training

Riding On A Horse Named Ego: A story about how people fail horses because of pride

Yes.  Yes yes yes. Submission of ego is the key.  Please see other East West blog posts about the lessons our horses have taught. Note:  Heart of Phoenix is one of my favorite rescues.  Experts in working with starvation cases, knowledgeable about solid adoption contracts, the benefits of branding, and so much more, I highly …

inspiration

Amputee veteran gets back on the saddle with help from local non-profit

  This is such a heartwarming story.  Horses are amazing therapists.  East West has had many instances of our herd helping airbnb guests with everything from fear of horses to PTSD. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –   BAKERSFIELD, …

wellness & care

Pregnant Horse Is Ready To Give Birth – Vets Call The Wonders That Come Out A ‘Miracle’

Wow! Bahiya actually showed two embryos on her second ultrasound.  The vet explained the odds, and we chose to pinch off one embryo. A heartwarming example of how Mother Nature can produce wonders happened in May. Emma, a mother horse delivered a miracle, defining all the odds. Her owner got a pleasant surprise when Emma …

Denver shelter has more horses than dogs in need of forever families
General

Denver shelter has more horses than dogs in need of forever families

A great article that emphasizes the importance of responsible breeding AND the need for programs that help horses “shelter in place” with their current families. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – FRANKTOWN, Colo. — There are thousands of dogs and cats in Denver …

Jilfan Sitam al Bulad Malabar Arabian Preservation Program

Day 5: Nasr the rare baby Arabian horse

Nasr becomes active at dusk, when mom does.    He is becoming more independent.  He gets a few yards away from mom now.  Runs laps around her.  Is starting to investigate his world more.   The other horses at East West are fascinated by him.  They call to him, crowd the fence when he comes …