Posts featuring editorial, historical, informative content as well as interviews and equestrian profiles.

WARHorses Wants Your Opinion

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Features, Opinion|Tags: |

WARHorses has made tremendous end roads this year, our first full year in business. We have been weaving words into your week with current events, interviews and features covering the horses we love. As storytellers, we try to regale you with interesting and inspiring stories but the only sure way to realize this goal is for [...]

Join WARHorses at White Stallion Ranch

November 13th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: |

We’re going all out Cowgirl – pack your best jeans, bandanas and boots and join WARHorses at White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona for a rootin’, tootin’ week of western fun, friends and horses. We Hope You Will Join Us! April 22 – 27, 2018 This is our first WARHorses get together [...]

The Language Barrier

November 10th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |

Written by Candace Wade, Contributor HorseNation.com Or, things they don’t tell you about horseback riding. I began learning to ride a horse in my mid-40s — years ago. Navigating the mysteries of the horse, the stressful “no-two-tack-combinations-are-the-same” equipment and then the actual riding of a horse was/is complex enough for my road-weary mind. Layer on the [...]

O’Keeffe’s Horse Skulls

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , |

Skeletons are scary, especially on Halloween when they’re most likely to chase you down a dark street - clackity clack. But not all bones are frightening, in fact they can be quite beautiful. Many famous artists have had an affinity for bones incorporating them into masterpieces. Leonardo drew them, Rembrandt painted them, Edvard Munch made etchings [...]

Demented Soul Takes a Hungry Horse’s Ears

October 30th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

How do we wrap our heads around the crazy actions of truly twisted individuals? Sure, it takes all kinds to make the world go ‘round but sometimes people go well beyond the pale. Recent case in point – some joker took the ears off a hungry horse. To be precise, they removed the ears off THE [...]

A Taxidermy Tribute to the Horses We Love

October 26th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

When faced with the inevitable most of us decide between burial and cremation for our beloved horses. For some however there is a third option, taxidermy. The practice is centuries old historically relegated to the regal WARHorses of kings but an option today for anyone who can afford it. Of course the end result may not be [...]

11 Benefits of Owning an Old Diesel

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

Written by Maria Wachter, Contributor HorseNation.com From the proud owner of an old truck named Mr. Pickles. If you have horses, you probably have a truck. So this should apply to most of you. New trucks sure are nice, but there is nothing nicer than owning an old truck. If you are considering buying a truck, her [...]

Libya’s Sibeeb are Steeped in Tradition

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , , |

Libya is a country divided but despite fractions, Libyans are deeply loyal to their immediate communities - homes. It is through this devotion that traditions carry on including one particular passion – Friday afternoon horse racing. “Horseback riding is in our blood, our children and the whole family love it,” explained rider, Ali al-Hadi. A [...]

The Last Horse to Die Offers Life for Others

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

Most of us have lost a horse. The circumstances vary but the result is the same, our precious horse is gone. At first memories are difficult but with time they evolve into treasures that bring both smiles and tears of joy. It’s never easy to lose a horse perhaps made worse only when we lose the [...]

Houston’s Recovery and Reunions

October 5th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: |

The damage wrought upon Texas and Louisiana from Hurricane Harvey continues to challenge folks. The clean-up and rebuilding will go on for months perhaps years but normalcy is beginning to take foothold; children are back in school, the power is on and the water has receded. People strive to reconnect to their previous lives which includes [...]