NYC native, Pulitzer finalist and horsewoman? Those are three terms not often seen together. We catch up with author and New York Times metro reporter Sarah Maslin Nir ahead of the release of “Horse Crazy” and learn why she wrote the book, what she hopes readers gain from it and more!
“The most rewarding part is seeing their faces the moment they see the horses – they just light up and it’s amazing! It’s like, a shy child – their parents are like, ‘they never read at home,’ or ‘they never talk this much in public’ – and the horses do that, they’re just magical.”
“The adventure starts when s–t goes wrong. In our world, too many things are overly prepared to save ourselves so we don’t have a difficult time. We think the joyride is when things go wrong and you have to use your resourcefulness to get through them.” (more…)
Every week Horse Nation teams up with Ovation Riding to recognize those doing good in the horse world. This week we recognize Gallop NYC, which is raising $30,000 (initially — additional fundraisers are happening) to care for their horses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how you can help.
Morehouse College, a well-known historically black college with a rich history (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. graduated from Morehouse), recently formed a polo club. This is the first HBCU in the country to form a US Polo Association-recognized club.