Farm girl-lovin’ flora and fuana surrounded me at May’s equestrian shoot location: Columbus Botanical Garden. The 23-acre preserved lawn in North Columbus offers cottage, herb, vegetable and camellia gardens, along with a mile-long looping trail through hardwood and pine trees. For avid bird watchers, the botanical garden attracts blue jays, cardinals, woodpeckers, robins, goldfinches and […]
Explore Southern nature trails of one of Georgia’s most tranquil guided horseback destinations: Roosevelt Riding Stables in Pine Mountain. The riding stables are located inside Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park — the largest state park in Georgia with 9,049 acres. The stables include more than 25 horses on a rotating basis and are primarily Western […]
I always make sure I have things to look forward to in life. After photo shoots, it’s food. Lol. On a hayfield high from a fierce photo shoot experience with photographer J Coles; creative consultant Tonya Wright; and professional makeup artist Zac Love (better known as the Southern Squad), I had to reward the awesomeness […]
Sneeze while driving, and you will miss it. The unincorporated community of Cataula in the Coca Lake area of Georgia encompasses Antebellum homes, ranch life and horse-grazing pastures — all in a split-second of beautiful Southern landscape. Situated along scenic U.S. Highway 27, Cataula is pretty much slap dab between Columbus in Muscogee County and […]
A blast-from-the-past piece to accompany this New Year’s edition is a country Western coat near and dear to me — my mom’s iconic suede Jordache hide from the 1980s. It’s equine epic. I remember my larger-than-life maverick mom donning this sleek design during cold-weather cow-rounding up days on horseback. She stepped off her steed looking […]
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