Van Gogh’s Post-Impressionistic and Most-Impressionistic Equines

March 30th, 2019|Tags: |

He is the tragic genius who painted sunflowers and starry nights like no one before him. One would be hard [...]

Comments Off on Van Gogh’s Post-Impressionistic and Most-Impressionistic Equines

Did You Know Dr. Seuss Wrote a Book About Naked Women and Horses?

March 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss Who hasn’t read “The Cat in the Hat” or “Horton Hears [...]

Comments Off on Did You Know Dr. Seuss Wrote a Book About Naked Women and Horses?

Coin Operated Horse Gets a Reboot

May 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Vidler’s 5 & 10 in East Aurora, New York purchased the coin operated horse in 1962, over the years, Sandy [...]

WARHorses’ Favorite Posts from “Ask the Past”

April 17th, 2018|Tags: |

"Ask the Past" is a terrifically zany blog for bibliophiles. Drawing wisdom from antique texts, each post imparts strange advice [...]

WARHorses’ Favorite Horses of Sand and Water

January 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Part of their appeal maybe their lack of permanence. They are not to behold for centuries like the equestrian sculptures [...]

A New Perspective Under-Horse

December 21st, 2017|Tags: , |

Those rooftop footsteps overhead may not belong to Santa and his reindeer… …for Andrius Burba the source is more [...]

Comments Off on A New Perspective Under-Horse

Happy Birthday Toulouse Lautrec – An Artist Who Loved Horses

November 24th, 2017|Tags: |

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec was born November 24, 1864 in southern France to an aristocratic family. When his parents separated, [...]

Comments Off on Happy Birthday Toulouse Lautrec – An Artist Who Loved Horses

O’Keeffe’s Horse Skulls

October 31st, 2017|Tags: , |

Skeletons are scary, especially on Halloween when they’re most likely to chase you down a dark street - clackity clack. [...]

Comments Off on O’Keeffe’s Horse Skulls

Demented Soul Takes a Hungry Horse’s Ears

October 30th, 2017|Tags: , , |

How do we wrap our heads around the crazy actions of truly twisted individuals? Sure, it takes all kinds to [...]

Comments Off on Demented Soul Takes a Hungry Horse’s Ears

A Taxidermy Tribute to the Horses We Love

October 26th, 2017|Tags: , , |

When faced with the inevitable most of us decide between burial and cremation for our beloved horses. For some however [...]

Comments Off on A Taxidermy Tribute to the Horses We Love

Libya’s Sibeeb are Steeped in Tradition

October 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Libya is a country divided but despite fractions, Libyans are deeply loyal to their immediate communities - homes. It is [...]

Comments Off on Libya’s Sibeeb are Steeped in Tradition

Not Just for Identification – Horse Tattoos

June 1st, 2017|Tags: |

For centuries, horses were branded with a hot iron to identify ownership. In 1947 horse racing authorities embraced tattooing. Regulations [...]

Comments Off on Not Just for Identification – Horse Tattoos

Guess You Better Slow Your Mustang Down – NOT!

April 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

On this day in 1964 America’s automotive industry won the hearts of horse lovers. There’s something intrinsically romantic about wild [...]

Comments Off on Guess You Better Slow Your Mustang Down – NOT!

Equestrian EGG-cellence!

April 13th, 2017|Tags: , |

Easter is upon us and while most of us associated bunnies with the secular aspect of this holiday, horses have [...]

Comments Off on Equestrian EGG-cellence!

An Irish Tale – Oisin and Naimh and the Magical Horse They Rode

March 17th, 2017|Tags: , |

The fabled paradise island of Tír na nÓg is said to be located off of the west coast of Ireland. [...]

Comments Off on An Irish Tale – Oisin and Naimh and the Magical Horse They Rode

Get Ready to Impress Your Football Friends!

February 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

Sunday evening is thee highlight of America’s football season – the Super Bowl. The top two teams play one final [...]

Comments Off on Get Ready to Impress Your Football Friends!

Equestrian Sculptures Reflect Humanity

January 26th, 2017|Tags: , |

In art the horse figure exudes a particular aesthetic of power and conquest – terms intricately linked to man’s achievements. [...]

Comments Off on Equestrian Sculptures Reflect Humanity

Everything You Never Knew You Never Knew About Sleigh Bells

December 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Originally posted by our friends and content partners, HorseNation.com in 2015. Managing Editor, Kristen Kovatch wrote this delightful post delving [...]

Comments Off on Everything You Never Knew You Never Knew About Sleigh Bells

The Power of Love

September 28th, 2016|Tags: , , |

The Skidi Pawnee lived in Nebraska along the Missouri River from the late 1600-1800’s. The tribe’s rich history was kept [...]

Comments Off on The Power of Love

How Do You Groom a 200 Year Old WARHorse?

August 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

...very, very carefully. Napoleon Bonaparte didn’t ride a horse until military duties required it. He was a bad rider regardless, [...]

Comments Off on How Do You Groom a 200 Year Old WARHorse?

The World’s Oldest Horse Joke

May 18th, 2016|Tags: |

Written by Melanie Eberhardt My family has lived in Ohio for many generations. During the height of the Homestead Act,  [...]