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Eggsy ponies' Great Big Easter Eggsy Hunt over on his blog: Overcoming Adversity a Pony's Tale How many eggs have you found? Happy Easter! Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at Horse Sense
The British Army used 1.2 million horses and mules during the First World War. 484,000 horses and mules died in battle. Remember the horses of war. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2015 at Horse Sense
Happy Halloween ! The above image is of Eggsy Pony, he was abandoned at only 7 months old you can read his story here on his blog . If you feel moved to help Eggsy he has a GoFundMe to raise money for his keep which you can find... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2015 at Horse Sense
“I love the Thoroughbred and I’ve had some great ones, and I still believe that if you’ve got a great Thoroughbred you’re going to be difficult to beat. They can exceed their potential, because they love to win and they love to try.” Hugh Graham (source: Click the following... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2015 at Horse Sense
Back in 2012 our Horse of the Week was a wild mustang named Champ who came to fame when he rescued a filly from being swept down the river in Arizona. The rescue was photographed by Becky Standridge and can be watched in the above video. Champ is one of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Horse of the Week
No matter what you think of the banks this new advertisement is super, consider it a tribute to the horse! Also thinking that maybe someone took a bit of inspiration from the Budweiser Clydesdales. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at Horse Sense
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Horse Sense
At the end of January the equine world was alerted to a dispersal sale of 100 neglected at risk horses in Armstrong BC Canada. Horse Sense re-blogged a re-blogged post you can see it here 100 horses, at risk and negelected, going up for auction. Well the results are in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Horse Sense
"Without a horse and a dog, and a friend, man would perish." ~Rudyard Kipling Image: Children with horse and dog by Henry Barraud Click the following links for more horse quotes: Horse Quotes, Favourite Horse Quotes, The rider has to want to learn, truly and honestly Thomas Ritter For the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Horse Sense
Post via Horse and Man I was sent this new article today and it made me so sad. Horse and Man has many wonderful and supportive Canadian readers so this shout-out is for them. If you Canadian Readers know of any reputable Rescue that is going to go to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Horse Sense
Happy New Year Image: Woman with Horse by Valentin Alexandrovich Serov Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Horse Sense
Are you aware of the darker side to Chinese Lanterns? Wire structures can cause serious internal and external harm. Lanterns can land on animals and cause burns. Fallen lanterns still alight can cause fires. Think twice before setting your lanterns off this New Years Eve Animal Health Trust Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at Horse Sense
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at Horse Sense
Yes, that’s a hoof print on this woman’s head. So, with all the debates on Facebook lately about helmet or no helmet or even inadequate helmets while riding I thought I’d share this and please feel free to post it forward. This is a picture of my friends head. This... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Horse Sense
The latest commercial Rosport - Luxembourg features horses and it's beautiful Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Horse Sense
A MULE makes it to the US Dressage Finals in Kentucky! Laura Hermanson has been training and working with mules for over 10 years, she has an enormous passion for mules and believes anything is possible with them. Laura and 12 year old Heart B Dyna competed throughout the year... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Horse Sense
Here's a Winston churchill quotation via Operationquotation that every equestrian will be able to identify with at some time or another: "If you're going through hell, keep going" Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Horse Sense
Perfect for Halloween costume ideas for you and your equine this video is bound to give you some inspiration Other Equine Fancy Dress Friday posts include: Traditional 19th Century Russian Hunt The Kano Durbar Festival Nigeria Horses in Fancy Dress 1929 Clowns on Ponies Horses dressed as trains Horse dressed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Horse Sense
Six donkeys have been rescued from Ballinasloe Fair in Ireland by The Donkey Sanctuary after they were abandoned by their owners. The five males and one female were found running loose at the famous fair in County Galway on Monday. They now have a sanctuary for life with The Donkey... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Horse Sense
Etsy is a brilliant place to find unique vintage & handmade gifts for yourself, family and friends and there is plenty to please the equestrian there too! Marissa makes by hand vintage inspired treasures in her kitchen studio using genuine vintage fabrics and prints. She cuts out individual words from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Horse Sense
Dear Fellow Equestrian, After a 79 year legacy of horse racing, Suffolk Downs has announced that it will be closing its starting gates at the end of the 2014 Season on September 29th. Many of the Thoroughbreds that have found their first careers at the track will be in need... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Horse Sense
This post is re-blogged from who are collecting donations to help Brother's recovery ABANDONED BY HIS OWNER, THE PLACE WHERE HE WAS BOARDED JUST WATCHED HIM STARVE… Meet BROTHER, OUR SEPTEMBER BUCKET FUND GELDING. C’MON, Really?! So this horse’s owner didn’t pay his board fees for several months so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Horse Sense
A rider's eye view of some of the signature fences of the 2014 Cross Country Course. You can now watch Burghley TV on demand, it's free. Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Horse Sense
A score of 92.161 won Dujardin & Valegro Gold for the Freestyle of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, watch it in the video below Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Horse Sense