Alula’s Apples
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Alula’s Apples

A Horse and a Haircut

How one small act of kindness changed everything for an animal in need

I didn’t know what to expect when I saw my new horse for the first time. I had paid for her sight unseen, and arranged for her to be shipped to Oregon from Washington. It was nerve-wracking, but that’s the nature of rescues — you don’t always know what you’re getting yourself into.

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Feminist writer Sarah Olson Michel explores ethical horsemanship with the help of her horse Alula.

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Sarah Olson Michel

Sarah Olson Michel

Feminist, scientist. Battling chronic illness. Horse crazy. (she/they)

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