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Old Heroes at Old Friends: How One Georgetown Farm is Giving Racing's Champions a Second Chance

In Georgetown, Kentucky, on Paynes Depot Road, there is a farm that from the first glance might not look out of the ordinary. If anything, it’s easy to pass over. 990 more words

Horse Farms

Fire extinguisher

Fire Extinguisher Needed!!!

What?   A fully charged and maintained fire extinguisher is essential to keep your barn (and home) safe.

Why?   When you need it, the fire extinguisher had better work! 99 more words

Horse Farms

Back in the Saddle!

Yes, I have been gone for a long time. Where have I been, you might ask? Middle school! My twin boys have been in middle school and the school day is bizarre (9:15am – 4:15pm) and the homework load ridiculous. 395 more words

Horse Training

In the Footsteps of Legends

This time of year, both hardened and casual racing fans alike have their sights set on Louisville, Kentucky and the first Saturday in May. But if you widen your gaze a little, you land in Lexington, Kentucky, where, if you take the time, you can take a stroll through the heart of horse country, and get a glimpse of where the horses loading into the starting gate came from, and where hopefully, they will retire to. 799 more words

Horse Racing

Trot Over To Tryon And Take In the Views of the Blue Ridge Mountains

By Jan Westmark

I spent the past two days in Tryon, North Carolina, home of the new and amazing Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), looking at farms and land. 246 more words

Jan Westmark

World-Famous Clydesdales Coming to Landrum Parade In April

By Jan Westmark

I love the Budweiser Clydesdales – especially their amazing Superbowl commercials. One thing that’s just a little better then the “you-need-a-Kleenex” Budweiser Clydesdales commercials, however, is seeing them in person! 549 more words

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