Maybe I just didn't know enough, but miniature horses always seemed like they don't really have a purpose, other than being cute and small. That's something, I guess. But these tiny horses also have a great skill that few people outside the horse-loving community seem to know about.
What's that slithering? In the summertime and when you're out and about in the fall, you might tend to see a lot more snakes. Learn how to keep yourself safe from the dangerous snake–and from being startled by the gentlest ones.
September is right in the middle of the peak hurricane season. If you live in an area affected by hurricanes, ensure that your hurricane preparations include your family pets.