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Her Horse Fell Out of the Trailer at 65 MPH

June 26th, 2020|Categories: Features, Interviews, People|Tags: , , |

“I would trade places with her had someone told me what would happen that day.” April Stark knows a thing or two about horses having been around them most of her life. She’s passed her love of horses on to her daughters and coaches their 4H equestrian drill team. April has a particular passion for [...]

WARHorses Quiz

June 21st, 2020|Categories: Features, Training|Tags: , , |

Venus of Berekhat Ram Man has been creating art since prehistoric times. It has been our steadfast means of expression and documentation of human history. The oldest examples date from 230 to 700,000 BC; the Bhimbetka and Daraki-Chattan cupolas discovered in Central India and the Venus of Berekhat Ram discovered on the Golan [...]

The Enduring Equestrian Engravings of Albrecht Durer

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Art & Culture, Features|Tags: , |

Unless you’ve studied a bit of art history you’ve probably never heard of him but he was a successful artist during his lifetime who continues to make an impression half a millennial after his death. Albrecht Durer was a German artist of the late 15th, early 16th centuries. Through his paintings and prints, Durer became a [...]

WARHorses Product Review – Great Gut from LVPerformance

April 10th, 2020|Categories: Features, Health & Medical, Opinion, Product Reviews, Products|Tags: , , |

We WARHorses know that our horses are precious and delicate beings. They appear large and strong but size and strength do not make them impervious to accidents and illness. Walk into any saddle shop or feed store and we will find ample products to keep our horses healthy and comfortable from fly sheets to pain meds [...]

I Quid You Not

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Advice, Features, Health & Medical, Science & History|Tags: |

Today maybe April Fools Day but this post is about a condition that is no laughing matter. I first encountered quidding when my horses became senior citizens. I began to noticing wads of twisted hay strewn about the pasture. What in the world? Were these wads the handiwork of some crazy bird or perhaps the mysterious [...]

Tips to Care for Your Tall Boots

March 10th, 2020|Categories: Features, Tips|Tags: , |

WARHorses who ride english likely have a pair of tall boots. They’re great for lessons and necessary for showing. Finding a pair that fits properly can take time and tall boots are a bit of an investment. Once you have a pair, you’ll want to make them last as long as possible. Do you know how [...]

WARHorses Quiz I Knew That #2

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Features|Tags: |

Our first "I Knew That" quiz was such a hit, we've created another. Take the quiz and test your general knowledge about horses. Good luck! 10 Questions: Correct Answer = 10 Points Various Types of Questions Difficulty Ranking – Moderately Difficult 1 Minute to Complete Tap the button below to take the quiz and get [...]

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 [...]

WARHorses Book Review – “Bound in Flame”

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Features, Opinion, Product Reviews, Products|Tags: , |

Sent to boarding school to temper her impetuous actions, Letty returns home to Hawaii with a big splash. Leticia Lili’uokalani Lang, Letty, is a young woman driven by her passion - an unwavering concern for the welfare of animals. She becomes immediately relatable, a strong woman imbued with a genuine concern and respect for life. As [...]

WARHorses TIP: Loyalty Cards for Feed

February 18th, 2020|Categories: Advice, Features, Management, Series, Tips|Tags: , , |

Today’s #WARHorses TIP is one that hits home for many of us - buying feed. Baby’s gotta eat but that weekly trip to the feed store can put a pinch in your pocket book. Wouldn’t it be great to save a few dollars? Feed stores and manufacturers occasionally offer loyalty discounts; i.e., buy 4 get 1 [...]