Confidence Creation with Horses & Beyond

I love helping horse lovers discover and create their own confidence and courage – with the consequences of lasting positive change in their lives.

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is an OTTB?

An OTTB is a brave soul, an animal with movement in his bones, an athlete of tremendous power; but most of all, an OTTB is a horse to love. I’m honored to welcome author Natalie Reinert of the Retired Racehorse Blog as ilovehorses.net‘s first guest blogger. One of Natalie’s passions is Off-the-Track-Thoroughbreds, or retired racehorses

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