Sporting, clinics, organized activities related to equestrians

Did She Shoot the Man Shooting Wild Horses

May 21st, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

On May 2, an amateur photographer was taking photos of wild horses at the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest near Heber/Overgaard, Arizona (USA) when gunshots rang out. “I saw the horses get startled and I was startled,” said Kathie Reidhead who took cover behind a fallen tree. Reidhead watched a man take four or five shots at [...]

Female Outrider Catches Loose Preakness Horse

May 19th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

The stars of yesterday’s Preakness race were not the winning horse and jockey but the loose horse and pursuing outrider team. Start of the race. Valasquez hits the ground.pc: Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun Bodexpress ran the entire race without his jockey, John Valezquez, unceremoniously dumped at the starting gate. A loose horse on [...]

School District Hires Pony

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

April 30, 2019 Lakewood, NJ (USA): Nearly a fifth of the preschool students enrolled in the Lakewood school district have special education needs. To meet those needs, the school district is adding additional classes and seeking help from a unique resource - EATS or Equine-Assisted Therapy. Peanut is one of several therapy ponies and dogs that [...]

Retiree’s Good Deed Saves Young Donkey’s Life

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

May 2, 2019 Reche Canyon, CA (USA): Roger Eldridge was on his way home when he came upon a donkey in the middle of the road. Concerned, he got out of the car to check the animal when he realized it was a baby. Eldridge took the donkey home and contacted animal services. “That little donkey [...]

Disney Welcomes A Special Foal

May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

April 26, 2019, Orlando, FL (USA):  Disney has introduced a special addition to the Walt Disney World Resort, Lilly the Shetland pony. Lilly, named after Walt Disney’s wife, is the first white Shetland pony born at Disney’s Tri-Circle-D Ranch. Lilly is the offspring of Lady and Ferdinand who are members of the team trained to pull [...]

Horse Led by Car Through Busy Streets

May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

April 20, 2019 Hai’an City, Jiangsu Province (CHN): Two men in mainland China were recently stopped by police for leading a horse on city streets from a car. Traffic monitors noticed the horse on camera and dispatched police. The driver did not initially comply with officer’s attempts to stop. When the driver eventually stopped, he told [...]

Unlikely Horse Joins Caisson Program

April 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

He was born wild, a mustang roaming free in the American west. Free until his herd was rounded up and he was sent to the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) chosen for the inmate wild horse training program and a better chance for adoption. He excelled with his training, this a large, black-bay horse with a [...]

Montreal’s Pink Pony Mystery Solved

April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

APRIL, 2019, Montreal, Canada: Early in the month, frantic Canadians scoured the Île Sainte-Hélèn, an island in Montreal, for a lost pony sporting a pink mane. Photos of the pony posted on Facebook sparked elaborate search efforts by officials, rescue groups and concerned neighbors. No one could imagine how or why the pony was wandering the [...]

Ponies Corralled Because People Can’t Follow Rules

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

March proved a tough month for the ponies who reside on the south end of Chincoteague Island off Virginia’s coast. Visitors repeatedly ignored the rules against approaching the animals so the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company which owns and manages the ponies, rounded them up. Chincoteague Island Rules Stay at least 50 feet from the [...]

Army Mascot Receives Promotion

April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Fort Sill, Oklahoma (USA) February 5, 2019: Several hundred soldiers and family members gathered February 5 as two unit members received promotions at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Big Deuce VII and Short Round VI were promoted to staff sergeant and specialist respectively. Everyone on hand agreed the promotions were well deserved after all neither had ever bit [...]