Using Equines in Warfare: The German Mountain Infantry Brigade

Hello, dear readers! I hope you are well! After a long -but always excused- absence, I thought I should combine equestrian with my field of study and offer you an intriguing post! The use of equines in warfare! Warfare technology

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Guest Post: Preparing Your Horse for Shows

We’re right in the thick of equestrian show season, with many horse owners busy preparing their animals for the big day out. Preparation begins weeks in advance of a show, as the horse will need to be drilled in the

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The horse dancer: a film for the whole family

Hi! I hope you have had a great summer! I don’t know about your place, but here in Crete it’s hot, very hot! And when it’s so hot outside, one wants to relax and find ways to entairntain oneself. So,

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Guest post: How Horseback Riding Can Help Disabled Kids

by Mike Shortridge Horseback riding has long been associated as a beneficial therapy for disabled children, helping them physically, emotionally and socially, not to mention providing them with a really enjoyable pastime to take part in with their friends and

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The practice of soring

Hi! Now that we have discovered the beauty and grace of the Tennessee Walking Horse, I’m afraid it’s time to speak about the dark side of the story of this breed; soring. Let me start from the beginning. In 1940’s

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A Video of the Tennessee Walking Horse

Remember the post about the Tennessee Walking Horse? As we do with every breed, now it’s time to watch the Tennessee Walking Horse in action.  Amongst the thousands of videos that exist out there, I chose for you an informative

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