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Candace Wade

Candace Wade

Nashville Metro Council Passes Support for PAST Act

The Nashville Metro Council shows its support for the PAST Act — on record.

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Celebration Day: Horse Rescue In-Take Event

There is much more to rescuing horses from auction/slaughter than many of us realize. Here is a eye-opening look of what happens on day one when it comes to rescuing horses responsibly.

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PAST Act Passes the House of Representatives

In an historic vote, the House passes a bill to make horse “soring” a thing of the PAST.

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Meet Philippe and Dane: In-Take Day at Horse Plus Humane Society

In the second article in her series, Candace Wade looks at two more rescues: Philippe, a Belgian, and

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Riding Lessons From My Dog

Moments of enlightenment can occur at any time and any place — even when you’re walking your dog.

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Meet Molly: Journey of an ex-Big Lick Tennessee Walking Horse

In the first article of her series, Candace Wade offers a heart-wrenching look at the aftermath of the

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Big Lick Controversy Expands: Economic Impact of Big Lick Tennessee Walking Horses Questioned

False economic impact claims from Sen. Alexander and supported by Sen. Blackburn regarding the Big Lick Tennessee Walking

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The Benefits of Falling Off

Candace Wade explores what we gain from our horseback riding mishaps.

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Standing Ovation by Ovation Riding: Freedom Reigns Ranch

Every Friday, Horse Nation teams up with Ovation Riding to spotlight an individual or organization doing good work

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Clarifying the Record on Big Lick States

Candace Wade offers clarification on her article on why protestors are present at the Spring Jubilee Tennessee Walking Horse

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Why We Protest

The view from the Spring Jubilee Tennessee Walking Horse Show.

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My First Dressage Competition: Blue Ribbon Wisdom

“My first snippet of advice to you is to remember that the event is about you and your

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On the Kindness of Horse-Loving Strangers

“My tiny personal goal and excitement was embraced by these lovely women. They got it. They got me.

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Oh, You Mean WARM UP

“I always thought that ‘warming up the horse’ was plodding around the round-pen or arena to get my

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Why Not Fall In Love With Your Riding Instructor?

A NON-romantic Valentine’s Day love letter.

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Jump For Your Lives

“I am an ever-learning late-in-life rider.”

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Essay: The Backwards Half Chaps

“I was not helping the horse her do her job. I was a pile of mismatched laundry on

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Elation of an Everlasting Riding Student

“What tiny, dazzling joys do you still carry on your heart?”

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A Well-Rounded Cowgirl, Part II: The Writing Life

No shortage of inspiration in F.J. Thomas’ horse life!

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A Well-Rounded Cowgirl, Part I: The Judge’s Perspective

It’s easier to list what F.J. Thomas HASN’T done in the horse industry: Candace Wade catches up with

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An Update on the PAST Act

Candace Wade brings us the latest.

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Saving Sterling: How to Adopt a Mustang

A new mini-series about adopting a wild horse.

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‘Unbridled’ Screens in Murfreesboro, TN

Candace Wade brings us the scoop on the film, screening in advance of the 19th annual EAGALA conference.

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