The Kelpies Take Manhattan

We had an amazing opportunity yesterday — to see the Mini Kelpies, which are two 1/10 size maquettes of the full-size Kelpies statues in Scotland. In case you’re not familiar with The Kelpies, they are these giant horse-heads: Having never seen the full-size Kelpies, I can’t say with absolute certainty that they were no less…

Other People’s Horses Selected as Semi-Finalist in Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award

For a girl writing about racehorses, it doesn’t get much better than this. Yesterday, Castleton Lyons, home of the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award, announced the eight semi-finalists for the 2013 competition. This unique award celebrates one common theme in full-length literary works: the racehorse. Imagine my delight I was thrilled to see I FREAKED…