How Much Hay is Wasted?

Have you ever had the job of feeding hay to a barn full of horses? A common method of feeding hay to horses is to simply toss flakes of hay on the ground. The horses lower their heads and don’t stop eating until it’s all gone—or trampled into the ground. If you’ve ever mucked out a stall or…

Pennies for Piper—The Story of a Rescue

What would you do if you learned about a neglected filly that needed help? Students at Southport Elementary School in North Carolina, came together to help a one-year-old filly named Piper. The students first heard about Piper through one of the school’s physical education teachers, Donna Michaux. Donna had attended a conference where the table next to hers belonged…

Horseboarding, a New Equine Sport

Have you ever heard of the equestrian sport of horseboarding? Don’t be surprised if you haven’t — it wasn’t even invented until 2004! The idea came about when a young man named Daniel Fowler-Prime trained some horses for a friend. One afternoon, after the horse training was finished, his friend said, “Watch this,” and proceeded…