You’ll Never Believe These Famous Celebrities That Love Horses!

1.  Viggo Mortenson Viggo Mortensen is best known for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Frank Hopkins in Hidalgo.  Did you also know that he is a huge horse lover who actually bought three of the horses he worked with on set?  In addition, he’s a strong advocate for wild mustang welfare and even published a book of horse photographs entitled The Horse is Good. Viggo purchased his horse Eurayus after they developed a special…

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What Happens When A Belgian Draft With Very Bad Hooves Meets The Farrier

From the looks of this horse, his hooves weren’t the only thing being neglected. There are power tools, ropes and a whole lot of other things involved…this makes putting shoes on my Quarter Horse look like a walk in the park! All horses deserve good foot care, even if you don’t want to be the one doing it… that’s what professionals are for!

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This Horse Passing Gas May Be the Best Thing You See All Day

Okay, when we first saw this video, horse passing gas, we didn’t know what to think! Was it for real? Do horses REALLY relish this much in passing gas? Is this what happens after a horse eats a bucket of beans? Do they all throw themselves to the ground as dramatically and “workout” their problems or is this one just an Academy Award winner? We may never know, but we do know…it’s a hilarious sight…

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Bloopers !!!

These brief clips are only moments in time and do not give you, the viewer, the whole story. Some of these events are recognized events, but most of the bloopers here are from schooling shows – so give a little grace to the horse and rider as they are probably learning the sport or moving up a division/level. There could be a variety of reasons why the horse refused the jump or the rider fell…

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‘An inspiration to us all’: flood of tributes for event rider Hannah Francis

Thousands of tributes have been paid to teenage event rider Hannah Francis, who died yesterday (1 August). Top riders and amateurs alike have taken to social media to honour to the teenager who was diagnosed with bone cancer in May last year. “We are so very sad to hear of the death of Hannah Francis, she was an incredibly brave and inspirational young woman,” said William Fox-Pitt. “She has left an amazing legacy for us…

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Police Launch Investigation After Video Of A 13-Year-Old Being Forced Into Splits Goes Viral

Denver police have confirmed they’re investigating the dramatic video of a teenage cheerleader being forced to do the splits. The video shows freshman East High School student Ally Wakefield at a cheer practice in June, when she was pushed into the stretch by other students and a coach. In the video, you can hear Wakefield shouting “Please, stop!” multiple times. The 13-year-old from Denver, Colorado says she wasn’t expecting to do elevated splits that day,…

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Why People Over 40 Should Only Work 3 Days A Week

You’re probably well aware that working 9-5 for five days a week is draining on the heart and soul. You get the feeling that maybe working long hours isn’t the best option. I would go so far as to say that it’s downright detrimental simply due to the pure stress and exhaustion it leaves you feeling. It looks like this may, in fact, be the case for people over 40 and over. Researchers have found…

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