I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Molly

August 16th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

August 7, 2019 Calgary, Alberta (CAN): The 50th Annual Pioneer Acres Show did not disappoint featuring horses, carriages and heritage tools like a grain-grinder. But this year’s hands down hit wasn’t one of the main events, it was a mule named Molly. This was the fourth year Molly and her owner Joe Jeffray attended the show, [...]

Mule Wanders into Airport Terminal

August 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

July 24, 2019 Tel Aviv, Israel: Miniature horses at the airport are an unusual sighting, some working as therapy horses to help stressed travelers, many airlines allow miniature horses to fly as service animals. But this recent airport equus seemed intent on traveling solo. A mule recently wandered into Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport mingling in the [...]

Retiring Army Mule Seeks New Home

February 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

It may surprise you to learn that today's modern armed forces still utilize horses, mules and donkeys part of a long standing military tradition - caisson horses, Sergeant Reckless. Every animal is considered an active member of the unit. When they reach retirement age, the military employs a strict vetting process to transition them into loving [...]

Jane Heart Jewelry Designs for Brooke USA

September 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

New pendant designs by Jane Heart Jewelry will benefit Brooke USA. We are thrilled to offer these new designs, as well as Jane's other equestrian jewelry, through WARHorses own SHOP. PRESS RELEASE Brooke USA, September 2018: Brooke USA, sister charity of Brooke, the world’s largest international equine welfare charity, is pleased to announce a cause-related [...]

Everybody Loves Raymond the Mule

July 21st, 2018|Categories: Breeds, News|Tags: , , |

(original post, July 2018) Folks familiar with the wild horses of North Carolina’s Outer Banks are over the moon. Raymond, the last mule living among the coastal herds and renowned local celebrity is back! Raymond was struggling last year, having lost all his mares, unable to keep up with them because his feet were badly overgrown. [...]

British Dressage Overturns Mule Ban

July 17th, 2018|Categories: Breeds, News|Tags: , , |

Mules are now welcome to compete in British Dressage thanks to Wallace the Great. Wallace, an 11 year old rescued mule, was recently banned from competing simply because he is a mule. The fracas began when Lesley Radcliffe, Wallace's guardian at the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary,  attempted to register the mule as a replacement for a Team [...]

6 Truths About Owning Mules

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: , , |

Written by Maria Wachter, Contributor HorseNation.com Mules: 50% horse, 50% donkey, 150% themselves Mules are a lot like horses: after all their momma (or daddy, if you have a hinny) was one. They also are a lot different from horses. They are all unique and have their own personalities but there are a few things that [...]

Coon Jumping into Spring

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: , , , |

Today is the first day of spring and we can't think of a better story to feature than one about springy, jumping horses. We considered writing about show jumping, cross country or puissance but settled on the rowdy, southern sport of Coon Jumping? You never heard of it? Well, we're fixin' to tell ya'll all about [...]

Hello Dolly! Cloning Marks a Big Anniversary

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Features, Science & History|Tags: , , , , , |

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Her birth stimulated the science community to learn more about stem-cell research which has lead to many scientific and medical breakthroughs. Two decades later the birth of a cloned mammal no longer makes headline news but the technology behind [...]