Grandfather Delivers Promise on Horseback

Hans Watzl, 62, fulfilled a big promise to his grandchildren this week – to pick them up from school on horseback. Certainly, a promise requiring [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Tags: , |

Horse Owners Evacuating Florida Are Welcome in Georgia

According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma is the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded and she is bearing down on the Caribbean and [...]

September 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

Hurricane Harvey Dumps On Houston’s Horses

Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday night near Houston, Texas. The Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph dumped up to 30” of rain on [...]

August 28th, 2017|Tags: , |

Klimke Clinches Gold

Ingrid Klimke receives her Individual Gold medal. Photo Courtesy equipe-foto.de Ingrid Klimke, 49, won her first individual gold medal at the FEI [...]

August 24th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Dallas Welcomes More Asses

There’s lots to celebrate at the Dallas Zoo! Not one but two rare Somalia Wild Ass foals were born in July. Kalila (“dearly loved” in [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , |

City Horses Still Pooh Poohed

Since Antiquity urban equines have been the source of one particular problem. What to do with all that manure? White Angels Swept the Streets [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |

Przewalski Horse Euthanized at the National Zoo

Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski’s horse was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) August 13 for renal failure. Maja began exhibiting signs of distress [...]

August 18th, 2017|Tags: , |

 USA Women Win the Aga Khan Trophy

History was made August 11 at the Dublin Horse Show when the USA fielded an all-female team to win the Nation’s Cup for the Aga [...]

August 16th, 2017|Tags: , |

The Mongol Derby Update – Finish Line in Sight

Of the 42 strong field that set out, 35 are still going in the 2017 Mongol Derby, the world’s longest, and um, did we mention, [...]

August 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

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: , , |