Post by Candace Dantes | Photography by Kevin Dantes They spring from the family’s Polaris 4-wheeler already knowing the day’s duties. Mariah refills the water troughs. Makinzi replenishes the gatefeeders. The 11- and 9-year-old sisters tend to quarter horses Tango and Cash (named after the 1989 Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell action comedy) while their […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by Kevin Dantes Vieux Fort, St. Lucia, offers an aged ambience that mimics my Deep South home state of Georgia. Tin roofed farm homes, vast countryside and crystal-clear coastlines flawlessly marry and develop into breezy horseback riding trails throughout the island’s second largest city. Atlantic Shores Riding Stables — the […]
Well, happy birthday to meeeeeee! That’s right: Cowgirl Candace is a Scorpio — strong willed, charismatic and forever mysterious to the core. It’s also the birth month of my Caribbean cowboy/husband and cowboy hero: Daddy. On the softer side, November is when my great-grandma, GG, left her Southern belle legacy almost a decade ago, which […]
My Crush by Durango Accessorized Western Boots came equipped with harlequin boot bands to amp up the style. But that got old after a few weeks of wear. To keep my boots freshly fashionable, I often substitute boot bands with country Western-influenced chokers and concho charms to switch up the boots’ feel and color scheme. […]
Horses are brilliant creatures. Point blank. Period. Twelve-year-old quarter horse Katie proves my sentiments — and so have others from this breed I’ve had the pleasure of riding. During my recent equine photo shoot at Roosevelt Riding Stables in Pine Mountain, the sorrel-colored beauty adhered to photographer Suyhoon Cho’s every modeling direction in order for […]
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