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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 heart translating their secret language of snuffles, whuffles, and whinnies.” ~ from The Breath of Horse Crazy Women with a deep affinity for horses struggle to define the near gravitational [...]

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 [...]

British Suffragette Trampled During 1913 Epsom Derby

Emily Wilding Davison was a British suffragette fatally injured at the 1913 Epsom Derby. Trampled by the king’s race horse, [...]

Woman Runs And Jumps Like A Horse

"In My Opinion..." by Melanie Eberhardt My mother tells a story about my "odd behavior" as a child. She actually [...]

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WARHorses INTERVIEWS

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 [...]

WARHorses ADVICE

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 [...]

WARHorses NEWS

No Blood, Sweat or Tears Shed Teaching This Painting Pony

Under Ponciin's tuteledge, Teddy finished his first painting in about two hours.PC: SWNS: South West News Service [...]

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Horse Beats Man in Annual Race

June 8, 2019, Llanwrtwd in Powys, Wales: Saturday marked the 40th running of the Whole Earth Man v Horse race. [...]

Did She Shoot the Man Shooting Wild Horses

On May 2, an amateur photographer was taking photos of wild horses at the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest near Heber/Overgaard, [...]

We play SHOW & TELL TUESDAY twice a month on WARHorses Facebook Page. Our most recent topic – DOGS! One randomly chosen winner receives a Proud to be a WARHorse vinyl decal and magnet. Follow/Like WARHorses on Facebook to play.

WARHorses for FUN

  • 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 [...]

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Old Joe Gone

Death of Col. Baxter Smith’s War Horse - A Historic Animal - Campaigns and Battles in which He Was [...]

  • Dear Appy WARHorses

Talk to the Tail

Dear Appy My name is Officer Bea. I live in the barn with 5 other cats and I am in [...]