What If This Actually IS Your First Rodeo?

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Fitness, Health & Wellness, Nature, Popular, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Perhaps you never had the time or the budget to ride a horse when you were young, or your athletic pursuits leaned in other directions. If you suddenly find yourself with the urge to climb in the saddle, rest assured that you are not alone.

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The Dark Side of Being a Horse in America

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Nature, Popular, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Dark Side of Being a Horse in America: Horse Slaughter and the Politics of Change After a nearly 20-year career as a ballet dancer, I know what a beat-up body feels like. Cold weather, rain, extreme physical exertion, or even sleeping in the wrong position can spell misery for weeks. It seems like [...]

Pet Therapy, A Healthy Dose of Furry  Love

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nature, Pets, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Anyone who has ever pet-parented an animal has probably already experienced the heartwarming effects these furry creatures bring to our lives. The good news is the medical field is also discovering just how healthy a pet therapy session can be for physically or mentally challenged individuals. There are two different kinds of pet therapy: [...]

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