer himself, far from it. I told him I write about it, a blog and fiction. I paused, hoping he … Continue reading

The Story of War Horse: A Book, A Film, and Finally a Huge Puppet

A member of my family who has ridden horses and loves all things horses gave me a DVD entitled Making War Horse which I watched right away. But I had never read the famous children’s book of the same title. Things at home … Continue reading

A Golden Opportunity Lost

In the January 13, 2017 issue of USA Today, everyone who loves horses and cares what happens to them was  heartened to see this headline: “USDA Announces Strict Changes to End Soring of Tennessee Walking Horses.” The struggle to end … Continue reading

Please Work to Stop the Soring of Horses

I haven’t written about soring horses for too long in this blurb. But I haven’t stopped writing about them. I have finished four novels now. All have horses in the plots; they are often in trouble. I had hoped when I did … Continue reading

Fourth Novel in Connie Holt Mystery Series is Here

“The Ashworth Mysteries,” book four in the Connie Holt Mystery Series, is here. Fans of Connie and her adventures in Virginia horse country will meet their friends from the first three novels plus other intriguing characters, including Steve Irby, a … Continue reading