Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America

February 18, 2015 by  
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Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America

Farmer John Shreiner and his Conestoga Wagon, Lancaster County, PA, circa 1910, Photo courtesy ExplorePAhistory The Conestoga was the first horse breed made in the USA, and with it came cultural influences that are still with us today! The Conestoga Horse is the first actual horse breed to be developed in America. It began to be seen in Pennsylvania... [Read more of this article]

Horsey Stuff, 9 Things a New Horse Person Needs to Know

September 26, 2014 by  
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Horsey Stuff, 9 Things a New Horse Person Needs to Know Horsey Stuff, 9 Things a New Horse Person Needs to Know

You may discover a horse person hidden inside of you, if you find yourself dreaming -and daydreaming- about horses! Clues that you are a horse lover are pretty easy to spot. The first sign is when you repeatedly catch yourself spending a lot of time thinking about horses. Soon you are imagining riding, jumping, and doing all sorts of wonderful things... [Read more of this article]

The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals

The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals

Man-made animals are real live animals!… not animal wannabes like chia pets, furbies, or virtual pets. Some of the most popular and favored animals that we encounter everyday are basically man-made. These animals are not a new phenomenon; many have been around for thousands of years. Today’s domestic pets are some earliest animals to be... [Read more of this article]

Traveling with a horse? 6 Tips to Make the Trip Easier

September 3, 2014 by  
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Traveling with a horse? 6 Tips to Make the Trip Easier Traveling with a horse? 6 Tips to Make the Trip Easier

Horse going into trailer, courtesy Jan Glas on Flickr Across Town or Cross Country: Saving Your Horse from Transport Stress! Motion sickness and travel stress affects many people, but did you know that horses can get stressed when traveling, too? Most of the time, owners can lessen the stress and sickness for their horses by simply being more careful... [Read more of this article]

Horse Care, Alternative Therapies

June 16, 2014 by  
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Horse Care, Alternative Therapies Horse Care, Alternative Therapies

Caring for horses has come a long way! World War I poster in the Library of Congress. Photo Wikimedia Commons, Courtesy chreck, Horst, 1885, Public domain Alternative Therapies: Good for You, Great for Your Horse! There is little doubt that alternative therapies are on-trend and what these can do for human health has also opened up a wealth of possibilities... [Read more of this article]

Horse Lovers, people with a passion for life

March 26, 2014 by  
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Horse Lovers, people with a passion for life Horse Lovers, people with a passion for life

Horse people honor and celebrate just about everything, but with a wonderful horseman’s twist! Horsemen and women are passionate about anything horse. Websites, facebook pages, and blogs dedicated to horse lovers are filled with pictures and quotes that embrace the finest qualities we each strive for. Strength and courage, passion, love, hard... [Read more of this article]

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