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Equestrian Architect John Blackburn Joins Debbie Loucks for an Interview on Horsemanship Radio

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: Blackburn Architects
Release Date: 2014-10-02

Wellington, FL – October 2, 2014 – Award-winning author of Healthy Stables by Design and founder of Blackburn Architects, John Blackburn was welcomed by Debbie Loucks on a recent episode of the Horsemanship Radio on the Horse Radio Network. He discussed barns that provide healthy and safe environments for horses, as seen in his book, Healthy Stables by Design. The information Blackburn shared is particularly valuable for those considering building or remodeling a barn

Loucks is the daughter of famed horse-whisperer Monty Roberts and, with her husband Tom Loucks, manages the operations of the international family business from the offices of the family’s Flag is Up Farm.

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To learn more about Horsemanship Radio click here.

About Healthy Stables By Design by John Blackburn with Beth Herman

Healthy 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. Blackburn completed a total of 18 events in two months and raised thousands 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.

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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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