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Making the Book: 2013 Guinness World Records

Guinness recently announced the newest world record holders. Here is just a sampling of the equine-related world records....

Horses and Super Bowl Commercials

Some of the most memorable Super Bowl commercials have involved horses. Here is a retrospective of some favorite horsey ads....

Roll Out the Red Carpet--Horse Celebrities Coming Through!

Here is one last blog post from our intrepid intern, Mary Beth Sekela, before she heads off to Chile to study abroad: We've heard this one before. Someone says the following about a celebrity, politician, or maybe even the cashier at the coffee shop down the street: "She looks like a horse." Features Editor Alexandra Beckstett’s gelding Helios bears a striking resemblance to Fabio with his luxurious...

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Pro Football Player Plans Retirement...on the Racetrack?

Okay...so this might not necessarily be weird horse news. It is, however, incredibly interesting and pretty unusual if you ask me! When some professional athletes retire, they tend to stay involved with the same sport they've spent their entire lives playing perhaps in a different capacity. National Hockey League (NHL) great Wayne Gretzky, for example, dabbled in coaching an NHL team and then served...

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Your Very Own Trigger!

Horse lovers like myself grew up with that one horse that you dream about every night when you go to sleep. For me, it was The Black Stallion --I wanted one soooo badly. I even loved the movie The White Stallion , and decided I wanted a stallion that could be white one day and black the next. As close to Trigger as I could get, my AQHA/PHBA gelding Skips TuTuffTu, aka “Niño.” For others, there were...

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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.