Articles Tagged 'Horse Rescue'

A hay-filled, horse dream leads to a mustang makeover for Kobi

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — October 21, 2014
Author, horse trainer, and teacher Heather Hamel shares the story of Kobi, a mustang she rescued that turned her into the rider he deserved. Horses have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember...until I became a teenage girl and discovered boys. Then boys ruled… Read more »

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, a unique Long Island horse rescue

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — October 2, 2014
Looking past the modern formula of horse rescue, one woman’s realization brings a new aroma to Long Island Wine Country.   by Angela Calabro From arroyos to vineyards, every ranch, sanctuary, and farm that I visit is filled with gorgeous landscapes that hold the beauty of the natural world and… Read more »

California Historical Artillery Society- Horse Rescue & Reenactments

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 12, 2013
Learn about the California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS), an organization that rescues Standardbreds and gives them new lives as artillery horses for Civil War reenactments. by Jocelyn Pierce The California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS) has been performing historical reenactments since 1998. Founded by Dennis Winfrey, who sought to combine a love… Read more »

American Standardbred Love Story- Life Lessons from a Horse

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — March 3, 2013
What I learned from an off the track American Standardbred named Homie and the kindness of strangers, who share a love for horses. by Sarah Foisy Hello, my name is Sarah. I have a story to tell, and I believe my story so important that I am willing to tell… Read more »

An Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 18, 2012
Welcoming the Holiday Season with Horses! Equine pageantry and equestrian fun at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. by Karen Braschayko  The first of the 141 equines in Lexington, Michigan's Christmas parade. Sleigh bells and horses bolster the magic of our winter holidays. These icons are a… Read more »

Give Thanks and Give Back to Horses and Humans for Thanksgiving

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 20, 2012
Here we are now in that time of year when we traditionally reflect on our blessings with family and friends and all that we have for which we are grateful. Here is my little contribution for this season. Thanks for our Riding Instructors and Mentors If you ever had an… Read more »

Eight Reasons to Go to Your Local Horse Festival

Travel Tips — October 5, 2012
How to get the most out of the equine expos and equestrian fairs near you. by Karen Braschayko If you’re anything like me, the process of attending a horse fair or expo goes like this: I spot event information online or receive the flyer in my mailbox. I get really… Read more »

Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue with Stephanie Cowser

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — July 5, 2012
Stephanie Cowser shares her story of how her love of Thoroughbred horses led her to visit Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue in New York. She was so inspired by the horses and people that she became a part of their team. Learn more about ATBR's mission and the daily commitment needed to care… Read more »

Race2Ring Comes to the Rescue of Ex-Racehorses

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 24, 2012
According to statistics released by The Jockey Club, approximately 25,000 U.S. Thoroughbred foals were born in 2011. Only a small percentage of these will become successful racehorses. Have you ever wondered where they will go after their racing careers end?  by Raina Paucar As horse lovers, we all want to… Read more »

Volunteer Opportunities with Horses

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 13, 2011
"Your life and mine should be valued not by what we take...but by what we give." -Edgar Allen, Founder of Easter Seals By Jill Overacker Summer is a great time to begin volunteering or to start your search for opportunities this fall. Giving of your time is an excellent way… Read more »