• Virginia Gold Cup

    Virginia Gold Cup

    Tailgating at the Virginia Gold Cup is a time-honored tradition and among the favorite outings for many an equestrian.  The Great Meadow in the Plains, Virginia plays host to a grand mix of people there to socialize and catch a glimpse of one of the...

  • Adult Amateur Hunter Championship?

    Adult Amateur Hunter Championship?

    I was interested to find this excerpt from a Chronicle article written by Susie Schoellkopf: “Do we need to have the children’s, adult amateur and pony hunter divisions as part of the National Horse Show? In my opinion, the pony riders have one...

  • A New Modern Farmhouse

    A New Modern Farmhouse

    I am embarking on the design of a new modern farmhouse.  Simple agrarian forms, stripped of ornamentation, our house is taking shape as the built equivalent of my line of Oughton accessories.  For example, the above bag and belt were both designed at...

  • Back to School – Equestrian Style

    Back to School – Equestrian Style

    Its Back to School time.  If you have kids, the fall starts a new rhythm – with days that often range far and wide – and encompass a variety of activities.  Hectic fall mornings beg for a ‘uniform’ of interchangeable parts that...

  • End Of The Show Season Gift Guide

    End Of The Show Season Gift Guide

    After a great summer of showing, I owe a heap of thanks to a bunch of people.  Showing is definitely a collaborative effort, a team endeavor, with some horses more than others My trainer and her team are amazing- just such great horseman and horsewomen...

  • Capital Challenge

    Capital Challenge

    ­ “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald. That first day when the summer humidity lifts and the morning air is brisk is lovely… almost as sweet as the first warm spring day when the sun shines and...

  • East Coast Equestrian Style

    East Coast Equestrian Style

    Excerpted from Dappled Grey, whose Molly Knott asked me to guest edit a post on equestrian fall fashion… East Coast Equestrian Style hits its stride in the Fall.  The equestrian scene is vibrant. Points are monitored closely. Old friends gather...

  • My Favorite Haircalf Wallet

    My Favorite Haircalf Wallet

    Yellow is my favorite color.  It has always been grey, taupe, brown, members of the neutral family… and maybe its that I am increasingly layering a bit of funk onto my otherwise classical outlook, but I love a bit of bright yellow as an accent....

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