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Real Equine Professionals – Richie Moloney

Real Equine Professionals – Richie Moloney

Ever since I started the equestrian careers series, I’ve wanted to interview a Grand Prix jumper.  Sorry dressage folks and eventers, but to me equestrian fame is stepping in the International jumper ring!  I grew up idolizing Frank Chapot and Beezie Madden and Margie Engle, and I have no doubt that today’s interviewee will be idolized by young equestrians as well! So I’m excited to bring you these interview questions from Richie Moloney, Irish show jumper now residing in Wellington,…

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Real Equine Professionals – Jessica

Real Equine Professionals – Jessica

I get asked a lot about my time working at SmartPak, but it’s been a long time since I worked there and I’m not really the best person to ask.  However, that doesn’t mean that I want to leave y’all high and dry!  Jessica is someone I met while working there, and she is one of the most professional, smart and driven people I’ve ever met in the work place – equestrian jobs or not.  Of course she was a…

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Real Equine Professionals – Jennifer

Real Equine Professionals – Jennifer

I’m sure most of us have a huge respect for veterinarians.  After all, they help us with our beloved ponies in times of need.  In addition to the obvious, I think most horse owner know that being a vet can be a hard, thankless job.  With that in mind, I loved today’s interview from my buddy Jennifer! Who are you and what do you do? 🙂 My name is Jennifer Wickline and I am an equine veterinarian near Dallas, TX….

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Real Equine Professionals – Crystal

Real Equine Professionals – Crystal

I’ve known today’s interviewee for a long time.  What seems like a lifetime ago, we were trying to be brave enough to jump our horses over “the big coop” at the farm.  It was terrifying y’all, I promise!  She had an OTTB named Cookie and I had my wonderful Elvis. A lot has changed since then for both of us, and now Crystal manages a bustling farm and goes to some of the biggest dressage shows in the country –…

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Real Equine Professionals – Lauren

Real Equine Professionals – Lauren

It’s no secret here that I am a big fan of hunter derbies. A highlight this year in me living vicariously through my other horsey friends was when a former NCSU equestrian teammate, Lauren, qualified and competed in the 2013 Hunter Derby Finals. I ‘liked’ every picture on Facebook, and smiled when I read her solid scores reported by equestrian sites. When I started dreaming up the ‘real equine pros’ series, Lauren was a perfect choice to interview! Who are…

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Real Equine Professionals – Meghann

Real Equine Professionals – Meghann

I met Meghann years and years ago online in the cyber world of horse sim games, and have been watching her evolve in graphics and photography ever since.  She even joined us in New Orleans in October, 2010 to photography my wedding!  So it was a natural choice to interview her for my “Real Equine Professionals” series. Who are you and what do you do? 🙂 My name is Meghann Belser, and I’m the owner of Meghann Leigh Photography. I…

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Real Equine Professionals – Rebecca

Real Equine Professionals – Rebecca

I know you’re all wondering who won the Horze jacket… so sneak on over to the jacket giveaway post and see who our three lucky winners are! I work a desk job… in a dark office without overhead lights (I am not exaggerating). On a day of long meetings or countless to-do’s, I often fantasize about what life would be like if I worked with horses.  To help touch on that, I bring you my newest blogging series… Real Equine Professionals!  I’ve…

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