"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."     - Anonymous

Living with animals and learning through them allows us to discover the parallels between human and animal behavior, and affords us a unique kind of understanding and companionship. Including animals in our lives invites a lifestyle that focuses on what truly matters: character, logic, communication, ethics, love ...

So much of life can be learned and enriched experientially through animals, all the while keeping the connection with nature that we have lost in our busy, modern lives. Animals make us better humans. 

"Why Horses" - A Welcome to the Maryland Horse Industry - Best Documentary Short 2021 Equus Film Festival

Written, hosted and produced by Alejandra Abella for the Maryland Horse Industry Board

An introduction to the variety of options offered by the horse industry in Maryland, funded by a grant from the Rural Maryland Council, with the Maryland Horse Foundation and the Maryland Horse Industry Board as Executive Producers. 

An Introduction to the EquestrAsian Sports Association of Maryland 

Directed and produced by Alejandra Abella