What is Coon Jumping?

Did you know that mules can jump in a different way than horses? A mule is a cross between a female horse and a male donkey or “jack.” The donkey part of their bloodline gives them unique muscular characteristics that enable them to do a standing high jump. Competitions are held to see which mule can jump the highest from…

Alice’s Dream of Owning a Pony

Ten-year-old Alice Rozga, dreamed of owning a pony for as long as she can remember. The possibility that she might actually get one became more real when her family moved to New Zealand from Wales, and Alice became surrounded by other children with their ponies. Alice’s mother suggested she could earn money to buy a…

Antique Sleigh Rally

Most people today have never even seen a real sleigh being pulled by horses. But there are places where people still hitch up their horses, wrap themselves in warm blankets and with sleigh bells jingling, go for a sleigh ride. At one time Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, held an annual event to keep this wonderful…

Studying Horses in Oklahoma

If you are thinking of a career working with horses, you may find a recent Oklahoma equine study of interest. Why? Because the study focused on the economic benefits and job opportunities available in the real-world of horses! Time to give your data analysis skills a workout and get a glimpse of the horses and…

Odysseo forest scene

What Would You Like to Ask Cavalia?

Calling all Horse Lover’s Math Club Members!   Horse Lover’s Math will be creating a series of posts covering the upcoming Vancouver show of Cavalia Odysseo. Have you heard about the show before? Cavalia Odysseo is a live show combining equestrian arts, acrobatics and high-tech theatrical effects. Check out this video and you’ll see what…

From Mexico to Canada on Wild Horses

On April 1, 2013, Ben Masters and three buddies saddled 12 wild mustangs and set out on a six-month, 3,000-mile journey from Mexico to Canada. They followed a patchwork of public lands from Nogales, Arizona, to Montana’s Glacier National Park, crossing the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone along the way. Only one of them had grown up on…