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First Defeat of Darius - Battle of Issus, 333BC

With Memnon of Rhodes’ forces destroyed at the first major battle of the Persian invasion by the Macedonians, Alexander led his blood-thirsty army – which had little need for any recovery time – along Anatolia’s Aegean Coast, bribing, frightening and besieging the ports into submission. 669 more words


The Way to a Horse's Heart...

Is through the belly!

Eclipse discovered grain tonight, and she can’t get enough of it–laugh!  She is well and truly food motivated.

We introduced her to Mare and Foal feed, given she’s still growing.  437 more words


Update on Issus

You’d never guess this handsome face could cause so much trouble for himself!

Then again, if you ever met his dam, Agnes, it might not be such a surprise. 289 more words


No Flirting Here!

Well today was a not-so-fun day on the farm.  Just before my three o’clock class, I decided Issus needed some turnout.  He’s been dealing with a reproductive injury since Spring, and has been on quite a bit of stall rest.  644 more words