Marty Irby is executive director at Animal Wellness Action in Washington, D.C., an eight-time world champion equestrian rider and a past president of the Tennessee Walking Horse
Breeders' & Exhibitors' Association.
Already it had picked up the distinctive gait that marks its lineage as a Tennessee Walking Horse
, a prized breed.
Hemicastration of a Tennessee walking horse
stallion with hematocele.
This is our Tennessee Walking Horse
foal, Lolly Pop, when she was 8 hours old.
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"Well mine was a sorrel mare, about the same color as a cow elk, and Dad's was a big white Tennessee walking horse
. I used to worry all the time mine would get shot during the hunting season, but Dad always insisted that only an absolute moron would make a mistake like that."
Fowler joined the paper in 2007 as a feature writer and earlier was with the Walking Horse
Report in Shelbyville, and before that was with The Post-Star in Glens Falls, N.Y.
It brings hippotherapy, a specialist physiotherapy which makes use of the movement impulses of a walking horse
, to help the individual in the saddle.
The riders, all members of the Equine Ramblers group, are led by Jenni Miller on her chestnut Tennessee Walking Horse
, Didi - the only one of this breed in Wales.
- A rabid horse attended the Shelbyville, Tenn., Walking Horse
Celebration in 2006, resulting in a warning from the CDC to 150,000 participants.
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