What It Takes: NRHA Internship

What It Takes: NRHA Internship

What It Takes is a monthly feature that highlights an internship opportunity in the equine industry. Internships are a great way to build your skills, enhance your resume, and make professional connections. Want to learn more about internships at your favorite equestrian company? Are you from a company or organization and interested in having your internship opportunities featured? Let us know! Featured Company: National Reining […]

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Anne Clermont: Equine Author – Learning to Fall

Anne Clermont: Equine Author – Learning to Fall

Anne Clermont, author of Learning to Fall, never dreamed she could be a writer. She started taking writing classes and began working on her novel.  Anne Clermont always loved horses, but growing up in major metropolitan areas she never had access to open fields, forests or horses. On the many family road trips, she was always mesmerized by the horses and the big fields they grazed […]

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Inside Look: Working at SmartPak

Inside Look: Working at SmartPak

Over the last two decades, SmartPak has grown into the largest online equestrian retailer. Surf their website, check out their YouTube channel (the “If Horses Were People” videos are seriously hilarious), or talk to anyone who feeds SmartPaks and you’ll quickly learn why horse owners and riders have such a strong loyalty and love for the SmartPak brand. As it turns out, SmartPak isn’t just a great place for horse people […]

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Denise Branco: Award Winning Author

Denise Branco: Award Winning Author

Many of us have had horses we’ve loved throughout our lives. Some of us are lucky to keep them forever, and other times we must let them go.  Denise Branco‘s story about her beloved horse Freedom is relatable for all horse owners. Through her journey with Freedom and with writing their story, Denise found her passion for inspiring others. “Remember those coin-operated rocking horse rides […]

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Jessica Sutcliffe: Owner @ JurisEquine

Jessica Sutcliffe: Owner @ JurisEquine

Jessica Sutcliffe has been a horse lover all her life. Although she originally wanted to be in the medical profession, she found her passion for reading, writing and arguing better lent itself to a career in law. Recently, Jessica decided to strike out on her own and begin developing her own equine law practice, JurisEquine.  Jessica Sutcliffe grew up loving horses, but had to wait […]

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Briana Mott @ Team Valor International and Fashion at the Races

Briana Mott @  Team Valor International and Fashion at the Races

Briana Mott’s original plan for a career involved going to veterinary school. During her freshman year of college, she attended a talk about an internship in the horse racing industry which she later pursued. At the time she wasn’t planning for a long term career with racing.  Little did she know that the internship would be the beginning of a fruitful career and at the heart of her entrepreneurial endeavor […]

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What It Takes: Phelps Media Group Internship

What It Takes: Phelps Media Group Internship

What It Takes is a monthly feature that highlights an internship opportunity in the equine industry. Internships are a great way to build your skills, enhance your resume, and make professional connections. Want to learn more about internships at your favorite equestrian company? Are you from a company or organization and interested in having your internship opportunities featured? Let us know! Featured Company: Phelps Media […]

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Rebecca Agocs: Freelance Writer

Rebecca Agocs: Freelance Writer

Rebecca Agocs has always loved horses and writing, so for her, the best part of being a freelancer writer is that she gets to do what she loves every day. She started by submitting articles to publications that didn’t pay, and soon she was getting paid to write. In October 2016, Rebecca decided to begin freelance writing full time. Rebecca Agocs grew up in a horsey town. […]

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Account Executive @ Jump Media, LLC: Emily Riden

Account Executive @ Jump Media, LLC: Emily Riden

For Emily Riden, the best part about working in the equine industry is being surrounded by the sport and animals that she loves day-in and day-out. Her job as Account Executive for Jump Media, LLC often requires extensive travel and long horse show days. That said, Emily spends much of that time ringside watching the best riders and horses in the world. It’s easy to understand why […]

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Sales Representative & Polo Coordinator @ La Martina: Ashley Mackenzie

Sales Representative & Polo Coordinator @ La Martina: Ashley Mackenzie

Growing up in New Zealand as a third generation polo player, Ashley Mackenzie was born into a horse world. She graduated from the University of Canterbury with a B.F.A. in Photography, but quickly re-entered the world of horses by working for a 5 goal professional polo player. Her career took her from New Zealand to the United States and then to Mongolia and to Harvard. Her […]

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