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The Latin Horse Whisperer: Julio Mendoza

The Latin Horse Whisperer: Julio Mendoza

Interviewed by: Holle Abee Part I Once in a great while, a very special human being comes along who has an amazing gift with horses – someone who understands how the animal thinks, what motivates it, how to help each horse achieve its full potential. These talented individuals are rare and seem to be born [...]

The Percheron

The Percheron

The Percheron developed in the Le Perche province of France, located about 50 miles southwest of Paris. It is believed that French medieval knights often rode ancestors of the modern breed – the large gray chargers depicted on drawings and paintings from the middle ages. After the invention of gun powder and the long bow [...]

Barbara Anderson

Barbara Anderson

Barbara Anderson is a freelance computer programmer who lives on Long Island, New York. An admirer of horses since childhood, she first learned to ride and jump English-style in her late-20′s, and later learned to enjoy Western-style riding on a gentle draft horse and (just for fun, not competition) to ride a retired Western “game [...]

Project Sage – A Long Island Horse Rescue

Project Sage – A Long Island Horse Rescue

Written by: Barbara Anderson Project SAGE (Save A Grateful Equine) Horse Rescue was started in 2007 by then 17 year old Brittany Rostron in memory of her beloved thoroughbred “Sage”, who was a rescue horse. It is a New York State certified and ASPCA recognized non-profit organization, as well as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, whose [...]