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…

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…

Above and Beyond Vaulting team

First Time National C-Team Vaulting Champs!

Above and Beyond is a vaulting team based in Washington State. In 2013, for the first time in the team’s history, they competed in Trot Team and C-Team events at the National Championships held in Denver, Colorado. The championships ran from August 8 – 11th. The team’s trainer and coach, Saacha DeAmborossio, drove the horses…

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…