ALBUQUERQUE — The Walkin' N Circles Ranch, an Edgewood , N.M., equine rescue sanctuary, was staging an "adopt-a-thon" on a recent Saturday when the event was interrupted by the arrival of state livestock inspectors bringing in three...
"The draft horse is extremely powerful, with strong legs and a wide body. It has an impressive quality of strength and in times past was bred to pull a plow or a sledge. Though draft horses are still seen for pleasure riding and for competition today, it is important to remember how far back the history of these powerful horses go, and how long they have served...."
This weekend is a busy one in Bourbon County. Artwalk XII is set for 5-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Paris, and the Secretariat 5K Big Red Run/Walk and the Bourbon County Secretariat Festival 2012 will both take place Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.
"I know almost nothing about horses. I’ve gone horseback riding a few times over the years, and I’ve photographed rodeos and horse shows for newspapers. That’s about it. So when I went out to the Tulsa County Fairgrounds to look for pictures, I got an education and found the most interesting stories behind the scenes at the 2012 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show.
CEO Steve Taylor talked about how big the show is. There are about 800 Appaloosa horses at the fairgrounds, and an average of five people per horse this week. People came from as far away as Europe, Brazil and Canada. This week is for youth competitions, while next week...."
"America’s Horse in Art returned to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo with a list of world-renown western artists providing pieces for the fifth annual art show. The show opened August 11 and continues through November 10...."