Pope Comforts Fallen Mounted Policewoman

During a visit yesterday to Iquique, Chile, Pope Francis ordered his popemobile to stop after a mounted Chilean policewoman, Ana Belen Aguilera Casas, was thrown [...]

January 19th, 2018|Tags: , |

Ben’s Cat Keeps Winning Posthumously

The Secretariat’s Vox Populi Award, recognizes a Thoroughbred that has achieved both an impressive racing record but is also popular with the public. Created in [...]

January 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Court Forces Closure – Carriage Horses Retired

In December, Philadelphia, PA, courts ordered the closing of the Philadelphia Carriage Company. The order was determined after inspection of the facility and documentation of [...]

January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Icy Rescues for Two Lucky Horses

It’s a phenomenon of winter weather – horses falling into frozen ponds. Two recent incidents remind us to fortify our fence lines and perhaps utilize [...]

January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Colorado Inmates Helping Mustangs & Themselves

Since 1986, the Colorado Correctional Industries has partnered with the Bureau of Land Management to train gathered wild mustangs and offer them [...]

January 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

First WARHorse Grave Protected

Blackie’s grave has been granted heritage protection in England. His is the first war horse grave to be so honored and one of more than [...]

December 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Horseback Carolers Herald the Holiday

The holiday season is upon us, colorful lights brighten evening commutes, pine wreaths welcome us at every doorway, ornaments and tinsel adorn the trees in [...]

December 12th, 2017|Tags: , |

Thoroughbred Community Helping Their Own

People around the world are finding ways to help Californians. Many in the Thoroughbred community are working to specifically help track employees affected by the [...]

December 11th, 2017|Tags: , , |

FEI’s Best Groom 2017 – Alan Davies

Congratulations, Alan Davies, 48, Head Traveling Groom for Carl Hester. Alan has travelled the world tending Carl’s top horses, Uthopia, Nip Tuck and the recently [...]

December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Gomer Saved a Horse from the Glue Factory

Jim Nabors died in his home in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 30. Born in rural Alabama in 1930, Nabors was the youngest of three children. [...]

December 4th, 2017|Tags: |

This Horse Ain’t Talking

Horse ownership requires a bit of a mental armor and is not for the squeamish. We are obligated to wipe off snot, pick eye buggers, [...]

November 28th, 2017|Tags: , |

Senior Mare Dumped in the Everglades

Dumping a horse is never a good idea, never. Sadly, it is a decision upon which some horse owners resort and seems to be the [...]

November 27th, 2017|Tags: , |

County Bans Beloved Warhorse

There’s a war, of sorts, brewing over the roundabouts in Norfolk, England. The battle centers around a large Warhorse sculpture and the safety of passing [...]

November 21st, 2017|Tags: , |

Police Throw Horse in Jail

Faceiro is a horse who lives in Brazil. He leads a typical horse’s life; eats grass, naps in the sunshine and enjoys an occasional ride. [...]

November 15th, 2017|Tags: |