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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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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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Bed & Breakfast Allows Guests to Ride Horses Rescued From Slaughter

Cherry Wood Bed, Breakfast & Barn offers guests a unique experience to ride rescue horses. The charming B&B, located in Zillah, Washington, is owned by Pepper Fewel, her husband Terry, and their daughter Tiffany. The B&B not only draws people in for its beautiful location in Yakima Valley’s Wine Country but also for the many …

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Couple Spend Their Retirement Saving Neglected Horses in Need

After retiring from careers as an FBI agent and US Customs worker, Larry and Peggy Neaves have devoted their time to rescuing horses. The married couple is giving abandoned, abused and neglected horses a new take on life. At the couple’s Forever Ranch, they provide care to horses who had nowhere else to go. They …

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Miniature Horse Receives World’s First Successful Hip Replacement

Duncan the miniature horse has undergone what is thought to be the world’s first successful total hip replacement in an equine. The surgery took place at the University of Liverpool. Duncan was first admitted to Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital in July 2020 for investigation of a severe hind limb lameness. A CT scan showed that …

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10-Year-Old Girl Tames Wild Mustang Saved From Freeway

In 2015, a frantic Mustang was found running on the 210 Freeway near Sylmar, California. The poor horse was frightened, but fortunately, Total Equestrian Experience was able to rescue the stranded mare. The mustang mare was underweight and skittish. She wanted nothing to do with people and she was particularly scared of adults. Fortunately, her …

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Viggo Mortensen Announces His “Lord of the Rings” Horses Have Passed Away

Famous horse lover Viggo Mortensen has revealed that two horses he bought after filming the Lord of the Rings have died. Mortensen, who played Aragorn in the movies, purchased two horses he rode while filming as well as one other from the set. The Danish-American actor bought the three horses after they were put up …

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Heroic Teen Risks His Life to Rescue 14 Clydesdales From a Barn Fire

When the Martin family of Oconee County, Georgia awoke to their barn on fire, their 16-year-old son Macon wasted no time jumping to the rescue. Their barn, Classic City Clydesdales, had 14 horses inside when it caught on fire from a lightning strike. The horses inside included a three-week-old colt and a pregnant mare that …

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FEI Bans Whisker Trimming From International Competitions Starting in 2021

On November 23, 2020, the FEI (International Federation for Equestrian Sports) passed a new rule that bans the removal of a horse’s whiskers in all international competitions. The rule will become part of veterinary regulations in 2021, covering sport horses in all disciplines that compete internationally. From July next year and on, any horse that …

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Artist Creates Incredible Life-Like Plush Horses For People All Over the World

Ekaterina Yakovenko’s incredible artistic talent shines through in the custom plush horses she makes. Her work has attracted people from all over the world, all of who are in awe of how life-like her plush horses are. Yakovenko, who lives in Kyiv, Ukraine, creates custom plush horses for her customers based on photos of their …

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Disney World Has a New “Cinderella Pony” and She’s Adorable

Disney World recently announced a new member to the Tri-Circle-D Ranch at the Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Lilly, a white Shetland pony, has quickly become a fan favorite thanks to her adorable looks and spunky personality. Lily was named after Walt Disney’s wife and was the first white Shetland pony to be born at …

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Incredible Horse Goes From a Kill Pen to Show Ring Star

Molly had never known a life outside the kill pen until Amber Keller of Akeller Performance Horses stepped up to save her. When Keller first saw Molly on Double S Kill Pen Horses Facebook Group, she knew the mare had potential. Keller had never rescued a horse before, she had always grown up with well-bred …

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Rescue Dog Comforts Orphaned Foal Who’s Mum Passed Away

When Karla Swindle of S & K Quarter Horses lost her mare who had just given birth, she was thrown into the position of raising an orphaned foal. During this tragic situation, her rescue dog Zip stepped up in a big way. For Swindle, animals have always been a larger part of her life. She …

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Meet Majus and Majician: Twin Arabian Horses That Defied Odds

Twins are rare in horses, as there is only about a 1 in 10,000 chance both foals will survive after birth. After a rough beginning, Arabian twins Majus and Majician defied the odds to grow up to become beautiful and healthy. Today, Majician and Majus are strong and healthy chestnut geldings, with nearly identical face …

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