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Finding Skye

Like so many little girls, Ice Road Trucker Lisa Kelly loved horses, and loved to collect every model horse she could get her hands on. Breyers™, My Little Pony™, any ...
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Honoring Barbaro

In the winter of 2005-2006 a brilliant bay colt made people sit up and take notice.  His speed and dominance on the track and his brilliant win in the Kentucky ...
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Horses Gave Me Back My Daughter

Heather Swicicki was only eight years old when her father died suddenly of a heart attack. Formerly a happy, talkative child who made friends easily, Heather shut down. Missing from ...
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Horse Terms and Tips

Horse Terms Hock: Financial condition of all horse owners. Fence: Decorative structure built to provide your horse with something to chew on Horse Auction: What you think of having after ...
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Sarge

Sarge came to Elaine and her sister Joyce in trade for a registered Arabian gelding.  The 14.3 hand Quarter/Morgan cross was a mess.  His rough, filthy coat covered protruding bones ...
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The Purple Heart

In the United States, 20 veterans commit suicide every day. Army Sergeant Arturo de la Garza nearly became another statistic. Then he met a horse. Three deployments in Iraq had ...
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The Best Dressage Team…Ever

That they would be brilliant there was no doubt. After all, they were the number one dressage team in the world, breaking their own seemingly insurmountable world-record scores several times ...
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Love Song

I was alone in the barn.  Or so I thought.  It was late at night; the other boarders had long since left and the staff had fed hours ago. I ...
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Not Something You See Everyday By Robert Goodman

Purim is the Jewish holiday described in the biblical Book of Esther. The story celebrates the Jewish victory over their Babylonian enemies, especially the death of the wicked Haman, royal ...
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Perfect

When judges look at a horse and rider, one of the things they consider is “suitability.”  Coney and Sharon were not in any way suited to one another.  One look ...
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