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Discovery Suggests Horse Domesticated Early Than Thought
4th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The earliest artwork depicting horses is thought to be over 20,000 years old. These paintings and sculptures were renditions of the wild animals hunted by early man. Representations of domestic horses come much later in our history. Generally, it's thought that horses were domest ...
Do You Eat Like A Horse
28th Sep 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Horses spend all that time eating because they have small stomachs, a long digestive system and have evolved to eat dribs and drabs of grass as they find it while foraging. Our domestic horses tend to eat more than they need because the food is easier to come by, but the instinct ...
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When the Horses Returned
27th Sep 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Many people are surprised to learn that what we call wild horses are not truly wild at all. There is some debate on how horses disappeared from the North American continent, why they did, where they went and how it all happened. Scientists tend to agree that the horse disappeared ...
Horse Shoe Alternatives
18th Sep 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There is a lot of controversy about whether horses should wear shoes. Like many of you, I think there is a time and place for them, and that many horses who wear shoes probably donít need to. Iíve seen horses that have worn shoes their whole lives that have been problem-free and ...
Error 404 - Finances Not Found
11th Sep 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Have you ever spent a few minutes sitting and listening while your much beloved (and deeply loathed) equestrian companion talks about the $60 she spent on her horseís fancy new shoes, while your own moth-eaten sneakers gape sadly at the soles? Did it make you want to high five he ...
Musical Horses Experiment
7th Sep 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
A French study may further our use of music to help our horses. During the study over 40 racehorses were fitted with special headphones with Bluetooth capability or were fitted with noise blocking ear plugs. A control group was exposed to the same situations, but with no music or ...
Similarities between Students and Equestrians
4th Sep 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Being part of both worlds, I couldnít help but notice certain shocking similarities between students and equestrians. Though all must agree that both students and equestrians are unique breeds that just donít quite Ďfití with the rest of society, when you look a little closer, it ...
BLM Blocks Media From Horrific Experiment on 200 Horses
3rd Sep 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The Cloud Foundation and American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, along with veterinarians and congressmen agree that spaying is a poor option for controlling the number of free roaming Mustangs in the American West. They very much object to the Bureau of Land Management for pr ...
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Go To School With Your Horse
31st Aug 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Many students taking their horse to school with them will be enrolling in equestrian related courses. These courses encompass a range of equine business management, equine science, pre-veterinary, therapeutic horsemanship, teaching, schooling and horsemanship degrees and certific ...
Swimming For Horses
29th Aug 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Yes, horses can swim. Most of the time they swim very well, and can travel quite a distance in the water. Swimming with horses is fun, and there are even tourist attractions that allow holidayers to enjoy horses in the water. But, swimming isnít just fun, a novelty or a tourist a ...
The Mounted Police Horse Debate
26th Aug 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Whether or not horses should be used in policing is a topic of debate for some. But, right or wrong, horses provide a valuable service when used in police work. While cars, SUVs, ATVs, snowmobiles and other motorized vehicles are often employed by law enforcement agencies to do t ...
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What if horses could play Pokemon Go
21st Aug 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Pokemon Go, an augmented reality mobile game based on Nintendoís Pokemon series, is the latest craze taking over the globe. Pokemon Go places virtual Pokemon on a real world GPS map, encouraging players to capture, collect, and battle the Pokemon to take over gyms (based mostly a ...
Heat Drought and Horses
20th Aug 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Itís dry here. The corn is withering, the soybean fields are looking yellow and pasture is non-existent. Those of us with horses and other livestock understand that a long stretch of dry sunny weather doesnít just mean excellent beach weather, it also means there could be some ha ...
Horses Are Better Than Cats
13th Aug 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Oh Polo, I thought we could get along. I thought our common love of horses would be a commonality indicating a similar view.. But, when it comes to kitties, I see we may, at best, have to agree to disagree. You see, because for some unconscionable (a word I can spell, but not pro ...
Primitive Horse Art
31st Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Certainly, modern art lovers, horse lovers and artists are not the only ones to be captured by the mystic of horses. Horse art has been around a very long time. Some of the earliest depictions of animals and humans are of horses. Our relationship with horses has changed for the m ...
Printables For Organizing Your Horse Life
29th Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
When was the last time Snowflake had her hooves trimmed? When did Blue last have that bout of colic? And who is the new boarderís veterinarian? Good records make remembering the details of our horse activities much easier. And an easy-to-fill out form or contract is the simplest ...
Pony of the Americas
26th Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In the early 1950s a horse breeder acquired a mare that would give birth to an Appaloosa, Shetland, Arabian cross. The mixture sounds like a backyard breeders nightmare, but instead it inspired the development of a pony that was not only eye catching, but of the right temperamen ...
The Problems with Kitty Cats
18th Jul 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Kitties are great. But what people seldom realise is that being in the presence of a kitty can be extremely detrimental to your health. And Iím not just talking about allergies. ...
Take Your Horse to a Science Fair
12th Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
I home schooled my kids, but that doesnít mean that we didnít do many of the things kids in school did. One of those activities was attending science fairs. If youíve got a horse, or have some horse knowledge, youíve got a wealth of inspiration for a science fair project. Chances ...
Recycle Re-purpose and Reuse
7th Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Weíve looked at products we share with our horses. But another money saving strategy for horse owners is to reuse, repurpose or recycle items around our homes for our horses, especially stuff that would otherwise end up in the trash or recycling bin. Here are just a few of the ma ...
Riding Two Point or Half Seat
5th Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Riding two point is simply holding yourself up, without putting your seat in the saddle seat. Your legs will be in contact with the saddle, with a bit more weight than usual in the stirrups. Your body will lean forward slightly. Youíll stay firm, but flexible, so that you donít b ...
Overachieving Procrastinators
3rd Jul 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
We are the ones lurking in the shadows. Of our duvets. While we binge watch Youtube videos about funny animals, people getting hit in just the right spot, and how cheese is made. We are the protectors. Of notes laminated, so the tears canít soak through. We are the self-saboteurs ...
Caring for the Outdoor Horse
2nd Jul 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
What could be easier than simply turning a horse out into a pasture, and letting it live as close to nature than possible? Wouldnít that be simpler and easier than keeping a horse in the stable? Being outdoors is actually better than being stabled, mentally and physically. But wh ...
The Perks of Being a Work Rider
26th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
A work rider is someone who rides (mostly unruly) hairy animals for a living and often leave their job sandy, bruised, covered in poop, and not a whole lot richer than when they arrived. However, being a work rider does have its perks. ...
Should Testing For EIA be Mandatory
23rd Jun 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If you have your horse regularly vaccinated with the core vaccines, you are going to avoid some of the most dangerous horse diseases out there. The core vaccines are rabies, tetanus, and Eastern/Western Equine Encephalomyelitis and depending on where you live, West Nile Virus, Po ...
The Ugly Side of Nurse Mares
21st Jun 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
A mare that has lost its foal, and willingly accepts another sounds like a love story. But, there seems to be an ugly side to the nursemaid network. Providing nurse mares seems to have become an industry in itself. Its dismal secret is that in profiting from having nurse mares av ...
Recent News Worthy Horse Abusers
17th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Just when you thought it was quiet, a brand new bunch of abusers are making headlines in the horse world. Stories of race horse drugging, soring, slaughter and other abuse seem to just go on and on. Some stories though, seem to reveal a new level of stupid, or sad. Hereís a few p ...
What Do We Do With All Those Horses
14th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The horse industry, despite the shrinking number of horses in the U.S. contributes over 112.1 billions dollars to the economy with employment for 7 million Americans. By far, the horse sport that has the greatest impact on the economy is horse racing. In the U.K. the only sport t ...
If Horses Were Feminists
12th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Feminism is (in a nutshell) a movement striving for gender equality, to make women equal to men and undo all societal preconceptions about gender roles. People can get pretty touchy about their feminist or anti-feminist views, but as always, Iím not here to join the debate. Iím h ...
Household Products Used in the Barn
6th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Who hasnít tried Mane ní Tail shampoo on their own hair? Itís been on the shelves stores that sell beauty products for a few years now. But, this product isnít the only one you can share with your horse. Hereís a few products, beauty and otherwise you can easily share with your h ...
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