In Nordic mythology, the famous Sleipner was the eight-legged horse ridden by arch-hero Odin. Alexander the Great's Bucephalus was allegedly a polydactyl as well, and Julius Caesar is said to have preferred to ride a horse with extra hooves.
Hold on to your hoof picks, the owner of this foal might need to borrow them.
A mare at a petting zoo in Belgium has given birth to a foal with seven
"This is a story everyone needs to hear."--Animal Behaviorist Temple Grandin PhD (who is also autistic)Today's the USA release day for the new book The Horse Boy by Rupert Isaacson, a book that has nothing to do with hooves and ever... Read Post
Having solid leg cues are what make the difference between a sloppy riding performance and a beautiful, polished performance. Solid, leg communication with your horse also make feats such as bridleless riding possible. The cues I am... Read Post
Here are some current photos of Bo’s hooves. These were taken over the weekend while I was at the Hell’s Kitchen Canyon ride. Bo has been doing very well barefoot. I’ve ridden Bo barefoot on quite a few rides in the last few mon... Read Post