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dog image jpg In Loving Memory of RC, Cinnabar, Buck, & Scooter,

They say that memories are golden,
Well maybe that is true.
I never wanted memories,
I only wanted them forever.
A Million times I have needed you all,
A million times I have cried.
If love alone could have saved you,
You never would have died.
In Life, I loved you all dearly,
In death I love you still.
In my heart you hold a place No one could ever fill.
If tears could build a stairway and heartaches make a lane,
I'd walk the path to heaven and bring back again.
Our Family chain is broken,
An nothing seems the same.
But as God calls us one by one our chain will link again!
God Bless all our Pets!!

A thought from the Founder Sandra Venables

The Horse, proudest of creatures
Living, shooting star
Flash of Light
Illuminating our imagination
Thunderous power
Earth trembling beneath your pounding hooves
Lighting Speed
Cleaving the air as you run!
We captured you!
Tamed you
You gave us everything.
In thanks we took it all!
We exploited you
Beat you, broke you
Stole your freedom
Stabled you
Subdued you
Harnessed your speed and strength.
You surrendered your liberty to work as our slave,
To pull our ploughs, our cats, our gun carriages.
To shield us from hunger, thirst and the cold.
In thanks, we ate your flesh, donned your hide.
Since the dawn of time, You have protected and served us.
Sped us to battle victory.
In thanks we traded you for horse power.


HORSES IN THE 20TH CENTURY.

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Few or us alive today can remember the times when all commerce was served by the horse on land and ships by sea.

Yet until less than a hundred years ago, before machines were invented, the horse was mans great partner.was to understand how important the horse was in the world up until then, you would have to imagine removing the oil supply from today's world and watch the effect it would have on our lives and world trade.

Horses were the very oil of commerce and the tools of war. Until after the first world war, when they were progressively abandoned, as machines took their place throughout the developing countries.

"Look back at our struggle for freedom,

Trace our present day's strength to its source;

And you'll find man's pathway to glory

Is strewn with the bones of a horse."


The bond between Woman, Man and the horse.

Over 5000 years a strong bond has been developed between man and horse, a bond that has helped the horse survive the period of his changing role in our society.

Those who loved horses most, held their trust with them over this period of change, helping them to improve their role and position in most countries, from that of commercial slave, to that of willing servant.

Now a days the horse is more often found where people are enjoying themselves, whether at the racetracks, on the polo grounds, on holiday or at the Pony Club, with the families children. Indeed they have so successfully changed their role, that it can be said that there are more horses and ponies in some countries now than there was in 1902.

Of course, there are a few more people too. However, it must still be remembered that they are still a beast of burden in some countries and in some cases need our help.

Why do people love horses?

What is the bond that holds man and horse together? It would be hard to explain. It is probably best seen in its simplest form, where children develop a passion for horses when no one in their family rides. Or in the smiles on the faces of disabled riders when they come for their weekly session with the horse.

What value is there in learning to ride?

Apart from sheer enjoyment, we can see great value in learning to ride in our present society, because the qualities that a rider must develop are timeless. They are the same as those learnt by children in ancient Greece or Rome long before Jesus Christ was borne. A fine rider in any age must develop such qualities as an attentive and patient nature, develop feeling and consideration for the horse, yet their determination and courage will also be stretched to its limits from time to time. Finally, riders must learn to communicate without words, in a universal language of feeling and touch, before the horse will do their bidding. All these would seem to be qualities essential for those wishing to succeed in any century.

"Better to give a Prince a good horse than jewels, power or riches,

for a horse will not recognize the Prince for anything other than a man.

By the time the Prince has developed the qualities which make him a fine rider,

the horse will have made of him, a King among men."


Riding may be the Sport of Kings and indeed some would claim The King of Sports, but luckily, it is open to all of us whether Prince or pauper to become fine horsemen, should we so desire.

 
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