USDF Connection Wins General Excellence Award

USDF Connection won the General Excellence Association magazine award in the 2017 American Horse Publications Equine Media Awards contest in its circ category. Very proud! 

June 27, 2017

WEG Coverage Wins Award

My 2014 World Equestrian Games coverage for USDF Connection took first place in the 2015 American Horse Publications awards contest. Very proud and honored.image

August 05, 2015

AHP Awards

image USDF Connection magazine and I won several awards in the 2012 American Horse Publications awards contest. Among the winners: My coverage of the 2012 Olympic dressage competition, and my 2012 Olympic equestrian blog for

July 11, 2013

New Amazon Bookstore for Horse Lovers

Find my books and those of my equine-author colleagues in this new store (just in time for the holidays!): Books for Horse Lovers

November 28, 2012

Double-Duty Olympic Blogger

I’m in London for the 2012 Olympic Games! Check out my blogs for the US Dressage Federation and for

July 29, 2012

USDF Olympic Blog Launches

My equestrian Olympic Games blog for the US Dressage Federation is live! Check out “The London Eye."

June 07, 2012

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November 21, 2011

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November 17, 2011


USDF Connection held its own in this year’s American Horse Publications awards contest. AHP is the organization for all forms of equine-related media.

October 11, 2011

WEG Blog Launches

The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY, are one year away. My “Countdown to WEG 2010” blog launched today on Click here to read. Enjoy!

September 28, 2009

AHP Award

My coverage of the 2008 Olympic equestrian events for won first place in the online coverage/news breaking story category in the 2009 American Horse Publications awards contest.

July 02, 2009

Twittering About Horses

Follow me on Twitter! I’m tweeting about dressage and other horse sports, horse-world goings-on, and especially that quest for harmony between horse and rider. Click here for my Twitter page.

June 06, 2009

"Dressage 101" Podcast

Petlife Radio interviewed me for a “Horsing Around” podcast. Download “Dressage 101” at Petlife Radio; click on “Horsing Around.”

April 13, 2009

New Book Celebrates Retired Racers

Eclipse Press‘s new book, Second-Chance Horses, contains heartwarming stories of ex-racehorses (many rescued from slaughter) that are succeeding in new careers. I was pleased to be asked to contribute a chapter: on Standardbred pacer Getaway Hall, who was found wandering roadside in Delaware. 

March 31, 2009

Reading Isn't Dead

Reading isn’t dead, but ink and paper are poised to go the way of the Gutenberg press, especially in light of skyrocketing costs and economic woes. Ready or not, this is the era of electronic media. And if you need an editor or a writer for your own project, drop me a line.

December 12, 2008

Book Signings at Dressage at Devon

Dressage at Devon, Devon, PA, is the preeminent dressage show in the US, with a great trade fair. I’ll be signing copies of Olympic Equestrian and The USDF Guide to Dressage at The Paddock Saddlery booth Friday, Sept. 26, from 2:00-3:30 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 27, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 28, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Hope to see you there!

September 20, 2008

Book Signing This Weekend

Saturday, September 6 is forecast to be rainy. What better way to spend the day than with good books? Come out to the Chester County Book Company, West Chester, PA, one of the area’s largest independent booksellers. Fresh (and mostly rested) from the 2008 Games in China, I’ll be signing copies of Olympic Equestrian: A Century of International Horse Sport beginning at 1:00 p.m. I’ll be happy to share stories of Hong Kong!

September 03, 2008

Off to Hong Kong

I’ll be spending much of August in Hong Kong, covering the 2008 Olympic equestrian events. Read my reports and blogs for USDF and The Horse.

Need Olympic equestrian coverage for your media outlet or a press release for your business?

July 30, 2008

Awards for USDF Connection

The magazine I edit, USDF Connection, took home three prizes from the 2008 American Horse Publications awards contest. An article and a cover illustration each took first place in its respective category, and the magazine won the General Excellence, Association Magazine honorable mention.

June 30, 2008

Book Signing

I’ll be signing copies of Olympic Equestrian: A Century of International Horse Sport Saturday, June 28, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Rick’s Heritage Saddlery, West Chester, PA. 

June 25, 2008

Author Q&A online

Read a Q&A about the newly revised edition of my book Olympic Equestrian in Eclipse Press’s Media Room.

April 27, 2008

Pilates Book Featured at USDF Convention

Betsy Steiner, lead author of A Gymnastic Riding System Using Mind, Body & Spirit, signed books and was a keynote speaker at the 2007 USDF convention. 

February 09, 2008

Olympic Equestrian Revision Coming Soon

In time for the 2008 Games, Eclipse Press is publishing the revised edition of my book Olympic Equestrian—now subtitled A Century of International Horse Sport. With updated results, new rider profiles and interviews, and stunning new photos. Look for it this spring!

January 25, 2008

AHP Awards

The USDF Guide to Dressage took third place in its book division in the 2006 American Horse Publications awards contest. “Competitor’s Rescue Guide,” a piece I wrote for the April 2006 issue of USDF Connection, took third in the large-circ “Service to the Reader” category.

July 02, 2007

Awards Finalists

Articles I wrote for USDF Connection—plus the magazine itself—are finalists in the American Horse Publications 2006 awards contest. Winners to be announced in June.

April 29, 2007

Olympic Equestrian Revision

Eclipse Press, publisher of my first book, Olympic Equestrian, will release an updated and revised edition in time for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with all-new photos, results, and interviews.

April 15, 2007

Pilates Site Features Book

Balanced Body Pilates features Equilates: A Gymnastic Riding System, my book with dressage trainer Betsy Steiner, in its new brochure for equestrians. Betsy is also featured on the brochure’s cover.

February 05, 2007

Local author night

Live in the Chester County, PA, area? Come to the Chester County Book Company in West Goshen Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The USDF Guide to Dressage and I are on the bill for Local Author Night.

December 05, 2006

Book signing at USDF convention

Coming to the 2006 U.S. Dressage Federation annual convention in Kansas City, MO? Stop by and say hi. I’ll be signing copies of The USDF Guide to Dressage from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Convention details at

November 13, 2006

Book signing, talk at UConn

I’ll be talking about and signing copies of The USDF Guide to Dressage at the University of Connecticut Co-op bookstore Sat., Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m. Details at

October 10, 2006

Book signing at Dressage at Devon

I’ll be signing copies of The USDF Guide to Dressage at Dressage at Devon (PA). Come by the USDF booth from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30. 

August 25, 2006

Five Star Review

The USDF Guide to Dressage just received a five-star review (posted to from What a way to kick off the Amazon reader reviews! The book was so much work—three years in the making, give or take—so it is immensely gratifying to see it receiving a warm welcome. At BookExpo America in Washington, DC, last month (the national book-publishing trade show), Storey representatives told me that sales were brisk. The thought of introducing many people to the sport of dressage and to USDF is a real thrill.

June 16, 2006

USDF Connection finalist

USDF Connection, the magazine I edit, is a finalist in the 2005 American Horse Publications awards contest! Awards to be announced in late June.

June 09, 2006