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  • 2018 Preakness Stakes odds

    05/17/2018 2:28:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 66 replies
    Vegas Insider ^ | 5/16/18
    2018 PREAKNESS STAKES ODDS (5/19/18) Post Position Horse *ML Odds 1 Quip 12/1 2 Lone Sailor 15/1 3 Sporting Chance 30/1 4 Diamond King 30/1 5 Good Magic 3/1 6 Tenfold 20/1 7 Justify 1/2 8 Bravazo 20/1 *Morning Line Odds are created by Pimlico Race Course oddsmaker Keith Feustle
  • Budweiser Commercials from 10 different years..

    04/06/2018 2:53:45 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 16 replies
    commercials ^ | 4/6/2018 | commercials
    These WILL put a smile on your face cause they’re just so cute, and some will make you LAUGH OUT LOUD!!! Be sure to watch them all and enjoy! Good memories of some classy Horsin' Around commercials!
  • Chinese Female Filmmaker Explores "Demonized American Heartland"

    03/14/2018 10:01:30 AM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 15 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | May 2017 | Nancy Tartaglione
    “I thought my last film was hard,” Zhao laughs, “but for a Chinese woman to try to wrangle a bunch of young cowboys?” Chinese filmmaker Chloé Zhao is making her second trip to the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight this year, with sophomore feature The Rider. Born in Beijing, Zhao went to school in the UK and college in the U.S. before settling in Denver, basing her first two feature films on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation. Zhao’s 2015 drama, Songs My Brothers Taught Me, was developed at the Sundance Institute and premiered in Park City that year. It centers...
  • Finding forever homes Horse’n Around showcases horses up for adoption

    03/14/2018 6:35:02 AM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies
    Save HEREFORD — It was January 2010 when Horse’n Around Rescue Ranch and Foundation opened its doors on Single Star Ranch in Hereford. The nonprofit’s co-founders, Theresa Warrell and Steve Boice, opened the rescue after seeing a dire need to help neglected, abused and abandoned equines in southern Arizona. “At the time we started the rescue, we knew there was a need, but had no idea how great that need really was,” Warrell said. “To date, we have rescued 131 equines and adopted out 67.” On Sunday, Horse’n Around will be hosting an open house from 1 to 3 p.m....
  • Miami Beach revokes club’s business license after horse brought onto dance floor

    03/10/2018 11:50:57 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    WSVN ^ | March 9, 2018 | Rosh Lowe and Jessica Holly
    Miami Beach city officials have revoked the business license for a nightclub after a woman brought a horse onto a crowded dance floor, Wednesday. Video posted on social media by Miami Beach Police Friday morning shows a scantily clad woman riding a white horse inside the Mokai Lounge, located at 235 23rd St. People were standing around before the horse became startled. The horse bucked, causing the woman to fall off. This was supposed to be the night’s entertainment, but speaking with reporters on Friday, Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber had a less flattering take on the spectacle. “Insane stupidity,”...
  • Archaeologists Suprised To Discover Ancient Horse Skeletons In Jaffa Dig

    11/27/2005 2:32:02 PM PST · by blam · 9 replies · 648+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 11-23-2005 | Yuval Azoulay
    Archaeologists uncovering the horse skeletons found recently during a salvage dig beneath the Armenian monastery in Jaffa. (Nir Kafri) Last update - 02:21 23/11/2005 Archaeologists surprised to discover ancient horse skeletons in Jaffa dig By Yuval Azoulay Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists conducting a salvage dig in the Armenian monastery in Jaffa expected to find artifacts connected to the ancient fortifications of the city. However, a few days ago they were surprised to discover, some 60 centimeters below the monastery floor, no fewer than 10 horse skeletons. Excavation directors Amit Re'em and Martin Peilstoker said yesterday the horses may have...
  • Wild horses are EXTINCT: Domesticated breeds are now the only ones to survive on the planet, [tr]

    02/23/2018 5:44:36 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 23, 2018 | Joe Pinkstone
    The last 'wild' horses is the world are not truly wild, according to a shock DNA study. Przewalski's horses, a breed thought to be the last 'wild' species, are the descendants of escaped once-domesticated animals. The research turns the mysterious origin of domesticated horses 'upside down', experts claim.
  • Highway Damage Caused By Horseshoes Prompts Wisconsin Bill (Amish Criminals)

    02/09/2018 6:46:37 AM PST · by rey · 27 replies
    A bill has been proposed in the Wisconsin Legislature that aims to limit damage caused by horseshoes on freshly paved rural highways, the Leader-Telegram reports. State Rep. Kathy Bernier, R-Lake Hallie, is leading the push for the legislation after hearing local officials had considered creating their own laws, impacting area Amish populations. “I would rather do something that is consistent statewide,” Bernier told the Leader-Telegram The bill would allow counties or municipalities to adopt ordinances prohibiting studded horseshoes on roads where they’ll cause damage from April through October — the road construction season. Under her bill, the first offense would...
  • Farriery/Horseshoeing a crime?

    02/06/2018 3:13:46 PM PST · by rey · 80 replies
    The American Veterinary Medicine Association is proposing removing the farrier exemption veterinary practice. It is unclear what this would mean but at worst, it would mean only a vet may shoe a horse, or a farrier may only do so under supervision or with a prescription from a vet. Clearly, this will add a cost to shoeing and may eliminate many shoers from the profession. It may require all farriers be certified. Given the predatory nature of some vets in my area, they will simply black ball certain shoers. Does anyone know from where the AVMA draws its power? They...
  • Elite Race Horses Killed as Wildfire Expands to Training Center

    12/07/2017 11:54:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 8, 2017
    Hundreds of elite thoroughbred race horses sprinted away from flames Thursday as one of California’s major wildfires tore through a training center in San Diego County. Not all made it. There was no official count of how many animals were killed in the hazy confusion as both horses and humans evacuated, but trainers at San Luis Rey Downs estimated that at least a dozen had died, possibly far more.
  • Nearly 30 horses found burned to death by Creek fire in Sylmar

    12/06/2017 2:52:43 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 104 replies
    l a times ^ | 12/06/2017 | Brittny Mejia
    Amid the charred landscape of Little Tujunga Canyon Road in Sylmar on Wednesday stood the remains of Rancho Padilla and the carcasses of nearly 30 horses who died in the fast-moving Creek fire. The Padilla family was there Wednesday morning, surveying the smoldering ranch that their father built more than 20 years ago. They somberly counted up the dead horses, whose charred bodies lined dozens of stalls. The family, who lives up the hill from the ranch, had awakened Tuesday to flames. One firetruck came and told them to leave. “All I could think about was the horses, the horses,...
  • Thin Air: The Wonder Horse strikes again

    10/08/2017 5:51:20 AM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Christopher Zimmerman
    Last week, my compadres and I traveled to El Reno, Oklahoma to participate in the National Cavalry Competition. The competition is hosted annually by the U.S. Cavalry Association and is attended by six different Army horse detachments as well as cavalry re-enactor organizations. The competition includes events in horsemanship, jumping, pistol, and saber designed to test the ability of cavalrymen to employ combat skills while riding a horse. For some reason, I chose to ride the Wonder Horse in this competition. We call him the Wonder Horse because it is a wonder he hasn’t killed anyone. It is hard to...
  • Houston Black Lives Matter protester remains jailed in what lawyer says are 'curious' circumstances

    07/18/2017 5:49:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | July 18, 2017 | Brian Rogers
    A prominent Black Lives Matter activist accused of punching a police horse will remain behind bars for at least two more days after being arrested on her way to court earlier this month. Shere Dore, 41, was a passenger in a car pulled over for an expired inspection sticker in her Fort Bend County neighborhood on July 6, her attorney said Tuesday. That led to her continued confinement without bail in Harris County. "I think they're trying to wear her down," attorney Jolanda Jones said. "I think her First Amendment rights are being criminalized." Dore was arrested July 6 for...
  • Swedish Feminists Protest Patriarchy By Pretending To Be Horses

    05/29/2017 1:15:09 PM PDT · by Trumpnation · 36 replies
    TRUMP CHRONICLES YouTube ^ | Published on TRUMP CHRONICLES YouTube May 29, 2017
    Coming soon to a city near you. This you have to see for yourself.
  • Woman, 26, cited after Charleston police said she scared carriage horses with T.rex costume

    05/20/2017 10:51:20 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 59 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | 5.19.2017 | Dave Munday
    A 26-year-old West Ashley woman was ticketed Friday after Charleston police said she caused an accident by scaring two carriage horses with a Tyrannosaurus rex costume. Nicole Wells of Ashley River Road was cited on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and wearing a mask or disguise on a public street, a city code violation, police said. Wells was released after turning herself in Friday morning, spokesman Charles Francis said. She was not jailed. The incident was reported shortly after 5 p.m. on Thursday near Tommy Condon's restaurant on Church Street. Two Palmetto Carriage Works horses, named Yogi and Boo...
  • Horse vs ALLIGATOR! The shocking moment a mare attacks reptile and gets BITTEN [tr]

    04/13/2017 8:15:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 13, 2017 | Stephanie Haney
    Even the animal kingdom has been a bit testy lately. The moment a seemingly unprovoked horse attacked an alligator near Gainesville, Florida was captured in footage originally shared by Krystal Berry on Wednesday and posted to Storyful. The video, which included a small crowd of horrified onlookers, quickly caught social media's attention.
  • Looking Into The Horse Milk Story That The Dalai Lama Told John Oliver

    03/09/2017 12:53:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NPR ^ | March 9, 2017 | Angus Chen
    Like so many countries from the former Soviet bloc, Mongolia faced a terrible economic upheaval at the end of the Soviet Union. In the first few years, inflation went up over 250 percent; employment went down. And people started drinking much more heavily. "Alcoholism was devastating during the economic hardships of the '90s," writes Jargalsaikhan Mendee, a political scientist and former Mongolian defense attaché to the United States, in an email to Goats and Soda. The Dalai Lama says he made a difference. In an interview last Sunday with news comedian John Oliver, the Tibetan spiritual leader said, "I suggested...
  • Crews Working to Rescue Horses Stranded in San Jose Floodwaters

    02/23/2017 11:14:30 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    California authorities are expected to head to flooded ranches in San Jose to rescue 28 horses that have been standing in water for two days. The horses have been trapped since Tuesday, when flooding prompted the evacuation of 14,000 San Jose residents. Police and animal control crews have been waiting for water to recede in order to safely pull the horses out. "Our agency has spoken with large animal veterinarians and large animal rescue agencies, who have advised us that it is best for the horses to shelter in place, due to the possibility of obstacles under the water that...
  • Great-Grandmother Rides $53 Winner At Tampa Bay Downs

    01/29/2017 5:25:39 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Paulick Report ^ | January 29, 2017
    A devout woman, she credits her personal relationship with Jesus Christ for enabling her to keep competing. “The Lord keeps putting me together – I've broken every bone in my body, I have a titanium leg and I have a plate and screws in my arm,” she said. “I just follow the lead of the Lord and try to be obedient.” And, she added with a smile, “I don't want to retire, and I think I have the mount back on Blue (Haze of Fire).”
  • Funniest commercial ever, from VW!!!!

    01/14/2017 11:06:22 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 30 replies
    vw commercial ^ | 1/14/2017 | self
    http://drive.google.com/file/ d/0Byng4ND1o- JLdWRoNUxFYy1nYkk/view?usp= drive_web