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Who Will Inherit Queen Elizabeth’s Beloved Horses and Dogs?

On September 8, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96. Among the many things she leaves behind are her beloved animals. The Queen has always been a passionate equestrian. She began riding as a young child and rode all way up her final months of life. In her death, …

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Miniature Horse Finds New Home With French Bulldogs After Being Rejected by It’s Mother

When Peabody the miniature horse was born, he was so tiny that his mother abandoned him because he was too small to nurse. However, he was able to find some new furry friends that made him feel loved. When he was just six weeks old, tiny Peabody weighed only 19 pounds and stood 16 ½ …

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Belgian Draft Horse Gives Birth to Beautiful Rare Twin Foals

In the horse world, giving birth to twins is very rare. It is even more uncommon to see a draft horse give birth to healthy twins. However, despite the odds, this beautiful black Belgian mare gave birth to two adorable black foals. The tiny twins, named Lisa and Fien, defied the odds and were born …

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Incredible Mare Gives Birth to Healthy Twins for a Second Time

Tania Mackee of GFS Sporthorses was in for quite a surprise when her mare Destiny gave birth to her second set of twin foals. After giving birth to her first set of twins in 2018, GFS Shockwave and GFS Aftershock, Destiny shocked the world this February by delivering her second set of twins, Pesky and …

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Show Jumping to Be Removed From Modern Pentathlon After 2024 Olympics

After controversy arose at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics about the welfare of the horses in the modern pentathlon, show jumping has been voted to be removed as an event. The decision came from the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne’s (UIPM) executive board to replace horseback riding with a new sport. The vote came after the …

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Wild Horse Has Beautiful Reaction to Being Reunited with Former Companion

Oregon is home to some of the most incredible wild horses in America. Skywatch Ranch, a sanctuary that rescues horses in California and Oregon, recently reunited a Mustang stallion with his former mate. Goliath, a 26-year-old Mustang stallion, was rounded up from his wild herd in Wyoming by government helicopters operated by the Bureau of …

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Country Horse Show Goes From Picture Perfect to Chaotic Disaster

Arabians are one of the most popular breeds for showing. They are beautiful, elegant, versatile and athletic, everything you want in a show horse. One of the most popular divisions within the Arabian breed is Country Pleasure Driving. A good Country Pleasure Driving horse is well-mannered and obedient, with balanced, cadence motion and a frame …

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Is the Horse Walking Forwards or Backwards? Optical Illusion Stumps the Internet

Every couple of years a new mind-bending optical illusion goes viral on the internet that leaves people puzzled. The latest one consists of a white horse on a black background that appears to either be walking forward or backward to upbeat music. The video was first posted to Twitter by TV personality Julia Bradbury. In …

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80-Year-Old Woman Rides 600 Miles Across the UK With Her Horse and Dog

Every year, 80-year-old Jane Dotchin journeys 600 miles across the United Kingdom. She is accompanied by her trusty horse Diamond and her dog Dinky. Dotchin grew up with animals and wants younger generations to become more aware of them. Across her journey, she often experiences drivers passing too close to Diamond, large campervans dominating campgrounds, …

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German Pentathlon Coach Disqualified From Olympics for Punching Horse

The pentathlon show jumping event on Friday the 6th of August has triggered a worldwide scandal after footage of a German coach punching a horse went viral. The video clearly shows Kim Raisner hitting the horse on the rump with her fist while trying to help rider Annika Schleu. What’s more, the pentathlon coach reportedly …

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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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Loving Clydesdale Brings Joy to Seniors in Nursing Home

Therapy horses are specially trained to bring joy to people while also providing a sense of calmness and comfort. Though most therapy horses are minis, in this case the therapy horse is a Clydesdale. Renee, also known as Neigh-Neigh, is a 13-year-old Clydesdale mare owned by Margie and Scott Provenzano. The Provenzanos, along with Neigh-Neigh, …

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When Will Heartland Season 14 be on Netflix?

Ever since the world’s favorite horse TV show began airing Season 14, Netflix subscribers have been waiting for the day they can binge new episodes on the platform. Rightfully so, as Netflix has become the go-to streaming service for viewers to watch the popular Canadian family drama. When will Heartland Season 14 be on Netflix? …

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Heartland Season 15 Officially Begins Filming in Alberta

Hey there Heartland lovers! Following Amber Marshall’s announcement of the new season, a lot of you have been asking whether production has already begun. Well, you’ll be delighted to learn that Heartland Season 15 has now officially started filming in Alberta! In case you’re wondering what the show is all about, Heartland is one of …

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12 Interesting Facts About Queen Elizabeth and Her Horses

All throughout her life, Queen Elizabeth was a passionate horse lover. She was an avid equestrian that has ridden and owned horses for many years. The Queen began riding horses when she was only three years old. She soon became an accomplished equestrian and would often ride in Royal ceremonies and leisure. In addition to …

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Meet Snowman: $80 Slaughter Horse Turned Show Jumping Champion

In 1956, Harry de Leyer took a chance on a gray horse he saw at an auction that was destined for the slaughterhouse. Little did he know, Snowman, the $80 plow horse, would turn into a show jumping champion. De Leyer, who was born in Holland, had moved to America with his family. He bought …

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