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Space Force’s New Horse

August 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

Vandenberg Air Force Base is a massive 99,600 acre (40,306 hectares) facility located along  the California Coast. It is also home of the newest U.S. military branch, Space Force. The base is also a conservation area and home to many indigenous species of animal and plant life. It’s difficult terrain is patrolled by the Conservation Military [...]

Frightened Horse Refuses to Leave Burning Barn

August 1st, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

July 23, 2020; Bucks County, PA (USA): Two police officers risked their lives to save a frightened horse from a burning barn. When officers Matthew Reiss and Kristian Hanus arrived on scene, the roof of the barn was engulfed in flame. Friends and family members had already removed 14 horses from the barn but 22 year-old [...]

Police Welcome Foal

June 18th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

June 14, 2020, Wickford/Essex county (UK): On morning patrol two officers of the Essex Police Basildon Community Policing Team, PCSO Grant and PCSO Edwards, discovered a distressed horse in a pasture. Upon closer investigation they realized she was actually giving birth. The officer’s stood by ready to help. The mare gave birth to a healthy boy [...]

Greece Wants Its Bronze Horse Returned

June 12th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

June 9, 2020, U.S. Court Ruling The United States courts have settled a dispute between Greece and Sotheby’s Auction House over ownership of an ancient bronze horse. Tuesday’s ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recognized countries’ right for the repatriation of antiquities. The horse in question is an 8th century bronze statue [...]

Valor Loses Her Battle

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Valor was was one approximately 100 feral horses living along North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund (CWHF) which manages the horses, received a call last week that one of the horses had been standing in the same spot for a day. Loading Valor into the trailer she she can be examined by [...]

Chicago’s Clippity Clop is About to Stop

May 20th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

April 24, 2020 Chicago, Illinois (USA): The Chicago City Council voted to stop issuing licenses for horse-drawn carriages in 2021. The new ordinance that goes into effect Jan 1, 2021 will not allow carriage operators to renew their licenses and the city will not issue new ones. The debate over horse drawn carriages has waged for [...]

Horse News in a Nutshell

May 13th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

There have been so many recent news posts about horses, we decided to compile them into a single post. The following WARHorses NEWS BITS range from early to mid May 2020. May 6 Horse Falls in Pool Chester County, Pennsylvania (USA): A 16-year-old mare named Saphia wandered out of the barn and fell into a [...]

Best Horse Race Ever?

May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Yesterday, May 2nd was the original date for this year’s Kentucky Derby but the race has been moved to September due to coronavirus. The Derby’s postponement did not however stop Churchill Downs from holding a horse race yesterday - perhaps even the best horse race ever? The “Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown” was a computer-generated virtual [...]

Five Pandemic Horse Tales To Make Your Heart Soar

April 11th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” - Helen Keller Our human history is intricately bond to that of the horse. Therefore no WARHorse should be surprised that so many in our horse community are imagining ways to help others during the global coronavirus pandemic. We’ve assembled five horse-themed news [...]

Two Horses Buried in Manure Recovering Slowly

March 4th, 2020|Categories: Health & Medical, Horses, News|Tags: , |

March 4, 2020, Massachusetts (USA): It took nearly two hours to dig two neglected horses out of stalls filled with manure. On February 5, the Massachusetts Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Angell Animal Medical Center (MSPCA - Angell) authorities responded to an alert about two neglected horses received from a local animal [...]