Dressage Horse Story from For the Love of the Horse by Ann Jamieson

Padré He is the “ultimate underdog.”  When the stunning stallion with his bright dun coat and waves of silky black tresses was named Reserve Champion Stallion at Dressage at Devon in 2010, he confounded onlookers curious about his origins. German riding pony?  Lusitano?  Andalusian?  Welsh cob? Nobody guessed correctly. Padré is an American Mustang. And …

5 Thousand Dollar Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest of Horse Killer

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest of Horse Killer Contact: Megan Backus, ALDF The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who shot and killed a horse Sunday in Santa Rosa, California. The attack took place near Bennett …

Standing Still: Training Your Horse to Stand Quietly for Your Farrier

What could be a pleasant experience for your horse and your farrier quickly goes awry if your horse is not trained to stand for a farrier. Horses need shoes or at the very minimum a regular trim to keep them from going lame or developing hoof problems. If you recently adopted a horse or find …