Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum – Virtual Tour

Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby may have been postponed, and the Kentucky Derby Museum is closed to live visitors, but you can now experience a virtual tour of the museum exhibits from the comfort of your living room as part of a nationwide #museumfromhome experience. The online museum is updated daily by curatorial experts who bring visitors […]

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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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Ride Like A Girl movie review

Michelle Payne and Prince of Penzance after winning the Melbourne Cup featured in Ride Like a Girl

Okay, if you’re stuck in your house and desperately looking for a riding fix, dial-up Ride Like a Girl on Netflix, sit back and enjoy the ride. There are no spoilers here. You know right from the beginning that Michelle Payne becomes the first female jockey to win Australia’s Melbourne Cup in 2015. After all, […]

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Social distancing

Secretariat demonstrates social distancing

I’ve worked from a home office since 1991, so the concept of social distancing and staying home all day is not that foreign to me. I think the problem comes when you can’t — or aren’t supposed to — leave. After my accident, I was basically stuck. First spending two weeks in rehab, and then […]

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No Evidence of covid-19 horse/human transmission

It's still okay to hug your horse

In the midst of the Covid-19 panic and restrictions, there’s one small bright light. There is no evidence that the virus can be transmitted between horse and humans. So if you’re lucky enough to be able to visit your horse, make sure to give them a hug. Right now, I can still get to the […]

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Kentucky Derby Postponed Until September 5th

The Kentucky Derby has been postponed until September 5

Churchill Downs has rescheduled the 146th  Kentucky Derby from May 2, 2020, to Labor Day weekend, September 5, 2020; the 146th Kentucky Oaks will be rescheduled from May 1, 2020, to September 4, 2020. Dates for the Preakness and Belmont Stakes, the second and third legs, respectively, of horse racing’s Triple Crown, are also under […]

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Donald Duck & Goofy go Foxhunting

Donald Duck & Goofy go foxhunting

I’ve never seen this Donald Duck and Goofy cartoon on foxhunting before. I had to share, because with the coronavirus dominating the news right now, we could all use a little humor in our lives!

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