Horse Loves Summit on the Sea Speaker Intro

Horse Loves Summit on the Sea Speaker Intro


HORSE LOVERS SUMMIT ON THE SEA MOVIE PREMIER - Take 5 minutes from your busy schedule. Enjoy some of the fun we've had on our past Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea educational cruises. This January, we have an outstanding lineup of speakers. Each speaker will be available for 5 days for questions and their seminar times. You don't want to miss this opportunity to network with some of the most knowledgeable people in their fields and have fun with like-minded people. All cruise details are available at

Dr. Marty Adams:
 Dr. Marty Adams is a technical services equine nutritionist for Cargill Animal Health & Nutrition. Cargill owns and manufactures Nutrena Horse Feeds, including SafeChoice, ProForce, Empower and Triumph brands, Legends, ProElite, and Progressive Nutrition Horse Feeds and Supplements. He was formerly the equine nutritionist and horse feed manager for Southern States Cooperative. Dr. Adams also served as an assistant/associate professor at Louisiana Tech University after graduate school. He was the equine nutritionist for Seminole Feed before taking the position at Southern States Feed Company. 

Debi Metcalfe: Debi Metcalfe, the founder of Stolen Horse International,, never meant to become an activist. But everything changed the night of September 26, 1997. when Idaho, a member of the Metcalfe family for nine years, disappeared from her pasture. Over two decades of service to the horse industry, Metcalfe became a recognized expert in horse theft education, missing horses, and equine ID. She has appeared on television, on various radio programs, and newspaper and magazine articles. She speaks at national events, including the World Equestrian Games. Her message is powerful and inspirational. Metcalfe, author of Horse Theft, Been There--Done That. To learn more about Metcalfe's accomplishments, click the following link.

David Spears: David Spears currently serves as Police Chief at Savanna Police Department. Spears is now retired but has distinguished himself during thirty years of law enforcement experience as an Agriculture Special Investigator at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. Chief Spears has served as a law enforcement advisor to Stolen Horse International for over a decade, helping with many cases over two decades. Our cruise seminar attendees with learn more about the seedy underworld of theft and disorder in the horse industry and how to protect yourself through his presentation.

Doug Sloan: Doug Sloan is a respected horseman who has worked with various animals for many different purposes in the film industry. He specializes in horses and other equine species. Doug has worked with actors such as Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Richard Gere, Jody Foster, Martin Sheen, Sam Elliott, Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Danny Glover, Rob Morrow, Sam Neill, Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, and others in riding and driving techniques with horses & other livestock teams. 

Some of his television/film credits include Sleepy Hollow, West Wing, The Last Samurai, Hannibal, Gettysburg, and many more. 

Tracy Molloy: Tracy Parmiter Molloy currently resides in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina and has been involved professionally with horses for over 42 years. Tracy started her career in 1979 after receiving her Riding Master's Degree. She became head instructor and manager for several riding schools and programs before opening her own boarding, training, and show facility in Vermont. Tracy has worked with hunter jumpers and has experience in dressage, three-day eventing, pony club, endurance riding, and specializes in retraining horses. Tracy feels the ultimate goal is to develop a partnership between the horse and the rider. 

Marci Taylor: Marci is a certified riding instructor with the American Riding Instructor Program and founder of C.H.A.R.T.™ (Confident Horse And Rider Teams), Marci specializes in developing communication skills between horse and rider utilizing desensitization techniques and obstacles. Marci grew up riding hunt seat at local shows and 4H club events. As an adult she learned the value of natural horsemanship training and studied with many professional horsemen, creating her own brand of building horse and rider communication. Marci is the owner of Swamp Kelpie Farm in Bolivia, NC.


Marty Adams: "Horse Feeds for Every Need"

Doug Sloan - "A Lifetime of Training and Working Animals in Movies"

David Spears - "Theft And Disorder in the Horse Industry"

Debi Metcalfe - Will You Be the Next Victim? - Theft, scams, and more in the horse industry.

ASK THE EXPERTS PANEL DISCUSSIONS with Panel Experts: Tracy Molloy, Marci Taylor

Panel Topics:

Day 1:"Improve your riding so that your horse is easier to influence and more comfortable to ride."

Day 2 "Horse Training 101" Is Your Horse Responding to You, or are You Responding to Your Horse?

If you are interested in joining Debi and friends at the next Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea or need more info, go to for details.  

This educational fun summit is sponsored by Stolen Horse International-NetPosse Missing and Stolen Equine (on Facebook).

Watch this five-minute video and feel the fun!

Horse Lovers Summit on the Sear 2023 Details at a Glance

Sailing Date: January 28, 2023
Ship: Carnival Valor
Port: New Orleans
Nights: 5

For Early Arrivers on January 27th:
Group Hotel Rates and Group dinner

Welcome Aboard!
Activities \ Group dining \ Seminars \ Group games
Drawings at seminars


Day 1 - New Orleans / Departure 3:30
Day 2 - Seminars and Fun Day at Sea
Day 3 -  Costa Maya
Day 4 - Cozumel
Day 5 -  Seminars and Fund Day at Sea

Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea. 
January 28 (Saturday_ through January February 2 (Thursday). We know you may have questions and are here to guide you through the process. As a group, we have secured the best prices, seminars, and lots of fun just for you!

Guest must book through our Carnival vacation planner for inclusion in the group. 

Contact Jose here:  Carnival Cruise Line, 1 (800) 819-3902 ext. 82638 Give Jose the name of the group, which is the Horse Lovers Summit 2023, and our group booking number T42MR0.

IMPORTANT BOOKING NOTICE: There will be an additional fee charged to attend our seminars and activities for people who do not book into our group with Jose. To avoid this fee you must contact Jose and secure your cabin with him to join our group, get our perks, be eligible for door prizes and participate in our group seminars. If you have any questions, email and put Horse Lovers Summit in the subject line.  

Make sure Jose adds you to the 6 PM main dining room so Carnival can allow you to sit with our Horse Lovers Summit group. You do not want to miss this special time spent with group members. 

Group Perks
As part of our group, you will get a $50 per cabin onboard credit, a shared cocktail party, private entertainment, and educational seminars on sea days. A non-member must pay an activity fee of $75 to join the group. November 1, 2022, is the deadline for the payment.

Horse Lovers Summit on the Sea 2023 Speakers

Dr. Marty Adams

Debi Metcalfe and Idaho

David Spears

Doug Sloan

Tracy Molloy

Marcia Taylor



Stolen Horse International provides news and other resources for free on this website. As a charitable organization we survive on the kindness of people like you. Please consider donating to help fund the organization or purchasing a NetPosse ID for your horse, dog or cat to help protect your beloved animals!
Donate  Buy NetPosse ID