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Silver Linings: Aubrey & Boomer

2020 seems to be delivering hit after hit — globally, nationally and individually. Blogger Aubrey Graham certainly has not been exempt from this, but that doesn’t keep her from recognizing the silver linings that present themselves.

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U.S. House Passes Spending Bill With Big Wins for Horses

“All in all, I’d say July was a pretty darn good month for the horses we all care so deeply about, and we owe much of this success to you, the readers of Horse Nation. We applaud each of you along [those] who championed and supported these measures.”

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Is Your Rescue Ready for Retraining?

In this excerpt from her book The Ultimate Guide for Horses in Need, veterinarian Dr. Stacie Boswell explains how to determine if a rescue or horse in transition is ready to begin retraining.

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Feeling of Relief: Libby & Spider

As we all grapple with a world turned upside down by COVID-19, competitors like Libby Henderson determine what it means for their training regimen as they work toward the Thoroughbred Makeover while still keeping themselves and their loved ones safe.

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Jen & Louise: Moving On and Meet Ribeye!

Although Jen Cleere and her horse Louise are reaching the end of their journey together, Jen has examined what her goals as a rider are and and what she wants to get from riding. This self examination has led her to her next horse — meet Ribeye!

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Horsemanship With Lindsey Partridge: Mega Makeover Training Begins

With the postponement of the 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover, competitors are making big plans for the 2021 Mega Makeover.

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Op-Ed: President Trump and the U.S. Congress Should Step Up and Protect Iconic American Wild Horses

“Instead of manufacturing a new crisis, BLM should implement humane fertility control as a way to maintain safe

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Megan Sykes on Treating Riders Like the Athletes They Are

Professional eventing rider, Megan Sykes, shares her story about getting in a riding accident and her road to

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Op-Ed: Our Iconic Equines Have Transported Americans for Centuries and Deserve to be Transported in a Humane Manner Themselves

Horses have transported millions of Americans for centuries and deserve to be transported in a humane manner while

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Winner’s Circle Redefined: The Comeback of The Player

A beloved, quirky racehorse named “The Player” makes a comeback from what could have been a life-ending injury

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2020, You Are a Doozy: Aubrey & Boomer

“Like many of us, Boomer now has to deal with a new normal where life is a bit

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Genetic Study Challenges Commonly Held Beliefs About Arabian Horses

An eight-year long genetic study of Arabian horses challenges some commonly held beliefs about the ancient breed — most

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Interpreting Unwanted Behavior in Your Horse

Lynn Acton explains how we often misinterpret our horses’ behaviors.

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True Hospitality: Libby & Spider

Henri Nouwen said, “True hospitality is welcoming the stranger on her own terms. This kind of hospitality can only

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Helping Horses in Harm’s Way

Sharon Classen is a prominent equine and human physical therapist in Omaha. She has come to the aid

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Necessary Safety Systems: Jen & Louise

Every rider has their necessary safety systems — the things they never leave home without. This week Jen

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Feet and Physique: Brandy & Fancy

On the track a horse’s nutrition is structured to keep them lean and running fast. Becoming a ranch horse,

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Best of JN: The Value of Stressage, I Mean Dressage

“Dressage has been a whole new country for me, but the value of learning it has been almost

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The Next Big Thing: Horse Safari

Now that travel restrictions are beginning to lift and people are thinking forward to trips they would like

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Trust Your Gut: Aubrey & Boomer

“For the past couple months, every time I would turn out Boomer, I would watch as he galloped

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Op-Ed: American Horseracing is Addicted to Drugs, and It’s Time for an Intervention

The Horseracing Integrity Act is aimed at protecting American racehorses through uniform drug standards and enforcement in horseracing.

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