Golden Horses

The Akhal Tekes, which originate from desert areas around Turkmenistan, are known as the “Golden Horses” and thought to be one of the oldest horse breeds in the world. Their coats have a metallic sheen due to a particular genetic characteristic whereby their hair follicles are hollow, thereby reflecting the light. Their conformation is distinctly… Continue reading Golden Horses

Foto Friday: Equestrian Events at the Rio Olympics

Looking at some of these images makes me feel very uneasy for these horses. (Click Images to Enlarge). See Petition at end.   CHANGE.ORG PETITION We call for a complete ban of crank nosebands and double reins! Noseband and double reins are too restrictive for horses and should be banned by equestrian sports. The stricter… Continue reading Foto Friday: Equestrian Events at the Rio Olympics