The Equinest Category

We’ve Updated Our Jobs Section

Horse JobsThe handy job description section on The Equinest was the result of a reader request and we can’t thank that reader enough. Not only has it been an education for us, but it has helped to put the horse industry into perspective. In short, horse jobs are everywhere.

Dreams Can Come True

Truly for any horse lover, the idea of making a living working with the animal we adore is a dream come true. As it turns out, there is a huge long list of different jobs that allow horse enthusiasts to do just that. From horse vet to circus performer we have it on the list and intend to cover it in detail if we haven’t already.
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Horse Video Sunday is Moving – To Thursday

Film ReelI love finding new horse videos to share and the weekly videos on Sunday has been perhaps the longest running series on the site ever. It’s time for a change and I’m switching to a Monday through Friday posting week. Horse people are busy on the weekends anyway.

A Brave New Day

Starting this week Video Sunday will officially be moved to Video Thursday…it’ll still be there if you want to watch it on Sunday. If you haven’t already seen it, you can check out the new posting schedule here.
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Horse Poetry Tuesdays

New ScheduleRecently I was researching something or other online and ran across The Man From Snowy River by A.B. Paterson. I was embarrassed that the name only rang a bell in the context of a movie, so I had to read it and see if the movie added up.

The Inspiration

The poem is excellent and actually exciting, or as exciting as a poem can be. As for the movie, its bold imagery absolutely does the verses justice and the cliff scene is very judiciously replicated for the film interpretation.
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