Horse Illustrated Staff

Horse Illustrated and Young Rider Editors

Horse Illustrated and Young Rider’s editing team — Editor Holly Caccamise and Digital Content Editor Sarah Evers Conrad — are enthusiastic equestrian journalists and equestrians with in-depth knowledge of horse care, riding, and training. This editor and digital content editor team strives daily to make Horse Illustrated/HorseIllustrated.com your source for everything related to horses and Young Rider the leading horse magazine for tweens and teens.

Holly Caccamise, Editor

Horse Illustrated Editor Holly Caccamise
Holly Caccamise, Editor

Holly Caccamise has been with Horse Illustrated and Young Rider since 2007, and in August 2019, she took over as head editor. She’s been instrumental in the production of both magazines and helped Horse Illustrated win a 2018 American Horse Publications Media Award in the General Excellence Self-Supported Publication (circulation 15,000 and over) category. Before getting involved in the editorial side of print media, she worked as an award-winning ad copywriter for Thoroughbred Times magazine. Caccamise has her MS in Animal Science from the University of Kentucky, where she studied equine nutrition and exercise physiology, and her Bachelor’s from UCLA in Biology. Caccamise has also worked as a research assistant, horse camp counselor teaching riding and vaulting, and as a top-level show groom in the eventing world, where she continues to compete her horse, Artie, at the lower levels.

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Sarah Evers Conrad, Digital Content Editor

Horse Illustrated Digital Content Editor Sarah Evers Conrad
Sarah Evers Conrad, Digital Content Editor

Sarah Evers Conrad’s career includes time at The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care and the United States Equestrian Federation’s (USEF) Equestrian magazine, before she became USEF’s Director of E-Communications. She then spent time as a content manager/travel writer for a Caribbean travel agency before she opened her own business, All In Stride Marketing. Throughout her career, this award-winning writer has been published in equine publications such as Horse Illustrated, The Horse, Blood-Horse, Equestrian, Arabian Horse Life, USDF Connection, the American Quarter Horse Journal, Paint Horse Journal, Driving Digest, American Farrier’s Journal, Off-Track ThoroughbredStable Management, Equine Wellness, and Camp Business Magazine. She has also served as the editor for the Certified Horsemanship Association’s official publication, The Instructor magazine, and for multiple books. Conrad has a BA in Journalism from Western Kentucky University with a double major in Agriculture with an Equine Science emphasis.

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