Month: December 2021

In Memory of Harold Laten

By Barbara Godwin | December 30, 2021

Amigo, gray-faced with hip bones protruding, is still under my care and showing his 32 years of age. In the pasture, I catch him sleeping his eyes half shut, the breeze slightly moving his still thick mane. I didn’t need another horse, but I am happy Amigo is with me. Every morning as I feed Amigo, I am reminded of my friend and the good times we had – and I am also reminded that we will all face the same reality.

Conversations with Nikita

By Barbara Godwin | December 23, 2021

Nikita Gretsi is sharing with HRL one of the most historic rides ever attempted: a ride from coast to coast across Siberia, a staggering 15,000 km (or over 9,300 miles). In a recent email, I asked Nikita questions that I believed would satisfy the curiosity of others as well as myself – bigger questions like”Why did you decide to take on this venture?” to the more practical “What do you eat? What do your horses eat?”

To Celebrate Horses, Take Action for Meaningful Change

By Barbara Godwin | December 13, 2021

It’s beyond time for change. Time to explore other options with the true to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States” as stated in resolution 452. Because right now the character of the United States, as currently shown by the BLM and other parts of our government, is nothing to be proud of.

From the Publisher | December 2021

By Barbara Godwin | December 13, 2021

Whether through the warmth and joy of family or friends (including our four-legged ones), may you each receive what you truly wish for.