At Home with Horses

A Life Filled with Horses

Despite Mayan-calendar predictions that today would bring the end of the world, we've made it to 12-21-12. If it were world's end, however, what horsey moments would you remember?... Read More

Jack Likes His New Toy, and So Do the Dogs

I took a reader suggestion and got my busy gelding a dog tug rope as a toy. It worked really well until it went missing.... Read More

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Horses (and Owners) do the Silliest Things

Some horses get in trouble with even the most benign objects. Do you have any suggestions for safe horse toys?... Read More

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Tips from the International Conference on Equine Infectious Disease

This global symposium brought together experts in equine infectious illness. Here are five things I learned and will change about managing my own horses.... Read More

Mustang Makeover Documentary One Great Ride

The award-winning film "Wild Horse, Wild Ride" follows competitors in the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge as they take Bureau of Land Management horses from untouched to trained in just 100 days. See if it's playing in a city near you.... Read More

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Living in Wildfire Country

A wildfire just five miles away makes this horse-property owner consider her prevention and evacuation planning.... Read More

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Riding vs. Chores

How do you balance riding time with getting chores done on your horse property?... Read More

Heart-Stopping Horse Moments

When managing horses, simple mistakes can lead to big consequences. In this story, the horse comes out unscathed.... Read More

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Fill Out the Equine Industry Survey by May 15

Who and what influences your horse-care decisions? The horse industry wants to know!... Read More

Horse-Centric Hometowns

Several horse-rich towns have legitimate claims to the title "Horse City USA." Do you live (or dream of living) in a horsey town?... Read More

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About This Blog

As many of you know from firsthand experience, horse ownership is more than a hobby. It's a lifestyle choice that those of us with horses happily make. Here, Digital Editor Michelle Anderson shares insights about living with and caring for horses and keeps you updated on the latest horse-world happenings.