Two Horses. Two Outcomes. The Cyclone of 1880

March 28th, 2019|Categories: Fun, History's Horses, Management, Series|Tags: , , |

Taylorville, ILL (USA) April 1880: Near the hour of sunset of Saturday, April 24, 1880, the western part of Christian county was visited with a terrible cyclone, which swept everything in its path and was very destructive of life and property. The storm entered Christian county about four or five miles northwest from Morrisonville and traveled [...]

Millions of Farm Animals Drown

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

The bomb cyclone that caught Bernadette the horse in a 7 foot snow drift last week continues to wreak havoc. Heavy rains and melting snow are blamed for catastrophic flooding in the midwest setting records in 6 states. Sadly 3 people are confirmed dead and 2 others missing. People and animals are suffering but as we [...]

Elderly Arab Frozen Inside Snow Drift

March 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

March 13, 2019 Rush, Colorado (USA): There are certain weather events that defy preparation. You are simply left to deal with it the best you are able. Wednesday’s Bomb Cyclone paralyzed parts of the central US with hurricane strength winds and drifting snow. A bomb cyclone is a meteorological term for a storm that intensifies quickly [...]

His New Owners Turn to the Courts for Justice

October 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

In 2017, an 8-year-old quarter horse named Shadow was surrendered to a rescue group in Oregon. A veterinary exam revealed that the horse was emaciated, covered with lice and because his penis had prolapsed and was unable to retract, his genitals were badly frostbitten. His owner was taken to court and subsequently plead guilty to criminal [...]

Gomer Saved a Horse from the Glue Factory

December 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Jim Nabors died in his home in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 30. Born in rural Alabama in 1930, Nabors was the youngest of three children. Sever asthma prevented him from an active childhood playing sports. Instead, he focused on performance arts – theater, band and singing. His rural upbringing provided a foundation for his most famous [...]

Senior Mare Dumped in the Everglades

November 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dumping a horse is never a good idea, never. Sadly, it is a decision upon which some horse owners resort and seems to be the case for this grey mare in south Florida. On November 19, off-duty animal control officers were hunting pythons in the Everglades when they stumbled upon the distressed mare trapped shoulder deep [...]