Maria Wachter

Maria Wachter

The 6 Types of Riders You Meet on the Trail

Hitting the trails is a great way to relax and enjoy your horse… and people watch. Maria Wachter has a tongue-in-cheek list.

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Maria Wachter

A My Little Pony Intervention

Much like another famous toy, My Little Pony’s transformation has not always been kind.

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Maria Wachter

Trip Review: Riding Mules Along the Grand Canyon

Maria Wachter has the scoop on a Grand Canyon mule tour.

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Maria Wachter

Essay: Spreading Dad’s Ashes at Pimlico

“Dad instilled in me my love of horses.”

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Maria Wachter

Which ‘Stranger Things’ Character Is Most Like Your Horse?

It is a widely-accepted equestrian truth that every ensemble-cast series hit will inspire countless comparisons as you and

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Maria Wachter

List: 11 Signs Thanksgiving Was Meant For Your Horse

If you have a chunky horse, this list may ring true…

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Life, Death & Horseback Riding

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

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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

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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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Maria Wachter

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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Maria Wachter

Having Horses vs. Having Kids

A tongue-in-cheek comparison.

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Maria Wachter

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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Maria Wachter

6 Truths About Owning Mules

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

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Maria Wachter

Getting Past Fear in Our Horse Lives

Horses should be fun, not frightening.

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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

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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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