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Ponies and Poems: A Place to Begin

Published by • Mar 31st, 2013 • Category: Books & Writing, by Julia

by Julia | It has been at least six years since I sat at my family’s clunky desktop computer and typed up my first poem. It was about the first horse I rode at my local riding stable, and it was back when I was absolutely convinced every poem had to rhyme. I submitted it to Girls Horse Club, and I was overcome with excitement to find it had been published on the site…



The Journey

Published by • Oct 1st, 2012 • Category: by Madelaina, Non-Fiction, Riding Advice

by Madelaina | People say that all you really need is a dream, but taking that dream into reality requires more time and dedication than some of us might’ve been prepared for. This was the case with a horse I used to ride. The bond we formed was sort of like a latch on a gate, where at one certain angle everything has the magic of gliding smoothly into place…



Beating the Heat

Published by • Aug 15th, 2012 • Category: by Julia, Picture This

Photo by Julia | This fun photo was submitted by Julia, longtime GHC contributor and Junior Editor. If the happy horse could talk, what do you suppose he or she would say?



My Latest Epiphany

Published by • Jun 11th, 2011 • Category: by Julia, Horse Girls

by Julia | I remember being ten years old and leaning against the black-painted fence that separated the spectators from the riders training within its confines. The spectacular shining coats and flowing gaits of the horses reminded me of runway models…



This is Ours

Published by • Mar 19th, 2011 • Category: by Madelaina, Poetry

by Madelaina
I see you’re waiting,
The top of your mane radiating
With the wealth of the sunset…



Such Is Your Life

Published by • Mar 6th, 2011 • Category: by Julia, Poetry

by Julia
You will pick up the reins, your heart fluttering with excitement.
When you use your hands, you will jerk the reins too hard…



Challenge Three: Stand up for Mustangs

Published by • Aug 14th, 2010 • Category: by Madelaina, Summer of Horse Dreams

by Madelaina | Hi girls! Start tacking up for the Summer of Horse Dreams Roundup by taking on one last challenge! As you all may be aware of, the American wild horses are currently being driven off of their land and rounded up in holding facilities. For this last challenge, we want YOU to connect with the mustang world and take a stand…



Challenge Two: Be the Journalist

Published by • Jul 23rd, 2010 • Category: by Julia, Summer of Horse Dreams

by Julia | For this challenge, you’ll need to be curious, be smart, be creative and be you! We’re asking you to interview someone related to the horse world and write up an interview. It actually isn’t as easy as it sounds, because this time we’re challenging you to take a journalistic approach — focusing on fact rather than opinion…



Challenge One: Vision Board

Published by • Jul 6th, 2010 • Category: by Julia, Summer of Horse Dreams

by Julia | For your first Summer of Horse Dreams challenge, you will be designing a poster/vision board with your dream horse and everything you need to care for your horse…



Are You Up for a Challenge?

Published by • Jun 26th, 2010 • Category: by Julia, Summer of Horse Dreams

by Julia | Hey Girls Horse Club! How’s your Summer of Horse Dreams been so far? I wish I could give some of my incredibly good fortune to all of you so everyone could ride and work with the animals we all love so much, but unfortunately I can’t do that…