Airman learns resilience and helps other with horses

Airman 1st Class Lauren Nolan, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron materials management journeyman, poses for a photo with her horses, Tiz and Shoobie, Oct. 13, 2016, in Wichita, Kan. When Nolan moved to McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. her first duty station she had her horses shipped to the area and now boards them off-base in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Jenna K. Caldwell)

Cross-posted from US Department of Defense Go directly to story » MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan., Oct. 31, 2016 — Air Force Airman 1st Class Lauren Nolan remembers running around the woods of North Carolina trying to catch a wild horse while she was growing up in North Carolina. She had fallen in love with… Continue reading Airman learns resilience and helps other with horses

Lay off the horses, Mr. Obama

Horses on parade in Washingdon DC. St Patrick's Day 2008. Photo: Vivian Grant Farrell.

"Lay off the horses, Mr. Obama." That is the referenced article's title, not ours. However, neither of the presidential candidates seem to have a clue about horses. How sad, considering how much equines have benefited mankind. Horses also fought, injured and died in battle by the millions in the U.S., and are still used in… Continue reading Lay off the horses, Mr. Obama