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suellen-ocean's picture
Feb.25.2014
Chivalry comes from the French word for horse, "cheval." Knights who rode on horseback were expected to be courageous in battle, loyal to their lord and a gentleman to the ladies. Chivalry came about after an era of brutal wars. Europeans had begun to expect more of each other and were tired of the...
alysa-salzberg's picture
Nov.12.2013
Although I’m not really into weddings, when it comes to thinking about nuptials, there is one way that I totally resemble Robert DeNiro’s character in “Meet the Parents”: my cat would play a pivotal role in the ceremony. It’s not unusual, of course, for people to include their pets in their big day...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.18.2013
October 18     Where do I live?   Fleeter of foot is my goal.  I race to catch the prize thoroughbreds as they flee.  I play chase, I win, I lose, I fall in the mud, I break my leg.  None of this does anything for the horses either, they are loose and confused; off...
mary-wagner's picture
Sep.09.2013
Late in the afternoon,we race the setting sun across the length of southern Wisconsin. We win. Feet in the water at the Mississippi river's edge as evening's glow fades and twilight’s cape spreads luminous across the sky.  Sitting on the long wooden dock as we dangle our toes below the...
susan-keefe's picture
Aug.23.2013
A wonderful insight into the horse world. About Christine Meunier: Christine Meunier considers herself introduced to the wonderful world of horses at the late age of 13 when her parents agreed to lease a horse for her. She started experiencing horses via books from a young age and continues to...
marta-moran-bishop's picture
Jul.20.2013
Recently I was interviewed about my new book Dinky: The Nurse Mare's Foal. We discussed the dirty little secret of the horse industry. Nurse mare foal's are bred to be thrown away so that their mother has milk to nurse a more important foal. Here is the interview. http://bolton.m.wickedlocal.com/...
susan-keefe's picture
Jun.13.2013
A must for anyone interesting in firmly but kindly educating horses. Coming from the UK where catching wild horses is not common, although not unknown, the method used in this book was unfamiliar to me, however, in a very short period of time I became extremely impressed by it. The training and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.03.2013
  March 3     The Horse of a Different Stripe       When I arrived at the horse and pony show, I saw all there was to see; there were Morgans, Walkers, and Paints.  Yet I couldn’t help, but return to this particular zebra, the spark of my imagination, the...
a-j-attard's picture
Dec.05.2012
Recently, a friend of mine sent me a picture of a horse and rider with a quotation underneath that read, "It's not just a passion, it's a lifestyle."  I smiled when I saw it, instantly recognizing the truth, and wisdom, in the words.  To have a horse in your life, to ride it, care for it...
maggie-bishop's picture
Nov.09.2012
My cozy mystery, Murder at Blue Falls, is available for free as a Kindle e-book today and tomorrow, Nov 9 and 10, 2012. Hope you will help my ranking numbers and download it. http://dld.bz/kindlemurderatbluefalls  Don't have a kindle? Here's the free app link http://dld.bz/kindleappforpc Come...