One of the reasons I love having the Upperville Colt & Horse Show in my backyard is being able to hang out with my friends all week. It’s always great to catch up with the Rolling Acres crew, and they’re a never-ending source of entertainment. Even though horse shows are known for the “hurry up and wait” routine, Sheryl, Kimmy and Ashley know how to take advantage of the wait time with online games and texting friends. What did we […]
The Upperville Colt & Horse Show, now in its 158th year, is my all-time favorite show. I’ve been competing here since I was a child, and each year it’s one of the highlights of my summer. Most years I have a horse competing here, but this year my 4-year-old wasn’t quite ready. Nevertheless, I enjoyed today’s opening day, hanging out with friends, watching beautiful horses and taking photographs just for fun. It was the perfect way to spend a birthday day!
I couldn’t help but see a gorgeous photograph just about everywhere I turned while on assignment at Stoneleigh Farm in Middleburg, Virginia. The farm, which dates back to pre-Civil War, is breathtaking, with incredible views, stables and gardens. Under the TLC of owner Mary B., it’s only become more enchanting over the past decade, as her vision and artistic touch has transformed the classic Virginia estate into a plethora of color and texture, complete with traditional English gardens. It’s an […]