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Mystery Stud

What if one day you head out to your farm to find not one but two foals on the ground next to mares you didn't breed last year?...

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Equids on Parade

Having horses in a parade can be a good thing, but it can also be a bad thing......

(Not) All In Good Fun

Yet another story about riding horses while under the influence of alcohol, only this time there's an unhappy ending....

Learning the Hard Way

Lessons are learned the hard way when owners find their horse in the basement and a veterinarian is rescued from under his patient....

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Hit The Road, Jack

In addition to my OTTB eventer Dorado, I am the proud owner of an American Warmblood mare named Sadie. I got her shortly after her fifth birthday when I was still a freshman in high school ... the fact that she is now 14 and I now have a full-time office job makes me feel old every time I think about it! Sadie is very opinionated about trailering. Sadie's a nice girl. She's got great conformation,...

Horses as Safety Signs

When you're walking across the street and over those wide white painted marks designating a crosswalk, does that make you think of zebras? Well police in Russia are hoping that automobile drivers can put two-and-two together when they see a horse painted as a zebra crossing the streets of busy Moscow. According to BBC News Europe , the Russian police originally wanted to use exotic zebras for their...

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Can You Hear Me Now? Neigh!

Nowadays it's hard to find someone without a cell phone--they're everywhere! Horse people have them almost at all times. I know when I'm going to the barn, I make sure my phone is tucked away in my back pocket because you never know when you might need to call someone: a horse is injured, you're out of grain, or you just want to chat with a buddy while waiting for water troughs to fill. How many cell...

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About This Blog

As we hunt high and low for relevant horse health news, we sometimes stumble upon horse-related items that are just plain... well, weird. They might be funny, or sometimes sad. But they're definitely weird. Regardless, we find them interesting, and we hope you do too.