The Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea – Speakers, Events and So Much More

Co-Cruise Director, Randi Thompson of the Ladies Horse Society shares, “We now have over 80 people booked for the 3rd Annual Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea 2023. We are proud to announce our speakers, and the fun events, that we have planned for our guests. If you or your company is interested in sponsoring opportunities for the Horse Lovers Summit, please let us know. Thompson continues, “We have already set new dates for the 2024 Horse Lovers Summit and will announce them soon.”

Speakers include:

Marty Adams, a popular and well-known and popular presenter at the horse trade shows. Marty will be sharing the topic, “Horse Feeds for Every Need”. Dr. Marty Adams is a technical services equine nutritionist for Cargill Animal Health & Nutrition. Cargill owns and manufactures Nutrena Horse Feeds, including SafeChoice, ProForce, Empower and Triumph brands, Legends, ProElite, and Progressive Nutrition Horse Feeds and Supplements.

Doug Sloan is a respected horseman who has worked with various animals for many different purposes in the film/movie industry. Doug has worked with actors such as Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Richard Gere, Jody Foster, Martin Sheen, Sam Elliott, Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Danny Glover, Rob Morrow, Sam Neill, Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, and others. Some of his television/film credits include Sleepy Hollow, West Wing, The Last Samurai, Hannibal, Gettysburg, and many more.

Randi Thompson, is co-Cruise Director of the Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea, Master of Ceremonies and speaker. Randi is a Horse Industry Legal Consultant and Expert Witness. She has been featured as a speaker at the top US equestrian tradeshows including the recent Tryon World Equestrian Games. Randi is currently certifying riding instructors and Trail Guides with the Certified Horsemanship Assn. Thompson has produced National Winning riders in the Dressage National Finals, Junior Jumpers, and further back, Flat-shod walking horses (Saddle Seat and Western Pleasure) and Arabian Western Pleasure. Her website is

Debi Metcalfe, co-Cruise Director of the Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea, is the founder of Stolen Horse International, and speaker. Debi is a recognized expert in horse theft education, missing horses, and equine ID. She has appeared on television, on various radio programs, and newspaper and magazine articles. She speaks at national events, including the World Equestrian Games. Metcalfe, author of Horse Theft, Been There–Done That. To learn more about Metcalfe’s accomplishments, click the following link.

Tracy Molloy.Tracy has been involved professionally with horses for over 42 years. She started her career after receiving her Riding Master’s Degree at the Meredith Manor International School of Horsemanship.  She was the head instructor and manager for several riding schools and programs before opening her own boarding, training, and show facility in Vermont. Tracy specializes in the Hunter and Jumper discipline, Three-day Eventing, dressage, The US Pony Club, and Endurance riding. She specializes in developing a partnership between the horses and the riders.

David Spears. Spears is now retired but has distinguished himself during thirty years of law enforcement experience as an Agriculture Special Investigator at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. Chief Spears has served as a law enforcement advisor to Stolen Horse International for over a decade, helping with many cases over two decades.

Marci Taylor. Marci is a certified riding instructor with the American Riding Instructor Program and founder of C.H.A.R.T.™ (Confident Horse and Rider Teams), She specializes in developing communication skills between horses and riders utilizing desensitization techniques and obstacles.

Angela Beck was the Executive Volunteer Coordinator for Stolen Horse International/Netposse from 2005 until 2015. Angela has assisted in speaking engagements, designing products, developing programs, and processing cases to recovering horses.

Cruise Director, Debi Metcalf of Stolen Horse International adds, “We are adding more events for the Horse Lovers Summit as many of our guests enjoy getting to know each other while having fun. We have sponsors for several of them and are looking for more sponsors if you would like to promote your business or product. Debi continues, “Our first stop, when we embark on the ship, the Carnival Valor, will be to stop at our Horse Lovers Summit Welcome table. We have Lanyards and baseball hats and more for our “Swag bags.” Each year we have new T-shirt designs created by Painted Pony Artist, Lori Musil.”

Our Activity Director is Rena Rougeau, assisted by Jamie Jaime A. Carnes and their team. The events include: Horse Lovers Welcome Cocktail Party, Horse Lovers First Day Slot Pull, Horse Lovers Door Decorating Contest, Horse Lovers Photo Scavenger Hunt, Horse Lovers Summit Prom Celebration. An Evening of Elegance, Horse Lovers Private Piano Ba Night with Gustovo (Top 10 Carnival Entertainer), Horse Lovers Golf Cart Day, Costa Maya, Horse Lovers at Paradise Beach or Mr. Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel Port, Horse Lovers Bar Gallop. (Crawl) Horse Lovers Photo Scavenger Hunt.

For more information on the Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea 2023 at  Join our private Facebook group (Over 430 followers) where you can meet the amazing people who will be joining us, see the events we have created, and more.

There are still cabins available for those who would like to cruise with us. Cabins range from $500 and up for the 5 day cruise. All payments for the cruise are made directly through the Carnival Cruise lines.

Randi Thompson is the founder of the Ladies Horse Society and has been a featured speaker in equestrian events throughout the USA including the 2018 World Equestrian Games. Check out her website at

Debi Metcalfe is the founder of Stolen Horse International, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, also known as NetPosse. Debi has appeared on television and various radio programs, in newspaper and magazine articles, and addressed civic groups. She is an author of the book, “Horse Theft, Been There—Done That”. Visit

For more information contact Randi at or Debi at Please add Horse Lovers Summit in the subject line.

Would you like to feature the Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea in an interview or publication?  Email Randi at or Debi Metcalfe at

Contact:  Randi Thompson
Company: The Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea
Phone: (828) 697-4274