Articles Tagged 'Rare Horse Breeds'

The Akhal-Teke Horse Breed

Horse Breed Guide — August 24, 2017
Elegant, exotic and rare, this horse's sleek, athletic body is often compared to a cheetah or greyhound. Learn about the Akhal-Teke horse breed, made sensible and sensitive through a history selective breeding. Is this the right horse breed for you?  We interviewed Terri Fender of the Akhal-Teke Association of America… 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 »

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 »

The Fell Pony: A Rare English Treasure

Horse Breed Guide — February 25, 2010
By Mary Jean Gould-Earley, MD Photos by MJ Gould-Earley/Laurel Highland Farm Timaeus, writing c. 400 B.C., mentioned the “Fortunate Islands” in a reference to the British Isles’ wealth of tin found during the Bronze Age. No doubt modern-day pony lovers would consider this nickname equally appropriate, given the impressive array… Read more »