The Great Mystery of the Horse-Human Connection

by Nicole Miller I fell in love with horses the way most young girls fall in love with

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Farriers, Hoof Care & Your Horse: Q&A with Bryan Farcus

“A hoof pick a day can keep the doctor away.” by Keith Templeton Keith Templeton edits The Farrier Guide to education and employment, a resource for farriers that features a worldwide directory of horseshoeing schools, informative guides to finding the right school and working as a farrier as well as interviews with experienced farriers. With

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The Official ilovehorses.net Word Cloud!

I found a pretty cool word or tag cloud tool online: Tagxedo.com. It crawls your site, Twitter account, or other web content and finds the most common words, making the popular words bigger, and then arranges them in an image. Here’s ilovehorses.net‘s word cloud at left. At Tagxedo’s Twitter feed you can find links to

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What is a farrier?

by Keith Templeton Keith Templeton edits The Farrier Guide for Education and Employment, a resource for farriers that

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Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of the World’s Smartest Horse

Was Beautiful Jim Key a hoax or the real thing? No one was ever able to prove the act was fake. I think it might be an authentic story. by Kristin Berkery More than simply the biography of an unusual sideshow act, Beautiful Jim Key by Mim Eichler Rivas takes a thorough look at American

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How Black Beauty Gave Animals a Voice

by Kristin Berkery Most horse-loving kids read Black Beauty at some point, and even though it’s a well-loved

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The Head and Not The Heart: An Interview with Natalie Reinert

“Our lives as horsepeople are exciting and sorrowful and wonderful and tragic on a daily basis, and I

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What is a Curly?

by Kristin Berkery Most horses’ coats become wild and woolly in the winter, but not Curly horses. Starting in the fall, most Curlies grow a winter coat of luxurious curls or waves covering their bodies. The coat sheds in the warmer months leaving smooth or wavy hair behind, and in some cases, they may even

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What is an OTTB?

An OTTB is a brave soul, an animal with movement in his bones, an athlete of tremendous power;

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