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The Five Dollar Horse In The Shed
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This past spring my mare Silver and I entered a show jumping competition. We were approaching a large double oxer in the jump-offs when disaster struck. Somehow Silver got her back legs tangled in the fencing and the mom ...
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Iceland Horseback Riding Tours
15th Oct 2021   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If you are bitten by the travel bug and are anxious to get out exploring Iceland will be on your bucket list. Horseback riding tours are quite popular and feature hardy Icelandic horses. This equestrian travel vlog explores the grandeur of the Icelandic landscape and the unique I ...
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How Iceland Horses Colonized and Breeding Today
4th Jun 2021   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Winniefield Park
Almost one hour in length, this documentary explores how the equines that are now called Iceland Horses arrived on the island of Iceland, how they affected the colonization of Iceland over 1000 years ago and how they continue to influence the life of the Icelandic people today. J ...
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When an Icelandic Horse leaves Iceland it can never return
31st Oct 2020   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
When an Icelandic Horse leaves Iceland it can never return. But they are highly sought after around the world and almost half of the foals born in Iceland will be exported to other countries. Getting ready to head to their new homes takes a lot of planning and preparation. This s ...
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The Icelandic Laufskalaret Wild Horse Roundup
19th Jul 2020   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Summer has begun in the northern hemisphere and in Iceland, horses have been released to their summer pastures. In the autumn, before the hard Icelandic winter sets in, they will be herded up during an event known as Laufskálarét. ...
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The Last of the Horse Roundups
29th Aug 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Wild horse roundups may be reminiscent of the old west but they still take place today although they may not happen for the same reason as they did back before the turn of the 20th century. Today, roundups may have more to do with maintaining herd health than finding horses for w ...
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Eating Horse Meat May Help Preserve Breeds
2nd Jul 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Eating horse meat is a controversial subject that many people find offensive. But, there is a small indication that the stigma is slowly lessening. In part, it’s a recognition that we need to be conscious of how we use our resources. And, some feel that raising horses for meat ma ...
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Ponies For Adults
24th Mar 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Many of us like the idea of riding ponies, but thought that it wasn’t something an adult would choose to do. As we get older, riding a pony might become more attractive. They’re closer to the ground, which means you won’t be falling as far if you do accidentally come off. They ar ...
Cold Weather Horses
2nd Mar 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If you live in a place where winters are cold and snowy, you probably worry about your horse coping with the frigid temperatures. But, while many of us have hot house flowers that beg to be in their stalls when a cool breeze kicks up, there are horses who don’t bat a (frozen) eye ...
Horses By the Numbers
10th Apr 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The country with the greatest number of horses is of course, The United States. There are, according to the FOA, about 10,260,000 horses in the U.S. The population of the U.S. is currently around 323,401,000 people. That is about one horse for every thirty one people! The countr ...
Can Horses Eat Snow Instead of Fresh Water
2nd Feb 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Did you know that your horse may be more thirsty in winter time than in summer, and that its need for water can increase? The average riding horse weighing about 1000 lbs (450kg) needs about 10-12 gallons (37-45 L) of water per day. This is just a basic need and does not take int ...
How the Yakut Horse Breed Withstands Arctic Cold
13th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Scientists have examined another breed of horse that is able to withstand temperatures of -70C and made some surprising discoveries. The Yakutian horses of North East Siberia live in temperatures that would reduce most of our horses, and ourselves into shivering popsicles. ...
Countries Where Foals Are Bred For Horsemeat
12th Dec 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
We may dislike it, but there are still many people who eat horse meat. A few years ago, I interviewed a woman from Malta who was living in Britain. When I asked her what she missed, she said the beauty of the island and her mother serving horse meat. For her, horse meat was a tas ...
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Can Horses Eat Meat
30th Oct 2014   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Can horses eat meat is a keyword phrase I sometimes see in my Google Analytics. A few years ago, I reviewed a book called Deadly Equines, The Shocking True Story of Meat-Eating & Murderous Horses by CuChullaine O'Reilly. I found the book a little silly, and the supporting evidenc ...
Would You Ever Eat Horse Meat
6th Jul 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In some cultures, horse meat is still a valued source of protein. A few years ago, I interviewed a young woman from Malta, who was then working in London, England. What did she miss most about home? She missed a delicious meal of horse meat cooked by her mother. Horse meat was ha ...
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Bigpoint Set To Release Horse Farm Sim Game Ponyrama.com
9th Dec 2010   |   Equine Technology   |   DejaVu
Bigpoint Inc. is set to release a free horse browser game at Ponyrama.com. The release date for this game is stated as November 2010, but at the moment Ponyrama is not open for players. According to the main page, the game will have four language options: German, French, British, ...
5 Better Than Just Different Breeds
13th May 2010   |   General   |   CDS Horses
Some horse breeds you just can’t tell apart – they virtually look the same as each other. But, how about these? Well, you could probably easily pick a single one out in a herd of a dozen other breeds. Let us ride off on a virtually impossible journey around the world to seek ...
 
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