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Andreia Marques

A web designer, author and equine enthusiast from Brazil. I've loved horses since I was a small child. I was once accused of being part of some sort of weird horse cult due to the excessive amount of horse-related things in my house. Currently, I write for Horses of Myth (www.horsesofmyth.com) and Horsey Hooves.

4 Interesting Facts About The Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Movie

It’s been 19 years since the release of Spirit Stallion of the Cimarron, but this horse film has become a classic. It tells the story of the wild Mustangs of the American West from a horse’s perspective. The movie’s protagonist is a Kiger Mustang stallion who is eager to protect his herd and territory. One day, …

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Arabian Horse Breed History, Characteristics & Uses

The Arabian Horse is likely the most iconic and recognizable of horse breeds out there, and with good reason. Versatile, enduring and intelligent, this breed is not only a marvel on its own, but it’s also the foundation to many other popular breeds. Arabian Horse History & Origins We don’t know exactly when the Arabian …

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5 Smallest Horses & Horse Breeds in the World

Hardy, strong, and adapted to every environment. The primitive horse was small and agile, and today’s pony breeds owe much to them. Many pony breeds come from the native horses from Europe and Asia and changed very little through time. Whether helping in mines, hauling loads, under saddle or as companion animals and pets, ponies …

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7 Best Virtual Horse Games You Can Play Online

Here’s a secret: I love virtual horse games. I’ve tried out several of them over time. They can be greatly entertaining (and sometimes, addictive).  Online horse games sound like something for small children, but plenty of adults play them. Sometimes they are horse lovers who can’t have horses, sometimes it’s just a way to entertain …

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Discover the Magical Gypsy Vanner Horse Breed (Videos, FAQs & Facts)

Large, thick-haired, and energetic, the Gypsy Vanner horse breed impresses with both appearance and charm. There is a lot more about these horses than look, however. Let’s take a glance at this peculiar and beautiful horse breed. The Gypsy Vanner Horse Breed Gypsy Vanners are popular on the Internet for their flashy appearance and funny …

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Gentle Giants: The Amazing Rescue Charity Saving Draft Horses From Slaughter

Draft horses may look imposing, but most are very sweet animals. Unfortunately, it isn’t easy to care for them. Many horses end up neglected, abused, and abandoned. That’s where the Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue comes in. Clydesdales have become more popular because of famous horses such as the Budweiser Clydesdales that regularly grace our …

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Horse Reiki: Everything You Need To Know About It

Some people believe in it, some don’t. Some would do it, some wouldn’t. Whether you do or not, it’s true that animal reiki is becoming more and more popular. Horses are no exception to this. In this article, we’ll explore what horse Reiki is and what it has to do with your horse. Before we get …

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El Rey Magnum: Has Selective Horse Breeding Gone Too Far?

The Arabian horse is easy to recognize. The dished face and slender throat-latch are characteristic of the horse breed. However, a young Arabian horse called El Rey Magnum has raised concerns among veterinarians. Concerns over breed standards exist in all sorts of domestic animal breeds. This happens when the search for an ideal look or …

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12 Most Luxurious Horse Barns You Won’t Believe Exist

The first priority of a horse barn is to keep the horses safe and sheltered. However, some barns go above and beyond with impressive luxury. Whether we’re talking about climate control or beautiful friezes on the stalls, there are horses in this world that live in the equivalent of mansions. Here are some of the …

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What is a Horse Walker and How Do They Work (Cost, Benefits, FAQs)

Some people love them, some people hate them. But as horse walkers become more popular, it’s important to make informed decisions before buying. In this post, we’ll talk about what a horse walker is and what they are used for. Also known as a hot walker, a horse walker is a motorized device that leads …

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