The Humane Society of the United States today announced U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, as its Humane Horseman of the Year. Each year, the group bestows the award on an individual who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to protect American equines. Sen. Graham is being recognized for his ongoing leadership to protect horses and […]
Headwaters, Ontario, Canada — May 10, 2018 – The EQUUS Film Festival gallops along with Tour Stops scheduled across the United States, and an exclusive engagement in Canada. Founded in 2013, the annual Film Festival takes place in New York City in November. In 2017 the EQUUS Film Festival presented over 80 films and over […]
By New Jersey ACTHA Member Lois Dawn Fritz When asked to share my "story" with other ACTHA members...initially, I did not want to draw any attention to myself. Inside my head I knew God, my husband, my friends, my five horses and four dogs deserved the credit for the state of wellbeing that I enjoy today.
From Homer’s Iliad in 1,000 BC to the Battle of Hastings in 1066, the Iberian Horse was believed to be the “premier war horse” and could be found in the majority of military regimes. The horses’ short backs and broad hindquarters made them strong enough to carry an armored rider and heavy artillery while still being agile enough to charge battle.
In recent days, the office of the Royal Dutch Warmblood Association of North America (KWPN-NA) has become aware of growing concern among our breeders and members regarding a genetic disorder called Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS).
Wild horses living on the Channel Islands evolved into a unique breed but face an uncertain future on the mainland.
Young riders from the innovative “Masters Squad” program at the Longines Masters of New York will be taking advantage of a unique and coveted educational opportunity—a group clinic with U.S. Olympic team gold medalist and Longines FEI World Cup Final winner McLain Ward.
How did one eventer feel about her Jay Duke clinic experience? “Ecstatic” was the word she used!
The equine industry in the U.S. generates approximately $122 billion in total economic impact, an increase from $102 billion in the 2005 Economic Impact Study. The industry also provides a total employment impact of 1.74 million, and generates $79 billion in total salaries, wages, and benefits.
Traveling anywhere can be a challenge, but when you add horses to the mix it makes the whole experience both more fun and a lot more complicated.