Tag: equine

Equine Therapy Benefits Patients With Physical And Mental Disorders

Hippotherapy has nothing to do with hippos, but it does involve another large animal. In Greek, “hippos” means horse, so hippotherapy is treatment via...

Middle Schooler Uses His Own Money To Save A Racehorse

It’s nearly unheard of for a thoroughbred racehorse to still compete at the age of 12. Earlier this month, a 12-year-old boy from a...

Prisoners Help Rehab Starving Horses

Prisoners at Kentucky’s Blackburn Correctional Facility are now responsible for nursing six starved thoroughbreds back to health. While it’s a life or death situation...

United States Army vs. Feral Horses

The U.S. Army is preparing to fight. The battle is joined over the status of feral horses located on the grounds of Louisiana’s Fort...

4 Ways Retired Racehorses Are Making A Difference

As Winston Churchill said, “There’s something about the outside of a horse that’s good for the inside of a man.” Two former Standardbred racehorses...

Retired Racehorses And Adopted Kids: A Perfect Match

Dean and Mary Osgood, along with Mary’s sister Tish Carlson and her husband Clint, care for five horses and 15 adopted children between the...

Jon Stewart Offers Home To Abandoned, Paint-Splattered Horse

The horse should arrive at the Stewarts’ New Jersey farm on Wednesday, where she will receive love and care for the rest of her...

9 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before You Buy a Horse

Can you afford a horse? That’s the first question to consider before even thinking of purchasing an equine. Horses are expensive — always have...

Man Saves 25 Horses From Houston Flood

Like most people who have performed heroic acts, horseman Justin Nelzen, an endurance rider and trainer, doesn’t like being called a hero. The owners...

Accomplished Horsewoman Gets A Zebra

Ehrhardt spends the winter in Wellington, Florida, where her students compete in the prestigious Winter Equestrian Festival. She came upon a man riding a...
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