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John Blackburn Kicks Off a Busy Book Signing Spring Calendar at Cazenovia College

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: Blackburn Architects
Release Date: 2014-04-13

Wellington, FL – April 13, 2014 - Award-winning equestrian architect and author of Healthy Stables by Design, John Blackburn will speak at Cazenovia College on Monday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.  The event, to be held in the College’s McDonald Lecture Hall, located in Eckel Hall, Lincklaen Street, Cazenovia, NY, is sponsored by Cazenovia College and the New York State Center for Equine Business Development.  It is free and open to the public.

Then on April 17, from 6-8 p.m., Blackburn will appear at the National Sporting Library and Museum in Middleburg, VA for a book signing, lecture and reception. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a reception with the presentation at 7. The National Sporting Library and Museum’s mission is preserving, sharing and promoting the literature, art and culture of equestrian, angling and sports.

Blackburn will be on hand for a book signing at Black-Eyed Susan Day on May 16, the day before the Preakness Stakes, considered the “middle jewel” of the Triple Crown, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD. The book signing will be held on the first floor of the Grandstand from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

Blackburn Healthy Stables by Design Spring Calendar at a Glance

April 14, 6:30 p.m. Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY

April !7, 6-8 p.m. National Sporting Library and Museum, Middleburg, VA

May 16, 12 noon-2 p.m. Black-Eyed Susan Day, Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD

About Healthy Stables By Design by John Blackburn with Beth HermanHealthy Stables by Design is a museum-quality coffee table book that illustrates Blackburn’s approach to equestrian architecture through dramatic photography and compelling writing.

It introduces the concepts of aerodynamic ventilation, strategic natural light and passive solar heating and cooling into significant horse barn designs ranging from exquisite to functional.

All author profits from the sale of Healthy Stables by Design have and will continue to be donated to various equine charities including Hooved Animal Humane Society, PATH International’s Wounded Warrior Project, Reins Therapeutic Riding Program, The Equine Rescue League and many more. In 2013, Blackburn completed a total of 18 events in two months and raised over $7,000 for various horse charities.

About John Blackburn

John Blackburn serves as the President and Senior Principal of Blackburn Architects, a Washington, D.C., firm. He has 35 years of expertise in architecture and 30 years of work focusing specifically on equestrian architecture with more than 160 horse farm designs to his credit. His award-winning work is widely known for its beauty, functionality and sustainability.

Blackburn has built facilities for racing, polo, dressage, hunters and jumpers and Quarter Horses in a variety of climates and evolving site conditions and he has been featured in dozens of equestrian, architecture and luxury lifestyle publications.

Click here to learn more about Blackburn Architects.

For more about Healthy Stables by Design, by John Blackburn click here

Click here to order Healthy Stables by Design by John Blackburn with Beth Herman. All author proceeds donated to equine charities.

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