Sharon Biggs Waller

Sharon Biggs Waller is a freelance writer for equine ­science and human interest publications. Her work has appeared in several publications and on several websites, and she is a classical dressage instructor.

Articles by: Sharon Biggs Waller

All Ears

These uniquely designed features come with their own distinct health issues.

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Investigating Horse Immunity

The immune system allows humans and animals including horses to survive in a complex world filled with harmful bacteria and viruses that can use our bodies for nourishment and reproduce within us. The immune system protects us from those organisms

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Proposed Mongolian Horse Race Raises Welfare Concerns

A planned horse race over the Mongolian Steppes has raised the ire of several equestrian groups concerned about the welfare of the more than 700 horses that will take part in the 1,000-kilometer Mongolian Derby.

The League of Adventurists

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Greener Pastures

Maintain good ground cover to keep your horses grazing and the soil and nutrients in your pastures.

A good pasture is not just a grassy field surrounded by a fence. It’s a place of beauty, a weed-free meadow where horses

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Horses Appear in Inaugural Celebrations


The President’s Inaugural Parade has a long tradition of including horses in the festivities, and this year was no different. With more than 200 horses representing 10 teams from throughout the United States, riders helped make this histori

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Inaugural Parade Horse Sustains Minor Injuries

The Southern Ohio Ladies Aside team is counting itself lucky after an accident involving one of their horses and a Secret Service truck at Tuesday’s President’s Inaugural Parade in Washington.

Mouse, an Appaloosa ridden by Deb Fuller, was

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