Posts featuring WARHorse members stories, news, recipes and more

She is Determined to Bring These Horses Back from the Dead

April 27th, 2018|Categories: Breeds, Features, Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

WARHorses recently posted about the Abaco Island Horse a breed that became extinct in 2015. We introduced Milanne Rehor, President and Field Director of Arkwild, Inc., who has dedicated the last 26 years to saving the last few horses. When the last horse, Nunki, died, Milanne (Mim) was by her side. It might seem [...]

“The Fillies” of Nova Scotia – Horse Lovers, Trail Riders and Lifelong Friends

April 10th, 2018|Categories: Features, Interviews|Tags: , |

There is a group of women in Nova Scotia, Canada who regularly ride together. That’s not so unusual. Many of us meet up with friends at the barn or local trail to enjoy an afternoon with our horses. What is different about this group is that they ride every week come hell or high water and [...]

The Southeastern Schooling Show Championship: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Features, Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

By Martha A. Woodham According to organizer Penny Morse, the inaugural Southeastern Schooling Show Championship at Georgia’s Bouckaert Farm in Chattahoochee Hills, started with a thought that became an idea that grew into an event. “It was one of those fleeting moment ideas, that usually leaves just as fast, and five minutes later you cannot remember [...]

WARHorses’ Horses Stolen –Help Find River & Yago

May 8th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , |

We recently posted about the annual Marsh Tacky beach race in South Carolina. Marsh Tackys are an endangered breed with only 400 animals. They are much beloved by their owners for their agreeable dispositions and hardiness. On April 23 during a storm, someone cut the wire fencing into a pasture at Dragoon Horse Farm in Rembert, [...]

WARHorse Spotlight – Duo Dedicated to Community Service

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , |

WARHorse Bobbie Logan Sale is a resident of sunny California, more precisely the megalopolis, Los Angeles. LA does not have a reputation for being a “horse town”, but Bobbie has found a way to enjoy her passion for riding through the Los Angeles Police Reserve Corps Program. Bobbie is a “Specialist Volunteer” in the Valley Community [...]

WARHorse Spotlight – Taking Aim at a New Equestrian Challenge

April 5th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|Tags: |

A WARHorse is never “too old” to take up new interests! We’re not suggesting bungee jumping or street luge, that’s just crazy. We are, after all, already riding a half ton creature with its own opinion about matters and some people might say “that’s crazy”. But we shrug off those naysayers because we can’t help ourselves [...]

Recipe – Cherry Chews for Trail Riders

February 7th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|Tags: |

February is National Snack Food Month as well as National Cherry Month so it’s fitting to post a recipe that honors both - Cherry Power Cookies. These power cookies are packed with antioxidant rich tart cherries, oats, nuts and seeds. The tart cherries give each bite the perfect amount of sweet/sour contrast to the nuts and [...]

RECIPE – Stormy’s Turmeric Bikki’s for Horses

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , |

Pauline Robertson recently commented on a WARHorse post that she baked turmeric biscuits for her senior horses. Several of you asked for the recipe. Please check out “Stormy’s Turmeric Bikki’s Recipe! Thank you Pauline for sharing your time and recipe with WARHorses. Stormy’s Turmeric Bikki’s FOR HORSES 2 x cups rolled oats (NOT the quick cooking [...]

Meet Our WARHorse Century Club Inductee

September 28th, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to Joanna Baker (76) and Maggie the horse (24) for making the USDF’s Century Club! The Century Club honors a rider and horse whose combined age is 100 +. I believe Joanna is the first WARHorse inducted having passed an intro level dressage test at a recognized show earlier this month. Joanna’s accomplishment was featured [...]

She Rode ‘Til the Cows Came Home

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , |

Guest Writer, Heather Beachum is a riding coach specializing in online programs to support women 40+ ride with relaxed confidence.  A resident of Virginia, Heather recently embarked on her own confidence building adventure. Kindly, she shares her tale with WARHorses – how an east coast, Feldenkrais practitioner traveled to the American west to, well…. to herd [...]