Survival Prepping, End-of-Times, Apocalypse Planning, and The Bomb

I’ve always been into survival prepping, end-of-times, apocalypse planning and The Bomb. I grew up in the 50s during the Cold War and the nuclear bomb was scary . Our 30 acres was designed for self-sufficiency and to live off of the land. Yes, we worried about The (Atomic) Bomb. An Original Survivalist I get …

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Equestrian Living Readers Vote EQUUS Foundation as Favorite Equine Charity

“There’s no better way to kick off our 20th Anniversary than being voted the favorite equine charity in 2022 by the readers of Equestrian Living,” said Lynn Coakley, EQUUS Foundation President. Read the feature story in the November-December issue of Equestrian Living here. The EQUUS Foundation was born from love of the equestrian sport and …

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‘Just Doing My Job’ – A Bureau of Land Management Excuse for Mismanaging Wild Horses

History is replete with examples of people and agencies causing great harm or that have been caught in the act of some form of wrongdoing, only to offer the excuse, “I was just doing my job…” On 16 March 1968, First Lieutenant William L. “Rusty” Calley, Jr., and his platoon murdered at least 300 Vietnamese …

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Horse First Aid Kit Shopping List

Here is a shopping list for horse supplies and a first aid kit. These resources run the gamut from grooming products to nutritional supplements. But there is an essential horse supply that you shouldn’t leave your barn, or your saddlebag without.

Preventing Wildfire with the Wild Horse Fire Brigade

Like a growing number of people in the American West, naturalist William Simpson is intimately familiar with wildfire. He lives in California’s rural Siskiyou County where overgrown grass and brush routinely fuel hot-burning and deadly wildfires. This year, the McKinney fire killed four people and burned more than 60,000 acres. But it was a wildfire …

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An Update on the Pokegama Herd from American Wild Horse Campaign

Due to legal actions taken by the legal team for Wild Horse Fire Brigade at Vermont Law, led by our legal advisor, Professor-Litigator Michael Harris, the DOJ attorney had the BLM in Klamath Falls Oregon temporarily stop the bait and trap at and around the Pokegama HMA on Oct 4th, to give time for the …

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It’s Fall in Florida! We Have Fall-colored Leaves Here, Too!

You know I love to mow. I needed to mow the back pasture. But I got stopped a million times taking pictures. Pictures of my neighbor’s horses in her pasture. Her 2 minis and donkey were over by the fence again napping under the trees. So out comes my iPhone to take pics. My dog, …

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Getting the Right Saddle for Your Horse

Ensuring that you select the right saddle for your horse is vital. It not only affects the position in which the rider will sit, and therefore can be beneficial in preventing back ache or muscle pain, but it also affects the horse. No responsible horse owner would want their steed to be in discomfort and pain and so choosing the best saddle is very important. There are companies available who will measure your horse and recommend the saddles that they think are most appropriate.

Western vs. English Riding Disciplines. What Is Your Favorite?

Living in Nashville/Hendersonville, TN Our house was in Hendersonville, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville. We had 3 1/2 acres in a ranchette community where you could have horses and gardens. It was a nice community of helpful, southern people with a drawl so thick it was like a brogue. I still joke how they said …

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Why Start Your Day With Gratitude and Positive Thinking?

Did you know that starting your day with positivity is one of the best things you can do to improve your life? It has an immediate, powerful impact on your life. The benefits are numerous, and you start experiencing them from the first day you deliberately begin your day being positive and grateful. These are …

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