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Conscious Party: The Mane Event
The fundraiser for Heart of Horse Sense takes place June 9 at Horse Sense of the Carolinas’ Marshall farm.
Tryon woman rides into Mongolian adventure
For five days, horsewoman Marianne Williams was living her dream of riding in what’s billed as the longest and most dangerous horse race in the world. That dream ended abruptly with a shattered collarbone and a flight back home. But for the Tryon adventurist, just participating in the Mongol Derby was a highlight of an […]
Tuesday History: Our poor, helpless, dumb friends
“Deeply as we deplore the loss of human life, there is that in our natures which makes the suffering and tortures of our poor helpless dumb servants and friends, the horses, particularly painful,” wrote Asheville resident, Theo F. Davidson, in a 1917 letter to the editor.
Letter writer: Information wanted on Civil War horses
“More than a million horses died in the bloody four-year conflict, yet their vast contribution and sacrifice is often overlooked or ignored.”
Horses graze in River Arts District
A retired ER physician and 4 horses have a dream — to make an equine-disaster-relief and search-and-rescue unit.
Mountin’ Hopes sells the farm, charts its course for 2012
Facing tough economic times, Mountin’ Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center recently sold its farm and has been reorganizing to carry forward in 2012.
The youngest horse whisperers? Kids earn their equine stars at summer camp
The children who attend summer camp at Cedar Hill Farm make any city-dwelling adult want to venture to a nearby farm, don some cowboy boots and mount a horse.
In a small ceremony last Friday, Aug. 5, children ages 5 to 12 showed off their horse-handling and riding skills at Cedar Hill, owned by Mark and Becky Holt. The kids completed a weeklong summer camp with local resident Stephanie O’Neil, an established competitor in horse jumping, showing, and dressage.