Category: Horses

Horse Therapy for Autism

One of the more recent trends in therapy for kids with autism involves some special "gentle giants". While horses are mostly shown in races or shows, they can also be great service animals used in animal therapy. When it comes to children and adults with autism, they are gentle giants who help develop riders' skills while providing a calming environment.

Farm Animals

Old McDonald had a farm… learn what animals thrive on a farm! It’s that time of year again… spring time! Soon, families will be heading out for hayrides and petting zoos. So what animals...

Mini Horses

Horses are beautiful, intelligent animals who have fascinated people for hundreds of years with their strength and fortitude. These lovely creatures come in many colors and breeds and even a miniature size! One of...

Sick Foals

Newborns can’t tell you where they hurt, and they just don’t understand when you’re trying to help. Add some real size to the newborn and a mom who’s really protective, and you have a...

Ancient Chariots and Horses

What happens to your pets when you pass away? In the old Chinese culture in which Confucius roamed 3,000 years ago, a pet’s fate wasn’t so good. But a recent find is undeniably fascinating.

Horse Nutrition

Owning a horse is something many people find a challenge, simply because it involves a bit more work than they originally realize. However, armed with energy and the right knowledge, it can also be...

U.S. Holidays for Pets!

Are you an animal lover looking for an excuse to celebrate? You might not be surprised to learn that U.S. holidays include  official pet holidays, including “National Day of the Horse” (Dec. 13). But how about...