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Candace Wade

Candace Wade

The Wild Mustangs of Onaqui Mountains: The Fate of the Mustangs

As the final installment in our series on the Mustangs of Onaqui Mountains, we take a look at

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The Wild Mustangs of Onaqui Mountains: In Danger

In the third and final installment of this photo essay, we see more of the wild Mustangs of Onaqui Mountains and the danger

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The Wild Mustangs of Onaqui Mountains: Meet Cooper and Old Man

In the second installment of this three-part photo essay, we meet Old Man and Cooper, two horses at opposite ends of

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Behold Freedom: Wild Mustangs of Onaqui Mountains

In the first installment of a three-part photo essay, we meet the the wild Mustangs of the Onaqui

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The Joy of New Homes for Auction Rescue Horses

As part of our continuing series on horse rescue, we take a look at adoption day — the day for

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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

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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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