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Kim Klimek

Kim Abbott Klimek first got involved with horses as a junior in high school, then went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in equine studies with a concentration in communications from Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., in 2005. After college, Kim worked for model horse company Breyer Animal Creations, writing copy for products and helping to write and edit for Just About Horses magazine. In the fall of 2007, she joined the Horse Illustrated team.

What’s the Difference Between a Paint Horse and a Pinto?

What is the difference between a Paint Horse vs. a Pinto? The short answer between the differences of a Paint…

3 years ago

Draft Hitches 101

Draft horses are commonly associated with draft driving and heavy harness work. Here’s a quick overview of draft horse driving…

3 years ago

Happiness is a Haflinger

Versatility is important these days. Equestrians want to try many riding activities, and they need the right horse. Read on…

4 years ago

YR Breed Spotlight: Curly Cuties

There are horses of all different colors and patterns, but did you know that there are even horses with curly…

4 years ago

Paso Fino Breed Spotlight

Getting to know the Paso Fino history starts with a little language lesson. In Spanish, paso means walk, and fino…

4 years ago

The Welsh Pony and Cob

There are plenty of opportunities to find the pony that’s just right for you. Four of those choices fall under…

4 years ago

Belgian Draft Horse

Bred for farm work and heavy carriage deliveries, Belgium’s native Belgian draft horse is more commonly seen in show and…

5 years ago

Celebration of the Cowgirl at Road to the Horse

Photos courtesy Road to the Horse "It was time to put my boots on, kick in a few ceilings and…

6 years ago

College Scholarships for Equestrians

  You’ve finally filled out and sent in all of your college applications. What a relief! But, wait. Don’t sit…

6 years ago

Meet Sidesaddle Champ Susan Oakes

Since the age of 4 when Irish native Susan Oakes first started riding aside on her donkey, Rosie, she has…

6 years ago