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

20-Minute Vegan Basil Pesto Pasta

Hey there. How about something quick and easy to make. We mean really quick and easy! And wonderfully delicious. It is by The Green Loot. Cuisine: Italian, veganPrep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 20 minutesServings: 2 Ingredients 2,5 cup fresh basil leaves1 small clove garlic1/3 cup pine nut1/5 cup olive oil4 pinch salt2… Continue reading 20-Minute Vegan Basil Pesto Pasta

Book: Girls and the lives of horses

New York City mounted police officer to little girl: "don't say it."Little girl: "don't say what?"Horse cop: "I want a horse." It would not be the first or the last time he heard that. Horses are magnets for females in our culture, perhaps even more than pro sports are for males. Jean O'Malley Halley, sociologist… Continue reading Book: Girls and the lives of horses

Tornado Potatoes

Tornado Potato Skewers. Image: PassionSpoon.com.

These are delicious and so fun to make. Yes, they are vegan. The other good news is you won't have to do much if any shopping to make this recipe. All you need are potatoes, some oil and commonly stocked spices. Oh, yes and some skewers. Enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/p/CESCVC_DgCM/?igshid=1j1dl0t0b2ect Want an alternative to potatoes? We've got… Continue reading Tornado Potatoes

Horse whisperer speaks up for sored horses

Horse soring "stacks" on the front hooves of a Tennessee Walking Horse at Big Lick competition. HSUS.

WVLT-TV reports that American Horse Trainer Monty Roberts has reaffirmed his commitment to end soring as Tennessee Walking Horse events prepare to resume. Soring is the act of intentional infliction of pain to a horse's legs or hooves in order to force the horse to perform an artificial, exaggerated gait. Roberts, known as "the man who listens… Continue reading Horse whisperer speaks up for sored horses

Hummus anyone?

We imagine you already know what hummus is, but just in case! HUMMUS is a dip, spread, or savory dish made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. It is popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean, as well as in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. It can also be… Continue reading Hummus anyone?

8 protein boosting sources for veggies and vegans

There is a lot of debate about whether or not an individual can get complete protein sources without eating meat, fish, dairy, and eggs. The most important component is getting the right amount of amino acids according to just about any nutritionist who talks on the subject, and they rarely agree completely. So what's a… Continue reading 8 protein boosting sources for veggies and vegans

New Regulations Proposed for PA Horse Auctions

Dome of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Dome in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

State bill aims to protect horses at auction Suzanne Bush of East Coast Equestrian reports: Representative Liz Hanbidge (D-Montgomery County) has introduced legislation aimed at providing a layer of protection for horses being sold at auction. HB 2193 amends legislation from 1983 which established licensing and regulation requirements for auctioneers who sell horses. Hanbidge’s bill… Continue reading New Regulations Proposed for PA Horse Auctions

Canadian Member of Parliament sponsored e-Petition re air shipment of horses for slaughter

According to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents obtained by the CHDC and provided to VICE, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) banned shipping draft horses—a breed that can weigh more than a thousand pounds. Canadian Horse Defence Coalition image.

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition calls on Canadians to sign its Member of Parliament sponsored e-Petition calling for a halt to air shipments of horses exported for human consumption due to the ongoing violation of Canadian and IATA regulations. SIGN E-PETITION After signing please be sure to check your email as you have to click… Continue reading Canadian Member of Parliament sponsored e-Petition re air shipment of horses for slaughter

Brockville’s first lady of horses turns 95

Eve Mainwaring, Canada's First Lady of Horses, in her younger days on horseback.

by CATHERINE ORTH, Special to The Recorder and Times The unique world of St. Alban’s Stables, a Brockville treasure, is passing, and the extraordinary and unique woman who made it so marked a milestone on the weekend. Eve Mainwaring, Brockville’s first lady of horses, celebrated her 95th birthday Saturday, when more than fifty guests swelled… Continue reading Brockville’s first lady of horses turns 95