Launches "Horse News of the Weird" Blog

 Lexington, Ky. - Weird things happen to horses. So says Erin Ryder, News Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care/ Ryder scans international headlines daily to bring readers of the most up-to-date information on equine health, care, management, and welfare. But sometimes in the course of her searches, she finds things that are, well ... weird. Whether it's a custody battle over the skeleton of a horse allegedly mutilated by aliens, or a donkey put in jail for ornery behavior, there is now a new place to find a compilation of the oddest, most interesting horse news on the Web, Ryder's blog, "Horse News of the Weird" available at

"As well as highlighting some of the fun things I find in daily news searches, the blog will also be a new opportunity for users to interact on," notes Ryder. "I'm looking forward to hearing what readers have to say and seeing what ‘weird' leads they generate on their own."

Kimberly S. Brown, Publisher/Editor, adds: "Admit it, when we as horse owners go to parties or meetings, we're the ones off in a corner talking about the latest exploits of our horses. Erin's blog gives us a world of those stories, and offers an online forum for us to share some of the ones we either heard about or experienced, or to just talk about the ones she finds and posts. And with the tough economy right now, we all need a little diversion!"

Registration on is fast and free. Visit "Horse News of the Weird " at today to start your journey into the weird!

About The Horse:

The Horse is an all-breed, all-discipline equine education provider for hands-on participants in the horse industry. The Horse brand disseminates the latest and most reliable news and information on the health, care, management, and welfare of equids through print and electronic means. is operated by Blood-Horse Publications, publisher of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care.

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