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Onyx & Breezy Foundation Sets Hollywood Fundraiser

Jonathan Handel | Posted 06.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Handel

When Wanda and Mark Shefts' beloved black labs, Onyx and Breezy, died within weeks of each other in 2004, the Shefts were heartbroken, as anyone with ...

Reflections on Dressage and Dancing With Horses in Florida

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Georgianne Nienaber

During the last presidential election cycle dressage took a hammering from liberal pundits who circled like jackals around Ann Romney and her Olympic contender, Rafalca. It was heartbreaking to witness such vicious assaults on a sport that offers so much joy to riders from all walks of life.

11 Homes for Sale With Horses as Home Decor

Ryan Nickum | Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

While most of the press lately about horses regards their meat ending up in IKEA's meatballs, horses have also recently been discovered in other, more pleasant places.

What Are Horses? Ask Disalmanac! (VIDEO)

Scott Bateman | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

How often has this happened to you: You're at a party, and everyone's talking about horses. But you can't join in the conversation, because you have no idea what horses are. Pretty often, we're betting.

Horse Slaughterhouse Seeks Approval From USDA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.01.2013 | Business

In recent weeks, consumers in the United States may have been relieved to know the discovery of horse meat in products labeled all-beef was relegated ...

Why Eating Horse Meat Is Okay

Andy Deemer | Posted 04.22.2013 | Taste
Andy Deemer

I'm shocked by the fact that all these Brits are up in arms about a little mare in their frozen lasagna.

Why Are We So Horrified Over Horse Meat?

Anjali Sareen | Posted 04.20.2013 | Green
Anjali Sareen

We as a culture seem to have decided arbitrarily that we are comfortable making dogs and cats our pets and comfortable making pigs and fish our dinner.

9 Countries That Actually Love Horsemeat

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.17.2013 | Business

The horsemeat scandal currently plaguing Europe has made even the most adventurous eaters a bit squeamish. But when you think about it, is horseme...

For Two Mustangs, Winter Storm Nemo Means Horseplay!

Liz O'Connell | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Liz O'Connell

In the hours post-Winter Storm Nemo, a paddock swathed in knee-deep, fresh powder snow, proved irresistible to American mustangs Amado and Macai. Like children and dogs, horses like a romp in the snow and this pair takes their romping to the extreme.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: A Day At The Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 02.09.2013 | Travel

There are no elaborate hats to mark the once-a-year running of the 'A'ati Hoi, or Horse Races, during Easter Island's annual Tapati Festival. There's ...

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...

Budweiser Clydesdales Score First 2013 Super Bowl Touchdown

Liz O'Connell | Posted 04.06.2013 | Media
Liz O'Connell

With its 60-second spot "The Brotherhood," Budweiser has scored the first goal of Super Bowl XLVII.

Dogs Finding Dogs (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.16.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

For animal lovers the country over, the thought of losing a beloved pet does not bear thinking about. When a pet does go missing, people are often uns...

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up While Many Other Species Do Not?

Quora | Posted 02.17.2013 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Stanton Champion, Product Marketing Manager for uTest This is somewhat of a myth. Horses can...

Remembering Lakota Ways

Emil Her Many Horses | Posted 01.17.2013 | Religion
Emil Her Many Horses

Much of traditional Lakota culture was threatened in the early 1900s. After the Lakota people were placed on reservations in the late 1800s, the U.S. government forbade their language and ceremonial life.

Health Lessons From... Horses?!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The predominant efforts of health promotion might reasonably be catalogued in terms of carrots, sticks, and leading people to water -- whether or not we can make them drink it. Which leads, naturally, to horses.

Are You 'Horsing Around' in Your Relationship?

Kelley Whitis | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Kelley Whitis

During the middle of a horsemanship class I found myself crying for days -- and it wasn't because I was hurt by a horse

Documenting A Dying Tradition In Baltimore

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street Artist Gaia regularly highlights people from whichever community that he's painting or wheatpasting in. Passersby commonly stop to talk while h...

The Animals Of Kentucky, Or, These Are Some Pretty Great Horses

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Earlier this week, we asked HuffPost readers in Kentucky to send us photos of your home state, in advance of the vice presidential debate in Danville,...

Horse Power

Jill_Greenberg | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Jill_Greenberg

The horse project is not only an homage to the physique of these sexy beasts but also an exploration of the paradoxical gender identities cast onto this unique animal. We see them as masculine, strong, muscular, even phallic.

LOOK: These Homes For Sale Have Mountain Views

Posted 10.09.2012 | DC

If your dream home has a view of some mountains and room for horses, you're going to love this week's real estate slideshow. You'll want to ogle th...

A Sport Psychologist's Insight Into the Horse Racing Industry

Camilla Henderson | Posted 12.08.2012 | Sports
Camilla Henderson

I was born into a racing family so I eat, breathe and sleep horses, I didn't have much of a choice! However my passion for the sport has grown immensely over the past few years, especially since riding as an amateur.

Rescuing 139 Dogs, Cats, Horses and Birds in North Carolina

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

These formerly neglected creatures finally have a brighter future, and freedom from the suffering and neglect that had been their lot.

Cara Santa Maria

How To Clone A Horse

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 10.01.2012 | Science

How do you feel about cloning animals? Have you ever hoped you could make an exact copy of your furry loved one? A woman named Kit Knotts did just...

PHOTO: Alien Horse Has A Hidden Talent

Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy

We all know horses can jump over stuff and run fast, but we're betting most people don't know about their "summoning demons" feature. That's right...