Jen Roytz: Founder @ Topline Communications

Jen Roytz: Founder @ Topline Communications

Jen Roytz dreamt of being a jockey, but she ended up topping out at 5’8″. With those dreams dashed, she used her college degree to pursue a different career in the horse industry. Today, with experience at big names like Cornett and Three Chimneys Farm, Jen and her friend, Sarah Coleman, operate Topline Communications, a full-service agency serving both equine and non-horse industry clients. Growing […]

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The Lawn Jockey Lady: Carol Moore Demme

The Lawn Jockey Lady: Carol Moore Demme

Carol Moore Demme, perhaps known better to the racing industry as The Lawn Jockey Lady, forged a career through her art and her love of horses. Carol Moore Demme didn’t grow up with horses, but like many of us, she always loved them. From a young age she loved to draw, and she spent the most time drawing pictures of horses. In tenth grade she […]

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Sally Kay: Owner @ The Carolinas Equestrian

Sally Kay: Owner @ The Carolinas Equestrian

Sally Kay had a long career in marketing, public relations and magazine publishing when she bought The Waxhaw Equestrian in 2013. She hit the ground running and has built the magazine, now called The Carolinas Equestrian, into a publication the Carolinas horse community can’t live without.  For Sally Kay, horses have played an integral role her in life for as long as she can remember. She […]

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Amanda Hood: Owner Boy-O-Boy Bridleworks

Amanda Hood: Owner Boy-O-Boy Bridleworks

When Amanda Hood spent time in Ireland after graduating from college, she fell in love with the ribbon browbands that were used at horseshows, events, polo matches and more. When she couldn’t find them in any tack shops, she decided to make her own. As more friends began requesting their own browbands, belts, dog collars and more, Amanda created Boy-O-Boy Bridleworks.  Although Amanda Hood grew up […]

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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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Equine Entrepreneur: Susie Little @ Enjoy Yums Equine Treats

Equine Entrepreneur: Susie Little @ Enjoy Yums Equine Treats

Our Entrepreneurship series features entrepreneurs in the equine industry that have used their passion to fuel their ideas to create horse related products and services and start their own companies. Owning your own business takes a lot of hard work and determination, and is often equally rewarding. Susie Little has been a lifelong horse lover. She grew up riding 4-H, and still rides today at age 61. She spent […]

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Equine Entrepreneur: Doug Thal @ Horse Side Vet Guide

Equine Entrepreneur: Doug Thal @ Horse Side Vet Guide

Our Entrepreneurship series features entrepreneurs in the equine industry that have used their passion to fuel their ideas for horse related products and services and start their own companies. Owning your own business takes a lot of hard work and determination, and is often equally rewarding.  The son of a lifelong horseman, Doug Thal grew up on a ranch in Northern New Mexico. As a practicing equine vet […]

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Owner @ Full Gallop Communications: Amanda MacDonald

Owner @ Full Gallop Communications: Amanda MacDonald

    Our Entrepreneurship series features entrepreneurs in the equine industry that have used their passion to fuel their ideas to create horse related products and services and start their own companies. Owning your own business takes a lot of hard work and determination, and is often equally rewarding.  Amanda MacDonald has spent years as a marketer for a variety of companies. She fell in love with horses at an […]

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Equine Entrepreneur: Mallory Beinborn @ Impulse Photography

Equine Entrepreneur: Mallory Beinborn @ Impulse Photography

Our Entrepreneurship series features entrepreneurs in the equine industry that have used their passion to fuel their ideas for horse related products and services and start their own companies. Owning your own business takes a lot of hard work and determination, and is often equally rewarding.  Equine entrepreneur Mallory Beinborn owns and operates Impulse Photography, a business named after her beloved horse, Winning on an Impulse. Traveling around […]

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Equine Entrepreneur: Roxanne Rabalais @ Spiced Equestrian

Equine Entrepreneur: Roxanne Rabalais @ Spiced Equestrian

Our Entrepreneurship series features entrepreneurs in the equine industry that have used their passion to fuel their ideas to create horse related products and services and start their own companies. Owning your own business takes a lot of hard work and determination, and is often equally rewarding.  Equine entrepreneur Roxanne Rabalais is an avid online shopper. It occurred to her that even with access to worldwide equestrian brands, […]

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