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Video: Lively Siena, Pre-Palio

Rick Steves | Posted 08.26.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The night before Siena's Palio, at midnight, the streets were filled with eating, drinking, singing, and camaraderie, as neighborhoods gathered to pu...

Video: The Actual Palio -- A Coveted Banner

Rick Steves | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The coveted Palio banner is the trophy that gives the wildest horse race anywhere its name. This clip shows a dramatic procession through Siena, with ...

Dartmoor: Lonely Stone Circles, Big Rocks, and Wild Ponies

Rick Steves | Posted 08.19.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Lonely stone circles, big rocks, and wild ponies: That's Dartmoor. One of England's most popular national parks, Dartmoor is one of the few truly wild...

Finding Hope Through Change: How A Horse Helped Strengthen My Root Chakra

Kathryn Goetzke | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Goetzke

Life hasn't been easy lately. I've recently moved to a new home in a new state, had a major shift with work, and celebrated my 45th birthday, which ma...

Flying Horses Are Real, And These Photos Prove It

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 08.17.2016 | Sports

If you’ve watched any of the equestrian jumping events during the Rio Olympics, you might have noticed the seemingly physics-defying feats going on....

Man Rides A Horse Into Taco Bell, And The Internet Is Freaking Out

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.15.2016 | Weird News

Some people order their Taco Bell burritos at the drive-through window. Others just ride right into the store. After cowboy Lathan Crump finished a r...

Saratoga WarHorse... Saving the Lives of Our Veterans

Tim Hayes | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home
Tim Hayes

The emotional healing that begins with the nonverbal nonjudgmental acceptance of a horse enables veterans to feel safe enough to be themselves. This breakthrough Connection helps bridge the barrier of shame and isolation created by Post Traumatic Stress and enables the veteran to go on and continue to recover often utilizing emotional expressive therapy with another human.

Are You Stressing Your People Out? Change Your Thinking

Lisa Arie | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Lisa Arie

If you are wondering how to decrease stress--for you and everyone in your circle of influence--the answer lies in a simple shift of perception. Become aware of how you're impacting others, correct your shortfalls, and you'll inspire people to be innovative and productive. Your business and families can then thrive.

Cops Find Cocaine Worth $10 Million Stashed Inside Blinged Out Horse's Head

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.02.2016 | Crime

New Zealand made its biggest ever cocaine bust after finding $10 million worth of the drug stashed inside a diamante-encrusted sculpture of a horse's ...

Cowboy On Horseback Causes Traffic Jam On New York City Bridge

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.28.2016 | Weird News

He's no city slicker. An 80-year-old urban cowboy was spotted on Monday as he made the grueling journey from New Jersey into New York City. Like so ma...

Siena Palio: All In 90 Seconds

Antonio Busiello | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Antonio Busiello

Siena's Palio is one of the most difficult and ancient bareback horse races in the world with origins dating back centuries. Held annually in July and August, it attracts thousands of Italians and foreign visitors.

Cavaliers Fan Appears To Eat Horse Poop At Victory Parade

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.24.2016 | Weird News

It seems at least one fan wore a shit-eating grin for real after the Cavaliers won the NBA championship. As pointed out by, this guy pic...

Cavalia Odysseo Inspires Audiences With Immersive Equestrian Experience

Liz Carlston | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Liz Carlston

Few theatrical experiences will ever top Odysseo.

Food + Fashion Win At The 2016 Belmont Stakes

Tom Murro | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

It was a nail-biting finish as Creator won the 2016 Belmont Stakes by a nose on Saturday June 11th. Longines Watch Company also held it's annual Most...

Were The Horse Carriages, Patient Zero in Team de Blasio's, 'Absolutely Permissible' Pay-To-Play?

Sandi Bachom | Posted 06.06.2016 | New York
Sandi Bachom

On February 4th, when the Teamsters pulled support from a bill, they never agreed to in the first place, the Mayor sat in his SUV for 16 minutes, rather than face the men and women in top hats on the steps of city hall.

How a Passion for Horses was the Secret Ingredient for the World's Next Great Western Movie

Elaine Heney | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment
Elaine Heney

On a sunny day last September, I left the casinos of the Las Vegas strip and drove west out of the city. After passing the sign for Red Rock Canyon, I...

Zambezi Horse Trails of Victoria Falls

Stephen Harris | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Stephen Harris

Darkness was setting in as we arrived back at Zambezi Horse Trails and we were all much better off for the afternoon in nature that we had just experienced. The peace. The solitude. The nature.  The animals. Ah, life is good.

Horses Definitely Go to Heaven

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2016 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Every young girl who has owned a horse will tell you that horses are steadfast guardians of secrets whispered into necks and manes.

Jon Stewart Gives Abandoned Horse New Life At His Animal Sanctuary

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.15.2017 | Good News

One horse who's been through the roughest of times is grazing in a happier place thanks to Jon Stewart. A nearly blind mare named Lily, who lived in ...

Help Me to Heal: Mind, Body, and Horse

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brie Witherspoon

Horses enjoy our presence most when we are in the "Here and Now". (photo by Thierry Fulconis) At the age of 15, I believed I was going to die. After ...

6 Ways to Sprinkle the Community With Compassion: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize six individuals from across the globe who are working towards shedding light on worldly troubles an...

Your Guide to Everything Western Canada

Shoptiques | Posted 04.19.2017 | Travel

The beauty of Banff can't be missed Alberta Alberta has some of the world's most beautiful natural wonders. A visit there wouldn't be complete wit...

Exploring the Benefits of Animal Physiotherapy

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 03.21.2017 | Science
Brie Witherspoon

Animals have always been a part of my life, even before I took my first breath. Carrying me to full term was a difficult pregnancy for my mom, but it ...

WATCH: Helicopter Airlifts Horse To Safety After It Falls Down Ravine

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.21.2016 | Weird News

A horse was airlifted to safety in California on Saturday afternoon after it fell from a trail and got stuck down a ravine. Video going viral shows a ...

Bride's Wedding Day Shoot With Rescue Horse Is A Thing Of Beauty

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 03.09.2016 | Weddings

Bride Hayley Fox planned her wedding day around one "mane" event -- a visit to the horse sanctuary where she volunteers. Before Hayley tied the knot o...