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The Language Barrier

Written by Candace Wade, Contributor HorseNation.com Or, things they don’t tell you about horseback riding. I began learning to ride a horse in my mid-40s — years ago. Navigating the mysteries of the horse, the [...]

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Mare’s Tails are cloud formations that indicated bad weather ahead for ancient mariners

TRUE

Today we rely on weather Apps to warn us of bad weather. In the old days people relied on signs provided by nature for forecasts.

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Australia’s 2017 Racing Hall of Fame Inductee – Archer

Australia’s Racing Hall of Fame is an exclusive club indeed. Established in 2000 as part of Australia’s Racing Museum, the Hall of Fame has inducted only 62 accomplished thoroughbreds to date. In 2017 four [...]

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They Survived Harvey but Texas Horses Still Need Help

While Florida and the U.S. east coast prepare for Hurricane Irma, folks in Texas (and Louisiana) are cleaning up from Harvey. Two weeks following Harvey’s August 25 landfall, many horses that survived the hurricane still [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , |Comments Off on They Survived Harvey but Texas Horses Still Need Help

Please, Please, Please

Dear Appy, I have a boss mare. She is a tiny thing who rules the other horses with an iron fist. She's always great with me, good ground manners, obliging for grooming, loves a bath [...]

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Ways You Can Help – Hurricane Harvey

Many of you have asked how you can help our horse friends in Texas and Louisianna. Listed below are several options with direct links to donation pages. Thank you in advance for any amount you [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Features|Comments Off on Ways You Can Help – Hurricane Harvey

6 Reasons Why Old Horses Are the Best Horses

Written by Kristen Kovatch, Managing Editor HorseNation.com (and draft horse driving enthusiast) for HorseNation.com. Whether you’ve worked with an old schoolmaster or have a pasture full of retirees at home, old horses find a way to [...]

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The King of Rock n’ Roll Loved Horses

Elvis and Bear Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today (August 16, 1977). The King’s legacy lives on through his music and acting. But did you know Elvis loved horses, he rode and [...]

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