The horses of meaning (poem)

Let their hooves print the next bit of the story:release them, roughmanedfrom the dark stable wherethey rolled their dark eyes, shifted and stamped— Let them out, and follow the sound, a regular clatteringon the cobbles of the yard, a pouring round the cornerinto the big field, a booming canter. Now see where they rampage,and whether… Continue reading The horses of meaning (poem)

It’s National Horse Day 2021

Beautiful chestnut horse with cascading mane,

It's National Horse Day. National Horse Day is celebrated every December 13. Horses have woven themselves into the fabric of American life. Civilization was built on the back of a horse. December 13 is a day to acknowledge and express gratitude for the economic, historic, and cultural contributions that horses have made. Equine enthusiasts across… Continue reading It’s National Horse Day 2021

Giving thanks for horses

Two quotes from poems of thanks, one by the celebrated poet Robert Duncan which many of you know, and one by our staff. Happy Thanksgiving. by ROBERT DUNCAN “Where in this wide world can men find nobility without pride, Friendship without envy, or beauty without vanity? Here, where grace is laced with power and strength… Continue reading Giving thanks for horses

Vegan Thanksgiving 2021

Here are some tasty ideas for a stellar Vegan Thanksgiving. If you have a favourite Vegan recipe for Thanksgiving, please feel free to leave a link to it in comments. Are you ready? Let's go! Starter Main Course Vegan Richa says, "My Lentil Quinoa Loaf is super popular. Hearty with Lentils Quinoa and Veggies… Continue reading Vegan Thanksgiving 2021

July 15th is I Love Horses Day 2021

There are countless reasons why we love horses. There is no way to imagine life without them. One of the earliest discovered cave dwelling featured a man, a woman and a horse carved on the wall. We owe them everything. As the saying goes, civilization was built on the back of a horse. We are… Continue reading July 15th is I Love Horses Day 2021

The midnight ride of Paul Revere

Do you know the name of the horse who Paul Revere rode on that fateful and legendary night? It is one of the most commonly asked questions about this event. We had a look around. reveals: What was the name of Paul Revere’s horse? This question should properly be, “What was the name of… Continue reading The midnight ride of Paul Revere

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Irish Thoroughbred Mare and Foal. Image by Alicia Frese (c) Flint Gallery.

In celebration of St Patrick's Day, here is a parade of horses of Ireland. Wild horses of Ireland. A friendly but shy horse in a rocky pasture close to the beach and the wild Atlantic, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland Trio of Irish horses. Wild horses grazing in a meadow beneath the falls, Ireland. Connemara horse.… Continue reading Happy St Patrick’s Day

Merry Christmas from us to you

The Horse Fund Christmas 2019 Featured Image.

Merry Christmas everyone. Thank you so much for following us and being such great champions for one of the greatest gifts to all mankind — the horse. We are grateful and prayerful for them and you. Here's a lovely poem. A Heavenly Ride BY CONNIE MARCUM WONG I love to ride in morning breeze On… Continue reading Merry Christmas from us to you

Giving thanks for horses

Horse Fund signature horse. Used with permission. ©Bob Langrish.

Remembering our horses with gratitude on America's national day of giving thanks. We love this poem by "Herd of Joy": Receive all that a horse gives In every moment With love Reward each and every step And every offering With gratitude For the horse owes us nothing It is we who owe her Everything The… Continue reading Giving thanks for horses