Whole Heap of Little Horse Links

Carol sent me a blogpost about a herd of Arizona horses who have been reclassified from “wild” to “feral” and now face a round up, which some suspect will result in their eventual slaughter. The leader of the band, Champ, was an internet hit last year when he was pictured rescuing a filly from the […]

Whole Heap of Little Horse Links

Ponies: the fatter they are, the naughtier they be. Thelwell proved correct by science. Cheap gelding clinics are becoming a reality in the US. Here’s one in California. Jane Smiley on National Velvet. A fell pony riding holiday in Lancashire. A swimming race for horses that commemorates a Venezuelan battle of 1819. A wild stallion […]

Can’t Ride? There’s a Strap for That

The blogger Shame in the Horse Show Ring doesn’t post often, but when she does, there’s a heck of a punch. I would say that these images of twisted snaffles, draw reins,  cranked martingales and curbs (often in mindboggling combination) at the  Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show are jawdropping, but those poor horses don’t have a […]