A Career Transition from Childhood Cancer Research to Owning a Historic Tack Shop


On this episode of Horse Talk, Host, Lauren Abbott, talks with Fara Sudlow, Owner of Saddles N Such, about her major career transition from working in childhood cancer research at St. Jude Research Hospital to owning one of the best known equine tack shops in the region.

Fara grew up with horses and returning to the horse industry as a equine business owner was a transition that she did not think would happen at first. Before moving out of the area she offered to purchase Saddles N Such and to her surprise she left the store to head home and tell her husband that they weren't moving, because she just bought a tack shop.

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Lauren Abbott

Lauren is a lifelong equestrian. She was born and raised in Memphis, Tenn. Lauren has worked in Journalism for over 20 years and has served as a staff writer, designer, photographer, audience and business development consultant, & advertising senior executive. She is the Owner & Publisher of MSHR, and CEO of Ford Abbott Media, LLC, the parent company of the Horse Review and Hunt & Field Magazine.

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