Wednesday 9 September 2020

13 Normal Objects Spooky Horses are Irrationally Afraid Of - Full Article

by Amber King

As prey animals, horses are experts at spooking. Some can be trained out of it, but every now and then, we meet a horse that is literally afraid of its own shadow. They spook every time the wind blows, and this can make riding and training particularly challenging. If you have one of these scaredy-cat horses in your barn, you know what we’re talking about. You have to learn what sets them off, and it’s best if you learn fast.

Have you ever met a horse that’s terrified of these ordinary, non-life-threatening objects?...

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Friday 24 April 2020

Amazon Pivoting to Pony Express Style Delivery - Full Article

Liz Brown
April 17, 2020

Amazon is looking to hire hundreds of horses and riders to help meet increased demand for deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic.

Following reports the company will be hiring 75,000 more workers, Amazon announced this week that it is bringing back the Pony Express to increase their delivery capacity across the western United States.

“My family has been waiting generations for this to happen,” said William Cody Jr., a rancher from Leavenworth, KS. who is supplying Amazon with a string of horses for the venture. “My great-great-great grandad would be so proud...”

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