Sporting, clinics, organized activities related to equestrians

Wedgie of a Lifetime?

February 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Winfield, IN (USA), Jan 30, 2019: Winfield, located south of Chicago, is like much of the Upper Midwest suffering through a record breaking polar vortex. At the time Ernest Belcher was going out to feed his horses Wednesday morning, the temperature hovered at -20 fahrenheit (-29 celsius). An undeniably unpleasant way to start one’s morning chores. [...]

The Budweiser Clydesdales Return to the Super Bowl

January 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Game on! The Super Bowl game is this coming Sunday, February 3rd. This year’s event is in Atlanta at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Most years I don’t pay much attention to the game, its football after all and I’ve got stalls to clean. But this year it’s in my hometown, so I’m a bit more tuned [...]

Horse Joins Sheriffs in Hot Pursuit

January 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Meet Shiloh, the 8-year-old quarter horse hero of the Volusia County Sheriff Department, Deland, Florida. On January 16th, Shiloh joined the sheriffs department as they pursued a fugitive. Deputies attempted to pull over a car with a broken tag light when the driver took off. A spike strip was used to disable his car but [...]

75 Year Old Rider Saves the Day

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

A 75-year-old course clerk (outrider) caught runaway mare, Lady Belle, after she dumped her jockey and took off down the track December 29th at Cranbourne Turf Club in Victoria, Australia. A course clerk for nearly 20 years, rider Kevin Wynne told reporters he didn’t know what all the fuss was about explaining ‘I was just doing [...]

Bronze Horses Befit Bush’s Presidential Library

December 17th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

This exquisite equestrian monument greets visitors at the entrance of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

Vote Now for This Year’s Secretariat Vox Populi Winner

November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

The Secretariat Vox Populi award, established in 2010 by Penny Chenery (Secretariat’s owner), recognizes the racehorse whose accomplishments have captivated the public’s attention. The winner is chosen by you, everyone may vote through an online poll. “Horse racing already has established avenues to award outstanding accomplishments, and we certainly should honor superior performance. But achievement can [...]

His New Owners Turn to the Courts for Justice

October 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

In 2017, an 8-year-old quarter horse named Shadow was surrendered to a rescue group in Oregon. A veterinary exam revealed that the horse was emaciated, covered with lice and because his penis had prolapsed and was unable to retract, his genitals were badly frostbitten. His owner was taken to court and subsequently plead guilty to criminal [...]

U.S. Forest Service Roundup Offers Uncertain Future for Older Wild Horses

October 10th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

The first round up in 13 years will begin today, October 10, inside California’s Modoc National Forest. The wild horses of Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory have grown to more than 4000 individuals, well beyond the defined management level of 402 animals. The forest service plans to round up 1000 horses during October and put [...]

Don’t Look This Gift Horse in the Mouth

September 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

The Art Institute of Chicago will be trotting out a new sculpture on October 5. Gift Horse by German born and New York resident, artist Hans Haacke will reside outdoors on the Art Institute’s third-floor Bluhm Family Terrace above the Modern Wing through July 14, 2019. The 4000 lb. bronze sculpture is a 15 foot tall [...]

Jane Heart Jewelry Designs for Brooke USA

September 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

New pendant designs by Jane Heart Jewelry will benefit Brooke USA. We are thrilled to offer these new designs, as well as Jane's other equestrian jewelry, through WARHorses own SHOP. PRESS RELEASE Brooke USA, September 2018: Brooke USA, sister charity of Brooke, the world’s largest international equine welfare charity, is pleased to announce a cause-related [...]