Gina McKnight, Monday Creek Publishing, author, freelance writer, equestrian, blogger, and poet invites readers to explore her international blog, Riding & Writing, about horses, writers, authors, books, cowboys, equestrians, photographers, artists, poets, poems, and more horses.
Things Take Time: An Interview with Leslie McDonald, USDF Gold Medalist – Archived from the September 2021 issue of Florida Equine Athlete: Leslie McDonald grew up in the Chicago suburbs, the only child in a non-horsey home. Leslie writes, “When I was four my father treated me to my first ride at a local pony farm where children were lifted onto the saddles of chunky Shetlands to be led around a small, dusty oval. I’ll never forget my Pinto pony’s name was Jambalaya. My father nicknamed him ‘The Pony with Hay Fever’ as he sneezed throughout the entire ride. Needless to say, that first ride was a hit, resulting in many happy returns to visit Jambalaya. Bitten early by the horse bug, she received her first riding lesson on her 8th birthday and never looked back. Even throughout college at DePauw University, Leslie continued to teach and train, scheduling classes around off-campus riding commitments. Read more here…
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