Posts related to the broad category of driving horses including any sport, equipment, breed or locations.

The Budweiser Clydesdales Return to the Super Bowl

January 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Game on! The Super Bowl game is this coming Sunday, February 3rd. This year’s event is in Atlanta at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Most years I don’t pay much attention to the game, its football after all and I’ve got stalls to clean. But this year it’s in my hometown, so I’m a bit more tuned [...]

Christmas Woes Improved When Horse Won’t Whoa

December 18th, 2018|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management, Series|Tags: , |

Man of Millions Knelt in Snow Charles R. Flint Griefstricken at a Poor Pedler’s Mishap. His Runaway Sleigh Horse Knocked Down James Walsh in Fifth Avenue Rich Man Treated Poor Man Like a Brother and Sent Him to a Hospital. “A Comfy Christmas, “says Walsh” Lost the Price of His Family’s Dinner To-day but Doesn’t Mourn, [...]

This WARHorses’ Childhood Dream Comes True

September 7th, 2018|Categories: Community, Events, Features, People|Tags: , , , , |

From the time she was 11, Angela Wood dreamed of riding a horse across America. Over the next few decades, life offered its distractions but the dream was always in the back of her mind. A few weeks ago, Angela’s dream finally came true. At age 50, Angela set out on a 2-year nationwide trek, driving [...]

The Royal Wedding Carriage

May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Officials announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen an open topped Ascot Landau to use in their wedding procession. Immediately following the ceremony, the couple will be carried from Windsor Castle through the town center and back for their reception. The carriage was chosen from the royal collection and will be pulled by four [...]

Slow News Day?

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management, Series|Tags: , |

We enjoy researching historic newspapers and sharing news accounts of the day. This particular story was deemed worthy of column space way back when. Makes one wonder what other cutting headlines made print that day - "Mrs. Wilson's Chicken Laid Egg with Double Yoke"?  Davenport, Iowa Davenport, Iowa, 1897: While George Roland of Union, [...]

Take WARHorses’ DRIVING QUIZ!

January 10th, 2018|Categories: Contests, Fun|Tags: , , |

More quizzes and contests? You asked for it and you are going to get it. In 2018, WARHorses will challenging your equestrian knowledge with more fun quizzes and contests. In our recent WARHorses poll, we learned that about 7% of WARHorses drive.  We invite you to take our first challenge about driving. Don’t worry, no license [...]

Big Wheels Keep on Turning – FEI Indoor Driving Championships

December 15th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

The fifth leg of the FEI World Cup Driving competition runs December 12-18 in London. Boyd Exell, AUS, is the current leader winning a nail biter last weekend in Geneva after initially being eliminated. During Round 1, Exell was eliminated when he knocked down a fence at the water element. The clock was stopped so the [...]

Bolting Horses Stopped in Their Tracks

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Series|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s installment of WARHorses “History’s Horses” regales courageous actions set against the classic 20th century confrontation – horse versus automobile. Harvard Street, 1910 RESCUE THREE IN MOTOR CAR CHASE OF RUNAWAY PAIR. Mrs. Theodore Metcalf and Daughter Owe Lives to Brave Officers. Boston, MA,1910: By pressing an automobile into service and overtaking a pair [...]

Don’t Drink and Drive

October 5th, 2017|Categories: Series|Tags: , , |

This latest installment of WARHorses "History's Horses" reports the unfortunate result of drunk driving 160 years ago. The post is tragic but the writing style, judgemental and flourished, is a delight.  Illustration: Samuel Chamberlain 1855 SAD ACCIDENT OCT 8, 1851, Blackstone, MA: One of the melancholy results of intemperance, transpired this morning at Blackstone. A [...]

Let the “Flashing” Begin – the Appleby Horse Fair Begins

June 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Appleby Horse Fair begins today at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, England. Early each June more than 25,000 Roma, travellers and gypsies gather to celebrate their nomadic heritage. It is the largest gathering of its kind in the world. Washing the horses down in the Eden River The horse fair traces its origins back hundreds of [...]