Archives for 2008

A Battle Over Wild Horses

If you drew up a list of things that divide the country, horses probably wouldn’t appear near the top. But they should, if the response to NEWSWEEK’s interview last week with wild horse advocate Deanne Stillman is anything to go by.

Natural Horse Network

I think Catherine Bird says it best in her book:”A Healthy Horse the Natural Way.” Traditional veterinary medicine and natural therapies are not mutually exclusive; both disciplines have boundless areas in which they can and do enhance each other. The use of Natural therapies is complementary and not meant to replace veterinary medicine.”

The Wild Horse Is Us

After surviving the ice age, the industrial revolution and the slaughterhouse, America’s wild horse population is facing a new threat: the U.S. government. The Bureau of Land Management announced this week that it is considering euthanizing wild horses to curb the population on the range and in federal holding facilities.

Scientists Reverse Vasectomy on Endangered Horse

Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo have revealed they reversed a vasectomy on an endangered horse to allow it to reproduce naturally — the first-known operation of its kind on an endangered species.

Epona Equestrian Services

Founded in 1997 by author, lecturer and horse trainer Linda Kohanov, Epona Equestrian Services has received international attention for horse training and breeding innovations, as well as educational programs that employ horses in teaching people leadership, assertiveness, personal empowerment, relationship, intuition, and emotional fitness skills.

Barbaro, Smarty Jones & Ruffian: The People’s Horses

In the book, Barbaro, Smarty Jones and Ruffian: The People s Horses, author Linda Hanna brings readers up-close-and-personal to the sport of Thoroughbred horseracing. Through the lives of these three dynamic fan favorites, Hanna shares all aspects of the sport as well as many pieces of personal information on Barbaro, Smarty Jones and Ruffian gleaned from her intense research. Through exclusive interviews with owners, trainers, jockeys, equine veterinarians, pedigree specialists and racing officials, she carries fans to a new level of knowledge and appreciation.

Susan Becker

I create intimate, intense animal portraiture that interprets a pet’s sense of dignity and their unique personality of joy, desire, or even sorrow, so that each furry individual can be celebrated and cherished, both in the moment, and for life.

The Arabian Horse Network

The Arabian Horse Network was created to meet the changing advertising needs of Arabian horse owners, exhibitors, breeders, trainers and horse enthusiasts. The Network was developed in June of 1996 and is run by Arabian horse owners and breeders.

Chez Chevaux

Chez Chevaux is a tax-exempt 501C-3 non-profit organization formed with the express purpose of rescuing and rehabilitating thoroughbred horses who have been injured, neglected, abused, or are simply unwanted.

Deanna L. Kraft

Original and innovative horse art in watercolors and graphite by Deanna L. Kraft

South Carolina breeders try to save marsh tacky horses

“You have to acquire a taste for these horses,” said David Grant, who has almost two dozen tackies on his Darlington County farm. “They are not as attractive as an Arabian, a quarterhorse or a thoroughbred, but now that I breed them and use them, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”

Horse Source Photos

HorseSource Photos, through its team of talented photographers, offers one of the world’s largest collections of equestrian images, encompassing every aspect of the horse world. High performance competitions, leisure riding, breeds, personalities, equipment, products… in fact just about any equestrian-related photograph you can imagine.