Maria Wachter

Maria Wachter

Life, Death & Horseback Riding

Or, why horseback riding is probably safer than bottled water.

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Maria Wachter

5 Places You Don’t Have to Splurge For Your Horse

Yes, your horses deserve the best… but that doesn’t have to mean most expensive.

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Maria Wachter

If Horse Sales Texts Were Honest

Imagine how much more we could get done in this world if we just dropped all of our pretense… that’s what Maria Wachter did in this imagined over-the-top conversation.

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Maria Wachter

What Your Tack Room Says About You

Six tongue-in-cheek archetypes.

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Maria Wachter

8 Halloween Horse Costumes (For You)

Because you should never stop being a horse person.

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11 Benefits of Owning an Old Diesel

From the proud owner of an old truck named Mr. Pickles.

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10 Things That Are Absolutely the Worst About Hay

Hay: the necessary evil. Maria Wachter has a few bones to pick with this equestrian staple.

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Having Horses vs. Having Kids

A tongue-in-cheek comparison.

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11 Truths Every Rodeo Has In Common

Been to one, been to them all?

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Maria Wachter

People vs. Horse People

There are people… and then there are horse people.

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6 Truths About Owning Mules

Mules: 50% horse, 50% donkey, 150% themselves. Maria Wachter, lifelong mule enthusiast, explains.

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Getting Past Fear in Our Horse Lives

Horses should be fun, not frightening.

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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

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Maria Wachter

5 Questions to Ask When Internet Horse Shopping

As much as we at Horse Nation cherish our “Best of Craigslist” collections, there are plenty of diamonds

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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

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Maria Wachter

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

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Maria Wachter

If We Still Had to Use the Horse Today

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

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Maria Wachter

Let’s Discuss: The Music of Your Horse Life

Maria reflects after the passing of Chris Cornell.

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Maria Wachter

‘Oh Crap’ Monday

Monday is already the crappiest day of the week, so it only makes sense that we make things

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Maria Wachter

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

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