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Swamp Cancer Dooms Seven Chincoteague Ponies

The name itself conjures horrific images that are not far off the mark. “Swamp Cancer” has made a deadly impression upon the 150 wild ponies of Chincoteague Island. Seven infected ponies were recently humanely euthanized; Shadow, Lightning, Calceti’n, Elusive Star, Essie, RainDancer and Lyra. Photo Credit: DVM Kenneth Marcella [...]

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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

Wedgie of a Lifetime?

Winfield, IN (USA), Jan 30, 2019: Winfield, located south of Chicago, is like much of the Upper Midwest suffering through [...]

The Budweiser Clydesdales Return to the Super Bowl

Game on! The Super Bowl game is this coming Sunday, February 3rd. This year’s event is in Atlanta at the [...]

Horse Joins Sheriffs in Hot Pursuit

Meet Shiloh, the 8-year-old quarter horse hero of the Volusia County Sheriff Department, Deland, Florida. On January 16th, Shiloh [...]

WARHorses for FUN

A Romantic Look at a Simpler Way

This beautiful short film “Horses and Solitude: Inside the Life of a Brazilian Gaucho” will make your heart soar. Equestrians [...]

Balancing Motherhood and Career

Perth, Western Australia (WA), 1907: The mare must not be heated when the foal is very young, as her milk [...]

“Feeling Your Oats”

Feeling one’s oats describes someone who is energized, enthusiastic even assertive. The phrase was originally used to describe a horse’s [...]

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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