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Horse First

Horse First

I learned to ride in a backyard farm where I was the only student and only boarder. While this didn’t set me up for dazzling performances in the show ring, I learned how to stay on a horse and more importantly – I learned how to care for them. Fox hunting was my trainer’s passion, and after I bought my first suitable hunt horse – Elvis, fox hunting was all I cared about as well. Each hunt runs slightly differently,…

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An Ethical Question Regarding Marine Mammals

An Ethical Question Regarding Marine Mammals

Last month, I asked readers how they felt about eating meat. I was curious if us being horse people swayed that choice one way or the other, but it seems like everyone fell pretty across the board. In a similar area, I have  another ethical question for you today! First, I have to back up.  When I was a little kid, my two favorite animals were Orca whales and unicorns.  I wanted to be a marine biologist with the raging…

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An Ethical Question Regarding Livestock

An Ethical Question Regarding Livestock

I’ve probably mentioned it on this blog at least once or twice, but my husband is vegan due to animal rights reasons.  He hasn’t always been vegan during our relationship, but for the past four years veganism has been a steady part of our household and life.  I think he’s in it for the long haul, and I support him in his choices. That being said, I’m not vegan. I’m also not planning on becoming vegan (though I’ll never say…

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