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The (Revolutionary) Get-Hit-in-the-Face-With-a-Horse Diet!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A couple of weeks ago, my sister got hit in the face with a horse, and the pounds have been dropping off ever since. It seemed unfair to keep this revolutionary weight loss breakthrough to ourselves, so I am writing to share it.

Westminster to Sochi to Oscar: Winning Gold Is Over-rated

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Randee Mia Berman

I guess I never got the memo on WINNING. The message? Contrary to Shakespeare, "All that glitters IS gold." Really? Winning may have been Charlie S...

The 'Club' I Never Thought I'd Join

Susan Pace | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Susan Pace

At 14, Charlie got a horse. At 17, Dennis got a truck. At 46, I got a divorce. My ex-husband's departure may have changed my world, but my kids helped me find my country.

Safari on Horseback

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

A safari on horseback is a unique and incredible experience because you are able to get so close to the animals. While wild animals may be nervous of human beings on foot or in a vehicle, they are much more relaxed around horses.

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.

Masai Mara Mornings On Horseback

Richard Powell | Posted 01.10.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

As we pull back on our reins to marvel in silent reverence at the vast landscape, dotted with wild animals, our guide decides to narrate the moment. ...

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.

'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.

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.

WATCH: Bloomberg Daughter Celebrates Her New Equestrian Handbag In Hamptons

Posted 08.31.2012 | New York

Taking respite from rescuing hoards of puppies and pregnant cats, Georgina Bloomberg stepped out in the Hamptons this week to host a private reception...

50+ Olympic Medalists Infographic -- Updated

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
Carolyn Anderson

Seeing athletes being able to pursue their dreams and be at the top of their sport in their 50's and beyond is so inspiring.

In Defense of Dressage

Janet Turley | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports
Janet Turley

It's easy to obtain corporate sponsorship as a world-ranked gymnast or swimmer. But wanting to fly you and your horse around the globe for international competition? You'd better be either a CEO's family or absolute royalty.

Older Athletes Have Always Gone For The Gold (INFOGRAPHIC)

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Carolyn Anderson

Since 1896 there have been 121 athletes older than 50 who have won 183 medals in Olympic history. These athletes are an encouragement to people of all ages that it's never too late to go after your dreams.

The Olympic Spirit in London

Heather Lende | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Heather Lende

Grandma Joanne is much more relaxed now that the event is over and Karen is both in one piece and successful -- not a medal, but the top ten in the wo...

Is Ann Romney's Horse A Factor In Timing Of Mitt Romney's VP Pick?

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

When Mitt Romney returns from his week-long trip to Europe this week, the media's obsessive coverage over who the Republican will pick as his running ...

With Olympic Horse Folks -- Royal and Common

Heather Lende | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports
Heather Lende

It may take a village to rear a child, but it takes more of a kingdom to raise an Olympic event horse. Which is why if you are just part of a rider's family like I am, it is a challenge to get one of Karen's packet of complimentary Olympic tickets.

How Do Horses Travel To The London Olympics?

Posted 07.29.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: The 2012 Olympic Games begin on July 27, but many of the most specialized athletes have been in London for...

Princess Haya of Jordan, Sheikha of Dubai: "Sport Empowers Women"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 09.24.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Princess Haya is also a power woman in her own right: as President of the International Equestrian Federation, she's in charge of horse sports around the world. Indeed, the glamorous princess believes sports can transform the status of women not just in the Middle East.

Horses and People: Who's Whispering?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The lore and the legend of the horse whisperer honors a whisper heard, not spoken. That all of us could learn to hear and understand horses better might matter to some more than others. That we might all learn to hear and understand one another better matters to us all.

Queen's Granddaughter Going For Olympic Gold

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 06.12.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- One thing is often said about Queen Elizabeth II's oldest granddaughter, Zara Phillips: she thrives under pressure. It's about to be a very ...

Life Lessons in the Ring

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Denver
Deborah Schoeberlein

Horses and humans share a history that spans many thousands of years. We are familiars and dependents, and among us there are leaders at every level.

Changes Needed After Deadly Year In Horse Racing?

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 03.26.2012 | Sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- U.S. Sen. Tom Udall on Monday revived his push for uniform federal standards aimed at making the horse racing industry safer foll...

70-Year-Old Rides Into Olympics

AP | By NESHA STARCVIC | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany -- He is not riding off into the sunset. Hiroshi Hoketsu is simply riding, and that's just how he likes it. Hoketsu first went to ...

WATCH: Controversial Irish Racing Ad Slammed As Transphobic

Posted 02.21.2012 | Gay Voices

A controversial new ad for an Irish betting company will continue to air despite a flurry of complaints decrying the clip as transphobic. Produced...

Jason Linkins

Here's A Photo Of Mitt Romney Riding A Horse, Okay?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

If you think that Canadian-born Chryslers are the only means of conveyance utilized by current presidential aspirant Mitt Romney, well then, think aga...