Welcome to WARHorses - Women of Age Riding Horses!

Providing information, inspiration and a few laughs for our horse loving community


WARHorses Quiz “I Knew That – Basics”

There is so much to learn about horses, a life time's worth of learning, something new every day. We WARHorses (Women of Age) have been around a while, we've learned quite a bit about the horses we love - right? Let's find out! We invite you to take our [...]

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Online Horse Fair!
September 20-22, 2019

Legendary Horseman Share Expert Knowledge and Secrets including Linda and Pat Parelli, Jec Aristotle Ballou, Paula Curtis, Mary Wanless, Karen Rohlf, Alice Trindle and many more!

This groundbreaking event is sure to have the horse world talking and sure to give you some key insights you can apply right away.

The Cleveland Bay Horse Makes History at Colonial Williamsburg

Visitors to Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, are transported back in time to America’s 18th century capital. The town is a living [...]

WARHorses Book Review: The Breath of Horse Crazy

“The thought of horses changes my spirit; inhaling their sweet aroma, fingers pulling softly through silky tail hair, my [...]

Rare Golden Zebra Photographed In The Wild

Visitors to Serengeti National Park Tanzania, Africa will see zebras, a lot of zebras. They are one of the most [...]

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WARHorses’ Interview with Becky Desmond a Lifelong Equestrian with a Competitive Drive

Becky Desmond, 70, and husband, Jim, a Vietnam vet and career Army man, have a shared love of horses and [...]

WARHorses’ Interview with endurance rider Joyce Sousa and LV Integrity

He was tied alongside a trailer at an endurance ride, offered for sale. Covered with sweat, he frantically paced back [...]

WARHorses’ Interview – Milanne Rehor’s Determination to Return the Extinct Abaco Island Horse

Milanne Rehor, 73, has devoted her life’s work toward the return the recently extinct Abaco Island Horse to the island, [...]

WARHorses’ Interview – The Oldest Horse to Finish Tevis

Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman--everyone loves a super hero. They possess extraordinary traits, aspire to do good, apply their strengths [...]


Decisions, Decisions: Thoughts for New and Returning Mid-life Riders

By Karen McPeak I worked at a tack store a couple of years ago when a customer, probably in her [...]

Horse Health: Epiglottic Entrapment Took Out the Derby Favorite

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched just a few days before the big race. Due to a fairly uncommon condition [...]

Safety Tips for Riders Caught in a Lightning Storm

A single bolt of lightning can be hotter than the surface of the sun reaching 1 billion volts of electricity. [...]

WARHorses Easy Guide to Choosing the Right Colors for You and Your Horse

"I told you to get me a Hunter Green blanket!" When your horse disapproves of your color [...]

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Molly

August 7, 2019 Calgary, Alberta (CAN): The 50th Annual Pioneer Acres Show did not disappoint featuring horses, carriages and heritage [...]

Injured Donkey Stranded On Island for Years

August 5, 2019, Mariposa County, California (USA): An injured wild donkey has been stranded on a small island on Lake [...]

Mule Wanders into Airport Terminal

July 24, 2019 Tel Aviv, Israel: Miniature horses at the airport are an unusual sighting, some working as therapy horses [...]

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WARHorses for FUN

  • Dear Appy WARHorses

Can’t Stand the Mount?

Dear Appy, My person takes so long to mount it’s hard standing still. Especially when she puts her foot in [...]

The First Horse Show Held on an Ocean Liner

A Horse Show on an Ocean Liner January 1911, Atlantic Ocean - New York (USA) to London (UK): A [...]

  • Dear Appy WARHorses

Concerned About Birds

Dear Appy,  My barn has a lot of windows, they provide great lighting and a way for the breeze to [...]