It's a dream for many horse crazy girls....having a career working with horses. Morgan Whitmer, of Pamplin, VA, has achieved that dream. Starting out in her small town riding Shetland ponies she had a goal....to learn all she could about horses and then work in the equine industry.
A Purina "Horse Owners Workshop" is coming to your area! The best part - it’s totally free!
The smell of a horse can be calming to those of us who love them. Many people, who do not ride, keep a horse. When asked "Why?", a common answer is "I need the smell of a horse in my life".
By Elizabeth Cain
The term horse whisperer conjures up visions of a person with magic hands and voice that can teach the horse to do “tricks” or “submit” with little effort, and it’s true that some horsemen and women have better instincts and are more sensitive than others, but not only can the average, even uneducated, horse owner see what works with troubled horses, but anyone can see it and understand it.
Work at home near your barn. Have time to continue your own riding. Earn up to $20-$30 per hour. Help horses in need. Help charities.
The Peter Stone Company and the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) named the Houghton College Equestrian Center’s lesson horse, Pumpkin, the 2014 School Horse of the Year at the 47th annual CHA International Conference in Kentucky last week.
It’s not just area children who dress up in costumes for Halloween. In Kentucky, horses do, too! On Sunday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m., the Kentucky Horse Park will present its annual Halloween Show at the Horses of the World Barn where park horses and their riders are likely to show up as just about anything – a scary headless horseman, cranky wicked witch, swashbuckling pirates, genie with a bottle, “Phantom of the Opera” – it’s different every year.
Learn More About Yourself & Your Horse: Parelli Education Institute’s 2015 Courses Offer Something for Everyone
Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional in natural horsemanship, the 2015 slate of Parelli Education Institute’s 2015 course offerings has something for everyone. This coming year, courses and workshops will be held at the nonprofit Institute’s Pagosa Springs, Colorado campus as well as on the Ocala, Florida campus.
Kentucky’s reputation is built on horses and bourbon. The Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC) paid homage to both at the second annual Sips ‘N Saddles on Friday, September 19th. The theme Kentucky Proud was threaded into all aspects of the event, from food and beverages to music and entertainment.
Austin's Home for Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapy Commemorates the Men and Women of the U.S. Armed Forces with Special Veterans Day Event and More!
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