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Wa-Keeney Horse Breeder’s Assn.

2021-04-22T11:45:39+00:00April 18th, 2021|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management|Tags: , , |

Bayard 40394 Imported Percheron Stallion. Bayard has passed the examination of the State Veterinary department. He is a registered, imported black stallion, 18 1-2 hands high, and weighs 1800 lbs. Good bone and action. Bayard will make the season of 1910 at my livery barn in Collier. Positively no work Sunday. TERMS - $12.00 to [...]

MULES STAMPEDES BROADWAY

2021-02-19T17:10:22+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management|Tags: , , |

Kicks a Car, Routs a Policeman, but is Subdued by Strategy. February 19, 1906, New York, NY (USA): Skipper James Olsen of the canalboat Mary Ellen, lying at the foot of West Fifty-seventh Street, took three mules out on the pier late last night to exercise them. For two weeks they had done no work. [...]

Fall From a Horse

2021-01-22T16:04:07+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management, Series|Tags: , |

January 21, 1920, Adelong (AUS): A lad named Rufus Kohl employed at El-Ierslie station left the homestead to bring in a horse. His horse returned riderless. A search was instituted and the lad was found two hours later the horse had put a foot in a rabbit furrow and fallen. When found Kohl was unconscious [...]

“Iron Horse”

2020-12-14T22:27:33+00:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Fun, Horse Phrases, Management|Tags: , |

A horse-drawn tram operated by Swansea and Mumbles Railway, 1870. Originating during Victorian times in Britain, Iron Horse was a phrase of admiration comparing the impressive performance of early traction engines to horse powered tramways and their effectiveness in the transportation business. The world’s first passenger train or tram was the Swansea and [...]

Crowds See Horse Thief Raced Down

2020-12-14T22:27:33+00:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management|Tags: , , , |

Broadway the Scene and Eleven at Night the Hour. MAD CHASE FOR BLOCKS. The Horse’s Owner Arrived and the Thief Whipped Up the Stolen Bay. March 11, 1899, New York, NY (USA): Joseph Kaiser, a horse dealer, of No. 25 Lexington avenue, lost his fast bay horse and his pneumatic-tired runabout for four hours last [...]

WARHorses TIP: Loyalty Cards for Feed

2020-12-14T22:27:34+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Advice, Features, Management, Series, Tips|Tags: , , |

Today’s #WARHorses TIP is one that hits home for many of us - buying feed. Baby’s gotta eat but that weekly trip to the feed store can put a pinch in your pocket book. Wouldn’t it be great to save a few dollars? Feed stores and manufacturers occasionally offer loyalty discounts; i.e., buy 4 get 1 [...]

Very Remarkable Horse Surgery

2020-12-14T22:27:35+00:00February 16th, 2020|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management|Tags: , , , , , |

Artificial Breathing for Racehorses by Means of Tracheotomy. Silver Tubes Inserted in Their Throats as Skillfully as in a Human Being. GLASS EYES AND FALSE TAILS. Successful Operations Nowadays Which Make Sick or Broken Down Animals Almost as Good as New. February 16, 1896, New York, NY (USA): There is no corner of medicine or [...]

Tragic – Horribly Mangled By A Hollywood Car

2020-12-14T22:27:37+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Fun, History's Horses|Tags: |

January 4 1908, Hollywood, CA (USA): Miss May Duffy, Mrs. W.A. Clark's Maid, Fatally Injured While Riding Along Sunset Boulevard. Her Thoroughbred Horse Killed. May Duffy, employed as a maid by Mrs. W.A. Clark Jr. was thrown from Mrs. Clark's Kentucky saddle horse in front of a Hollywood car yesterday and was hideously mangled. The horse [...]

Then the horse said, “pull my finger”

2020-12-14T22:27:37+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Advice, Dear Appy, Fun, Series|Tags: |

Dear Appy, I'm really good to my horse. Why does she feel the need to fart at the precise moment I'm grooming her tail or giving her a good scratch? Flatulent Filly Mom Dear Mom, Geesh,you humans are so uptight about passing gas. I see you crouching in the corner of the tack room to let [...]

Can’t Stand the Mount?

2020-12-14T22:27:41+00:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Dear Appy, Fun, Management, Series|Tags: |

Dear Appy, My person takes so long to mount it’s hard standing still. Especially when she puts her foot in the stirrup I rock back or take a step back. She won’t mount when I do that. I’m not against her riding. Why do I do that and how can she teach me with positive reinforcement [...]

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