Girls Horse Club Blog

Blogs in the 'International Horse' Channel

My Angel

Published by • Jul 30th, 2008 • Category: International Horse

by Stargazer | About a year ago, the farm I had been riding at for nearly five years closed. Before it closed, I had been riding a wonderful mare named Sassy and we were perfect together. After the farm closed, Sassy’s owner moved her to a “stable” with five barns meant for cart racing horses…



Dream Horse: Chincoteague Pony

Published by • Jun 28th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Jeanna Briggs | Okay, it took me awhile to find a winner, but I finally found our next ‘Dream Horse’. This month’s star is (drumroll please)…



Dream Horse: Peruvian Paso

Published by • May 13th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Jeanna Briggs | We all want our dream horse. Probably when you think of the term ‘dream horse’ you think of a breathtaking Arabian, or a flashy thoroughbred, or a free spirited mustang. But there are way more breeds of horses out there waiting for the perfect person (YOU!)…



Barbaro: Racing Legend

Published by • Apr 29th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Jeanna Briggs | If you live in the USA, you probably mourned Barbaro’s death. He inspired many of us to write beautiful poems, stories, and yes, blogs. But today I would like to set aside a day of memory for Barbaro, otherwise known as America’s Horse…



The Wielkopolski

Published by • Mar 20th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by SB | Wielkopolski, what’s that? A type of disease? A small country in Africa? Nope, it’s a breed of horse! The Wielkopolski is an all-around horse and generally talented…



The Magic of a Mini

Published by • Mar 15th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Allison | Miniature horses are a lot like ‘regular’ horses – except for their size! Minis, as they are affectionately called, are about the size of a large dog, and just like dogs, they come in many colors and types…



Resting Place for Ponies

Published by • Feb 14th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives, Junior Blogger Finals

by Allison, age 12 Fforest Uchaf Farm has long sat on a hill, watching the hustle and bustle of life in the valley below. But it is a serene resting place away from the world for abused horses and ponies who need a little love. Some of the most amazing residents are the pit ponies, […]



Seabiscuit: A Legend

Published by • Feb 14th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives, Junior Blogger Finals, Tributes

by SB, age 13 No one could have guessed that a cultural icon would be born right in the middle of the Great Depression, a time when there wasn’t much joy and hope in the world. Seabiscuit was born on May 23, 1933, as the grandson of the great Man o’ War. Though he had […]



The Icelandic Horse

Published by • Jan 24th, 2008 • Category: International Horse, Junior Blogger Archives

by Halee, age 12 The Icelandic horse is an amazing breed who has not gotten much attention among Thoroughbreds, Arabians, and Warmbloods. The horse I learned much of my riding experience on, Vifill, is an Icelandic horse, and a good example of one with a score of 8.14 out of 10. Take your time to […]



Making of Moonlight Mirage Part 2: The Photo Illustrations

Published by • Jan 16th, 2008 • Category: How It's Made, International Horse, LeadMare Tales

With a great story for inspiration, creating the photo illustrations for Moonlight Mirage was a fun project. The process is similar to creating the images you see throughout this blog. It’s pretty geeky so I tried to summarize details. For those of you interested in digital art/photography, feel free to ask questions if you want […]