October 3, 2009.Reading time 3 minutes.
Eddie, a horse in Wyoming, survived a 3.3-mile swim through an irrigation tunnel after being sucked into the intake valve. Eddie was found — relatively unscathed — two days after disappearing under water. The 9-year old Arabian gelding was being ridden along the Shoshone river when he and his 16-year old rider, Joshua Black, and […]
September 22, 2009.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Everyone loves Elmer, the 38-year old competitive trail horse. I’m always checking the news to see if he’s competing. This caught my eye today: Mighty Elmer Still Stepping Out.
April 4, 2009.Reading time 1 minute.
I’ve been wondering recently what Marianna Wood and Elmer Bandit have planned for the 2009 competitive trail riding season. Last year they made headlines when they set a new lifetime record for competitive trail miles. Elmer Bandit, now 38 years old, is getting ready for his first competitive trail ride for the season, according to […]
October 27, 2008.Reading time 1 minute.
This past weekend, Elmer Bandit and his owner/rider Mary Anna Wood achieved a new record for lifetime competitive trail riding: 20,720 miles. The 37-year old half-arabian gelding passed the previous record held by Wing Tempo this past weekend when he completed the 29-mile North American Trail Ride Conference at Kanopolis State Park near Lindsborg, Kansas. […]
August 24, 2008.Reading time less than 1 minute.
When I wrote about Elmer Bandit in June, the 37-year-old gelding was on the brink of setting a new record for lifetime mileage for competitive trail rides. Elmer had the summer off, but just came closer to his goal by finishing second in the 60-mile Spotted Rump Ride Competitive Trail Event (St. Louis, Mo.) in […]
June 16, 2008.Reading time less than 1 minute.
I came across this online portfolio by Wojtke Kwiatkowski a few days ago and just wanted to share them. I highly recommend that you view the rest of his equine photography! He has really captured the strength and beauty of these Andalusian and Arabian horses.