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On your mark, get set, murder!!!

These dusty, rugged terrains are ever familiar to the Indian movie enthusiast. This is where Gabbar terrorized Basanti, where countless other stars like Amitabh Bachhan, Vinod Khanna, Sunil Dutt, Seema Biswas, even  Mukesh Tiwari (in a box office bomb that launched his career) filled fear in the hearts of villagers with their horses, shotguns and (sometimes ridiculous) one liners. 414 more words



O under the ocean waves

I gallop the seaweed lanes

I jump the coral reef

And all with no saddle or reins

I haven’t a flowing mane… 21 more words


From the beginning of the XX century the Georgian officers from the Czar’s army successfully participated in various competitions held in Russia and Europe. In 1912, Count Chavchavadze took part in the Olympic Games held in Stockholm, Sweden. 276 more words


Chasing steeples

I first became aware of horse racing fifty years ago, when the Grand National steeplechase was beamed into our living room in grainy black and white (405 lines, the pixel had yet to be invented) from Aintree, Liverpool.  335 more words

Family History

Kanney Debuts For Buckeyes In Steeplechase


Strong day for the distance runners in Raleigh! #GoBuckshttps://t.co/4jIFv7UFuj

— Ohio State T&F/XC (@OhioState_TFXC) March 25, 2017


Thanks To Ohio State Athletic Department for portions of this story—

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Red Rum, still the most famous horse in the UK, 40 years later.

Title Image: Rummy doing what Rummy did best. Image: bethq.com

The Race

The Grand National is the toughest test on a racehorse one can imagine. It comprises 4 miles 514 yards (almost 7kms) with horses jumping 30 fences over two laps of the Course at Aintree near Liverpool, England. 461 more words


Horse Races

Today on the west of Ireland the Connemara ponies still runs free on that magical land. The Connemara Ponies are in fact small horses. Over the years they have been perfectly adapted to the wild countryside. 227 more words