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LATEST WARHorses FEATURE

A WARHorses Online Workshop Featuring Riding for Women

WARHorses is pleased to announce our first LIVE online training workshop with Heather Beachum, Riding for Women! You’re going to LOVE this!  Heather teaches women riders to create ease and flow in their bodies and riding. Trained as a Feldenkrais® movement teacher, her online classes have guided hundreds of riders [...]

WARHorses NEWS

  • Royal Wedding Carriage

Meet the Royal steeds leading tomorrow’s Royal wedding

In case you haven’t yet heard, there is a Royal wedding tomorrow, May 19. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will [...]

  • Austin Texas Police Mounted Patrol looking for new horse

Austin Police Want to DRAFT Your Horse

The Austin Texas Police Mounted Patrol is looking for a new horse, perhaps you have a candidate? Earlier this week [...]

  • Justice sues abusive owner

Abused Horse Sues Former Owner

Justice, an 8-year-old horse is suing his previous abusive owner for $100,000 to recover the cost of medical care and [...]

WARHorses INTERVIEWS

  • Milanne Rehor, President & Field Director of Arkwild, Inc.

She is Determined to Bring These Horses Back from the Dead

April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

WARHorses recently posted about the Abaco Island Horse a breed that became extinct in 2015. We introduced Milanne Rehor, President [...]

“The Fillies” of Nova Scotia – Horse Lovers, Trail Riders and Lifelong Friends

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

There is a group of women in Nova Scotia, Canada who regularly ride together. That’s not so unusual. Many of [...]

The Southeastern Schooling Show Championship: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

By Martha A. Woodham According to organizer Penny Morse, the inaugural Southeastern Schooling Show Championship at Georgia’s Bouckaert Farm in [...]

WARHorses ADVICE

  • Jec Ballou and WARHorses Riding Tips for Older Equestrians

Here We Grow Again

May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

It never gets old. Maybe it owes to some obsessive wiring I have, but I could find satisfaction schooling shoulder-in [...]

You Can Improve Your Riding While NOT Riding

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

When you have learned off your horse how your hips and mid-section coordinate you transfer this learning, this improvement, [...]

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The Sandwich Lope

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

When Western Dressage first established itself, we instructors struggled to describe the requirements of a “working lope” clearly enough for [...]

WARHorses for FUN

Those Confounded Velocipedes!

Mrs. Lewis Hurt Thrown From Carriage and Both Arms Fractured Burlington, Iowa early 1900's BURLINGTON, IA, MAY: Ex-Mayor [...]

WARHorses’ Video Favs – The Free Race Horse Who Won a Million

You don't have to love horse racing to love this story. The plot is straight from movies like Seabiscuit and [...]

“HAYDAY”

HAYDAY has nothing to do with the dried grass our horses love to eat. In fact, HAYDAY is a misspelling [...]

TRUE or FALSE

Scientists have recently determined the route of Hannibal’s crossing of the Alps in 218 based on recently discovered skeletal remains.

FALSE

Scientists have determined the mountainous crossing guided not by bone remnants but rather manure.

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HELPFUL REFERENCES

If you horse is missing or stolen or you find a wayward horse. Contact your local police department first. Then contact NETPOSSE.COM. They are a non-profit organization that will take you by the hand and guide you in your search.  We suggest everyone regularly visit their site and fb page to study photos of missing horses. You might be the one to recover a missing horse and how cool would that be to help someone else?

This is a great reference for WARHorses looking for places to trail ride and camp with their horses. Horse Trails Across America is the #1 trail riding resource on the Internet. Each location includes detailed descriptions including; cost, amenities, terrain, trail footing and difficulty, photos and comments from equestrians who’ve “been there, done that”. Their FB page are posts from riders out and about!