Items

Forums
99.5" ! Ophelia      
Thoroughbred (100%)  |  Mare
Best Rank  2  | Best Jump  101"  | Winnings  1,544,800
PythonPonyPalaces STANDBR   online
This Barn was viewed 2,391 times
Best Rank  1  | Best Jump  99.25"  | Winnings  217,392,936
I ended up with a whole series of shots of these two horses galloping in perfect sync during a race. I enjoy shooting with a low shutter speed, it really shows how quick these beautiful animals travel...
I ended up with a whole series of shots of these two horses galloping in perfect sync during a race. I enjoy shooting with a low shutter speed, it really shows how quick these beautiful animals travel...
Something I'm always aware of when I photograph is the background of my images. Not just because you want to avoid messy or distracting backdrops, but also because if you can get a horse performing in...
Something I'm always aware of when I photograph is the background of my images. Not just because you want to avoid messy or distracting backdrops, but also because if you can get a horse performing in...
 Recent News  Popular News
Among The Stars - Part 1 of 8
PonyBox News Trending
As humans we love to look on the bright side, we love our silver linings and positive spins. We love to feel moved and inspired. Sorry, but I don’t have anything like that for you today. What I’m here to share with you i ...
1,519 Unique Views
 
BLM Mustang Adoption Incentive Will Pay You $1000
4th May 2019   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In an effort to control the population of wild horses and buros in the U.S. midwest, the federal government is offering an incentive to anyone who adopts a wild horse or burro. The Adoption Incentive Program allows adoptees of wild, untrained and unhandled horses and burros to co ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Mustang Photos  |  view more
What To Do With A Donkey
7th Aug 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The BLM is rounding up about sixty burros in the Bullhead City of Arizona area and shortly, these burros, or donkeys as many of us call them, will be up for adoption. But, who would want a donkey? Turns out, donkeys are not only cute as all get out, they are hard workers who with ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Baby Horse Diaries - Energy Levels The Nature of the Not-So-Sane Show Rider The Eventers Dictionary - Part 2 The Elusive Nature of the Half Halt
 
News From the Horse World
24th Jun 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Wild horses in the Sandwash Basin in northwest Colorado normally deal with dry conditions. The area is about 250 square miles of arid desert. But this spring, after a particularly dry winter season, wild horse advocates claim the drought conditions have left the horses dangerousl ...
Wild Horses Safe For now
5th Apr 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There is good news, at least temporarily, for those who are against the culling of wild horses in the American west. Last July, the House Appropriations Committee voted to remove from Interior Department budget passages outlining the banning of wild horse culls. Since then, wild ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Horse Buns and Sweet Feed
20th Mar 2018   |   Horse Stories   |   Winniefield Park
So many news stories appear on feeds that just leave you shaking your head. Thieves, abusers and bad choices deserve large helpings of fresh horse buns. But, there are stories that help renew your faith that not everything is awful. Sweet feed to those good people that just go on ...
The Last of the Horse Roundups
29th Aug 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Wild horse roundups may be reminiscent of the old west but they still take place today although they may not happen for the same reason as they did back before the turn of the 20th century. Today, roundups may have more to do with maintaining herd health than finding horses for w ...
Horse Branding 101
20th Aug 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There are two types of brands. For freeze branding, a branding iron is set in dry ice and alcohol to bring the metal down to a scaldingly low temperature. The frozen brand is set against the horse’s skin. Depending on how long the brand is left on the skin, it may kill the color ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Horse Slaughter Ban to be Lifted in US
25th Jul 2017   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
But since the new U.S. President took office back in November of 2016, there has been speculation that the bill that ended horse slaughter would be repealed. It now looks that looks like it may actually happen. ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Fake Horse News
18th Feb 2017   |   Horse Stories   |   Winniefield Park
Seems like we are inundated with fake news these days. The good advice seems to be to check your sources and make sure you aren’t reading satire, outright fake news, shoddy, biased reporting or rehashed urban legends. It’s not easy. Here’s a look at some of the fake news stories ...
What Does Trump Administration Mean for Horses
27th Nov 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The party that won made no mention of animal welfare during the lead up to the election. That may not be a bad sign. But more worrying is that there are no animal advocates within the government on the horizon. Quite the opposite in fact. Amongst those in line for key positions a ...
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 ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
The Australian Brumby
21st Apr 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Those of us who live in North America sometimes neglect that there are other feral horses whose management brings about the same contentious issues as we see in Canada and America. Just like Mustangs, many, including some Governmental and environmental agencies see the Brumbies o ...
Extreme Mustang Makeover – Leela Week 1
21st Feb 2016   |   Horse Training   |   SuperLevi
In a makeover, trainers are typically randomly assigned a wild, unhandled BLM mustang between the ages of four and seven and allotted about 100 days to completely transform their untrained and untamed horse into a willing partner. After the competition the top ten placing trainer ...
The BLM and Mustang Population Control
27th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In the year 1492, horses returned to the Americas after an absence of several thousand years. These horses arrived in the holds of the first ships to cross the Atlantic Ocean from Europe. Today, there are still feral herds roaming North America that carry the blood of those sturd ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Solving the Problem of Unwanted Horses
3rd Nov 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
I think it’s agreed in the horse community that unwanted horses are a problem. A University of Minnesota publication claims there are 92,000 to 138,000 unwanted horses in the U.S., based on the number of horses previously sent to slaughter. These numbers are from 2011, and in fac ...
Free Horse Movies and Documentaries Online
23rd Dec 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
When the weather is miserable, and you can’t get out to ride, the next best thing might be snuggling under a warm blanket and watching a horse movie. While you have to pay for most movies online, there are still quite a few that you can watch for free and if you look hard enough, ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
2014 Top Equestrian News
14th Dec 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Several top equestrians lost their lives or were badly injured in 2014. The eventing world took a double hit in June when two riders died on the same day. A German died due to a rotational fall and a Canadian rider suffered cardiac arrest on course. Top polo player Carlos Gracida ...
Three Places to Adopt Wild Horses
9th Aug 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The last Wednesday of July marked the 89th Chincoteague Pony Swim. This event was made famous by Marguerite Henry’s book “Misty of Chincoteague Island." A few days before the swim, the ponies of Assateague Island were rounded up and moved to pens on the south end of the island. T ...
Euthanization Imminent for Wild Mustang Herds in Western Utah
27th Apr 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Once again, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is coming under criticism for mismanaging Mustang herds, this time, in western Utah. On drought ravaged lands, Mustangs are being blamed for a shortage of grazing. However, proponents of the Mustangs say, they are being made scapego ...
Related PonyBox News Articles:
Top Five Horse Stories of 2013
19th Dec 2013   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The stage play War Horse continues to wow audiences around the world. War Horse, if you haven't already read the book by Michael Mopurgo, or watched the movie, is about a farm horse who survived World War 1. The horse, Joey, is portrayed by a puppet made of mesh and tubing. Three ...
The Presence and History of the American Mustang
1st Aug 2012   |   General   |   SuperLevi
To some Americans, mustangs are the idol symbol of the Wild West. Their untamed, fiery spirit often captivates the imagination of the American people and icons freedom just as much the bald eagle, if not more. When some think about the mustang, the first thoughts that may come i ...
Super Levi's Extreme Mustang Makeover
21st Apr 2012   |   Care and Grooming   |   SuperLevi
Follow the journey of two wild mustangs from the selection process, to the auction, pick up day, day 1, first touch, all the way up to the $75,000 youth division competition in Fort Worth, Texas. Share the experience of a life time as Ponybox.com's very own seven year veteran mem ...
The Unwanted
30th Jan 2011   |   General   |   Barbwire Stables
With the closing of the Slaughterhouses in 2007 many say that it is one of the best things that could have happened while others claim that it has caused a serious rise in the number of unwanted, abused and neglected horses, as well as the drop in horse prices in the United State ...
Esparanza's Story
22nd Nov 2010   |   Horse Fiction   |   T E M P E S T
The next morning I roused Spirit and decided to return to the herd that day, especially after the wolf incident the night before. I went slowly so Spirit could keep up. Staying by the forest for cover, I was anxios to get back to the herd and Emporer’s protection. I could smell m ...
Prairie Sky
3rd Nov 2010   |   Horse Fiction   |   Hypnotic Equus
Wyatt flinched as he heard the filly’s hooves clatter against the sides of the trailer. A second later, he heard her fall down hard. He shook his head. This wasn’t good. A filly who couldn’t stand was dead. When he heard her stop kicking, he was alarmed. Had she been hurt in the ...
A Wild Oregon Mustang Named Gracie
30th Sep 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Comanche Ranch
Gracie was born in the Oregon mountains. Wild and Free. She very well could have stayed that way, had the BLM not come and rounded up the horses on the mountain. When she was taken from the mountains she was only 6 months old, and seperated from her mother. At a very young ag ...
Mustang Mouse's Story
31st Aug 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   Avain
Ever since I can remember, like most little girls, I had always dreamed of owning a "wild mustang". I can remember telling my mom about my dreams after I would wake up in the morning, they were always the same: I had a wild, black mustang who lived in the woods by my house, we ha ...
Horses Looking for Hope Bring Hope to Others
16th Feb 2010   |   Horse Stories   |   mosquito
Mustangs are part of America’s heritage, but they weren’t meant to be. They aren’t native to America. Beginning with runaways from the Spanish Conquistadores, and with centuries of mixing with other escapees from early settlers and horses let loose on ranches, their ability to s ...
Rare Breed Feature - The Kiger Mustang
1st Jan 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
There are hundreds of breeds of horses. Thanks to centuries of selective breeding, man has managed to create beautiful horses fit for almost any purpose. We tend to think of them according to what they are bred for – like Standardbreds for harness racing – or the country they c ...
 
©2002 - 2020   PonyBox LLC Create Account Terms & Conditions Privacy Contact Us
413 Members Online 261,574 Registered Members 2,668 News Articles 11,343,749 Unique News Article Views 269,255,385 Website Views