Letter in The Chief re exploitation of NYC carriage horses

By ELIZABETH FOREL | Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages My letter in The Chief:   (The Chief is a paper read by New York union members, municipal  workers and legislators)  TWU = Transport Workers Union Local 100 Horse Sense Posted Thursday, September 15, 2022 7:33 pm To the editor: “TWU opposed bill that would ban Central Park horse carriages” (The… Continue reading Letter in The Chief re exploitation of NYC carriage horses

Her Majesty’s life with horses celebrated by Horse & Hound

» Horse & Hound UK | Special Collectors' Edition | Buy It Online » by Eleanor Jones Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s life with horses is celebrated in a special collectors’ edition of Horse & Hound. From the tiny princess’s first experience of the “satiny softness” of her father King George VI’s racehorses to the Fell pony… Continue reading Her Majesty’s life with horses celebrated by Horse & Hound

Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

House Energy & Commerce Committee kills the S.A.F.E Act Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rally Calls for Ban on Export of America's Horses, Domestic and Wild, for slaughter across US Borders! Sept. 21, 2022 | EINPresswire.com/ Nationwide rallies have been scheduled months ago to take place across the country on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September… Continue reading Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

The cowboy and the Queen who bonded over horses

A cowboy from California will sit alongside heads of state at Queen Elizabeth II's funeral on Monday. Monty Roberts' unique method of training horses impressed the Queen and formed the basis of a decades-long friendship. In 2011, she made Monty an honorary Member of the Royal Victorian Order, an honour bestowed on people who have… Continue reading The cowboy and the Queen who bonded over horses

Fascinating facts about horses

In the beginning The horse belongs to the taxonomic family Equidae and is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus, or wild horse. The first horse, Hyracotherium (Eohippus), appeared in the Eocene. It is the earliest member of the family equidae, which includes all extinct horses and the modern genus Equus. The wild horse… Continue reading Fascinating facts about horses

One boy latched on to a horse as he said they both had nowhere else to go

THE RACING POST | ENGLAND | 14 SEPT 22 Fox Norton has a new career – not that you would know it seeing him relax among a herd of horses. In a sea of bays and fly rugs, to the untrained eye the Melling Chase winner is hard to spot. Yet Helen Yeadon has no difficulty… Continue reading One boy latched on to a horse as he said they both had nowhere else to go

Wild horses, reverence and the psychology of awe

New Book In his new book, In a Land of Awe: Finding Reverence in the Search for Wild Horses, author Chad Hanson focuses on their wildness, wonder, and well-being. He states: "Part of my goal in writing this book was to send the message that we are only just beginning to understand the intelligence, communication, family… Continue reading Wild horses, reverence and the psychology of awe

Advocates seek ‘energetic’ investigation of NYC carriage horse industry

Via NEWS RELEASE | Sept. 9th, 2022 Concerns Extend to Treatment of 160 NYC Carriage Horses and Suspicions of Illegality, Document Fraud Animal Wellness Action and the Center for a Humane Economy have called on the Manhattan (New York) District Attorney’s office to investigate the collapse of Ryder, the working carriage horse whose collapse on… Continue reading Advocates seek ‘energetic’ investigation of NYC carriage horse industry

How the Queen’s love of horses impacted the equestrian world

During her seven decades on the throne, the effect of The Queen’s love of horses extended not only to her family, but also to the equestrian world at large. First published in Horse & Hound on 10 June 2021. FROM early childhood our Queen was a horse-lover, but no one could have foreseen the immense contribution she would make… Continue reading How the Queen’s love of horses impacted the equestrian world

Drivers unveil plan to improve horse drawn carriage industry

Image by bridgetawilcox from Pixabay.

By Gregg McQueen | Manhattan Times News | 8th Sept '22 Central Park horse carriage drivers are pushing for a new stable and better safety measures in the wake of a highly-publicized collapse of a horse last month. Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, the union representing 130 carriage drivers in the city, has released… Continue reading Drivers unveil plan to improve horse drawn carriage industry