Friday Fun #110 – POA Fun!

All week I’ve covered POAs and the Alabama POA Club on the Alabama Horse Talk Blog.  On Tuesday, Lydia Gove, President of the Alabama POA Club, interviewed with me on Alabama Horse Talk Radio to talk about her experience with POAs and her work at KS’s Pony Farm, as well as the events and shows [...]

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Thursday Tips and Trivia #126 – POA Trivia

POA Trivia – The first POA was born in Iowa in 1954, and his name was Black Hand. The founder of the breed was named Les Boomhower. POA stands for Pony of the Americas. The POA is truly a horse made in America. The POA height requirements are 46-56 inches. The POA height requirements were adjusted [...]

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Wednesday Wisdom #104 – Lydia Gove

Alabama Horse Talk:  What inspired you to get involved with POAs and the Alabama POA Club? Lydia Gove:  I first learned about POAs by reading the children’s books about Dragon, written by Lynn Hall. I always loved colorful equines, and dreamed of owning a bay, blanketed POA filly. Alabama Horse Talk:  How long has the club [...]

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Tuesday Trends and Topics #112 – POA Trends

The Pony of the Americas, or POA, is a truly American breed, begun by a lawyer in Mason City, Iowa named Les Boomhower.  In 1954, Boomhower acquired an Arabian/Appaloosa mare in foal who gave birth to a colt with markings in the shape of a black hand. Hence, he named the colt Black Hand. This [...]

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Fall Clinic with Lauren Henny – November 15-16, 2014

Join American Horsewoman’s Challenge competitor Lauren Henny at this Fall Clinic:

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Bill Dinan is Looking for Veterans Parade Riders

Long time Arabian horse enthusiast and avid trail rider Bill Dinan is looking to have a large contingent of horse riders in the upcoming Birmingham, Alabama Veterans Day Parade, one of the largest, if not THE largest,  in the country.  If you are interested in riding in the parade, please contact me at alabamahorsetalk@gmail.com, and [...]

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