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Horse owners know that a sense of humor is necessary when you spend time at the stable. WARHorses presents our series of posts on “the lighter side”.

Dear Appy

Who doesn’t need a little relationship advice once in a while? Appy offers a light hearted but commonsense approach to questions from readers…and their horses. Maybe even from a few other creatures. Nothing is off limits!

Then the horse said, “pull my finger”

Dear Appy, I'm really good to my horse. Why does she feel the need to fart at the precise moment I'm grooming her tail or giving her a good scratch? Flatulent Filly Mom Dear Mom, [...]

Can’t Stand the Mount?

Dear Appy, My person takes so long to mount it’s hard standing still. Especially when she puts her foot in the stirrup I rock back or take a step back. She won’t mount when I [...]

History’s Horses

We at WARHorses love bits of history, especially when horses are involved. We dig through the internet’s dusty old shoeboxes to bring you charming, vintage stories about remarkable horses and equstrians from the past.

Tragic – Horribly Mangled By A Hollywood Car

January 4 1908, Hollywood, CA (USA): Miss May Duffy, Mrs. W.A. Clark's Maid, Fatally Injured While Riding Along Sunset Boulevard. Her Thoroughbred Horse Killed. May Duffy, employed as a maid by Mrs. W.A. Clark Jr. [...]

The First Horse Show Held on an Ocean Liner

A Horse Show on an Ocean Liner January 1911, Atlantic Ocean - New York (USA) to London (UK): A horse show which was held on board the Atlantic Transport Liner Minnewaska on one of [...]

Lexicons on the Loose

Ever wonder about the origin of a phrase like “one-horse town?” WARHorses is bringing you a bit of language history to add to your trivia bank. And, who doesn’t want to sound erudite at parties when the conversation wanes?

“Feeling Your Oats”

Feeling one’s oats describes someone who is energized, enthusiastic even assertive. The phrase was originally used to describe a horse’s energetic behavior after being fed oats. The origins of the phrase are unknown but are [...]

“One Horse Town”

The original 18th century standard English use of one-horse meant 'drawn or worked, by a single horse'. By the mid-19th century it had gained wider, metaphorical use. “ ’One horse' is an agricultural phrase, applied [...]