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Dirtbike vs. Barrel Horse

In a head-to-head race, which one is faster, more powerful and more agile in a barrel pattern?

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

WEG Social Media Corral: The Countdown Begins

Final preparations are underway for the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, beginning on August 23rd. We’ll bring you the best of social media daily. continue reading »

HN Takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I like how the horses in this photo are just like, “Humans be cray.”

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The Atheletic Rider: Get a HANDle on Portion Control

Personal trainer Leah Hinnefeld demonstrates a practical approach to counting calories. continue reading »

Thursday Morning Feed from Fleeceworks

The 2014 Tevis Cup is officially in the books, and Heather Reynolds has taken home the crown. continue reading »

The Idea of Order: The Trouble with Grooming

It’s a give-and-take situation, literally. Morgane Schmidt illustrates. continue reading »

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

SpectraVET Performance of the Week: Totilas’ 2010 WEG Freestyle

We’ve all been looking forward to watching 2010 WEG dressage champion Totilas defend his title in Normandy. Alas, it’s not to be. continue reading »

A Real Life Horse Whisperer?

We’ve all had our conversations with our animals, but how many of you have tried to actually talk with your horse? This guy has! continue reading »

5 Free Horses In Need of Forever Homes

We often laugh at “Bad Ads” here on Horse Nation, but I think it’s time to feature a few really good ones too. Here are five horses searching for their forever home and, oh yeah, they’re free! continue reading »

The Problem with Hobby Breeders

Breeding “for the heck of it” may result in a cute, cuddly foal — but where will that foal be in two, five or 10 years down the road? Karlie Mitchell raises some interesting questions. continue reading »

How to Herd Cattle From Horseback in 7 Easy Steps

Seriously, guys, you all need to try this some time in your life.

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How I Spent My Caribbean Vacation

The crazy horse-girl part doesn’t stop just because I happened to be at the beach. continue reading »

Wednesday Helmet Cam, Presented by World Equestrian Brands: 6’8″ Puissance Wall

What’s it like to jump a massive wall before a roaring crowd? Check out this helmet cam from the 2012 WEF $35,000 Hermès Puissance. continue reading »

Eventing Nation: Win a One-Year Subscription to FEI TV Just in Time for WEG

Want to win an FEI TV Code? Jenni Autry tells us how. continue reading »

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Back on Track ‘Horse Therapy’: Finally, a Forever Home

Seeing an equine partner through their twilight years is a special experience I’ve always craved, but life and hard life choices have always gotten in the way. At last I’m claiming my chance. continue reading »

8 Reasons Showing Drafts Is Not Like Showing Horses

I mean, technically they’re horses. That’s about where the similarities end. continue reading »

HN Random Time Waster of the Day: Imoji

Recently I introduced you to centaur selfies and this week I’m unveiling an App guaranteed to waste even more time. It’s called Imoji and it is awesome. continue reading »

‘We Don’t Have Tack for That,’ Presented by ThinLine: Modcloth Edition

Dare you to show up at the barn with these Modcloth “Spur of the Moment” booties! (Bonus points for the name, Modcloth.) continue reading »

What the Muck Is That? ‘Eyeliner’ Tattoos for Horses

Tattoos are now being used by veterinarians to protect horse’s eyes from damaging UV rays. Let’s check out all the details in this week’s “What the muck is that?”
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Tuesday Morning Feed from Dubarry

Pugs in sweaters + Dubarry boots = I can’t even.

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Disturbing New FEI ‘Horsify Me’ App Will Give You Nightmares

Have you ever wondered what you would look like as a horse? Of course you haven’t, BECAUSE IT’S TERRIFYING. continue reading »

Monday, August 18th, 2014

What Can $1.2 Mil Buy?

This week our equestrian fantasy lifestyle editor Horsenista compares North American real estate available for a cool $1.2 million. continue reading »

Remembering Film’s Forgotten Equine Stars

Martha Crawford Cantarini, a Hall of Fame stunt double from Hollywood’s golden era of real-action movies, explains that some of the most deserving actors of the era went unrewarded. continue reading »

The Athletic Rider: Rider Fitness Tip — The Incline Pushup

Personal trainer Leah Hinnefeld demonstrates (using a hay bale, naturally!) the incline pushup, a super exercise for core stability and strength. continue reading »

Video: ‘Horses, Peacefully Farting and Snoring’

If you get to feeling stressed, take a deep breath and try to channel the ridiculously relaxed energy of these blissed-out equines. continue reading »