Monthly Archives: March 2012

Secrets of Horse Training – Part 1

The secrets of horse training: Part 1 – “I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately, I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, To put to rout all that was not … Continue reading

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Outer Banks Wild Horses – Corolla, NC

I stumbled on this nicely made video of the Outer Banks Wild Horses on Corolla Island, North Carolina. Remember, these horses are just as, if not more so, endangered as the Mustangs on BLM lands. The Corolla Island ponies are … Continue reading

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Average life expectancy for a cavalry horse? – An interesting question

What is the average life expectancy of a cavalry horse? Or rather, “what was the average life expectancy of a cavalry horse?” would be a better way to ask that question. That’s an interesting question to ask and there are … Continue reading

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Comes to Clemson, SC

“For the first time in history, the Extreme Mustang Makeover is visiting Clemson, South Carolina, on October 19-21! Join us to see 90-day trained Mustangs and their trainers compete for approximately $25,000 in prize money! All competing Mustangs will be … Continue reading

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‘Smiler’ Marshall, last British cavalrymen, dies at 108

This was an interesting article from May of 2005 posted on FaceBook that I thought worth sharing: ‘Smiler’ Marshall, last of the cavalrymen, dies at 108 (May 20, 2005) From The Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1490377/Smiler-Marshall-last-of-the-cavalrymen-dies-at-108.html By Amy Iggulden 12:01AM BST 20 May … Continue reading

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Caprilli and The Forward Seat

I’m still working on my article about The Forward Seat and Caprilli intended it to be. Not an easy task – it involves attempting to describe elements like ‘feel’ in words. What I’ve settled on so far is mostly a … Continue reading

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