WARHorses FEATURE STORIES

Getting to Know You

Dear Appy:  I got in a lot of hot water recently when I smarted off to my new person. You know that feeling you get from standing in one place for too long? Well, [...]

TRUE OR FALSE

Cosmetics founder Elizabeth Arden Graham insisted that her racing thoroughbreds have her expensive beauty cream applied to their legs every night.

TRUE

She insisted they liked the smell.

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Horse Seller and Buyer’s Taxing Texts

Personally I have no experience selling horses, apparently my pasture only accepts “incoming” equines. I understand from horse selling friends that the process can be quite taxing - the most common contention being “the human [...]

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Celebrating Ruffian

“As God is my judge, she might be better than Secretariat…” (Lucien Laurin, Secretariat’s trainer, quoted in the Blood Horse’s Thoroughbred Legends: Ruffian) She was born April 17, 1972 at Clairborne Farm, Kentucky, owned [...]

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Horse Treats 101 – Good Choices for Your Good Horse

This past Sunday I worked in the yard. I mowed, weeded, transplanted bee balm, cleaned the barn, scoured the water tub and brushed the horses. I did a lot and by golly, I deserved a [...]

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SHE won the first Belmont Stakes – Ruthless

She was owned and bred by Francis Morris of New York, foaled on Morris’s farm in Throgg’s Neck, New York. Her sire, Eclipse, and dam, Barbarity, were both imported. Morris bred the pair repeatedly producing [...]

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Equestrian Sports You’ve Never Heard of – Pack Burro Racing

Written by Kristen Kovatch, Managing Editor, HorseNation.com and intrepid driver of Percherons. Originally published June 6, 2017.  Part marathon, part in-hand endurance racing, 100% awesome. It’s an official Colorado summer heritage sport. It has a [...]

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Liberty Training – Improve Your Relationship with Your Horse

Alice MacGillivray, PhD, is author of “Riding Horseback in Purple” written for “women of age” who maybe considering horse ownership – first timers and re-riders alike.  Alice guides readers through scenarios that help dissect the [...]

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