Event: Horsemanship experiential workshop “You Can Do That Too” in Crete

Who is up for learning in Crete this summer? There is a notable opportunity for those of you who want to spend some of their summertime developing their horsemanship skills. The farm “With Horses Here and Now” is hosting this

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Spring is coming on the shore

It’s been a horrible winter over here. Nothing has reminded us that we can see the shores of North Africa from some high spots in the area. Strong winds that often exceeded 10 Beaufort degrees, low temperatures as well as

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Equestrian in the Ancient Olympics: Did you know?

Today I read Xenophon’s On Horsemanship and Hipparchus and, looking at the introduction of each book, I found interesting information about the add of equestrian to the classical Olympic Games, and I would like to share it with you. Besides, as a Greek and

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Back home!

 Hello from Crete! It’s been twenty days since I returned to the homeland -and two months since the last time I blogged, but that’s another issue. Since I arrived I’ve been mega-busy, and today it as the fourth time I

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Thoroughbred vs. Greek journalist

OK, we all know that the thoroughbred is one of the smartest equine breeds worldwide. OK, and the Greeks are smart enough to invent some sciences too. Also, they are both fun. But what if we put them next to

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Being a Greek: The word “philotimo”

Over the years, I have met people from all over the world through work and education. And I’ve learned that each nation has its own moral qualities and always one of them is more prominent than the others, one that

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