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WARHorses Product Review – Great Gut from LVPerformance

April 10th, 2020|Categories: Features, Health & Medical, Opinion, Product Reviews, Products|Tags: , , |

We WARHorses know that our horses are precious and delicate beings. They appear large and strong but size and strength do not make them impervious to accidents and illness. Walk into any saddle shop or feed store and we will find ample products to keep our horses healthy and comfortable from fly sheets to pain meds [...]

WARHorses Book Review – “Bound in Flame”

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Features, Opinion, Product Reviews, Products|Tags: , |

Sent to boarding school to temper her impetuous actions, Letty returns home to Hawaii with a big splash. Leticia Lili’uokalani Lang, Letty, is a young woman driven by her passion - an unwavering concern for the welfare of animals. She becomes immediately relatable, a strong woman imbued with a genuine concern and respect for life. As [...]

WARHorses Book Review: The Breath of Horse Crazy

June 12th, 2019|Categories: Features, Opinion, Product Reviews, Products|Tags: , , , , |

“The thought of horses changes my spirit; inhaling their sweet aroma, fingers pulling softly through silky tail hair, my heart translating their secret language of snuffles, whuffles, and whinnies.” ~ from The Breath of Horse Crazy Women with a deep affinity for horses struggle to define the near gravitational pull horses have on them. They [...]

WARHorses Book Review – “Ephemeral”

December 4th, 2018|Categories: Features, Opinion, Product Reviews, Products|Tags: |

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 Clarissa Stamos, a romance writer in [...]

I LOVE my horse. I HATE math. When Worlds Collide!

August 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Features, Fun, Management, Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Written by Melanie Eberhardt I was born loving horses but math has never been my friend. I just don’t get it, never did, ergo I hate math. Initially I held my own against math – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division – got it! Then in fifth grade I was introduced to fractions and that’s where math [...]

23 Reasons to Hate Rats

April 20th, 2018|Categories: Features, Opinion|Tags: , , |

I was going to write this post as a “guide” to rats in your horse barn--a few tips to help you determine if you have rats followed by useful suggestions on how to get rid of them. I realized after drafting a rather dry albeit informative piece that none of my carefully crafted points really meant [...]

11 Benefits of Owning an Old Diesel

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Features, Opinion|Tags: , , |

Written by Maria Wachter, Contributor HorseNation.com From the proud owner of an old truck named Mr. Pickles. If you have horses, you probably have a truck. So this should apply to most of you. New trucks sure are nice, but there is nothing nicer than owning an old truck. If you are considering buying a truck, her [...]

6 Reasons Why Old Horses Are the Best Horses

August 24th, 2017|Categories: Features, Opinion|Tags: , , |

Written by Kristen Kovatch, Managing Editor HorseNation.com (and draft horse driving enthusiast) for HorseNation.com. Whether you’ve worked with an old schoolmaster or have a pasture full of retirees at home, old horses find a way to weave themselves into our hearts forever. I’ve been lucky in my horse life to have worked with the full range of [...]

Congress Just Took One Step in the Wrong Direction

July 13th, 2017|Categories: Features, Opinion, Training|Tags: |

The return of horse slaughter plants in the U.S. moved closer to fruition in yesterday’s committee vote. The Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday (July 12, 2017) to reopen horse slaughter plants in the United States. The committee’s vote removes the Amendment that blocks funding for Agricultural inspectors at horse slaughter [...]

Top 10 Things People Need to Stop Saying to Adult Horse Girls

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Features, Opinion|Tags: , , |

Written by Karlie Mitchell for HorseNation.com Karlie Mitchell is sick and tired of her equestrian lifestyle being treated like something she’s supposed to grow out of. Any #WARHorse can give testimony that these questions are still regularly served up well into our 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and beyond. Karlie Mitchell hanging out with a friend [...]