Foal Patrol Announcement

For those who haven’t heard of FOAL PATROL, it is a collective of live web cams following several expecting Thoroughbred mares, read more. OK, explanation [...]

January 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cape Town is Nearly Out of Water

Cape Town, South Africa has a water problem or more precisely a lack of water problem. The city is expected to run out of water [...]

January 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Jousting Competition Proves Fatal for One Noble Steed

Americans have always been fascinated by the Renaissance. Since the 1960’s Renaissance Festivals have flourished, providing a venue for attendees to “get into character” and [...]

January 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Horses Thwart Agricultural Thieves in France

Gone are the days when horses worked France’s countryside pulling a plow, now they are an effective deterrent to agricultural thieves. Over the last decade, [...]

January 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

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|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on First WARHorse Grave Protected

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|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Horseback Carolers Herald the Holiday

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Thoroughbred Community Helping Their Own

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on FEI’s Best Groom 2017 – Alan Davies

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|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Gomer Saved a Horse from the Glue Factory

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|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on This Horse Ain’t Talking

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|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Senior Mare Dumped in the Everglades