Posted May 22, 2017 by Rebecca West

New therapeutic "MASH" unit in central Arizona puts inmates and shelter animals under the same roof, with life-changing results.

Posted May 21, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Little girls dream of being ballerinas and owning their own horses. Horses dream of little girls dressed as ballerinas loving them.

Posted May 11, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

A horse is a horse, of course, of course, but owning and maintaining a horse can be out of reach for most of us. One answer to this for kids has long been a hobbyhorse, e.g., a stick horse. Many of us had stick horses when we were small. There is a movement afoot for adults to rediscover these horses and the fun of riding them. Yes, this really is a thing.

Posted April 3, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is Pony Express Day! It was 157 years ago today that the Pony Express began it's short but glorious history. Did you know that there is still a USPS-sanctioned Pony Express currently operating in Arizona?

Posted March 23, 2017 by Rebecca West

Airports and airlines have long offered VIP sections for travelers of the human variety, but now New York's JFK is offering a section for animals to chill in in style.

Posted March 23, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Cy is an Appaloosa horse who lives in the United Kingdom at a stable not far from where his human mum, Rae, lives. Harriet is a Jack Russell Terrier whose human mum, Kate, is the yard manager at the stable. Harriet apparently believes that she is the assistant yard manager and has assigned herself a number of duties including checking on the horses and walking them. Cy and Harriet recently became best friends.

Posted March 11, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Mmmm. I love eating apples. If I could I'd eat apples until I peed cider.

Posted March 6, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Man, now I get why Mom hates it when I get wound up and lick her face.