How Equine Therapy Helps in the Treatment of Alcoholism
Encouraging patients to interact with animals isn’t a new concept in medicine. You likely have heard news stories of therapy dogs visiting pediatric hospitals or a cat that lives among nursing home residents. Now, addiction treatment specialists are using horses to help alcoholics find sobriety.
The Making of unReal - Episode 1
The concept behind this shoot was fairly simple: ride mountain bikes with horses. However, when you're rolling with a 15-person crew, helicopters, and a pack of galloping horses, things take on a momentum of their own. See unReal Summer 2015.
USA wins Show Jumping Nations Cup in Dublin
Dublin, Ireland, FEI Equestrian Nations Cup Jumping, For the second event in a row team USA, led by Georgina Bloomberg who scored a double clear, with Ashlee Bond clearing in the second round as well, got the win
Alycia Burton is an expert when spotting potential in the horses she takes on. She has an uncanny ability to see what others don’t or can’t. Horses that have been thrown away, beaten, broken and abused arrive on her property.
What can I do if stray horses are dumped on my land?
News by Pat Ria
Imagine the scenario: When collecting your horses from the pasture for breakfast one morning, an extra (and unfamiliar) horse follows your herd to the gate.
GREAT SOAK FOR YOUR HORSES HOOVES!
Amazing easy hoof soak
Add 10 Years to your horses life" Horse Issues that are misdiagnosed
Why Holistic Horseworks Equine Unwinding Level 1 class is working where other modalities have failed.
Study: Younger Horses Appear Able to Learn By Watching
News by Research Press Release
If you're convinced some horses can learn from each other, even though researchers have not previously been able to confirm it, you’re on the right track. Scientists just had to take a little closer look into the details of who’s doing the learning.
Spotlight: Bogdan Comanescu, Romania
In our Spotlight feature, we ask our members some questions to learn more about what inspires their photography, the processes they use to make images, and the stories behind their favorite pictures.
The Facts about Horse Auctions
News by Press Release The Humane Society
An unthinkable fate can await horses sold at auctions
Working John's Mare: trotting
News by Blogger Mark Langley
These photos show him working her on that ride and the ride he gave her yesterday.
What was Behind this "50-1" Shot
News by Steve Haskin
The motion picture “50-1,” which chronicles Mine That Bird's Kentucky Derby victory in 2009, was premiered in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, March 19.
URGENT RELEASE - Therapy Horses Missing From Pasture - PLEASE REPOST
The owner of a nonprofit group that provides equine-assisted therapy to war veterans and disabled children says two horses used the program were taken from their pasture in LaValle, Wis.
9 College Sports that need some recognition and love
It’s time we celebrate these obscure college sports. It’s not fair that football players and basketball players get all the love—I mean, they already get all the money. So here’s a list of 9 obscure (but totally awesome) college sports
Asleep On His Feet
News by Sharon Biggs Waller
After a long day at a horse show, I'm ready for a nice cool drink, a hot bath, and a good night's sleep in my comfortable bed. It's hard to accept that my horse, for all his hard work at the show, gets nothing more than a layer of shavings to bed down in.
News by Lauren Mauldin in The Horse World
First quarter of 2014 has been a time of “pay all the vet bills” for me. Combine that with my saddle purchase, and I may be out of debt by summer. Maybe? Hopefully?
Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival?
News by Wild & Feral Horses Horse Industry News
Giant pandas, it turns out, probably aren’t celebrating the Year of the Horse. Livestock, particularly horses, have been identified as a significant threat to panda survival.
Ancient beasts roam Spain's wilderness - Campanarios de Azaba Reserve
News by Red Pheonix
Scientists Hope Retuertas Horses will Return to the Wild
News by Christa Lesté-Lasserre
Today, that rescue effort has been doubled. As part of a much larger program called "Rewilding Europe," 47 Retuertas horses have been rehomed from Doñana to a 500-hectare (1,235-acre) private reserve in the western part of the Iberian peninsula called Campanarios de Azabas.
snow , cold , and being sick....
News by ElISEKATIE From The Blog Road to Vegas
So Even though its cold outside there is plenty to do and plenty To work on. SSN thanks this young Equestrian for their contribution.
Fear of Cows
News by Sue McDonnell, PhD, Certified AAB
My horse is a 16.3-hand seven-year-old Thoroughbred off the track. His history is largely unknown. My problem is that in the five months I've had him at a boarding stable, he hasn't gotten over his fear of cows
Has your horse experienced lameness problems? Perhaps the diagnosis was something you were unfamiliar. Don't be afraid to ask your questions during February's "Ask the Vet" forum to our expert, Dr. Heather Beach, regarding questions of equine lamenes
News by Dr. Beach
Has your horse experienced lameness problems? Perhaps the diagnosis was something you were unfamiliar. Don’t be afraid to ask your questions during February’s "Ask the Vet" forum to our expert, Dr. Heather Beach, regarding questions of equine lameness and diagnosis.
"50 to 1" in Theaters March 21 - Watch Trailor
Feature film about Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird, an inspiring underdog tale of misfit cowboys and their long shot racehorse, starring Skeet Ulrich, Christian Kane, William Devane, Madelyn Deutch, Todd Lowe and jockey Calvin Borel.
Is There a Genetic Basis for Horses' Personalities?
News by Christa Lesté-Lasserre
Time for some stereotyping: How would you describe the personality of a Thoroughbred? How about an Arab? Shetland pony?
Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter?
News by Andrew Cohen
As a new book makes clear, Velma Johnston, a.k.a. "Wild Horse Annie," must be rolling over in her grave at the peril thousands of America's mustangs once again face today.
UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence
News by University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment
In March, University of Kentucky (UK) researchers will launch a second study of the effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education, a process of using horses to teach emotional intelligence and leadership competencies to nurse leaders.
Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring
News by Colorado State University
As many horse owners know, mid-winter brings snow and other forms of precipitation that often continue through the spring—and that can mean wet and muddy conditions for our equine companions.
Study: Horses Prefer Sweet Tastes to Bitter Ones
News by Christa Lesté-Lasserre
Our horses can make some pretty funny expressions sometimes, and the way they appear to react to certain tastes can give us a good laugh.
The Clinical Signs of Equine Colic
News by Bradford G. Bentz
Clinical signs of colic include changes in behavior or activity that indicate abdominal pain.
Cold-Weather Horse Care: Tips to Remember
News by Diane E. Rice
While some parts of the country have or are starting to thaw out, other areas are bracing for more winter weather.
Feeding the Finicky Horse
News by Heather Smith Thomas
As you head into your horse’s stall to feed him his dinner, you notice he hasn’t cleaned up his previous meal. He looks like he might be losing weight, and you wonder what else you can offer him that would spark his appetite.
Equine-assisted therapy helps soldiers deal with PTSD
News by Drew Brooks Staff writer Fayobserver
It's not your typical therapist's office. There's no chaise lounge. No corporate art. No receptionist. But for a growing number of local soldiers suffering from the invisible wounds of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a 20-acre farm north of Fayetteville has become a place of healing.
The History of Horses
News by PBS - Nature
They gallop and trot, whinny and neigh, capturing our imagination — and our hearts. Indeed, horses are said to have done more to change human history than any other domestic animal, once upon a time carrying explorers to new frontiers and mighty armies to great conquests
Quentin Judge and HH Dark de la Hart Triumph in $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic
News by Lauren Fisher for Jennifer Wood Media
Week three of the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), sponsored by Fidelity Investments®, concluded at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on Sunday
New Species of Horse, 4.4 Million Years Old
Two teams of researchers, including a scientist from Case Western Reserve University, have announced the discovery of a new species of fossil horse from 4.4 million-year-old fossil-rich deposits in Ethiopia.
Fresh Snow & Equestrian Findings From Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Ashley Cline from Equestrian Stylist shares her time in Steamboat
Switzerland 2nd in Show Jumping Nations Cup, Dublin
Dublin, Ireland, FEI Equestrian Nations Cup Jumping, Just when it looked like Spain had it wrapped up, Switzerland claims second place thanks to Marie Pellegrin-Etter (SUI) getting a clear final run.
Colicky horses or low gut sounds
Ranelle shares what she has learned with many horse lovers on the trail and at vet checks at endurance rides. My thought is it would be a great preventative to do before a long ride.
GoPro: Skijouring In Colorado
Jason Russell and his horse Derby pummel the snowy streets of Silverton, Colorado during this skijouring
A Crazy Kayak Adventure down the most Remote River on Earth | Kayak the World
Sweet Video that embodies the kayaking lifestyle
How to help your horse feel safe with you
Showjumping - Pony of the Year 2013
8 Different Horse Stretches
This week on Evention we demonstrate eight different, simple stretches you can do with your horse in order to get him or her more limb... limba...limbrerer... Just watch the episode.
Ireland: Abandoned Horses on the Emerald Isle
Horseplayers: All In On The Breeders' Cup Classic
The Breeders' Cup Classic has finally arrived, giving Christian Hellmers one last chance to risk everything for a chance to win the Betting Challenge.
It only takes one horse to infect another.
Pure Nature Specials : Wild Horses Return to China
Trending by AlliantContent
After many decades, the wild horses of West China return to their ancestral home range. Relentless poaching early last century wiped them out, but a new breeding program has restored 27 Przewalski's horses.
Open Door to Solitude
Every couple of months, 68-year-old Ed Zevely rides into the Colorado high country to camp for weeks at a time—and he does it completely alone. Through thunderstorms, open meadows and treacherous passes, he finds his own patch of serenity. Far from the modern world, it’s a place where the only goal is to move and breathe, and where you can truly understand the difference between loneliness and solitude.
CNN Covers Operation Free Ride
Trending by Horse4Heroes - CNN
Horses4Heroes and Operation Free Ride featured on CNN Health Segment. Filmed at our affiliate, LauraLeigh Farms in Dallas GA; thank you Brenda Randle for being a great host!
Born Wild - Malachi - Our First Baby - Conceived in the wild
Trending by Born Wild - The Soul of a Horse - Joe Camp
We love horses for what they embody: freedom, spirit, adventure, perserverance, and drive. Horses are gentle, loyal, fierce friends and the ultimate travel companions who are willing to go the distance with you.
Equest Center Therapy Trail dedicated
The Therapy Trail is filled with sensory-rich stations to help riders engage and interact with the environment.
Since 1982, Freedom Hills, a non-profit organization, has been bringing horses and people with disabilities together.
Trending by SSN Salutes the work Freedom Hills
You can see it the first time they touch a horse. The first time they sit in the saddle. You can hear it in their laughter and see it in their faces.
WHY is a short movie about an unforeseeable change. The dutch windsurfer Amanda Beenen takes us back to the origin of her windsurf passion. Horse riding was another passion.A traumatic accident changed everything and her life turned in a totally different direction.
Look at me now. Equestrian
Thank you for sharing. EVERY rider can relate to this, and congratulations from the team at SSN
Equestrianism: "Your Life Depends On It"
Everyone on the planet has something they can strive for. It can be dancing, writing, drawing, video, anything. You have to find the thing that suits you, that fits you and that you can mold yourself with in order to become the best possible person that you can be. You have to have a passion for something in life to make life worth living. If you have a dream, then there's not one reason why you can't take it for yourself. Your dream is uniquely you.
I am an Equestrian.
That is all that has to be said....
Horses in Dream 1080p HD
Training with Atkinson Action Horses