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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Colors carry a considerable amount of personality in them. Instantly, you can tell my mood based off the hues I’m sporting for the day. If I’m donning red, ya girl is feelin’ racy; black, I’m bold; and green gives me good luck. When I copped this cute pale pink top at Forever 21 for $9.99, […]
Horseback riding is guaranteed exercise. As soon as you dismount the saddle, boy will feel it in the legs, especially your thighs. Now before the ride ever begins, you want to come fashionably prepared in the pants department. The following jean brands are good looks for smoothly mounting/dismounting your steed and while the horse performs […]
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