Bits And Bays is an Equestrian Lifestyle Blog, here to bring you behind the scenes looks from the horse world through the eyes of a spunky Adult Amateur. Check in for Equine Photography, Product Reviews, Brand Features, and other goodies from both inside and out of the ring! As an added bonus, you can expect to see cameos from my three bays; Diva, Teddie and Jack Jack.
Nice To Meet You
My name is Betsy, and I am an Equestrian Marketing Specialist. I have worked with brands and barns alike to help build their empire through Equine Photography, Event Coverage, Writing, Design, Social Media Management, and Behind The Scenes Features. When I’m not traveling and helping brands reach their audience, I am riding and showing my own horses (a little herd of bays, of course – read more about them here!)
A Little History
I have photographed internationally known events including Longines Masters of Paris, The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, been a Staff Writer and Photographer for The Plaid Horse Magazine, and worked with brands such as Unbelts, Horseware Ireland, Micklem, Roeckl, Essex Classics, Struck Apparel, Equi In Style, Benefab by Sore No More, Classic Equine, Dreamers & Schemers, It’s A Haggerty’s, RJ Classics, One K Helmets, Noble Outfitters, and Fleeceworks (just to name a few!)
Classic Style Is Always In Fashion
Silicone grip breeches might be one of the biggest game changers for riding apparel, right next to the invention of sock bottoms and technical fabric show coats. I might be a little biased here, as someone who recently took on a new discipline (dressage) AND started a spicy young horse all at the same time, …
Perfection Is For Quitters
By Lead Bay Betsy Kelley Whether you have grand prix goals or just want to become the best version of yourself as a rider, it all takes time and patience. We are naturally inclined to be creatures who seek instant gratification, and the uphill struggle and inevitable plateaus that come along with learning a high-level …
A Trainer’s Perspective
By Guest Bay Nina Arroyo-Lopez What is the right way to be a trainer? That is not a question with just one correct answer. It all comes back to, what kind of client you are working with. Is my client confident and brave? What are their goals? Is my client struggling with self confidence? So …
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