Collection by Shelly Harris-Guthrie

Shelly Harris-Guthrie
"Galahad's Golden Warrior," a stunning palomino American Saddlebred stallion with a natural tail I ADORE American Saddlebreds and National Show Horses that are Part Saddlebred & Part Arabian! Most Beautiful Horses, All The Pretty Horses, Animals Beautiful, American Saddlebred, Saddlebred Americano, Wild Horses, Horses And Dogs, Black Horses, Akhal Teke Horses

Unethical practices in the show ring

"Can you not breed a horse that is just handsome or beautiful without disfiguring their bodies?" -Bennie Jean Kuehnle, The Animal Institute of Holistic Health What actually got me started on this blog was reading FHOTD's Oh What a Tangled Web. In it, Cathy mentions an Arabian stallion - Magnum Psyche, having his throatlatch thinned via cosmetic procedure. Which got me thinking about all the other atrocities I hear about, or have heard about in the past, in the show ring. I started doing more…