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The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports!

The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports The Kentucky Derby is the premier thoroughbred horse race in the United States. Known as the Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports or the Run for the Roses, it is the first leg … Continue reading

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Jackson Falls

I may not have gotten the photo I had in mind when I drove to Jackson NH but all was not lost. Over lunch at a local restaurant several people asked me if I’d been to the “Falls” yet. I … Continue reading

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An Event of a Lifetime

I had my sister and me booked for an event that was billed as “The Event of a Lifetime”. Located at the foot of the West Maui Mountains is the show Na Lio. Promptly at 5 pm 2 shuttle buses … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves a Parade

Finally leaving the midway and rides behind we found another building we hadn’t explored. They had a mechanical cow where you could try your hand at milking her. A stage was set up with a garden revue, animatrons that sang … Continue reading

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Horses

I reblogged the latest in the Connecticut Vicious Horse Case. I posted about it last fall after I heard talks about it at Equine Affaire. Conn Court: Are Horses Vicious? is well written and I couldn’t have made the points any better. … Continue reading

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Are Horses Vicious?

While I was at the Equine Affaire I was surrounded by horse lovers and owners and I couldn’t help but hear the buzz about a case that is working it’s way through the courts in Connecticut. Horses bite but they … Continue reading

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The Fantasia

Billed as  “A Musical Celebration of the HORSE”, Fantasia is a separate show, separate admission, that wraps up the night. Most of the people I spoke with go every year. I had a great seat. I was near an entry/exit … Continue reading

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Meanwhile Back at the Coliseum

A clinic was going on. Stacy Westfall (A noted horse trainer and performer) was teaching “neck reining” and “Spinning”. I almost hate to say this but it reminded me of the many “coaching” lessons I had in ballroom dancing except … Continue reading

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That’s Close Enough!

Leaving Tanqueray behind I started back through the Mallory Building toward the Coliseum. I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do next. The schedule was broken down by building and time and there was something going on every minute. … Continue reading

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A Horse Whisperer

After I left the Arabian Stallion behind I wandered into the “Coliseum”, one of the other large buildings. This one was like an auditorium with tiers of seats and high ceilings. The center of the big building was a dirt … Continue reading

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