Channel Archives: Lifestyle

Why Horses Need Social Bonds

Those who study equines can identify plenty of ways the domestic horse has had to develop coping mechanisms related to a life lived in small, contained spaces with few companions....

3 Films to Watch with Mom

Many of us became horse crazy because of our mothers, aunts, grandmothers, or another female figure who swept in and encouraged us into a saddle. They threw us up on...

Emotional Camouflage

Half Broke by Ginger Gaffney documents the first year and a half the author spent working with fifty residents and the horses they care for at a prison re-sentencing facility. **** The men...

The Equestrian

At first, Sybil H Mair’s short film The Equestrian seems simple: a young man seeks the lost affection of an emotionally absent father through some great achievement. Yet, as this...

Friday at the Fest

The Equus Film Festival is best defined by passion. Whether a film is about reining, racing, or hunting for the origins of America's wild horses, dedication, love, devotion, and perhaps...

The Equestrian Privilege Quiz

In 2014, Buzzfeed published a quiz titled “How Privileged Are You?” In the five years since it came out, I often think about that quiz and the strange ways it...