“People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads and the boss drives” (Theodore Roosevelt). Animal Farm by George Orwell is a book based on the Revolutionary War. Where animals on Manor farm are tired of getting mistreated and decide to take over. One of the main Characters Napoleon ends up being the leader of the farm and controlling all the animals. Boxer one of the horses on the animal farm worships Napoleon and sets good examples for the other animals by working hard and being a good leader.
There currently are about 9.2 million horses in North America. They are widespread with many breeds and disciplines that each horse fits into. Horses did not always inhabit North America as they do now. Roughly four hundred years ago the horse made it to America through Spanish soldiers, also known as conquistadores. These conquistadores successfully conquered parts of Mexico and South America before traveling north to the southwestern portion of what is now today’s United States in the 1540’s in search of gold and other treasures. As the conquistadores traveled they came in contact with a few different Native American groups. They tried hard to convert these new people to Roman Catholicism, which was the Spanish religion. In the 1680’s the
Rodeo is one of the oldest sports to exist in the United States; with the first rodeo being held in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1872. Baseball is the only sport older than it. Today, many people and organizations are trying to shut down rodeo because they claim it is cruel to animals. The sport of rodeo is not cruel to animals through the care and treatment of the livestock and performance horses.
I do agree with the U.S. Federal government’s management plan for wild horses. Based on the reading, the U.S. Federal government had the best interest of wild horses in mind when declaring this act. The act protects horses from humans by making wild horses components of the public land they occupy. The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act prevents humans from slaughtering wild horses. The act also considers the natural behaviors of horses and how these behaviors will affect the longevity of the wild horse population. It considers horse’s tendency to overgraze which would deplete the land, leading to starvation. Other animals overpopulate areas and are hunted to reduce their population and maintain the land they inhibit, but the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act recognizes the importance of horses on American life and mandates a beneficial response to this problem. The excess horses are eventually adopted, providing safety for horses and enjoyment for humans.
For some people it's just fun. But for me It's a lifestyle. People ask what is it? It's the sport rodeo. For those who don't known what rodeo is, rodeo is an exhibition or contest in which cowboys show their skill at riding broncs, roping calves and other activities. Rodeo arose out from the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico and later in Central America. People think rodeo is just fun with no work involved. Some even say you're not an athlete, that you can't make a living doing it for the rest of your life. For those who believe that rodeo is not a sport, let's examine these facts.
“One Horse Charley” was an African Cowboy who was well-known across the state of Nevada. He was known for his expertise as a rodeo rider. It is told that “One Horse Charley” never met a horse he could not ride. While One Horse Charley lived in the west, he worked as a Bronco Buster who tamed wild horses. The purpose of taming the horses was to get the animals used to people and able trained to pull wagons.
Horsemeat has been discovered in the U.S food supply, and is dumped on the dinner plates of unsuspecting consumers. Not only do Americans overwhelmingly oppose slaughtering horses, but horses are not raised for food and over the course of their lives they receive a wide variety of drugs and other substances that make their meat tainted. Being sold for slaughter is one of the many challenges horse’s face to merely live their lives free of abuse and suffering. Hope can be found in the homes and hearts of millions of people ready and willing to protect them. Whether you ride horses, own them, or just love them, I urge you to play a part in their protection through adoption, donations, volunteering or advocacy. A proposed
When trying to decide on a career path, a veterinary technician is a good choice for those who enjoy working with animals. It allows people to pursue their passion and also earn a comfortable living. The job of a veterinarian technician is much like the job of a nurse to a doctor. A veterinarian technician assists veterinarians with duties such as surgery and carrying out the orders they have prescribed. There are many areas available to a veterinarian technician such as working in research laboratories, zoo research as well as in wildlife. Additionally, veterinary technicians could work in laboratories or performing x-rays (GlobalPost, 2016).
Heritage pig/pork breeds were naturally handy and thrifty animals raised for their bacon, meat, and lard. The pigs lived off the land, grains, grass, whey from the chum. In America, all heritage pork comes from pure and cross-bred livestock. The Berkshire is a first class black pig with lean meat. The Red Wattle has dark, lean tender meat and is in danger of extinction. The Tamworth is a red heritage breed producing the best bacon in the United States. The Large Black is a pasturing pig that has very tasty lean hams but small shoulders. There are less than 200 Large Black pigs in the United States. The Yorkshire originated in England and do very well on pasture and are excellent mothers who wean a large number of piglets. The Gloucestershire Old Spot is also known as the Iron Age Pig which has excellent meat. The Gloucestershire Old Spot is a
AZUCUS Ranch is a ranch in Vicksburg, MS where I ride horses. I have been riding there for many years, ever since I could walk. There are other riders there that have been there as long as I have. There are also some riders that have just started riding there. When the riders get done riding, it is their duty to take care of their horse, meaning they have to untack their horse, wash them off, put them in either a pasture or a stall, then depending on where they put them, they must feed them. Most people at the ranch actually take care of their horses in the way in which they are supposed to, other riders, however, expect other people to take care of their horse for them. The horse riders at AZUCUS Ranch can be divided into three groups according
When I out grew my Shetland pony, my mother and I decided it was time to start looking for a horse for me to continue my riding career on. We had no idea at that time, that horse would be a starving, broke to only the basics, and a recent failure of a pre-purchase veterinarian exam, due to an injury to his fetlock. When we went to meet Hank, who was eventually renamed to Juble, I knew immediately that he was the horse for me, my mom wasn’t as convinced. Much like myself, my mom has a huge heart for animals, especially the ones in harmful environments, which means after minimal begging, she agreed to purchase Juble. This began the long process of helping him put on more weight, helping his swollen fetlock heal, and gaining his trust. This was six years ago, and I’m proud to say that Juble and I are two-time State
Imagine sitting on the bleachers cheering on the jockeys and their horses, but, multiple red flags are being set off. Thoroughbreds collapse on the ground from exhaustion and jockeys begin whipping the horses. This is no sport, this is a death run.
The American Paint Horse is a specific breed of a horse valued for their daring markings, color, and figure. People have numerous ways of telling apart Paints from the other different types of horse breeds. One of the ways of knowing if the horse is a Paint is by looking at the markings. Some of the markings include Tobiano, Overo, Tovero, and Solid Paint Horses; each of the horses come innumerable amounts of color. Horses come in several different types of families like the Black and Red Family. Another way to tell the difference between the countless breeds of horses is by their figure. The Paint horse is a combination of a Western Stock Horse and a Pinto spotting. The American Paint Horse is not only known for their markings and
“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyways.” – John Wayne. Riding horses can always be a terrifying or calm moment, depending on the horse you ride. I have had many scary moments riding horse, one being breaking my wrist. There is nothing more enjoyable than rising early, saddling your horse, and watching the sun rise. Did you know horses have one of the best memories and are the most perceptive domestic animals? This is why people would call me a nerd in horses because I can name off facts. (thesis statement)
Patience, love and commitment is needed to train these amazing horses, so be prepared and you’ll see and learn that the most and satisfying animals can be skillfully with the help of clever trainers. So let’s get ready to hurtle around, because there is no fooling around in this job. Now let’s make these anxious mare/colt gallop in this early cool sunrise (Clip-Clop, Clip-Clop). Adjust those bridles and halters, just be prepared because those horses don’t always wake up to a good mood (Neigh, Neigh).