WARHorses’ mission is to provide our readers with INFORMATION, INSPIRATION and a few LAUGHS. We hope you enjoy this page, our FUN PAGE, home to our “lighter” posts, cartoons and contests. 

April 2018 Caption Contest

Congratulations Caption Contest Winner Felicia Cabrelli Oglesby Felicia won a "Proud to be a WARHorse" Vinyl Decal

Exasperated Horse Owner

Dear Appy, Why does my horse poop in his water bucket EVERY NIGHT? Signed, Rubber Gloved Dear Rubber Gloved, Ugh. Why do geldings do anything? Move the bucket.  If it continues, put in a [...]

WARHorses’ Video Favs – Tracey Ullman as the Duchess of Cornwall

Britain's best comedien NAILS IT! Love the line, "looking after children is like falling off a horse, only less fun."

March 2018 Caption Contest

Congratulations Caption Contest Winner Jane Greentree Jane won a "Proud to be a WARHorse" Lapel Pin and Vinyl Decal

Babe Ruth Becomes a Jockey

WILLACOOCHE, GA, APR: Babe Ruth, the big Bambino of the Yanks, revealed here today that he has lost so much weight by intensive spring training that he has been forced to give up his career [...]

That New Horse

Dear Appy, A new horse just moved into my barn. She’s ok, kind of keeps to herself. The problem is that the people put her in a stall directly across the aisle from me and [...]

“Extreme Vetting”

The noun “vet” originated became an abbreviation for “veterinarian”. By 1850 in Great Britain and Ireland, horse doctors were commonly called “vets”. By 1875, “vet” became a verb at the racetrack as in “the racehorse [...]

Runaway Horse Has a Really, Really Bad Day

Fell 60 Feet but Not Perished The Tin Bridge built in the 1860's over the Blackstone River. Photo Credit: W. Caswell, Jr. NEW HAVEN, CT, MAR: Patrick Frahar hired a horse in South [...]

Winter Catastrophe Averted

Girl Stops Runaway - Clings to Bridle and Prevents Horse Trampling Children NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 28: Miss Adelaide Downing, daughter of a contractor living at 460 Barnes avenue, the Bronx, was walking down the Boston [...]

“Dead Ringer”

Over the centuries, the sport of kings has spawned its share of horse slang including DEAD RINGER. The phrase originated in the U.S. during the late 19th century meaning a dishonest substitution of a better [...]

Enough is Enough

Dear Appy. My horse has a glorious tail. He seems very proud of it but I worry. It seems the hair is getting too long. In particular it drags on the ground and sometimes when [...]

February 2018 Caption Contest

Congratulations Caption Contest Winner Betty Blaton Betty won a "Proud to be a WARHorse" Lapel Pin and Vinyl Decal

WARHorses MUST SEE Videos

Each month WARHorses will post our favorite equestrian videos, treasures we find and share with the hope that they will make you feel good. This month’s collection focuses on INSPIRATION – people who go [...]

“Hold Your Horses”

The phrase is American first appearing in print in 1844. “Oh, hold your hosses, Squire. There’s no use getting’ riled, no how.” - The Picayune (New Orleans) newspaper September 1844. A century late, the phrase [...]

Slow News Day?

We enjoy researching historic newspapers and sharing news accounts of the day. This particular story was deemed worthy of column space way back when. Makes one wonder what other cutting headlines made print that day [...]

Santa’s Snub Sparks Outrage

Dear Appy, My human has been bawling since Christmas because “Santa didn’t bring me a new horse.” Excuse me, ‘New Horse’? What the hell am I, dog food? Yes, I might be a bit long [...]