Sporting, clinics, organized activities related to equestrians

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 [...]

Hurricane Florence Bearing Down on the Carolinas

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, Hurricane Florence will be the strongest storm to hit the Carolinas in decades. It is expected to come ashore a strong Category 4, possibly 5, on Thursday. Hurricane force winds will extend inland to central North Carolina and Virginia causing massive damage. Forecasters expect the storm to then [...]

How to Watch the World Equestrian Games

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

The World Equestrian Games (WEG) begin today, hosted by the Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring, North Carolina.  800 athletes and horses representing 71 countries will be competing in eight disciplines including; endurance, reining, dressage, vaulting, para-dressage, jumping, driving and eventing. WEG is held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle. World champions [...]

This WARHorses’ Childhood Dream Comes True

September 7th, 2018|Categories: Community, Events, Features|Tags: , , , , |

From the time she was 11, Angela Wood dreamed of riding a horse across America. Over the next few decades, life offered its distractions but the dream was always in the back of her mind. A few weeks ago, Angela’s dream finally came true. At age 50, Angela set out on a 2-year nationwide trek, driving [...]

Artistic Tribute for Jockey Julie Krone

August 30th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

A bronze sculpture of jockey Julie Krone, the first woman elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, has been gifted to the museum by Krone, artist Linda Stinson and her husband, Michael. Julie Krone bronze by Linda Stinson In 2000, Krone became the first woman inducted into the Hall of [...]

Big Red Still Breaking Records

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

Secretariat Derby Shoe Sets New World Record at Auction Secretariat​s track record time of 1:59 2/5 in the 1973 Kentucky Derby stands as the fastest in the history and is a feat yet to be replicated in any running since. Now, 45 years later, Secretariat has once again made history, with one of his race-worn shoes [...]