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I love the way horses are used to help humans with mental and physical challenges.

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, February 22, 2014 8:32 PM

A horse is a horse (of course, of course) but sometimes a horse can also be an encourager, a friend, a life coach and therapist.

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The Mane Event: Your guide to the World Equestrian Games 2014 [WSJ]

The Mane Event: Your guide to the World Equestrian Games 2014 [WSJ] | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
As the World Equestrian Games approach, here's what to look for among the contestants.

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Susie Blackmon's curator insight, August 8, 2014 5:27 AM

August 23rd through September 7th, running in 4 venues in Normandy, France.

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Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes

Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Horses, the Ute Tribe believes, were created by Mother Earth and are sacred. That’s why Lara Arrowchis-Ivie was thrilled to help The Natural History Museum of Utah bring to life a Ute-specific piece of a new special exhibition called The Horse. The traveling exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, along with an additional exhibit examining the Ute-horse connection, opened to the public Monday and ...

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Margaret’s a Clydesdale champ at 85

Margaret’s a Clydesdale champ at 85 | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
VICTORY is nothing new to Margaret Filbay, and she’s still adding trophies to an already-illustrious cabinet at the age of 85.

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Riding as a way to cultivate the soul. Dom Duarte and the remedies against fear.

Riding as a way to cultivate the soul. Dom Duarte and the remedies against fear. | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it

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Deborah Spector's curator insight, July 3, 2014 8:25 AM

Anyone who rides understands the combination of fascination and fear that horses evoke. There is nothing like developing relationships with horses. Such a meaningful yet humbling experience!

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Baboons and horses monkey around - Africa Geographic Blog

Baboons and horses monkey around - Africa Geographic Blog | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Baboons monkey around with a group of horses at the Monkeyland sanctuary in the Crags.

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The one-eyed wonder horse jumps to glory: Showjumper Addy triumphs at the Hickstead Derby despite being blind on his right side

The one-eyed wonder horse jumps to glory: Showjumper Addy triumphs at the Hickstead Derby despite being blind on his right side | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Addy – full name Adventure de Kannan - (pictured with rider Trevor Breen's daughter, Mia) triumphed at the Hickstead Derby, despite having his right eye removed after an infection.

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The scent of home: How one lost dog found her family after 2 years in wilderness - Today.com

The scent of home: How one lost dog found her family after 2 years in wilderness - Today.com | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
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... is thrilled to be back with her family.

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Candy the wonder horse: This pitiful abandoned foal grew into champion

Candy the wonder horse: This pitiful abandoned foal grew into champion | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Racing at speeds of up to 35mph with a skateboard in tow, Candy is a star in the world of extreme horse sports.

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Rescuing Lebanon's big cats - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Rescuing Lebanon's big cats - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
A lion and two tigers living in a private zoo in Lebanon are on their way to an animal sanctuary in France.
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Hopefully they will be well taken care of there.

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20 Things You Didn't Know About Zebras

20 Things You Didn't Know About Zebras | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Few animals are as striking as the zebra in a purely graphic sense. Giant pandas, penguins and skunks may share the same bold color combination, but the zebra’s

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Tweet from @CuteEmergency

Tweet from @CuteEmergency | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
baby bear hugging a dog http://t.co/W1l1AWK2i7

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So cute!

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How To Read A 223-Page Novel In Just 77 Minutes

How To Read A 223-Page Novel In Just 77 Minutes | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Spritz is a company that makes a speed-reading technology which allows you to get through a mass of text, reading every word, in a fraction of the time it would take if you were turning the pages of a book or swiping through a Kindle.

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If it works it's a great idea!

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Lynda Dickson's curator insight, March 2, 2014 7:24 AM

A new way to speed read!

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Polo legend Carlos Gracida dies after freak fall during match in Florida 

Polo legend Carlos Gracida dies after freak fall during match in Florida  | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
A world-class polo player died from head injuries suffered when he was thrown from his horse during a match in Florida on Tuesday.

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Earth Mother Gisele Bundchen bathes in the water with a horse and foal

Earth Mother Gisele Bundchen bathes in the water with a horse and foal | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Continuing her picture-perfect family vacation, the supermodel shared two gorgeous photos with fans as she spent time getting to know some of the local wildlife

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It must be so much fun!

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The inspirational story of a blind horse who learns to ride again

The inspirational story of a blind horse who learns to ride again | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Amazingly, a completely blind horse has been taught how to ride again. The story of dedicated horse owner Justine Rota, who 'dedicated her life' to saving her Prince.

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My husband, David rode a totally blind Arabian stallion, Olford Silver Gift in the parade at the Pretoria Agricultural Show one year. He was very well schooled and did the levade (airs above the ground).  He loved to be ridden, and whenever he heard the clink of the saddle and bridle being placed near him, he danced with anticipation in his stall. 

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Tamara Gooch Photography: The Incredible Mangalarga Marchador Horse

Tamara Gooch Photography: The Incredible Mangalarga Marchador Horse | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it

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I've never ever heard about this breed of horses, but I guess new breeds are being bred all the time.

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Riding as a way to cultivate the soul. Dom Duarte and the remedies against fear.

Riding as a way to cultivate the soul. Dom Duarte and the remedies against fear. | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it

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Deborah Spector's curator insight, July 3, 2014 8:25 AM

Anyone who rides understands the combination of fascination and fear that horses evoke. There is nothing like developing relationships with horses. Such a meaningful yet humbling experience!

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Eight dogs rescued from hot vehicle, owner arrested - First Coast News

Eight dogs rescued from hot vehicle, owner arrested - First Coast News | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
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"I said, 'Honey, I'll go out and I'll check it,' and as soon as I got out the dog jumped against the window and was coughing and could hardly breathe," she said.

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Keith Wheeler's curator insight, July 3, 2014 5:16 AM

See what I mean

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Lions extinct? - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Lions extinct? - The Sunshine Coast Daily | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Lions extinct?
The Sunshine Coast Daily
Are Lions really becoming extinct? The answer to your question is yes. What's a world without Lions? Lions dominate the African Safari; they were and still are at the top of the food chain.

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Greer Noble's curator insight, August 19, 2013 2:22 PM

Are you going to let this happen? How can we stop it.. write to me and I'll tell you how!

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Running with Nevada’s wild horses.

Running with Nevada’s wild horses. | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
The mid-morning sun is simmering over northeast Nevada as 20 or so mustangs – a dusty haze of caramel, chocolate and hazelnut – thunder along, hooves pounding. Driving them are two cowboys in Stetsons, checked shirts and spurs. Behind soar the

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, June 16, 2014 2:24 PM

Awakenings journey across America won't take us to Nevada until October but what a great sneak peak!

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Dog Furniture Slide Table - CAROCU

Dog Furniture Slide Table - CAROCU | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Modern impression is very beautiful and modern style and also certainly provide comfort to reward your dog, You’ll love this Dog furniture slide table
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Dog Getting Licked by Crazy Goat

Hyper goat trying to pick a fight with an uninterested dog by licking him and making crazy noises! Poor pooch. Puppies & Babies & Kitties OH MY! New videos a...

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Rose's curator insight, April 8, 2014 5:27 AM

Concerned about this article

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Top Ten Rare Dog Breeds You May Have Never Seen - Furever Network

Top Ten Rare Dog Breeds You May Have Never Seen - Furever Network | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
A list of rare dog breeds and so many more to be discovered. Fascinating collection of the most diverse land animal species made by man, some very ancient.

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The wild horses of western China

The wild horses of western China | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
These incredible pictures show herds of semi-wild horses galloping through the grasslands and snowy plains beneath the Tian Shan mountain range in China.

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Awesome!

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Meet Orana's new 'fairy-tale like' horses

Meet Orana's new 'fairy-tale like' horses | Animals and Other Stories | Scoop.it
Orana Wildlife Park today welcomes two Gypsy Vanners - a breed created by crossing a Shire horse with a Dale pony.
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Wow! A new horse breed in our modern times.

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