Interview On The Majestic Wadworth Shire Horses
By Nicole Salo
There is something really beautiful and nostalgic; even majestic about seeing the gentle giants of the horse world pulling a carriage or a cart at a local autumn fair in…
Based on a true story, the 1963 film Miracle of the White Stallions is set in Vienna during WWII, where Colonel Alios Podhajsky begged the German army to be allowed to evacuate the world-famous Lipizzan stallions for their own safety. Although initially denied permission by the Nazis, he chose to disobey orders at great personal risk and flee along with his staff during the night to get the horses to the countryside where they would be less threatened by…Continue
Added by Nicole Salo on December 21, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
Originally titled "A Christmas Stallion," the movie tells the story of the bond between sixteen-year-old Gwen and her Welsh stallion Mabon. Her life has changed forever with the death of her grandfather, who died as the result of a riding accident. Her estranged uncle from America is considering selling the Welsh farm where she grew up to a land developer, along with all the horses, including her beloved stallion. Gwen attempts to save the farm and solicits the aid of her cousin. A…
Added by Nicole Salo on December 13, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
Today we honour all those who have fallen, and those who are giving themselves selflessly to uphold our freedoms all around the world. Please don’t forget where our freedoms come from. I have put together a collection of equines that have served and are serving along side our soldiers, take a moment and check out these videos.
"Horse Soldier" - A…
Added by Nicole Salo on November 11, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments
40 Tips for the Competitor from Lynn Palm
1. It is your responsibility as a horse owner and competitor to bring out the best in your horse.
2. Always show in disciplines in which you and your horse are prepared to perform required maneuvers confidently.
3. Familiarize yourself with the show grounds when you get there. Know where the office,…
Added by Nicole Salo on October 27, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
The Inspiring Story of a Two Legged Dog, Named Faith.
This dog was born on Christmas Eve in the year 2002. She was born with 2 legs -
She of course could not walk when she was born. Even her mother did not want her.
His first owner also did…
Added by Nicole Salo on September 25, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments
December 26th, 2004 started off as a normal, quiet day. My son Joshua and I were out for a morning walk along the beach in front of my home…Continue
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After losing his parents, this 3 year old orangutan was so depressed he wouldn't eat and didn't respond to any medical treatments. The veteranarians thought he would surely die from sadness. The zoo keepers found an old sick dog on the grounds in the park at the zoo where the orangutan lived and took the dog to the animal treatment center. The dog arrived at the…
Weeds & Plants That Are Poisonous to Horses & Ponies
A list of weeds and plants that are commonly found throughout Canada and the United States that are poisonous to horses and ponies. For further info and/or a list of poisonous weeds and plants that can be harmful to livestock in your area, please contact your local Ministry of Agriculture department, they can help you with any concerns and even safe ways to dispose of toxic weeds and…
Photomontage of American Triple Tiara Winners
Dark Mirage - 1st Triple Tiara winner - 1968
Shuvee - 2nd Triple Tiara winner and only filly to beat the boys in the Gold Cup - 1969…
Added by Nicole Salo on April 24, 2010 at 3:10pm — No Comments
Photomontage of American Triple Crown Winners
Sir Barton - 1st Triple Crown winner - 1919
Gallant Fox - 2nd Triple Crown winner and only winner to sire another winner (Omaha) -…
Extremely scary and fascinating part of horse history. The High Diving Horses of Atlantic City at the Steel Pier in the 1970s. …
Added by Nicole Salo on December 14, 2009 at 2:57pm — No Comments