Horse vs. human

Human vs. Horse Marathon

https://www.facebook.com/nprskunkbear/videos/269419560129851/ Okay, it wouldn't be much of a competition if I tried to run 22 miles, even if both of my legs worked, but in this annual competition in Wales, more than 630 runners and 60 horses compete (the initial race, in 1980 had 4 horses and 29 runners). This yearly competition in Wales attracts …

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Lisronagh Point-To-Point for the first ever Ladies Side Saddle Race

https://www.facebook.com/dublinhorseshow/videos/10153930074676433/ Wow, does this look like fun! Love that it's a non-Thoroughbred race. These are Irish hunt horses out for a good gallop. This was the first time this race has been held. Rumor has it that next year they might even hold it over fences.    

American Pharoah wins the Breeders Cup Classic!

American Pharoah led wire to wire in the Breeders Cup Classic, crossing the wire 6 and a half lengths in front of Effinex and making it look easy (again). It was a definitive win that should quiet his detractors. Unfortunately, it was also his last race -- he now retiring to stud. It's actually pretty …

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