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Life

Horse Rescue

Silent Heroes

Every once in a while we meet a truly remarkable person; a person with a special gift and the ability to carry it out. They…

2 weeks ago

Life

Working with My Pony

I unhitch my Shetland and put her outside in a corral to cool down. As she grazes, I see in her the ancestral Mongolian ponies:…

3 weeks ago

Life

True Groom Confessions

Do you ever wonder what grooms talk about when they’re alone? What kind of secrets do they keep? Well, we asked a few brushers to…

4 weeks ago

Life

At Age Eight, I Started Hiding Food

Hunter/jumper trainer Kristen Johnston, of Gallop Training in Langley, British Columbia, knows what it is to live with an eating disorder. Hers started when she…

4 weeks ago

Life

Dear Horse Crazy Show Kid…

Dear Horse Crazy Kiddo, When I was your age, I too was horse crazy. My persnickety mare and I were the same age and she…

2 months ago

Life

Grounded

Horses have been a long standing constant in my life, through all kinds of changes. Riding and the lifestyle that go along with owning horses…

2 months ago

Life

Musings of a Country Bumpkin

As I lay lounging in the garden, surrounded by dogs and overlooked by horses, on a rare heatwave in Britain, I got to pondering, what…

2 months ago

Life

13 Hands of Life Lessons

If you want to learn how to ride, get a horse. If you want to learn how to fall, get a pony. That’s the advice…

3 months ago

Driving

Barn Lessons

We horse people are a curious lot. Joy is found in mundane chores. Every season brings its peculiar challenges of mucking out stalls, feeding, cleaning…

4 months ago

Eventing

My Two Left Feet

I strive for perfection… But I own horses. There is a duality in this lifestyle that is so hard for people like me. And by…

5 months ago

Life

Momma’s Boy

I’d like to sincerely wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all of the horse show moms who tirelessly support their young riders in the often…

5 months ago

Life

Mud Season at the Barn

New life is revealing itself between melted snow and budding green. The sun is ever warmer. Snow tires changed. Passover and Easter celebrated. Spring should…

5 months ago

Life

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

I was never emotionally attached to photographs or found the need pull them up and relive the past. I thought I had all I needed…

5 months ago