A Mother’s Day Ride

Mother's Day Ride

This is the first time in eight years that I’ve enjoyed a Mother’s Day Ride. For the past eight years, I’ve spent Mother’s Day at crew regattas, cheering one of my kids on. It’s become a tradition. However, with both my kids living away and my daughter’s crew season cancelled, today was a good day […]

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Secretariat the Favorite in the Triple Crown Showdown

Secretariat the odds-on favorite for Triple Crown Show Down

Tomorrow we will have the chance to watch the best thoroughbreds of all time come together in the dream race of a lifetime, but it comes as no surprise that Secretariat is the odds-on favorite for the Triple Crown Showdown tomorrow with current odds of 7-2. Citation follows him at 4-1; Affirmed and Seattle Slew […]

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Protect yourself in style: Free Face Masks from Hunt Seat Paper Company

Free Face Masks from the Hunt Seat Paper Company

Stuff that bandana back in your pocket — the Hunt Seat Paper Company is offering FREE, stylish equestrian face masks with every order over $50. Now you can be both safe and stylish. Let everyone know you are an equestrian and wear yours with pride. Offer good while supplies last, so get your order in […]

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Farrier Services during Covid-19

Farrier Glue on Shoes

With essential businesses closing down and vets delaying non-essential services like vaccines, I’m feeling lucky that my farrier will still come to the barn. Her very reasonable request is that the horses be put on the cross ties and that she be alone with them. Zelda and Curly are easy. They are both barefoot and […]

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Virtual Horse Tours This Week

Virtual horse tours

As we start another week of physical distancing, Visit Horse Country is working with their members to bring the public several virtual tours. Horse Country, Inc. is an organization of horse farms, equine medical clinics and equine attractions dedicated to sharing the stories of Kentucky’s Horse Country. Usually, they organize real tours by sharing stories […]

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Barn Closed

Has your barn closed? Many barns across the country (and worldwide) are closing to the public because of Covid-19. The influx of people is putting barn owners and barn workers at risk, not to mention other borders. For horse owners this is traumatic. In the midst of the craziness of shelter in place, cut off […]

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Ventilators from veterinarians may help with covid-19 treatment

Ventilator used by UPenn's New Bolton Center Anesthesia

While there appears to be a global shortage of ventilators, some are now looking at veterinary practices to see if ventilators designed for animals could be repurposed. In the UK, the Animal Health Trust, along with other veterinary referral centers, “is currently in discussion with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the Royal College […]

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