Posts featuring editorial, historical, informative content as well as interviews and equestrian profiles.

The Enduring Equestrian Engravings of Albrecht Durer

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Art & Culture, Features|Tags: , |

Unless you’ve studied a bit of art history you’ve probably never heard of him but he was a successful artist during his lifetime who continues to make an impression half a millennial after his death. Albrecht Durer was a German artist of the late 15th, early 16th centuries. Through his paintings and prints, Durer became a [...]

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 [...]

I Quid You Not

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Advice, Features, Health & Medical, Science & History|Tags: |

Today maybe April Fools Day but this post is about a condition that is no laughing matter. I first encountered quidding when my horses became senior citizens. I began to noticing wads of twisted hay strewn about the pasture. What in the world? Were these wads the handiwork of some crazy bird or perhaps the mysterious [...]

Tips to Care for Your Tall Boots

March 10th, 2020|Categories: Features, Tips|Tags: , |

WARHorses who ride english likely have a pair of tall boots. They’re great for lessons and necessary for showing. Finding a pair that fits properly can take time and tall boots are a bit of an investment. Once you have a pair, you’ll want to make them last as long as possible. Do you know how [...]

WARHorses Quiz I Knew That #2

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Features|Tags: |

Our first "I Knew That" quiz was such a hit, we've created another. Take the quiz and test your general knowledge about horses. Good luck! 10 Questions: Correct Answer = 10 Points Various Types of Questions Difficulty Ranking – Moderately Difficult 1 Minute to Complete Tap the button below to take the quiz and get [...]

Two Horses Buried in Manure Recovering Slowly

March 4th, 2020|Categories: Health & Medical, Horses, News|Tags: , |

March 4, 2020, Massachusetts (USA): It took nearly two hours to dig two neglected horses out of stalls filled with manure. On February 5, the Massachusetts Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Angell Animal Medical Center (MSPCA - Angell) authorities responded to an alert about two neglected horses received from a local animal [...]

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 TIP: Loyalty Cards for Feed

February 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 [...]

Case #33: When People Do Bad Things to Good Horses

February 8th, 2020|Categories: Features|Tags: |

In November 2019, a video was posted to Facebook showing a horse tied and dragged behind a moving truck. As the truck moved forward in the snow, the lead rope became taut. As the horse braced against the pressure its hooves slipped. The truck then sped up dragging the thrashing horse the length of a football [...]

One-Eyed Race Horse Retired to Old Friends

January 28th, 2020|Categories: Breeds, Events, Features, Horses, News|Tags: , , |

January 20, 2020, Georgetown, KY (USA): - Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement facility based in Georgetown, KY., today welcomed 2017 Kentucky Derby contender and graded-stakes-placed Patch. The 2014 son of Union Rags out of the A. P. Indy mare Windyindy, Patch was donated to the non-profit organization by owner Calumet Farm following his three-season racing career. [...]