Katherine Blocksdorf

Kathy Blocksdorf is a freelance horse writer who has published hundreds of articles. She has lifelong experience in training and riding horses.


  • Contributed 400+ equine articles for The Spruce Pets for 12+ years
  • Freelance horse writer with hundreds of published articles
  • Lifelong experience in training and riding horses


Kathy Blocksdorf is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing hundreds of articles for many years. She was raised at her family's training, lessons, and boarding facility, where she met horses with a wide range of needs and problems. Kathy has experience in the show ring and with long-distance riding. She has also started young horses under saddle and rehabilitated rescue horses. She is involved with Pony Club, assists her daughter at horse shows, and shows her own horse at local competitions.


Kathy Blocksdorf has taken media writing courses at Sheridan College. Her education in horse care and riding continues with each horse she meets and each lesson she takes.

Expertise: Horses
Education: Sheridan College
Location: Ontario, Canada
Title: Writer

About The Spruce

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