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Among The Stars - Part 1 of 8
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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 donít have anything like that for you today. What Iím here to share with you i ...
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African Horse Sickness Outbreak
14th Jun 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Over the past few decades, several different countries have had to deal with a deadly horse disease believed to have originated in Africa. Currently Thailand has been hit with the virus, called African Horse Sickness or AHSV. Experts believe it was carried through the country by ...
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Equestrian In Lockdown
5th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Polo the Weirdo
On the first day of lockdown, most of us sat in our homes. Silent, shellshocked, looking through old pictures of our horses and trying to come to terms with the fact that we had to be without them for 3 whole weeks. Worrying about them getting bored standing in their paddocks. Wo ...
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Horse News
30th Dec 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The line in the song may have been 'Wake me up when September ends...' but I think if I had to choose, Iíd like to nap my way through January. But then, there are headlines like these to keep my interested - or make me want to stick my head back under my pillow. ...
Horse Saddles Around the World
2nd Dec 2018   |   Horse Tack   |   Winniefield Park
We almost see the evolution of the saddle all over again once the Native People of North American started riding horses. We often see images of riders riding their horses without saddles. But saddles were used, with some influences from the Spanish saddles. ...
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Horns on Horses
13th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
It seems that in the scientific community there is some agreement that the reason horses never evolved with horns is that they didnít need them. They instead developed long legs and hard hooves and hair-trigger reactions to outrun predators. That makes me wonder why some animals ...
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Horse Statuary
17th Mar 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Winniefield Park
There is a distinction between equine and equestrian statues. Equine statues are statues of horses only. An example would be the bronze statue of Secretariat at Belmont Park, which shows Secretariat running freely with his mane and tail blowing in the wind. Equestrian statues sho ...
The Other Horse Races
8th Dec 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
We know that Thoroughbreds, Standardbreds, Arabians, American Quarter Horses and Appaloosas are commonly used for racing, albeit Standardbreds are less used for races under saddle than in harness. But there are other breeds that you can also ride in a race. ...
Donkey Facts
17th Nov 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There are lots of donkey breeds, each with their own characteristics. Of the over 150 different breeds, we here in North America are probably most familiar with the American Mammoth Jack, often crossed with horses to produce a large draft type mule or riding mule, and Miniature D ...
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Horses And Donkeys Killed For Cosmetic
30th Sep 2017   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
Animal-based products are not unusual in most cosmetic products. And there isnít an easy way to find out just what kind of animals are used. Even with meat removed, there is still a lot left of a horse after slaughter. Often, the rest of the carcass goes for fertilizer. But, ofte ...
Horses By the Numbers
10th Apr 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The country with the greatest number of horses is of course, The United States. There are, according to the FOA, about 10,260,000 horses in the U.S. The population of the U.S. is currently around 323,401,000 people. That is about one horse for every thirty one people! The countr ...
Horse Fighting For Fun
19th Mar 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Cruel, barbaric, heinous, shocking, and vile are just a few of the words used to describe the Ďsportí of horse fighting. But, these events have a huge and enthusiastic following in the countries they are practiced in, even though they are held illegally. ...
Horses Worshiped as Gods
29th Jul 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If an alien were to land on earth from another planet, it would probably be quite confused by some of the things it sees. One thing would be the number of four legged creatures that seem to cohabit with the most populous two legged creatures. Not only do they merely live with the ...
Free Horse Movies and Documentaries Online
23rd Dec 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
When the weather is miserable, and you canít 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, ...
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Countries Where Foals Are Bred For Horsemeat
12th Dec 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
We may dislike it, but there are still many people who eat horse meat. A few years ago, I interviewed a woman from Malta who was living in Britain. When I asked her what she missed, she said the beauty of the island and her mother serving horse meat. For her, horse meat was a tas ...
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Would You Ever Eat Horse Meat
6th Jul 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In some cultures, horse meat is still a valued source of protein. A few years ago, I interviewed a young woman from Malta, who was then working in London, England. What did she miss most about home? She missed a delicious meal of horse meat cooked by her mother. Horse meat was ha ...
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2014 is the Year of the Horse
31st Dec 2013   |   General   |   PonyBox
Good-bye 2013 and farewell to the year of the snake. The Chinese zodiac is based on a twelve-year cycle, with each year represented by an animal. 2013 was the year of the water snake. For some of us, 2013 may have been a bumpy ride, and it might have been the 'snake' influence th ...
All in the Horse Family
15th Dec 2013   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
It's the time of year when families get together. Some of you may have big families, with grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and a few people who you've been told are family, but you're not exactly sure how. Others of us have small families. Horses have a pretty tiny family. If ...
Pelham Ponies - Yay or Neigh
2nd Feb 2013   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
At every show, without fail, we will see some tiny kid chucked up on the million dollar showjumping pony that Daddy dearest smashed his piggy bank to buy, and 9 out of ten times, little Sally or Mary-Sue will be sitting on the poor critter with a bit that looks like it could stop ...
Entertainment Or Abuse? - You Decide
25th Mar 2011   |   General   |   Ponyissie
In Chinese zoos they do some terrible things, but a form of abuse you may not have heard of is lions riding horses for entertainment. In this particular exhibit, an adult lion is trained to climb onto a waiting horse which then jogs about the ring while the bravest, cruelest man ...
No Metal in the Mouth - The Leather Bit
2nd Mar 2011   |   Equine Technology   |   Artista
I was never a fan of bits, so I suppose I'm a little bit biased, but I was experimented with bitless riding since I was about 10 years old. The first device I experimented with was the mechanical hackamore, which was good for stopping forward motion, but didn't really get the "s ...
Do You Support Chinese Horse Fights?
14th Jan 2011   |   General   |   Estella Noire
Horse slaughter is bad, sick and upsetting. I find it horrible and sad and you probably do too. What could be worse? Recently, I came across something I found much, much worse. ...
The Last Of The Wild Horse Breeds
28th Nov 2010   |   General   |   Pineh
The unique characteristics of the horse made it particularly valuable to hunters. The horse would eat grass, and the chlorophyll would release from the chloroplasts inside their mouths, creating a thick green mucus stored in the back of their throats. Yuck, right? Hunters would k ...
Horses of China
11th Jul 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
Horse breeds from most of Europe and North America are generally fairly well known, and breeds from these continents have had significant impact on other breeds around the world. Even some South American breeds, and of course the Arabian from North Africa and the Near East, have ...
A Short History of a Useful Item - The Stirrup
11th May 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
Just about every rider Ė English or Western - relies on stirrups to get on and off, to keep their balance, and to make riding more enjoyable. Itís easy to take them for granted. But where did they come from? The first time horses were used for riding was in Asia, around 5000 ...
 
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