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Famed Horse-Racing Trainer Dead at 70

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 08.11.2013 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Henry Cecil, who trained unbeaten superstar Frankel and was one of British horse racing's greatest trainers in a career spanning nearl...

Horse Slaughterhouse To Open Soon

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 05.02.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for permission to slaughter horses will open soon, unle...

Horsemeat Found In Meatloaf

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business

March 12 (Reuters) - Tesco Plc, Britain's biggest grocer, said on Tuesday it withdrew its line of frozen meatloaf after it tested positive for betwe...

Moving in the Wrong Direction for Horses

Ed Sayres | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green
Ed Sayres

What is the USDA doing to stop this terrible problem? Unbelievably, we understand they intend to move forward with processing one of the pending applications before them for a horse slaughter operation here in the U.S.

Champion Rachel Alexandra Recovering From Emergency Surgery

Liz O'Connell | Posted 04.21.2013 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

2009 Horse of the Year and Champion 3-year-old Filly, now broodmare, Rachel Alexandra is recuperating after emergency abdominal surgery. The superst...

WATCH: Escape Artist Horse Cannot Be Penned In

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green

A video of an equine escape artist, posted on YouTube in January, has gone viral. The clip features a handsome, Houdini-like Friesian horse named M...

'The Ride Stuff'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.02.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a guy who is often compared to the back end of a horse, I had always wanted to see how the other half lives. I got a chance recently when I met Frank, the mane man at Greenlawn Equestrian Center on Long Island, N.Y., where I had gone for a horseback riding lesson.

David Lohr

Special Care For Burned Horse | David Lohr | Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

Northstar, the 6-year-old quarter horse who was doused with a flammable substance and set ablaze last month, is receiving specialized care at The Ohio...

The Art of Living: Horses

Kate Moulene | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

Life is about learning our own limits as much as expanding them. It has been said that if you fail to prepare you are preparing for failure. I had epitomized that by buying a horse I did not have the experience or knowledge to safely ride.

Chantal Sutherland: Jockeying for Success

Angella Nazarian | Posted 11.03.2012 | Women
Angella Nazarian

Chantal Sutherland has shattered public perception by making a fortune in the male-dominated world of horse racing as a jockey.

David Lohr

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Horse Doused With Flammable Liquid, Struggles To Survive | David Lohr | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime

UNION CITY, Pa. -- A horse was struggling to survive Tuesday after being doused with a flammable substance and set ablaze over the weekend. "I don'...

WATCH: 13 Cringe-Inducing Infomercial FAILS

Oliver Noble | Posted 08.10.2012 | Comedy

Live TV is a dangerous business to be in. That’s why it’s so hard not to feel a little bad for the snake oil salesmen and women, who are injured, ...

Veepstakes: The Pros and Cons of Picking Your Horse

James Kotecki | Posted 09.30.2012 | Comedy
James Kotecki

What if Ann Romney's horse was Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick? Here's a look at the pros and cons of a having a famous horse for a running mate.

We Are Very Safe Here in London

Heather Lende | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports
Heather Lende

Heathrow was not nearly as crowded as we had expected. Grandma Joanne and I whisked right through, thanks to cheerful volunteers in pink London 2012 s...

WATCH: An Amorous Chilean Horse

Richard Wiese | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Richard Wiese

At a ranch near Santiago, Chile, I spoke with Gonzalo Vial, an accomplished horse whisperer known to form close personal relationships with his horses. One horse grew amorous.

LOOK: Mutilated Horse Found On Side Of Road

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 07.05.2012 | Miami

While the rest of South Florida was celebrating Independence Day, the local SPCA was dealing with yet another atrocity against horses. A SPCA emplo...

Taming Mr. Ed

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianne Nienaber

Eddie and I are in uncharted territory with only the GPS of our mutual trust to guide us. The road may not lead us to the western skies, or perhaps it will. I simply do not know.

Memorializin' the War on Women

Susie Sampson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

On this Memorial Day Weekend, I wanted to see what kind of sin those liberal Americans were up to. And I wanted to hear a little more about that pesky War on Women. Is that really a thing? Or does it just sound good to say?

Virginia Property Where Secretariat Was Born Is Sold

AP | ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON | Posted 07.22.2012 | DC

DOSWELL, Va. — The Virginia property where Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born has been sold at a foreclosure auction for more than $5 mill...

Man Hijacks Horse-Drawn Carriage

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.10.2012 | Crime

The staff of the St. Louis Carriage Company is still in disbelief after the bizarre turn of events that upset one of their driver's usual Tuesday nigh...

Horseback Riding Adventures from LA to Montego Bay

Chie Davis | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

My vision of starring in an equestrian themed couture campaign were dashed upon the realization that my initial horseback riding experience was more congruent with that of a spaghetti western!

Horse Rescued From Quicksand-Like Mud

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green

After being stuck in thick, quicksand-like mud for hours in Avalon Beach, Australia, an 18-year-old horse was miraculously rescued, the Associated Pre...

The Case For Eating Horse

Time | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

Congress recently lifted a 2007 ban on funding for the inspection of horse meat, albeit to little applause. It’s not like the country was crazy for ...

Taxi Crashes Into Horse and Buggy at Midnight

Jack Hidary | Posted 09.24.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

This morning just after midnight a NYC taxi crashed into a horse and buggy in front of 40 Central Park South. There have been a number of crashes in t...

Man Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Horse, Again

Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

A Kentucky man faces criminal charges after getting caught having sex with a horse for a second time, according to investigators. Nathan Johnson is...