Maria Wachter

Maria Wachter

If Humans Were Horses

A thought experiment in 10 steps.

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Maria Wachter

If Wishes Were Horses

Life doesn’t always go our way, and that’s okay. But if you could have any of your horse wishes come true, what would you wish for? Here are 10 from Maria Wachter.

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Maria Wachter

10 Ways To Tell If You’re a Google Vet or Armchair Jockey

Vet school is for chumps and no one needs a professional trainer — these days, we have the internet! Here are 10 indicators you might have a degree in veterinary science or training from Google U —  a tongue-in-cheek list.

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6 Ice Cream Flavors to Complement Your Equestrian Lifestyle

An expertly-selected list based on plenty of hands-on testing. It’s a tough job, but we’re happy to do it for you.

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If We Still Had to Use the Horse Today

What if horses weren’t a hobby but our actual transportation?

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Let’s Discuss: The Music of Your Horse Life

Maria reflects after the passing of Chris Cornell.

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5 Conformation Faults You Didn’t Know You Needed

There’s a plus side to everything!

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6 Clever Ways to Market Your Horse on Facebook

Ever since Facebook started enforcing its “no sale of animals” policy last week, we’ve been sadly bereft of our equine window shopping. Maria Wachter has a few workarounds for the dedicated seller.

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11 #TrailerShoppingProblems

They do say “buyer beware” for a reason. Maria Wachter shares her biggest pet peeves based on plenty of experience.

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Death & Taxes: 9 Unavoidable Equestrian Facts of Life

Horse life has plenty of uncertainties, but there are a few facets that will always hold true, no matter how much we wish we could avoid them. Maria Wachter brings us nine.

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7 Essentials For Trailering This Spring

Don’t leave home without these!

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7 Unanticipated Side Benefits to Owning Horses

Besides the obvious perks, of course.

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10 Ways Your Truck Is Like Your Horse (& Vice-Versa)

As equestrians, we can’t really live without either.

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5 Ways To Enjoy Winter (That Your Horse Will Hate)

There’s still plenty of winter left — get the most out of it!

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‘Earthy Gray’: This Season’s Hottest Hue

Style alert! Maria Wachter reports.

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Maria Wachter

The 12 Months of Riding

An equestrian’s calendar.

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Having a Baby Versus Having a Horse

A tongue-in-cheek comparison.

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Drama Llamas: A Horse Writer’s Observation

Maria Wachter has been around the Horse Nation block now for awhile — and she certainly knows how to get people talking. She puts together a brief list of some of the most common drama-starting topics in the horse world.

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10 Signs Your Horse Might Not Like You Very Much

Read with a grain of salt and a wink.

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Maria Wachter

10 Horse Life Truths That You Should Know Before Diving In

For individuals who are about to take the plunge.

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