A Time for Horses


January 08, 2019


News, of sorts.

March 12, 2018

The Horse at War

“A horse, a horse! My Kingdom for a horse!” Having lost his mount, standing amid the chaos of war that August day in a Leicestershire field, Richard Plantagenet, third of that name to sit on the throne of England, knew the value of a horse in battle.

December 07, 2017


Across cultures and throughout time, tales and legends from around the world show us a clear set of universal character types, or archetypes. These characters are so universal that the psychologist Carl Jung developed his theory of personality around t...

September 27, 2017

Lightning in a Bottle

We know that genetics is the science of heredity. It’s likely common knowledge that in the last half-century, human understanding of that science has exploded. Each year, the pool of knowledge grows, so that now, humans, working in a laboratory,

July 10, 2017

Regulatory Discretion

This is the story of how a decision was made, with all the best intentions and for all the right reasons, to withdraw the prescription drug pergolide mesylate from the market in 2007. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made the announ...

April 12, 2017

Persistence of Vision

This concludes our story about Eadweard Muybridge, telling how he and Leland Stanford formed a collaboration that would forever change the world through a match made in technological heaven. The project was conceived, managed, and funded by Stanford,

March 05, 2017


This is the first part of a story that combines art, technology, industry, science, and horses. In this episode, we take a look at 19th Century America, through the lens of a burgeoning technology. Abby draws together threads from the personal life of ...

January 30, 2017

Staff Sergeant Reckless

We conclude our story of Reckless, a native Korean mare who became a United States Marine. This episode tells how this extraordinary mare made a life in the United States after the Korean War, and how she has been honored by the U.S. Marines,

December 30, 2016

Pride of the Marines

We continue the story of Reckless, a native Korean mare who became a United States Marine. This episode goes to the core of this extraordinary mare's life with her "herd" of Marines. The first part of the story is told in Episode 2,

December 01, 2016

Flame of the Morning

This episode explores the bond between humans and horses through an unusual story from the middle of the twentieth century. In this first episode of a three-part story, we introduce you to a little horse whom the U.S. Marines acquired, named, trained,

October 15, 2016


This is a podcast about people and horses. Each episode, we tell a true story that connects to horses, horse people, or the horse business. When you put people and horses in the same place, there are always going to be great stories to be told.