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Equine Extreme breeding: Beautiful or Ugly?

Written by Monday, 16 October 2017 09:53
Nine-month-old El Rey Magnum is a purebred Arabian horse, bred by US-based Orrion Farms. Photos of him shared on the farm's website show he has an exceedingly long neck, as well as a sharply, elongated nose, wide flared nostrils and widely spaced eyes that stick out from his head. Reaction on social media has been polarized with some commentators declaring…
The death toll in the Northern California wildfires has reached 31, but these two horses managed to survive. When Pepe Tamayo and his family tried to escape the wildfires in Northern California, their road to safety was blocked and the family of five was trapped. “You can see the big ‘ol flames like 15, 20 feet high and I told…
Shannon Kelsey hadn’t seen anything like the Napa and Sonoma fires in his 49 years of ranching. And he wasn’t going to wait around to get a closer look, corralling 51 of his horses near Lake Berryessa to join the exodus to the Solano County Fairgrounds. “Luckily, we were in the evacuated areas that were ahead of the fire,” Kelsey…
A charity which rescues working horses has been evicted from its Sussex base by its one time patron, the Marquess of Abergavenny. The Working Horse Trust was forced to re-home 11 rare breed shire horses scattering them around the country when its tenancy on the Nevill Estate in Eridge ran out last month. The Marquess stepped down as the charity's…
Germany has won the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing for the fourth time since the series began in 2012. A fine performance for second place behind New Zealand at the final leg this weekend at Boekelo (NED) took Germany 80 points ahead of Great Britain on the series leader board, with France finishing in third overall. FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing is…
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