Posts tagged with ‘horses’

  • When a Horse May Need a Supplement

    By Ruth on October 4, 2017
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    Horses that are in pain always behave differently in various environments. In order to keep your horse in great condition, you must fully understand how to detect the most commons signs that mean that the animal is experiencing major or minor discomfort. Typical Pain Symptoms When your horse is roaming around in the field, carefully observe the animal’s habits. If […]
  • This Day in History May 17, 1875

    By Ruth on May 17, 2012
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    Slightly happy note for today’s feature.  It was on this date in 1875 that the horse pictured above (Aristides) won the first Kentucky Derby.  This horse was named after the Greek general of the same name, and Oliver Lewis (African American) was his rider on that date. Ten thousand people were in attendance, and there were fifteen horses in that […]
  • Backyard Horse Tales by Jackie Anton Book Review

    By Ruth on May 16, 2012
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    My daughter and I have finally finished this book.  It was thoroughly enjoyable, and I will be posting our review here.  If you would like more information on the blog tour, check out my post from earlier in the week. Backyard Horse Tales, 2nd edition by Jackie AntonMy rating: 5 of 5 stars My 8-year-old daughter and I read this […]
  • Lightning Book Promotions Blog Tour: Backyard Horse Tales: Sox by Jackie Anton Author Interview

    By Ruth on May 14, 2012
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    About the Book: Born with a brave heart and an in your face attitude, Sox was also born with a leg that was not quite right. His courage and complete disregard for his handicap inspire his little friend Emma. Young Emma Struggles with a learning disability. This lonely child befriends Sox and an unbreakable bond is formed. Readers share in […]
  • Well-Spoken Wednesday–Blaze of Glory by M. Garzon Book Review

    By Ruth on October 18, 2011
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    Summary from goodreads: Last year, I had it all. Two jumpers on the show circuit, a lot of wins, and a lot of attention – the good kind. But now I have nothing. My life is circling the drain. The only spark of light that exists for me is my new, forbidden passion. If my stepfather finds out, he will […]