Animal Welfare Institute has long advocated alternatives to horse slaughtering, along with many others, such as therapeutic riding, riding school programs, or even second careers in a variety of equestrian sporting events.
His paintings mimic those of famous abstract and impressionist painters. They appear to be heavily influenced by Jackson Pollock or Vincent Van Gogh. But the artist himself more closely resembles Smarty Jones or Secretariat.
Justin is a nine-year old 1500-pound Friesian horse that began painting two years ago.
(PhysOrg.com) — The identity of a mysterious breed of “horse” which has baffled experts since its remains were uncovered at Pompeii has been resolved by a Cambridge University researcher – who realised it was a donkey.
In the newest special in Military Channel’s Coming Home initiative, original “horse whisperer” and American renaissance cowboy Monty Roberts works with three veterans of the Iraq war, each of whom suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The result is nothing short of magic.
The tough ponies of the Pryor Mountains are celebrated in the lore of the Crow Tribe.
“The reason the Crow used them is they could run all day and go for a week without food,” said Elias Goes Ahead, a Crow historian who teaches at Pryor. “The Crow respect these ponies because they were tough.”