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LATEST WARHorses FEATURE

A Horse Named Lady Wonder – Genius? Psychic? Hoax?

She was a national phenom. More than 150,000 people traveled to Richmond, Virginia to meet her in person. By 1927 she was famous from coast to coast, this black, part Thoroughbred mare with three white socks but not for sport as you might think. No, this mare was famous for [...]

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WARHorses INTERVIEWS

WARHorses’ Interview with Becky Desmond a Lifelong Equestrian with a Competitive Drive

Becky Desmond, 70, and husband, Jim, a Vietnam vet and career Army man, have a shared love of horses and [...]

WARHorses’ Interview with endurance rider Joyce Sousa and LV Integrity

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

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

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

WARHorses ADVICE

WARHorses Easy Guide to Choosing the Right Colors for You and Your Horse

"I told you to get me a Hunter Green blanket!" When your horse disapproves of your color [...]

WARHorses Guide to Adopting a Wild Horse or Burro

The US government has approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill that will allow the government operational funds through September. The [...]

Horse Treats 101 – Good Choices for Your Good Horse

This past Sunday I worked in the yard. I mowed, weeded, transplanted bee balm, cleaned the barn, scoured the water [...]

Advice for WARHorses Interested in Buying a Horse

Alice MacGillivray, PhD, is author of “Riding Horseback in Purple” written for “women of age” who maybe considering horse ownership [...]

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WARHorses NEWS

Montreal’s Pink Pony Mystery Solved

APRIL, 2019, Montreal, Canada: Early in the month, frantic Canadians scoured the Île Sainte-Hélèn, an island in Montreal, for a [...]

Ponies Corralled Because People Can’t Follow Rules

March proved a tough month for the ponies who reside on the south end of Chincoteague Island off Virginia’s coast. [...]

Army Mascot Receives Promotion

Fort Sill, Oklahoma (USA) February 5, 2019: Several hundred soldiers and family members gathered February 5 as two unit members [...]

WARHorses for FUN

  • Dear Appy WARHorses

Talk to the Tail

Dear Appy My name is Officer Bea. I live in the barn with 5 other cats and I am in [...]

Can’t Get Enough of Those Big Fuzzy Ears

Maybe its the rows of chocolate bunnies that greet me when I enter the grocery store. Maybe its the blooming [...]

Two Horses. Two Outcomes. The Cyclone of 1880

Taylorville, ILL (USA) April 1880: Near the hour of sunset of Saturday, April 24, 1880, the western part of Christian [...]

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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