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Man reunited with horse lost in Black Forest Fire | FOX6Now.com

Man reunited with horse lost in Black Forest Fire | FOX6Now.com | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- Wildfires are scorching thousands of acres in Colorado -- forcing residents to evacuate their homes. For so many, the fires have come between families and their animals. Thomas Boyle is one of thousands forced to ...
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We always need a little good news.

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Woodbine: Barnful of horses test negative for herpesvirus, can resume training - Daily Racing Form

Woodbine: Barnful of horses test negative for herpesvirus, can resume training - Daily Racing Form | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
Toronto Star Woodbine: Barnful of horses test negative for herpesvirus, can resume training Daily Racing Form ETOBICOKE, Ontario - The 64 horses in Woodbine's Barn 3 all have tested negative for the equine herpesvirus and will be allowed to resume...
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Some good news for the horses at Woodbine Race Track.

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Sunny Times Stables: Rescued horses make new friends at Sunny Times ... - WPTV

Sunny Times Stables: Rescued horses make new friends at Sunny Times ... - WPTV | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
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Sunny Times Stables: Rescued horses make new friends at Sunny Times ...
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But this isn't your traditional stable and these are not your typical horses.
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A special Horse Rescue where horses and kids help each other.  It's reciprocal.

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Wednesday's Wisdom:... | Facebook

Wednesday's Wisdom:... | Facebook | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
Equine Journal wrote: Wednesday's Wisdom: The hardest part of... Join Facebook to connect with Equine Journal and others you may know.
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Good horse training requires that cues be given Confidently, Clearly and Consistently and in a way the horse can understand.

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Global Dressage Forum North America Treats Participants to Two ...

Global Dressage Forum North America Treats Participants to Two ... | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
Ingrid Klimke continued the program and spoke about training the young horse. She emphasized essential attributes for riders: control, strength, quiet hands and elasticity to move in the rhythm of the horse.
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Ingrid Klimke emphasizes the importance of using seat first, then leg, then hands when applying aids.  “The horse is the best teacher, but you must really open your heart and feel,” she said.

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Prehistoric-Looking Horses Roaming China's Plains Again - Discovery News

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Prehistoric-Looking Horses Roaming China's Plains Again
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In the harsh desert steppe of far northwestern China five prehistoric-looking Przewalski's horses, once classed as extinct in the wild, emerge from the endless plains.
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Returning Przewalski's horses to the wild is a challenge I hope they can meet.

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Philotimo: a Horse Rescue Success Story - New York Times (blog)

Philotimo: a Horse Rescue Success Story - New York Times (blog) | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
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Philotimo: a Horse Rescue Success Story
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There are horses who can uplift, cause a chuckle, spur a memory. Philotimo is a 6-year-old off-the-track chestnut thoroughbred gelding.
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What care, kindness and love can do to rehabilitate a starved and neglected off the track thoroughbred. 

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Rescue group fights to save horses - Bismarck Tribune

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Rescue group fights to save horses
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Rescued horses Buy Now.
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Thank goodness for the good people - the angels - that help these neglected and abused horses. Laws need to be changed so that the animals can be removed before they are in this horrible state.

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Horse abandoned at Arizona Humane Society

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Workers at the Arizona Humane Society found a 900 pound surprise when they showed up to work on Tuesday morning. (Always sad to see this. At least the AZHS will take good care.
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At least the owner left this horse in a safe place instead of just abandoning him, sending him through an auction or turning him loose to fend for himself.  What are you thoughts about this situation?

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Rethink urged of Monty Roberts' horse-training method - News - Horsetalk.co.nz

Rethink urged of Monty Roberts' horse-training method - News - Horsetalk.co.nz | Confident Horsemanship | Scoop.it
While no direct pressure is placed on a horse's body, emotional pressure is used, say researchers.
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Is your horse making a choice between fear and safety when he 'joins up'?

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Steph Cowe's comment, October 10, 2013 3:49 PM
I watched the video of this and it looks nothing like join up, she is just chasing the horse with the car