HORSE NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Mongol Derby Update – Three Days In

The Mongol Derby is underway, 41 racers left the starting line on August 8th. They’re riding 1000km over the next 10 days. Riders just completed [...]

August 11th, 2017|Tags: , |

The Dublin Horse Show Opens Today

The 144th Dublin Horse Show opened today runs through August 13th at the Royal Dublin Society in Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland. This year’s event includes more [...]

August 9th, 2017|Tags: |

The Queen’s Favorite Men Retire

With more than a century of public service between them, two of the Royal Household’s men announced their retirement last week. The 96-year-old Duke of [...]

August 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The 2017 Tevis Cup Winner Is…

The day starts mighty early when you are riding in the Tevis Cup. This past weekend 174 early birds set out on the 62nd annual [...]

August 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Pony Takes a Spin with Cyclists

A spunky pony escaped his pasture then put the pedal to the metal against cyclists competing at the Tour of Poland on Thursday. Joining the [...]

August 4th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Stolen Marsh Tacky’s Returned

Jackie McFadden’s heart broke April 23 when her two Marsh Tacky horses were taken from their pasture during a storm. Hundreds of people have since [...]

July 31st, 2017|Tags: , |

Moonshine Saved the Preacher

It was moving day for Moonshine, a 15-year-old Appaloosa gelding, owned by 18-year-old Amanda Thorson. The plan was to trailer Moonshine a short distance down [...]

July 27th, 2017|Tags: , |

Today is National Lollipop Day

July 20 is National Lollipop Day in the U.S., an annual observation of this popular treat sponsored by the National Confectioners Association.  Why are we [...]

July 20th, 2017|Tags: |

Researchers Use Horses in Genetic Breakthrough

Edward Muybridge made history in 1878 his photographic studies in motion. He assembled a series of still shots then transferred the images to a disk. [...]

July 18th, 2017|Tags: , |

Congress Just Took One Step in the Wrong Direction

The return of horse slaughter plants in the U.S. moved closer to fruition in yesterday’s committee vote. The Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House [...]

July 13th, 2017|Tags: |