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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Want to be a Guest Writer for ilovehorses.net?

Want to write for ilovehorses.net? The site typically gets 5,000 to 10,000 visitors a month, so it’s a good opportunity for you to establish a writing portfolio and promote your horse-related business. by Kristin Berkery I’m taking a break from researching and writing new content for ilovehorses.net because I’m working on some exciting marketing and

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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,

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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

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The Humane Movement Goes to Hollywood to Protect Horses

by Kristin Berkery At the turn of the 20th century, horses were often viewed as unfeeling, disposable animals. They were the means to an end — useful for transporting people and goods, producing crops, and in Hollywood, for adding dramatic flair to movies. Especially on early movie sets, there was little regard for horses’ fates.

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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 story, most adults view it as children’s fiction. But that wasn’t what author Anna Sewell intended. Sewell was permanently disabled after a childhood accident and never married or had children. Of English Quaker origins, she subscribed to

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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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Elvis and the Horses of Graceland

by Kristin Berkery Like everything else in his life, Elvis’ love for horses was over the top. There

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Celebrities & Horses: William Shatner, Queen Elizabeth II & Patrick Swayze

by Kristin Berkery Sussim osim nissim — translated from Hebrew, “horses make miracles.” William Shatner During the 1983

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The Akhal Teke: Desert Horse To Olympic Champion and Back Again

by Kristin Berkery >> Download the complete 1,400-word article for Kindle Excerpt: This summer marks 52 years since one of the most unusual horses first competed at the Summer Olympics in Rome. Absent, a striking black Akhal Teke stallion with four white socks and a star, introduced the world to a little-known ancient breed when

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Pinterest: Some of the Coolest Horse Photos on the Web

by Kristin Berkery What a busy month! I’ve been working on a variety of design projects for marketing clients, doing fun things with my kids, reading a ton of books, researching for ilovehorses.net, and continuing to develop a new book project. You’ll see new articles here soon. I’ve created a Pinterest board for ilovehorses.net and

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