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11 08, 2017

Horse Sense: How Horses See the World Around Them

By |2017-08-10T20:35:09+00:00August 11, 2017|Categories: , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Horses, like people, have their own unique personalities. No two horses are exactly the same. Yet many share very similar qualities. Affectionate, cautious, patient, and courageous are all terms commonly used to describe horses.  When horses and their humans spend a lot of time together, they often become inseparable and bonded for life.  It is [...]

10 05, 2017

Taming a Green Horse

By |2019-02-01T16:00:14+00:00May 10, 2017|Categories: , , , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

When I was a young girl, I had a retired racehorse, named Ticket. Ticket-to-Ride had been her registered name when she began her thoroughbred racing career at the ripe old age of 2-years-old. Her career lasted a staggering 1 year before she sustained two great injuries on her legs on two separate occasions. Her previous [...]

14 06, 2016

A Man, His Horse, and a Lassoed Thief

By |2016-11-30T02:17:49+00:00June 14, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

EAGLE POINT, ORE Victorino Arellano-Sanchez is behind bars this week after attempting to steal a bicycle. The news however, is the method in which this suspected criminal was apprehended. When the police arrived on the scene, in front of a Wal-Mart, they were surprised to find the attempted thief had been lassoed by a man [...]

16 05, 2016

Meet Gracie!

By |2016-05-16T21:10:55+00:00May 16, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

This week's horse of the week comes to us from Waco, Texas courtesy of Dr. Heidi Marcum. This week we introduce to you, Gracie, aka High Noon Woman. Gracie is a registered Paint Horse, with a breeding history that includes a champion halter and trail show horse. Although her daddy was a performer, Gracie enjoys [...]

26 04, 2016

Quick Look- Can Horses Lie Down?

By |2016-04-26T23:32:31+00:00April 26, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It seems like a silly question, but it is one of the most common horse related questions. Can horses lie down? The quick answer is Ýes, a horse can lay down. In fact a horse must lie down every day in order to get deep sleep or rapid eye movement REM sleep. REM sleep is [...]

15 04, 2016

Horse Care Basics

By |2016-04-15T04:00:26+00:00April 15, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Owning a horse involves a lot of responsibilities including horse care. Horse care requires attention from the owner to ensure the horse’s optimal health and long life. There are many aspects to horse care such as age, breed, activity level, climate and underlying health issues. All of these affect the way the owner needs to [...]

6 04, 2016

Proper Hoof Care

By |2016-04-06T11:00:07+00:00April 6, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

For horse owners, proper hoof care is one of the most important tasks. You need to be familiar with your horse's feet so that you will know if something is wrong by picking up your horse's feet every day, trimming your horse's hooves on a regular basis, scheduling regular visits with the farrier, and double-checking to [...]