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

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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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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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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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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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The Wild Horses of Chernobyl

In a weird twist, the worst man-made disaster in history has provided a new home for endangered Przewalski’s Horses. by Kristin Berkery In the middle of the night on April 26, 1986, an explosion at the V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Station near Chernobyl, Ukraine, changed history. Nuclear fallout was discovered on the other side of

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What is Il Palio?

by Kristin Berkery The winner is the horse that crosses the finish line first, regardless of whether it has a rider. Held twice every summer, Il Palio di Siena is the wildest horse race in modern times. The jockeys ride bareback on mixed breed horses they may be unfamiliar with at blinding speeds through dirt-covered

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