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LATEST WARHorses FEATURE

WARHorses Book Review – “Ephemeral”

Ephemeral By Andie Andrews Copyright 2017, Andie Andrews Published by Flying Chestnut Press ISBN: 0692936629 Ephemeral is “one part romance novel, one part literary fiction, one part love-affair-with-horses,” told from the viewpoint of a former rodeo horse. Set in New Jersey’s toney horse country, the novel revolves around 40-something [...]

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WARHorses NEWS

Vote Now for This Year’s Secretariat Vox Populi Winner

The Secretariat Vox Populi award, established in 2010 by Penny Chenery (Secretariat’s owner), recognizes the racehorse whose accomplishments have captivated [...]

His New Owners Turn to the Courts for Justice

In 2017, an 8-year-old quarter horse named Shadow was surrendered to a rescue group in Oregon. A veterinary exam revealed [...]

U.S. Forest Service Roundup Offers Uncertain Future for Older Wild Horses

The first round up in 13 years will begin today, October 10, inside California’s Modoc National Forest. The wild horses [...]

WARHorses INTERVIEWS

WARHorses’ Interview with endurance rider Joyce Sousa and LV Integrity

August 24th, 2018|1 Comment

He was tied alongside a trailer at an endurance ride, offered for sale. Covered with sweat, he frantically paced back [...]

WARHorses’ Interview – Milanne Rehor’s Determination to Return the Extinct Abaco Island Horse

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Milanne Rehor, 73, has devoted her life’s work toward the return the recently extinct Abaco Island Horse to the island, [...]

WARHorses’ Interview – The Oldest Horse to Finish Tevis

July 25th, 2018|1 Comment

Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman--everyone loves a super hero. They possess extraordinary traits, aspire to do good, apply their strengths [...]

WARHorses ADVICE

Focus on This and Your Riding Will Improve

November 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Often riders rely on physical/core strength to ride. Yet, is more muscle really what is needed to ride effortlessly? Or [...]

How Mindful We Are – NOT

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

It was possible, I thought, that such distractedness arose from some evolutionary necessity. But I could not figure out how [...]

Ride and Breathe at the Same Time

September 11th, 2018|0 Comments

There are many reasons for the breath to be free while riding. One is that you stay connected to your [...]

WARHorses for FUN

Meow! Society Column Slays the 1896 National Horse Show

A bit of context first. The "Horse Show" refers to the National Horse Show founded in 1883 by a group [...]

A Disney Classic for Halloween

In 1949, Walt Disney Productions released “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, an animated adaptation of the 1820 story by Washington [...]

  • Dear Appy WARHorses

To Blanket or Not To Blanket – That Is My Question

Dear Appy, What are your thoughts on blanketing horses during cold weather? Does my horse need it? Signed, Don’t Know [...]

TRUE or FALSE

Scientists have recently determined the route of Hannibal’s crossing of the Alps in 218 based on recently discovered skeletal remains.

FALSE

Scientists have determined the mountainous crossing guided not by bone remnants but rather manure.

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HELPFUL REFERENCES

If you horse is missing or stolen or you find a wayward horse. Contact your local police department first. Then contact NETPOSSE.COM. They are a non-profit organization that will take you by the hand and guide you in your search.  We suggest everyone regularly visit their site and fb page to study photos of missing horses. You might be the one to recover a missing horse and how cool would that be to help someone else?

This is a great reference for WARHorses looking for places to trail ride and camp with their horses. Horse Trails Across America is the #1 trail riding resource on the Internet. Each location includes detailed descriptions including; cost, amenities, terrain, trail footing and difficulty, photos and comments from equestrians who’ve “been there, done that”. Their FB page are posts from riders out and about!