Detroit-based company to continue funding Detroit police horses

The unit has a long history of police work dating all the way back to 1893. • Click on Detroit reports: The Detroit Police Department's mounted unit is one of the oldest in the country, and it will be around for at least the next three years thanks to a funding commitment that was announced… Continue reading Detroit-based company to continue funding Detroit police horses

Horses begin their annual return to Mackinac Island

I love how they make it sound like it's the horses' idea! What they should say is that people are beginning their annual return of horses to Mackinac Island. And no, we are not against everything, just most things. —Editor. Cross-posted from They say: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI -- Teams of horses began to return… Continue reading Horses begin their annual return to Mackinac Island

Arabbers acquitted of most serious charges

As usual there is no one to speak up for the horses. —Editor Cross-posted by the Baltimore Sun By JESSICA ANDERSON A Baltimore district judge acquitted six arabbers Friday of the most serious charges stemming from an inspection at a Hollins Market horse stable last year. Judge Nicole Pastore-Klein made the ruling on abuse and… Continue reading Arabbers acquitted of most serious charges

Horse Watch: Interesting Links

Read. Talk. Monday, Monday all day long. WILD HORSES The horse news making the rounds the most since last week is still about those 1,700 American Mustangs (there are certainly a lot more than that) sold for slaughter via then U.S. Interior Secretary Salazar and his friend and/or employee, past and/or present, Tom Davis. If… Continue reading Horse Watch: Interesting Links

Champion jockey turned photographer champions working horses

I had the privilege of photographing Richard Dunwoody when he was Champion National Hunt Jockey in the UK. Always at the top of the game, he achieved this title three times through his understanding of horses and meticulous preparation, discipline, and courage. Almost as famous for the charity work he embarked upon after retiring from… Continue reading Champion jockey turned photographer champions working horses

Born of the Pyramids, Rocky’s Story

GUEST POST BY SUSAN RICHARDS-BENSON Author, "Born of the Pyramids, Rocky's Story" As horse enthusiasts, we generally like to imagine that our ponies are primped, pampered and always ready to go. That’s not always the case, but in reality for the majority of us we are lucky to have well-fed and well taken care of… Continue reading Born of the Pyramids, Rocky’s Story