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April 24, 2018

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Riding at 96.. age is just a number …

This Ontario woman is still horseback riding and has no plans to stop ‘I don’t drink or smoke but I do have horses. This is always going to be my addiction’ Dinnie Greenway loves riding horses, and she’s not letting a little thing like age stop her. The 96-year-old says horseback riding is an addiction that

Best horse movies you must watch

“National Velvet” (1944) Start with one of the classical pieces of cinematic horse history, number one is a story that is canonically one of every horse-lover’s favorites. The protagonist, Velvet Brown (played by Elizabeth Taylor), adores horses and comes to own one very spirited horse, which she names The Pie. A jockey played by Mickey

Celibrities who love horses

Almost every little kid dreams of someday owning a pony, but this childhood fantasy doesn’t always come to fruition. Luckily for celebrities, they’ve been gifted with the financial stability and freedom to have a pony (or in some cases ponies) of their own. With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, we think it’s a

Emotional Intelligence Increased With Horses

A research study conducted at the University of Kentucky found that working with horses could increase emotional intelligence. The total number of research subjects in the study was 21, and they were all nurses. Ten were from a neuroscience surgery service unit and eleven worked in trauma and acute care at a hospital. The group

Sex abuse against horses on the rise in Switzerland

Switzerland is seeing a worrying increase in the number of sex attacks carried out against animals and in particular horses. Figures showed cases of animal abuse rose to 1,709 in 2014, an increase of 1,542 from the previous 12 months. The findings are worrying animal rights groups as it is a problem that seems to