Quick Draw McGraw

Featuring a talking horse who fights villains in the Wild West, Quick Draw McGraw was a popular kids’ cartoon in the 1950s. In the days before the launch of hundreds of digital channels, the Saturday morning cartoons were staple viewing…

Georgia Stokes

Cornish dressage rider Georgia Stokes is taking the equestrian world by storm – riding at the highest level and establishing herself as a well-known breeder. The St Austell-based rider has achieved the honour of being accepted for the prestigious Concours…

Native Horse: The History

Millions of people all over the world today rely on horses for various purposes. From riding for leisure and sports, to equine therapy for patients and using horses in our day-to-day life and work, the human race would be missing…

The Healing Benefits of Equine-assisted Therapy

Equine-assisted therapy involves activities and treatments with horses to enhance people’s physical and mental health. The interactions between the patients and horses are aimed at promoting emotional growth for people with a diverse range of medical conditions. Patients who can…

Horseshoes: The History

Horses have played a vital role in transportation for thousands of years. In fact, horseshoes boast a long history, but when were they first created and why?

All the Queen’s Horses

Queen Elizabeth II has had a lifelong passion for horses that dates back to her childhood. The British monarch, who is now 92, was reportedly out riding when she heard the news that Kate Middleton was giving birth to her…

The Origins of the Pantomime Horse

No Christmas would be complete without a visit to the pantomime. Now almost as big a tradition as eating turkey on Christmas Day, this humorous take on classic children’s stories is always a big hit with families, but how long…

White Horses: Let me Ride Away

Many children of the 60s and 70s will fondly remember the television series, The White Horses. Although the series was made in 1965 and featured only 13 episodes, it has gained an army of devoted followers over the years, with…