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Video: Holy Dog

Brady Jandreau is a young Lakoda Sioux cowboy and bronco rider. After suffering a potentially career ending trauma, he travels deep into the Patagonian highlands, on a quest for spiritual renewal.

March 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Video: Alpha Mare

After a mental health crisis, Karin finds peace among her beloved horses.

January 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Judith Sanders: Feeding the Horses at Crystal Spring Farm

Out past the empty barn,
twin Percherons, tall as steeples,
canter across their meadow
to greet my small son and me.

October 13, 2021 · 2 Comments

Gary Margolis: I was Living in a Poem

Lines so plain I didn’t know, at first,
I was living in a poem.

July 23, 2020 · 5 Comments

Shoshi Parks: The Shared History of Wild Horses and Indigenous People

Horse sanctuaries along the Native American Horse Trail are working to save America’s last Indigenous horses and rewrite official histories that claim they don’t exist.

June 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Video: Willie Nelson | Ride Me Back Home

This song earned Willie his ninth Grammy Award.

May 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Terry Blackhawk: Orchis Opens the Book

feel the earth whinny and stomp

February 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Video: The Lonely Horse-Keeper of the Apuseni Mountains

. Echo of the Wild A glimpse into the life of Nelu, a lonely horse-keeper living in the Apuseni Mountains, Transylvania, Romania. This five minute video was shot during Summer … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: Sanity

Hands deep in loam. Leaning my face against a draft horse to hear his heart. The molasses smell of dark grain. The smell of a woman’s hair. The meadow quiet … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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