'She Told Me I Was Beautiful': A Chat with the Horse From Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' Video

Because they told me several hours into a house party, I can’t remember exactly how I found out two of my best friends from Peace Corps were engaged to each other—but in my mind, now, it sounds like, “I have news. We’re getting married. And the horse at our wedding is going to be the same horse as Taylor Swift’s.” »9/28/15 12:00pm9/28/15 12:00pm

Horse Bridesmaid Cruelly Forced to Wait Outside Church During Ceremony

Obviously this is a story out of the UK. It's the Britishiest British story ever Britted. The scene: Coddington, Nottinghamshire. We deal not with a fox wearing a feathered cap and tunic, stealing from the rich to give to the poor, but with a horse chosen to be a bridesmaid. Putting the mare in marriage. »11/04/13 12:30pm11/04/13 12:30pm

A Horse Walks Into a McDonald's… And Shits on the Floor

A woman in Manchester, UK, tried to order at the drive-thru window at McDonald's, but was denied. The problem? She was on horseback. Clearly in the midst of a Big Mac Attack (so hungry she could eat a horse?), the woman was undeterred: She decided to enter the restaurant and order at the counter. And she took the… »7/22/13 3:15pm7/22/13 3:15pm

Are Horses Indolent Layabouts? Researchers Think Maybe

Humans have expected horses to trundle us and all our crap around ever since our sore-footed ancestors came upon the first majestic equus gazing alone in a vale and thought, “Huh, that thing could totally carry some of us around for a little while, just until our corns go away.” Before horses knew what was happening,… »4/28/13 2:00pm4/28/13 2:00pm

Mitt Romney Gives Zero Fucks About His Fancy Dancing Horse's Olympic Dreams

Mitt Romney's visit to the UK would have been disastrous enough if he'd just shut up after pissing off the British press, the Prime Minister, and the mayor of London. But he had to take it a step farther and go beyond insulting his host country and their Olympic efforts — in an attempt to get people to think he was… »7/30/12 1:10pm7/30/12 1:10pm