500 Years and Running -The Kiplingcotes Derby

2020-12-14T22:27:54+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

The Kiplingcotes Derby has been run every year near Market Weighton, East Yorkshire (UK) since 1519. The race is held the third Thursday of March at 11 a.m. This year’s race marked its 500th anniversary. The annual race is a four-mile cross-country course. The race starts near [...]

WARHorses’ Interview – The Oldest Horse to Finish Tevis

2020-12-14T22:28:11+00:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Breeds, Events, Features, Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman--everyone loves a super hero. They possess extraordinary traits, aspire to do good, apply their strengths to help others and are reliable, trustworthy stalwarts that inspire and comfort the rest of us. Endurance rider, Claire Godwin, knows something about super heroes. She has one living in her pasture. Godwin, 59, is a [...]

Mittie Dailey Rides Again at 104 Years Old

2021-03-18T23:51:40+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mark Twain said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Such was the case for one particular #WARHorse who decided she wanted to ride again. Mittie Dailey, a lifelong Oklahoma resident was 109 years old when she passed away in 2016.  Born in 1906, she was believed [...]

Birthday Magic

2020-12-14T22:29:47+00:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Features, Horses|Tags: , |

Today is someone’s birthday and it’s a very special birthday indeed. Today (June 15, 2016) Magic turns 47 years old making her the oldest living Arabian. What’s the secret to Magic’s longevity? Good genes certainly, Magic’s mother lived to be 44. The rest may be attributed to simple diet and regular exercise. Magic lives near Phoenix, [...]

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