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This here is a retired racehorse who won at the highest level and is now in training for a new career as a riding horse. As part of "Legends Day" at my local track they invited him to lead down the fi...
This here is a retired racehorse who won at the highest level and is now in training for a new career as a riding horse. As part of "Legends Day" at my local track they invited him to lead down the fi...
This horse is named Te Akau Shark and he has a cult following in both New Zealand and Australia. After running a very good third behind a champion Japanese horse in the time-honoured Gr.1 Cox Plate he...
This horse is named Te Akau Shark and he has a cult following in both New Zealand and Australia. After running a very good third behind a champion Japanese horse in the time-honoured Gr.1 Cox Plate he...
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Retraining a Racehorse – First Dressage Show
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On the way to the dressage arena, he was rather excited by the unfamiliar atmosphere. He considered spooking at the dressage letters, but decided that watching them warily would work just as well – since I decided not to ...
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How To Tie A Rope Halter
17th Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
One of the most commonly used pieces of tack, and something that anyone that owns a horse will have whether or not they ride or drive it, is a halter. In some places it’s illegal to sell your horse without one. One type of halter that is easy to make without any sewing or harness ...
Belgium Horse Fishing
14th Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
About 500 hundred years ago, an enterprising fisherman discovered that fishing for shrimp from the back of a horse was more efficient than doing so from a boat. Along the coast of Belgium, it was a common sight to see horses and riders dragging the sea bottom, waking up the shrim ...
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Slim Chance of Horse Twins Surviving
12th Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If you want a kitten, you might as well get two, because two is more fun and no more trouble. In fact, if you’re adopting a kitten, it may be better for them socially if you literally double down and get a second. That’s not so with horses. More than one foal sounds fun. You migh ...
Places Named for Horses
11th Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There are lots of horses named after places. Copenhagen was the Duke of Wellington and the horse that he rode into the Battle of Waterloo against battalions led by Napoleon Bonaparte. Bonaparte himself rode a horse named Marengo, named for another battle, this time near a village ...
Horse Predator Attacks
7th Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
A family near the city of Calabasas, California are mourning the loss of their beloved Mini Marco Polo. When they discovered he was missing they assumed he had been stolen. But his body was discovered near his pen with evidence of a predator attack. A mountain lion has been blame ...
Horse Research Updates
1st Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
We’re discovering more and more about how horses think, what they eat and how they function in general and that’s largely due to researchers. Equine and animal research is being carried out around the world, and those who study horses have learned some remarkable things that bene ...
What You Need to Know Before Giving Your Horse Away
29th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
An Ontario woman learned the hard way that not everyone in the horse world is as good as their word. After giving her horse to another woman who promised to care for him, the horse disappeared. The owner kept the horse’s papers in case the arrangement didn’t work out and she need ...
Horse Blood Farming
26th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Horse blood serum was formerly used as a carrier for human vaccines, but because some people developed sensitivities to the product, horse blood serum is no longer be used in humans. However, horse blood serum is still used in the production of vaccines for pigs, horses, cattle a ...
2017 Canada Horse Slaughter Regulation Changes
24th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Since U.S. federal laws were enacted almost a decade ago, the slaughter of horses has been illegal. But that doesn’t mean that U.S. horses haven’t been ending up on the dinner plates of European and Japanese consumers during that time. Thousands of horses have been sold across th ...
Your Horses Sense of Smell
18th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
How does a horse smell? Well, most of us would agree they smell good. But what about their sense of smell? That’s good too. In fact, a horse’s sense of smell is much better than ours. We humans have two smell reception patches high up in our nasal patches, each made of five or si ...
My Little Lion Horse
15th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Many of you who have followed my previous articles will know of Moonfire, or ‘Moo’ – my arrogant, conceited, obnoxious, yet extremely lovable and talented thoroughbred gelding. You might also know that Moo has been enormously successful across numerous disciplines in his young li ...
My Horse is a #$@&%*!
8th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
As I write this, I am soaking wet from the knee-down, with puddles in my boots, and sand in places I’d rather not mention. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: My horse is an #$@&%*! ...
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Five Great Pony and Horse Breeds for Kids
5th Oct 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
While there's really no best breed of horses or ponies for kids, a few breeds do stand out from the crowd. Much depends on the temperament and training of the pony or horse. But, here are five breeds to think about when looking for a horse or pony for a child. ...
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 ...
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 don’t need to. I’ve 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 horse’s 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 couldn’t help but notice certain shocking similarities between students and equestrians. Though all must agree that both students and equestrians are unique breeds that just don’t quite ‘fit’ 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 isn’t 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 Nintendo’s 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
It’s 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 doesn’t 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 boarder’s 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 ...
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