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The Horse Who Decided Not To Run The Kentucky Derby

The 2017 Kentucky Derby can be summed up in one word: Muddy! And it may have been that very mud tha...

How The 2017 Kentucky Derby Thoroughbreds Got Their Names

Earlier this week we featured a story on the strict and strange rules involved in naming a thorough...

Kentucky Derby History, Traditions & Champions

On Saturday, May 6, 2017 the 143rd Kentucky Derby race will enter the history books. With such a lo...

This Former Kentucky Derby Winner Is As “Popular As Elvis”

Hall of Fame horse trainer, Bob Baffert has his favorite Kentucky Derby winner and it may surprise ...

80+ Horses At Beloved Nonprofit Contract Contagious Disease

An outbreak of equine Strangles has made its way into the herd of horses and ponies at Westernaires...

Endo The Blind Proves Where There’s A Will There’s A Way!

I’m a sucker for a good underdog story, and Endo the Blind may have the best one of all! Desp...

Woman Reunites With Her First & Only Horse After 10 Years

It certainly seems that fate has played a major role in the story of Erin Herberger of Brighton, Ne...

Shetland Pony Adopts Foal Rejected By Her Mom

Little Tinkerbell, an energetic skewbald foal, has found an unlikely surrogate mother in a sweet Sh...

Dramatic Horse Hilariously Conquers Ditch

Whether it’s a young horse, an inexperienced rider, or a combination of both, it’s impo...

Riding Horses May Boost Your Child’s Intelligence

You already know that spending time caring for animals helps children learn empathy and develop res...