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  • A rescued horse hugs firefighter Daisy Whitelaw, who saved him
    Rescued horse says thank you by hugging firefighter who saved him
    Wildfires in north central Washington State have reached a record size, devouring hundreds of thousands of square miles, but one horse found hope and reassurance in the arms of his rescuer.WUSA9 reported yesterday that a horse found a moment of...
  • Horse measurement 110: How many hands is that horse?
    Horse measurement 101: How many hands is that horse?
    Measuring a horse’s height is not terribly tricky, given a basic understanding.Here's a trick question, unless one knows horses: The tall, dark and handsome thoroughbred hunter-jumper stands 16 hands high. His flashy Arabian show horse...
  • The Dixie Cowboys/Cowgirls and their horses
    The Dixie Cowboys/Cowgirls and their horses
    Were you born in or near a small town in the south during the 40s, 50s and 60s? Did you learn to ride a horse, mule, cow, goat or donkey before you rode your first bicycle, minus the training wheels? Do you still remember the pain you experienced...
  • Maryland horses locked away for 15 years with hooves over 3 feet long rescued
    Maryland horses locked away for 15 years with hooves over 3 feet long rescued
    Two emaciated horses, with neglected hooves over three-feet long and grotesquely curled, were rescued on Friday by Maryland's Days End Horse Rescue. According to the organization's press release, one full-sized stallion and one miniature...
  • Seeking Shade
    Full Speed Ahead in Fall
    Bill ScheidtArtist SpotlightAll artists know that output, production and patron interest comes in waves. There are dry spells and then there are booms of productivity, the same goes for exhibitions. An artist might stay busy creating a body of...
  • Duke, a former Budweiser Clydesdale, was saved from slaughter
    Budweiser horse sold at slaughter auction
    A horse who was once one of the famous Budweiser Clydesdales was sold at a slaughter auction - but unlike so many unfortunate horses who share the same fate, a kind rescuer stepped in to save his life.News of the Horse reported yesterday that...
  • Spirit Equestrian Program Thriving in Fairfax County
    Spirit Equestrian Program Thriving in Fairfax County
    The Spirit Open Equestrian Program began in 2007 by Davorka Suvak. Spirit is a therapeutic riding program designed to help children and adults with special needs. Their ability to help those suffering from conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism...
  • Donkey that followed firefighters out of Arizona forest fire reunited with owner
    Donkey that followed firefighters out of Arizona forest fire reunited with owner
    The Desert Hills Fire Department had been fighting a 6,000 Willow forest fire in the area near Lake Havasu City on Saturday, when a domestic donkey emerged from the bushes and planted his hooves firmly along side of the firemen, reports AZCentral...
  • Martinez Family
    Tournament of Roses announces equestrians for 2016 Rose Parade and Equestfest
    UPDATE Aug. 12: The remaining four groups have been added to the list below. They are Spirit of the West Riders, U.S. Army Field Artillery Half Section - Fort Sill, U.S. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard and Valley Hunt Club.The 19 equestrian...
  • Horse rescued after 16-hours from muck filled abandoned well
    Horse rescued after 16-hours from muck filled abandoned well
    A 1,000 pound horse was rescued on Sunday after he fell chest first into an old 16-foot deep abandoned well in Orosi, California, reports the fresnobee.com.The Tulare County Fire Department arrived at the home, located on Road 128 and Avenue 412...
  • Equestrian first aid 101: Preventing bee stings
    Equestrian first aid 101: Preventing bee stings
    Warm summers welcome equestrians and their horses into the great outdoors for trail rides, endurance riding contests, fox hunting, horse shows, polo matches, and other horse events. However, a simple sting from a bee, hornet, or wasp can...
  • Art for Horses
    Art for Horses at the Lakewood Cultural Center
    Join The Horse Protection League of Arvada for the third annual Art for Horses exhibit at the Lakewood Culture Center starting Saturday, August 22, through Friday, September 18. The Horse Protection League is a non-profit dedicated to the rescue,...
  • LI Vineyard hosting Pet Professionals networking event!
    Summer Mix & Mingle Event for Pet Professionals! LI Vineyard!
    American Pet Professionals is excited to be hosting this year’s summer mix and mingle networking event at one of Long Island’s gorgeous vineyards, farm and horse rescue in Baiting Hollow, NY. On Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 6pm to 9...
  •  American Pharoah, Triple Crown winner, will be racing in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park racetrack on August 2 ridden by Victor Espinoza. Here he is winning the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York.
    Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, to arrive at Monmouth Park today
    Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, will arrive in New Jersey this afternoon as announced by Monmouth Park yesterday, Tuesday, July 28. According to the Blood-Horse, the colt is scheduled to touch down at Atlantic City International Airport at...
  • Hialeah horse led out to field and butchered alive
    Hialeah horse led out to field and butchered alive
    The gruesome remains of a three-year-old quarterhorse filly was discovered Thursday morning along 9715 NW 138th Street in Hialeah, Florida, reports a press release by the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.Her name was...
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