Creating a Life-Sized Horse Sculpture

Have you ever looked at a life-sized horse sculpture and imagined what it would be like to make one? Artist Kevin Hockley shared with us the steps he took in making the horse model shown above for a display at the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. And guess what—math played a huge role! What was…

Mustang Gals to the Rescue

From left to right: Mikey & Emma Woyak, Gabby Beck & Ikey, Robin Warren & Rocky. Proud members of YEA. Three students from Las Vegas, Nevada were moved by the plight of mustangs in the United States and vowed to do something about it. Gabby Beck, Robin Warren, and Emma Woyak, members of the Youths’…

Horse-Drawn Camping Trip

Have you seen pictures of covered wagons or gypsy caravans? Have you wondered what it would be like to travel in one? In Wicklow, Ireland you can rent a gypsy caravan for a holiday and take to the road. Clissmann Horse Caravans rent out four-person horse-drawn caravans with cooking and sleeping facilities and you get to…

Modern Day Horse Drawn Trash Service

Would you like to hear the clip-clop of horse’s hooves on your street every week? That’s what people living in Bristol, Vermont hear every Friday – on garbage day. Seventeen years ago, Patrick Palmer of Thornapple Farm was awarded the town’s contract for trash and recycling pickup. He and his team of horses have been…

The Rescue of a Baby Donkey

A baby donkey was rescued this winter in Minnesota. The people who rescued her named her Bella. Bella suffered from severe frostbite and hypothermia during nights when the temperature dropped to -15 º F in Minnesota. How cold is that? Let’s take a look. 1. What is the freezing point of water in degrees Fahrenheit? 2. What…