Carriage horse collapses and is blamed for upsetting the people who jeopardized his life

ONE GREEN PLANET (Carriage Horses) — You know we live in a sad world when the story of a horse collapsing from exhaustion makes someone else the victim. The Daily Mail story on this carriage horse says the following: “A bride and groom’s special day took a tragic turn when the horse pulling their ornate wedding carriage… Continue reading Carriage horse collapses and is blamed for upsetting the people who jeopardized his life

Foto Friday: Hank the Quarter Horse keeping cool while he can

Hank, a quarter horse, stays close to a fan to keep cool inside a barn at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Thursday in Springfield, Ill. Dangerously warm conditions are in the forecast for the Midwest over the next few days. Hank will participate this weekend in the Western American Quarter Horse Association Competition. Seth Perlman/AP.

The caption to this photograph reads: "Hank, a quarter horse, stays close to a fan to keep cool inside a barn at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Thursday in Springfield, Ill. Dangerously warm conditions are in the forecast for the Midwest over the next few days. Hank will participate this weekend in the Western American Quarter… Continue reading Foto Friday: Hank the Quarter Horse keeping cool while he can

Racing board discusses heat after horse dies

Cross-posted from the Sacramento Bee by DEBBIE ARRINGTON Heat and humidity can be a killer, but when is it too hot to run? During a summer with extreme temperatures at both ends of the state, California racing authorities may [emphasis added] institute a new policy mandating heat restrictions for horse safety. The day after a… Continue reading Racing board discusses heat after horse dies