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10 Wild West Towns Still Around Today

There is just something special about the Wild West that enthralls people. From cattle drives, rodeos, gunfights, saloons, and stagecoaches, there was never a quiet moment when cowboys were in charge. Take a step back in time with these incredible Wild West towns you can visit in America. These charming towns offer a historic look into …

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Report Finds Army Old Guard Horses Living in Poor Conditions After Two Die

A recent CNN army report has revealed that the U.S. military horses used as pallbearers at Arlington National Cemetery are living in unsanitary and even potentially life-threatening conditions. According to the report, the horses are eating low-quality feed, suffering from parasites, and are turned out in manure-filled lots mixed with mud and gravel. The news …

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Severely Burned Horse Goes From Kill Pen to Show Ring Star

When Avery Carlson rescued Emma from a slaughterhouse in 2017 she was covered in burns and was underweight. Despite her unfortunate condition, Carlson immediately fell in love with the bay mare. With the help of Emma’s previous owner, who helped rescue her, Carlson was able to take Emma home in March 2017. With lots of …

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Big Jake, the World’s Tallest Horse, Dies Aged 20

Big Jake, a Percheron who stood at a whopping 20 hands 2¾ inches and weighed 2,600 pounds, has died at the age of 20. The chestnut gelding had been named the world’s tallest horse by Guinness World Records in 2010. According to his owner Jerry Gilbert, Big Jake passed away two weeks ago. The Percheron …

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Endo the Blind, a Horse Who Lost Both Eyes and Still Does Anything a Sighted Horse Can

When Morgan chose Endo, commonly know as ‘Endo the Blind’, she wasn’t aware of the challenges they would face together. Still, they managed to overcome whatever life threw at them, and become a true example of the bond between rider and horse. Disability, no matter the species, requires strong support and adaptation. Endo is no …

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How to Draw a Horse: Step by Step Guide for Kids

Drawing a horse is something almost all horse lovers have tried, but it’s very difficult to get right. To help you in your first steps to becoming an equine artist, we have made a simple 15 step-by-step guide on how to draw a horse for kids and adults. Step 1 Imagine drawing the horse inside …

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