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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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Army Veteran Struggling With PTSD Finds Comfort In Horses & Mules

After returning home from Afghanistan, Army Veteran Ray Knell began struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. After struggling to find a purpose in life Knell set out on a 1,000-mile ride along the Continental Divide, using horses and the wilderness to heal. Knell served in the Army for 11 years in the 10th Special Forces …

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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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Loyal Horse Protects It’s Owner From Protective Mother Cow

Horses and humans share some of the most special bonds. These magnificent creatures have worked alongside humans for centuries, proving to be loyal companions. Though modern machinery has replaced the jobs of many horses today, many cowboys still rely on them for working cattle. They are irreplaceable assets to ranch life, as they play an …

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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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Brave Horse Runs to Burning Stables to Save Her Horsey Family

There is no doubt about it that horses are incredible animals. One mare proved the incredible bond these animals have for one another. Horses naturally have a strong herd instinct. That behavior was exhibited to the fullest when a mare named Prieta ran back towards the path of danger to help other horses. This was …

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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 its newest season, Netflix subscribers have been waiting for the day they can binge Heartland Season 14 on Netflix. Rightfully so, as the platform has become the go-to streaming service for viewers to watch the popular Canadian family drama. When will Heartland Season 14 be …

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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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9 Facts You Didn’t Know About Queen Elizabeth and Horses

All throughout her life, Queen Elizabeth has been a lover of horses. She is 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 as well as for …

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Artist Creates Giant 650-Foot Horse Sculpture From Natural Landscape

Welsh artist Mick Petts is famous for creating a ginormous raised-earth sculpture of a horse in Caerphilly, South Wales. Known as Sultan the Pit Pony, the landscape sculpture is over 650 feet long and embodies a running horse. This incredible piece of artwork was built into the landscape by using coal, shale, stone, and earth. …

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