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Retraining a Racehorse Ė 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 Ė since I decided not to ...
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He Pulled A Silky
7th Jul 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Eire
The farther time takes us from 1955, the less people who have seen this legend exist. Few people remember Silky Sullivan, the best come-from-behind race horse to ever live! Silky Sullivan was a chestnut thoroughbred, foaled on February 28th. His sire was Sullivan, a big Englis ...
Jockey With Stuttering Disorder Wins On Great Communicator
27th Jun 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Chris Antley Memorial
The Breeders Cup is the World Series of horse racing. The one people remember the most is the Breeders Cup Classic because the best from the best from around the world meet up in that one race to determine who the best is. No one really pays attention to the other races of th ...
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24 Hours To Live
25th Jun 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Standardbred
It was a Wednesday, I think. The day my grandparents called telling me they had two more horses for me to fall in love with. My grandparents raced horses so they sometimes had new prospects around the farm. Buying the younger ones and getting them good enough to win, or if they d ...
Zack The Show Jumping Zebra
6th Jun 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Thee Samurai
Can zebras jump? Is a question that Sammi Jo Stohler hears often. Sammi is the owner of Zack, a zebra with a ton of talent. Her answer to that question is a big yes! Sammi trained Zack to show jump after he kept jumping out of his field, and she was very pleased with the results. ...
A Tribute To Eight Belles
4th Jun 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Cowzers
When horse racing enthusiasts hear the words ďKentucky Derby 2008Ē, most think of the brilliant win by the all mighty Big Brown, rejoicing. Others weep; remembering a filly who gave it her all until her very last breaths. This is what happened on that day, May 3rd of 2008. Eig ...
The High Flying Gelding
26th May 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Wanderin Boy Memorial
I love horse racing. Iíve been a fan of it since I watched Rags to Riches win the Belmont Stakes in 2007. There are two kinds of horse racing, flat and steeple chasing. Iím not a fan of steeple chasing, but one day I saw a video about an amazing horse, and he was a steeplecha ...
It Was A Battle For Her Life
10th May 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Seven Sins
We all have dreamt it, owning our own horse; I waited for so long I felt like giving up hope on owning one, until April 10, 2008 when I received a call from my step mom. She had found a Quarter horse mare on Craigslist and was planning to buy her. The only thing was she wa ...
My First Horse
17th Apr 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Painted Destiny
I've always loved horses, and have yearned to be with them. When I was little, I cherished the pony rides and times I went to my horsey cousins' barns. I wasn't able to ride but maybe once a year. To fill the down time I subscribed to Young Rider magazine and joined horsey websit ...
My Life Through Them
11th Apr 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   ImaCoolCowgirl
Three years ago I started public school, if it wasnít for them I would have never made it through. Late last fall my parents were separated and I would have never made it through that period if I didnít have them. These horses are my life, my love and my future. We have just join ...
It Was A Friday
4th Apr 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   DiamondAndVegas
Friday, October 13th I left school early, I was a sophmore in high school. My heart fluttered and I was afraid it was going to beat out of my chest. This was a day I had hoped and prayed for since I was a little girl, the day I would finally become a proud horse owner. I went ...
Divorce Leaves Lame Horse Without Care
19th Mar 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   lovehorse
It was the day me and my yard family were going to Manchester. We were going to a viewing of a pony. I was so excited, I just knew that this was going to be the pony for me! The drive was long and tiresome. Listening to the same, repetitive CD over and over again. When we fina ...
Facing My Fears On A Horse That Broke My Arm
5th Mar 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Inactive Member
We were heading towards a double, Basil was just starting to calm down and relax, when a large truck pulled up next to the outdoor arena. I rode Basil possitivly and he carried on towards the first jump, when a cat jumped out in front of the truck, causing it to ...
My First Ride On Dino
26th Feb 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Strawberry Kiwi Equine
I rode Dino for the first time today! He's quite the bit of work to say the least. I Gotta work on that big thoroughbred canter of his. He was being a brat on the ground, as usual, so he met Mr. whip today. I have a feeling it was a reappearance considering how full of himself ...
My New Horse Lease Named Dino
6th Feb 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Strawberry Kiwi Equine
I recently found out that I would be showing a new horse at my barn, and his name is Dino. Dino is an Appendix Quarter Horse who stands 16.2hh tall and is about 7 years old. He's the kind of horse that has a huge sense of character and puts a great deal of heart into his work. La ...
A Huge Part of My Everything
2nd Feb 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Cowzers
I still remember the day I laid eyes on my girl as if it was yesterday. After selling out overly spunky Welsh Cob, most definitely not suited for a child, we had been looking for a quiet mare ever since. A crisp autumn evening in September 2003, I recall my mom coming up to me ...
Just Peachie Keen - Part 1
31st Jan 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   BME Sports
I buried my face into Peachesís neck. I inhaled deeply and whispered three words: I LOVE YOU. I rode in an unusual silence. My friends asked if I was okay. I nodded and rode on. We had guests coming for dinner that night. I cried in the shower and told them my eyes were red be ...
Trip To Texas A&M Scores Me A New Pony
22nd Jan 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Madeirey
Madeira loved to get away with stuff when possible. She would run out, stop, buck the usually naughty pony stuff. A lot of the time after a jump she didnít like she would yank her head down and start bucking like a bronco. I would usually come off, of course. One time, out cross ...
But Love Is Key
4th Jan 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   FruitLoop
A couple of years ago, I was riding Bob, a POA pony, for my aunt who runs a boarding facility. Bob had been for sale during the time I was riding him. When I first got on his back he was an unruly and unmuscular brat. But, by the time he was sold he was a muscular and well behave ...
A Fighter to the End
4th Jan 2011   |   Horse Stories   |   Wanderin Boy Memorial
My ponybox barn on Morgan, Wanderin Boy Memorial, is dedicated to Wanderin Boy. I dedicated my barn to him because his life and career is a story about overcoming adversity and never giving up. Iím sure many people struggle with adversity and think about giving up, but imagine ...
The Shriek of a Peacock On My First Trail Ride
27th Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   ImaCoolCowgirl
We were walking up the road towards the trail when we heard a rather loud screeching noise. It got louder and louder as we got closer. Suddenly the horses heard it and stopped abruptly. Mr. McLaughlin and I urged them forward making them walk toward the sound. Almost at once the ...
I Just Got My First Pony
27th Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   lovehorse
I got my first pony named Cherry this past November. It was night-time when I first saw her beauty of a face staring into the distant night. As my instructor and my dad led me to her stable I gasped and bit my lip. Was this my pony? She was a one in a million and i knew she alway ...
Love that Let's Go
23rd Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Got My Wish
Have you ever fell in love with a horse because they are so special to you? Around March 2010 my trainer let my try out a new horse because my other horse wasn't working out for me. Her name was Megan and I didn't think I could bond with her, but I tried her out anyway. Her walk ...
Miles Is Gone But Not Forgotten
20th Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Run Free
Miles was a 12.2hh, black, mixed breed pony at my current riding stables, Loisin. He sadly died November 25th 2010 due to a bad cough and extreme cold. Miles's nickname was 'The Woodpecker' because he used to eat the fence on the outdoor arena. He was a fabulous jumper and lov ...
My Narrow Escape
19th Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Finally There
Narrow was born on a family owned ranch. He was trained to be ridden and sold when he was two to a jumping academy. He was trained to jump and was an amazing jumper, who won many ribbons, prizes and hearts. One day in a show when Narrow was five he missed the last jump falling co ...
Zenyatta - The Final Farewell
18th Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Specky
On December 5th, 2010, Zenyatta, the amazing mare who won 19 of 20 races earning more than 7.3 million dollars took a final stroll at Hollywood Park. Zenyatta entered the paddock between races wearing a pink blanket from her victory in the Apple Blossom. Zenyatta's groom walked h ...
My Dead Horse Visited Me Last Night
11th Dec 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Miss Mustang
It was around nine at night and I just really wanted to see Rebel, but that was impossible so I cycled down to my livery yard and sat down in Rebels Stable. Just weeping and weeping untill it hurt to open my eyes. I sat there silently until I heard a crash and saw a white flash e ...
Struggle And Defeat - Mohani's Story Comes To An End
29th Nov 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Seri
He had been racing Warped Joys along the fence line when he slipped, fell and caught his leg around one of the posts. His right-fore had broken twice and his shoulder socket was shattered. I was forced to choose between a costly surgery that he might not survive, or euthanizing h ...
I Wish I could Ride You Just One More Time
19th Nov 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Miss Mustang
After that initial ride I had lots of private lessons with him. By my fifth lesson we were jumping a course of eight jumps and all clear! This pony was like a gift from GOD! I went to see him every weekend and even sometimes after school. I just loved being around him. Recently I ...
A Tribute to Mrs. M
17th Nov 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   ImaCoolCowgirl
This article is to the tribute to the woman who has given me the most amazing gifts of all. This woman gave me my horses. I call her Mrs. M. I met Mrs. M when I was about six, while playing PeeWee soccer with her son. My mother and her became friends as well as Mr. M and my dad. ...
The Accident That Changed Us
15th Nov 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Pintie
Chip heard the golf cart and was startled. He began to some sidestepping. All I could hold onto was a rein and I was starting to slip. Chip then began to freak out about the reins becoming tighter, so he threw his head up. I finally let go. I saw Chipís hooves pricking up and dow ...
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