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What I Learned About Myself From Bandwagons

Carrie Severson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Severson

It took me many bandwagons to understand that answers to my life are within and nowhere else. Allowing my own light to shine is a practice I commit to every day. And I know the day I find a "shine your light" bandwagon, I'll totally take on the captain position.

Fools and Horses

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Remy M. Maisel

I am lucky. I have become the person I envied as a child. I am a fool, but I'm a fool with a horse, and I wouldn't trade him for anything.

How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

We've done this in cities and countries all over the world. One week in Cabo, two weeks in Lima, four weeks in Nicaragua and five weeks in Buenos Aires. We've done it. And our kids are growing up to be better citizens of the world because we continue to do it.

10 Incredible Horseback Riding Adventures

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Lush green coffee plantations, snow-capped volcanoes, game-rich safari plains and the rainforest wilderness are just some of the extraordinary destinations just waiting to be traversed on horseback.

Only Child Week

Lisa McElroy | Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents
Lisa McElroy

It wasn't that we didn't know our daughter. It was that Only Child Week gave us a chance to bring her into sharp focus, without the distractions of work and school and French horn practice and babysitting commitments.

Bonaire: Fantasy Island, For Real!

Victor Dorff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Victor Dorff

For most visitors, a trip to the Caribbean island of Bonaire is all about the diving, but the culture Bonaire is building - both in and out of the water - deserves some attention, too.

What I Learned From a Little Boy Who Fell Off His Horse

Carly Reynolds | Posted 06.23.2014 | Good News
Carly Reynolds

It's a blessing to get to watch these kids come week after week and master something they were struggling with the week previous or see the smiles on the parents' faces as their children go trotting around the arena.

Pond-Skimming and Other Reasons to Love Spring Skiing

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Sherrie Nachman

Some folks are fed up with this year's frigid temperatures and endless snowstorms. But those who love to ski, snowboard and snowshoe have a reason t...

Aging and Brain Injury Awareness Month

Diana M. Raab | Posted 05.31.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

I remember a friend once telling me after her mother died at the age of 85 that each year over the age of 80, her mother seemed to age five years. I now understand.

America's Best Dude Ranches

Departures Magazine | Posted 03.14.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Boutique resorts throughout North America are continually elevating the standards of dude-ranch accommodations, pairing ultra-inviting-yet-rustic lodging with unparalleled outdoor adventures.

Winged Gods and Goddesses

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Lara M. Gardner

Little girls and horses. I think part of why girls fall in love with horses is to have someone big on their side, someone on whom they can fly.

These Old Photos Of The Cavalry Showing Off Are Seriously Impressive

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A collection of photos taken between 1925 and 1939 show troops training at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, showing off their riding skills in public horse sh...

When An Uncle's Nearly Younger Than His Nephews

Tom Cramer | Posted 12.05.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

As it is, I've been an uncle since I was two years old, and I can honestly say that has been the coolest part of my situation.

Horseback Riding Helped Save This Girl's Life (VIDEO)

Posted 09.20.2013 | Teen

Two years ago, a student named Talbot was hit by a car while she was crossing the street. She survived, but she was unable to walk or speak due to a s...

My Daughter Is More Courageous Than Me

Mike Adamick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Mike Adamick

Courage is 7. She wears tan jodhpurs and a blue coat, and she rides a bowy, knock-knee pony with a wild forelock and a white blaze.

Soldiers in Saddles

Clarissa Burt | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

"There is something about the outside of a horse that's good for the inside of a man," a quote by Winston Churchill, is the sentiment this nonprofit lives by.

The Terrifying Thing I Tried In My 60s

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I had wanted to take horseback riding lessons for a long while, however well meaning friends cautioned, 'You're in your 60s, for heaven sake. You could break your bones,' .......as if broken bones would be less convenient or less painful at a younger age.

'Christmas Letter 2012'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

It sure has been an exciting 2012 for the Zezimas! The good news is that nobody in the family went to prison, though three of us had brushes with the law.

FOWL WEATHER: Raw Chicken Rains From Clear Sky

Posted 10.11.2012 | Weird News

It's a bird! It's a plane! NO IT'S A BIRD! In a fowl turn of events, chicken rained down on a teen taking a horseback riding lesson in Virginia on ...

The Art of Living: Horses

Kate Moulene | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

Life is about learning our own limits as much as expanding them. It has been said that if you fail to prepare you are preparing for failure. I had epitomized that by buying a horse I did not have the experience or knowledge to safely ride.

WATCH: From Alligator Education To Tubing

Visit Florida | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The How to Do Florida video series explores quintessential Florida experiences such as lobstering in the Florida Keys and surfing off Cocoa Beach. K...

PHOTOS: These Girls Are Young, Rich & Riding Horses

Posted 07.05.2012 | Style

When they're not off attending fashion shows, throwing charitable balls and swilling champagne, how do pretty young socialites pass the time? By ridin...

Life Lessons in the Ring

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Denver
Deborah Schoeberlein

Horses and humans share a history that spans many thousands of years. We are familiars and dependents, and among us there are leaders at every level.

Amid The Heartbreak Of Infertility, She Found Solace In An Unexpected Place

Huff/Post50 | Lori Weiss | Posted 10.18.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website was to create a place where women can come together and dream. Women should know that they don't have to hang ...

Life as an Inner-City Cowboy

Keith Johnson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Teen
Keith Johnson

I have 17 well-trained horses and I love to ride them. I often take them out on the streets of South L.A. People always stop me and ask where the horses came from and why I am riding them.