Articles featuring breeds and exceptional individual horses

Birthday Magic

June 15th, 2016|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: , |

Today is someone’s birthday and it’s a very special birthday indeed. Today (June 15, 2016) Magic turns 47 years old making her the oldest living Arabian. What’s the secret to Magic’s longevity? Good genes certainly, Magic’s mother lived to be 44. The rest may be attributed to simple diet and regular exercise. Magic lives near Phoenix, [...]

Boneco is the Bees Knees of Burros

May 27th, 2016|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: , |

There are over 100 beekeepers in the the rural town of Itatira in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The region is arid and uncultivable but makes an ideal environment for bee keeping. The most successful beekeeping duo in the area is an unlikely pair with a unique method for harvesting. Manuel Juaraci, 59, and his donkey [...]

Honoring a Remarkable Korean War Vet

May 13th, 2016|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: |

May 13 marks the passing of a remarkable Korean War veteran. Its been nearly 50 years since Sergeant Reckless passed away and we still honor her service as a United States Marine. Why recognize this particular soldier among so many deserving warriors? Because Sergeant Reckless was a horse. May 13 marks the passing of a remarkable [...]