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Each of our professional writers and photographers is an experienced equestrian who speaks your language.  In addition to our journalism expertise, each of us has ridden competitively, owned stable and imported, bred and trained warmbloods in dressage, eventing and jumping. We also have experience in polo, racing, driving and western disciplines.


Darlene Ricker is CEO and Editorial Director of EQUESTRIAN AUTHORS, LLC. 

A former entertainment and sports attorney, she supervises all projects and heads the book and film division.   A lifelong equestrian and writer, Darlene began her career as a staff writer and editor for the Boston Globe and the Los Angeles Times, covering Olympic equestrian sports and polo.  As Executive Editor for the Alltech FEI World   Equestrian Games 2010, she created Equine International magazine and has written for most major equine publications. Her published books include:  How to Ride a Winning Dressage Test (with Maj. Gen. Jonathan Burton), American Gold: The Story of the US Three-Day Event Team at the 1984 Olympics, and Training and Showing the Western Trail Horse.


Diana De Rosa is an award-winning photographer, equine journalist and public relations specialist who has     reported on the equestrian events at every Olympic Games, Pan American Games and World Equestrian Games since 1976.


Felice Vincelette, a Lipizzan breeder and trainer, has written widely for equine publications.  Her columns and feature articles have appeared in:  Dressage and Combined Training; Equine International; the Horsemen’s Yankee Pedlar; the Equine Journal, and The Cavalier. She is currently writing a book on her equine training methodology, Creating Freedom.



Kesley Hamilton's feature articles, videos and photographs have appeared in several equestrian publications, such as Horse Illustrated and Equine International.   She worked in Marketing for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 and currently represents sales for Noble Outfitters, which offers a wide range of equestrian products.  An experienced three-day event competitor, she has interviewed and written about luminaries such as Capt. Mark Phillips, David and Karen O'Connor, Hilda Donahue and Lyle Lovett.