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Bring on the dancing horses: Equestrian artist creates stunning horse show

Follow us at @CNNSport and like us on Facebook<p><b>(CNN) —</b> If you thought dressage was all starched shirts, hair buns and tailcoats then Clémence Faivre is about to change your perceptions.<p>With flowing dresses and dazzling routines, the former stunt artist is helping breathe new life into the ancient …

Gigja Einarsdottir is from Iceland and she loves to shoot horses in the most unbelievable way you will see

<b>Gígja D. Einarsdottir</b> is from Iceland who loves to shoot the most stunning Icelandic horses. Having been raised with them, she claims she loves to …

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Talking Horses: the best bets for York’s Ebor handicap and Goodwood

Today’s best bets, by Chris Cook<p>I fancied <b>Ted Veale (3.50)</b> for last year’s Ebor but it turned out to be a frustrating experience as he ran on into fourth, never nearer to the leader than he was at the finish. But there is hope of a happier outcome when the seven-year-old takes another cut at the …

World Equestrian Games: 10 things to watch

More than 70 nations, 1,000 athletes and as many horses. The World Equestrian Games are upon us.<p>The biggest equestrian event outside the Olympics comes to Normandy, France, on Monday for two weeks of drama, daring, dressage and ... "Don Johnson."<p>Normandy claims to be home to 93,000 horses and more …

BoJack Horseman on Netflix: Will Arnett comedy cartoon is bleak and brilliant.

BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett), the star of Netflix’s new animated series, <b>BoJack Horseman</b>, available Friday, is a horse—and a drunk and a cynic and a …

Llamas, geese, mini-cattle, 31 horses seized in San Diego County

A menagerie of animals -- including 31 horses -- has been seized from a property in San Diego County after officials said they found some that were underweight or had cracked hooves, a painful condition that can lead to permanent damage.<p>The animals were seized in Valley Center by officials from the …

How I Got Back on the Horse After a Devastating Breakup

Literally.<p>Breakups are hard, especially when you get burned by a guy. It's like getting burned by a curling iron — the pain is instantly intense, then you're left with a stinging reminder for weeks, and it doesn't fully heal without a treatment of some kind before you're left scarred. For me, that …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Do The Ice Bucket Challenge While Riding A Horse

UPROXX readers are world-renowned for possessing a coveted combination of brilliance and handsomeness, so it’s doubtful any of you would try something this. Because it’s dumb and it would put your good looks in jeopardy. But even the finest among us is susceptible to mental lapses, so let’s put a …

17 Photos of Truly Remarkable People Doing Yoga on Horses

Yes, this is a Thing. Because yoga not on an animal isn't difficult enough.<p><b>1. If you're going to do horse yoga, you'll first want to</b> <b>open up your body to the sky in a sign of acceptance of the practice.</b> via<p><b>2. Reaaally bend those legs. Straddling helps.</b> via<p><b>3. Then git off your horse and and have</b> …

Shawn Kelley's Horse Head Good Luck Charm for Yankees | MLB.com

Powered by © 2001- MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All rights reserved.<p>The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and …

The Kentucky Derby and the Slow Death of Horse Racing

On the eve of the sport's biggest event, it needs more than a Triple Crown to survive.<p>This dark and stormy Derby week, there is no other way to put it. These are dismal days for horse racing in North America. We once said, in the grandstands and along the backstretches, that all horse racing needed …

Making Sure Those Walking Horses Aren't Hurting Horses

In Shelbyville, Tenn., the Tennessee walking horse is an icon and a way of life. For 10 nights in August, thousands of fans cheer from their box seats as well-manicured horses prance around a dirt oval track.<p>But the 75-year-old tradition has come under a cloud. Animal rights groups say the most …

The going’s good: horse racing in Ireland

The quickest way to get to know Killarney is through its sport. Ruaridh Nicoll wins on the horses, but comes a cropper in the river<p>Killarney, the best spot to join the Ring of Kerry, is a place of tour buses. Vast hotels sit on the market town’s outer reaches and along the main street tourists …

Horse Face made from 10800 Wooden Cubes

Gabriela Chávez & Steffi Rocha worked together to make this beautiful representation of a horse face made ​​from 10,800 wooden blocks. An impressive …

New Mexico State's Horse Mascot Runs into Student on Field

During New Mexico State Aggies football games, mascot Pistol Pete likes to ride around on a horse on the field.<p>Unfortunately, things didn't go as planned on Thursday night.<p>During the team's game against the Cal Poly Mustangs, Pistol Pete and the horse named Keystone ended up running right into a …

College Football

Lasix: the drug debate which is bleeding US horse racing dry

Few discussions surrounding the use of drugs in US horse racing arise without mention of the race-day medication Furosemide. An anti-bleeding medication, commonly called Lasix or Salix, it is arguably the principal drug that differentiates the US medication regime from other major racing …

Horses

<b>May 1985. Hell's Kitchen, New York.</b><p>Last night, Migdalia, a beautiful Puerto Rican hooker was soliciting blowjobs on my stoop. This morning I see beard stubble coming up from under her makeup as she pisses -- upright, in the tiny entryway of my Hell's Kitchen apartment. I climb the stairs and unlock …

First world war horse awarded 'Victoria Cross for animals'

The tale of a young farm horse thrust into the brutality of the first world war is one that has been immortalised in the pages of much-loved children's book, on stage and on cinema screens across the world.<p>Now, a war horse similar to the fictional hero of Michael Morpurgo's 1982 novel has been …

Steven Spielberg and 'The horse the Germans could not kill' - CNN.com

Steven Spielberg, director of Oscar-nominated film "Warhorse" paid tribute to Warrior.<p><i>Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Hailed as the horse "the Germans could not kill" after surviving machine gun attacks and falling shells, one of World War I's most famous animals has …

Sport picture of the day: the flying horse

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Horse Gets Very Spooked, Goes Airborne at Laytown Races

A horse and jockey came out of an incident that was quite scary—albeit amazing from a spectator's standpoint—at the Laytown Races in Ireland Thursday.<p>The horse appeared to get spooked by something and went up in the air, full Michael Jordan-style, to the jockey's surprise. Thankfully, the jockey …

Horse Racing

Talking Horses: Best bets for Friday racing plus our tips competition

Today’s best bets, by Chris Cook<p>Haydock warms up for tomorrow’s Group One sprint with a card that is not exactly long on quality today. But it does contain the horse that most interests me, being <b>Poyle Vinnie (3.35)</b> in division two of the sprint handicap.<p>Possibly I am guilty of going to the well …

Horse missing for four days rescued from mud in Australia

A horse which went missing for four days in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney in Australia, was rescued on Wednesday after being found stuck in mud.<p>The owners found the weak and dehydrated horse in bushes in a gully on the edge of their property on Tuesday.<p>A <b>New South Wales</b> state police and …

A Horse Is a Horse, of Course, of Course

Some animals seem more expressive than others. Some have physiques that inspire artists more than others. To me, one of the most impressive mammals can not only be seen throughout the animal kingdom, but throughout popular culture as well.<p>From a talking horse (Mr. Ed) to <i>The Horse Whisperer</i>, from …

An 1800’s Horse Stable Becomes a Studio with a Home Above

E/L Studio transformed an 1800’s horse stable that was an abandoned property in a neglected alley in Washington, DC, into an architect’s storefront …

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Talking Horses: Best bets for Wednesday racing plus our tips competition

Wednesday’s best bets, by Tony Paley<p>The Michael Wigham yard is one worth keeping a close eye on, the Newmarket trainer being adept at the placing of the horse he gets in his care. <b>Peace Accord (7.45)</b>, who bids or a hat-trick of successes at Kempton tonight since joining the yard, is a case in point …

Horse riding: You're doing it wrong - CNN Video

How do you ride a horse? Well you're probably doing it wrong, if the first-ever "Nomad Games" in Kyrgyzstan are any clue.How do you ride a horse? Well you're probably doing it wrong, if the first-ever "Nomad Games" in Kyrgyzstan are any clue.