If Life Hands You Lemons, Make Greek Feta Lemon Chicken Soup

By Loraine Fick When you think hearty, delicious simmering soup, you don’t usually think “this will ready in barely more time than it takes to microwave a burrito!” But this savory soup can be assembled [...]


When Queen Victoria died in 1901 the pageantry of her funeral spawned a change in Victorian culture toward opulent funeral processions featuring extraordinary ornate carriages and teams.


The shift in funerary practices was actually inspired by the death of Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert for whom she mourned for the next 3 decades.

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Honoring Black Jack

Black Jack was a feisty 15.1 hand black Morgan/Quarter horse cross born in Kansas in 1947. He was purchased by the US Army in 1950 and sent to Ft. Myer, Virginia in 1952 as a [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Features, Training|Tags: |0 Comments

This Horse Ain’t a Horse

The old horse skull sat on a shelf at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County for decades. Originally discovered during the Great Depression by archeologist, Mark Harrington, its condition was so well preserved [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Breeds, Features|Tags: , |0 Comments

You’ve Got the (protein) Balls to Ride

By Loraine Fick I love sugar, just love it, but I try not to eat sugar. For one thing, my blood sugar is a tad out of whack, most likely a combination of advancing age [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Features, Women Health Wellness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

There’s No Turning Back – Genetically Engineered Horses are Here

No longer the hyperbolic motto of science fiction, technology has achieved the means to make horses faster, stronger, better. Microscopic proteins target a section of DNA, then cut the strands Cloning experts at [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Video Tips from Jec Ballou

Each month, Jec Ballou provides WARHorses with simple, fun advice and exercises to developed improved performance and riding enjoyment with our horses. Between posts, Jec will share video tips, exercises that show us exactly how [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Features, Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Boston’s Great Molasses Flood of 1919

On January 15, 1919, a massive tidal wave obliterated Boston’s North End. The deadly wave was not a tsunami wrought from the Atlantic but rather 2.3 million gallons of molasses dumped on the streets when [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Features, Management|Tags: , |0 Comments