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Six quirks you’ll recognise if you own an ex-racehorse

If you’ve looked at the horse market recently you’ll see it’s littered with ex-racehorses. Although they can make great horses, they do have a few traits which certainly don’t appeal to everyone… 799 more words

Horse

A Toddler and the Grand National

The bookies was dark and noisy as my grandmother led me in, the gold on her wrist as yellow as Spanish Armada treasure. The cigarette smoke whirled around my little blonde curls. 985 more words

History

The Village that wouldn't Die!

It is perhaps a little difficult to believe, but this village in Oxfordshire, with known links to Thomas Hardy and Jonathan Swift, was due to be closed down in 1948 and the residents forced to move elsewhere. 386 more words

Berkshire

The Grand National

Both the Grand National race at Aintree and my painting are now finished. Mine will take a bit longer as it still has to dry. The oils will take about 3 months until I can post it but will be ready to collect locally if you interested. £1400

Art

Poll Results: National Hunt Horse of the 2014/15 Season - Many Clouds

Now the National Hunt season has officially ended we are left with a brief moment to reflect on what a scintillating year it’s been. Although AP McCoy has the misfortune to have ended his riding career, this season’s equine stars are just on their holidays. 203 more words

News

The Village that wouldn't Die!

It is perhaps a little difficult to believe, but this village in Oxfordshire, with known links to Thomas Hardy and Jonathan Swift, was due to be closed down in 1948 and the residents forced to move elsewhere. 386 more words

Berkshire

The Grand National- Six For Success

More stories than Shakespeare, more memories than Elaine Paige. More fairytales than the Brothers Grimm, more emotion than the proverbial rollercoaster. It can only be the Grand National. 550 more words