Tuesday’s Horse raffle to help horses

We have our winners, and they have been notified. Congratulations! Updated. We have been asked to extend the date to the 31st and happy to oblige. Details below. Help us raise money to help horses with our TH exclusive raffle. Minimum purchase is a $5.00 donation — which will give you five draws. If you… Continue reading Tuesday’s Horse raffle to help horses

New DNA analysis reveals untold story of horses in America

Horses first evolved in the Americas around 4 million years ago. • Via Inverse via The Conversation » FEW places in the world are more closely linked with horses in the popular imagination than the Great Plains of North America. Romanticized stories of cowboys and the Wild West figure prominently in popular culture, and domestic… Continue reading New DNA analysis reveals untold story of horses in America

Your giving means a lot

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Tuesday's Horse is the official blog of the Fund for Horses. We only occasionally request donor support here on our blog for our horse protection work. This is one of those occasions. We need some extra help this year. To make an online donation, please go here. Click the word 'send' (in blue) on the… Continue reading Your giving means a lot

In the News

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National animal rescue buys NYC-area farm for retired carriage horses Just say “hay!” A national animal rescue group is buying a Westchester County farm to provide a home and permanent sanctuary for retired carriage horses and other neglected farm animals. The nonprofit group, The Gentle Barn, kicked off its local expansion plans for the hamlet… Continue reading In the News

Memorial Day 2022

More than 8 million horses, mules and donkeys died in World War I alone. These rugged animals transported ammunition and supplies over landscapes that vehicles could not navigate. And they suffered the same fate as the human warriors, dying from shellfire, weather, chemical gas, or disease. First World War: 7,000 horses died in one day… Continue reading Memorial Day 2022

Five Kentucky Derby winners: Where are they now?

We came across a Paulick Report article that has a “where are they now and what are they doing” list of Kentucky Derby winners. We chose five. Funny Cide (2003) When Funny Cide (Distorted Humor) won the 2003 Kentucky Derby, he was the first gelding to do so since Clyde Van Dusen (Man o' War)… Continue reading Five Kentucky Derby winners: Where are they now?

Tater Day and Recipe

National Tater Day is observed each year on March 31st. The holiday originally started in Kentucky to celebrate a related tuber — sweet potatoes. The town of Benton, Ky., still observes an annual Tater Day festival to honor the sweet potato. This year's festival runs April 1-4. The annual holiday, which today celebrates all varieties… Continue reading Tater Day and Recipe

Vegan sweet potato recipe

Happy Potato and Sweet Potato Day! See also Tater Day Post for vegan scalloped potato recipe » By A Virtual Vegan INGREDIENTS Sweet potatoes (Orange-fleshed ones only. Yams work too.)Vegan ButterCinnamonThymeSmoked paprika. Chipotle powder will work as a stand-in.Coconut sugar & maple syrupPecan nuts. Walnuts would work well too.Vegetable stock (To braise those roasted sweet… Continue reading Vegan sweet potato recipe

White horses

A poem by Eleanor Farjeon Count the white horses you meet on the way,Count the white horses, child day after day,Keep a wish ready for wishing - if youWish on the ninth horse, your wish will come true. I saw a white horse at the end of the lane,I saw a white horse canter down… Continue reading White horses

Vegan winter drink recipes

First a recipe and then some links. We voted here at Tuesday's Horse and this is the one that won. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate (via VNutrition) "Let the flavor of gingerbread cure your post-holiday blues. Cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg blend effortlessly with vegan chocolate chips and almond milk into a cup of rich, sippable comfort." "This simple… Continue reading Vegan winter drink recipes