A 1920s Con Artist, a Miniature Therapy Horse, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

Pop Culture

Welcome to our link roundup, where we share our favorite stories from around the Internet! Know a link that should be included? Email it to americasbestracing@gmail.com!

You guys, this is the barn where I ride!! Anyway, here’s a horse expert reviewing horse movies. (Vulture)

Meet Hayseed, a giant horse in “Red Dead Online” who everyone hates except his owner and now me. (Polygon)

Sort of related: Bombel is the shortest horse in the (real) world – he’s tinier than a greyhound! (Guinness Book of World Records)

Meet the last horsemen of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. (National Geographic)

I would have done anything to take this class in college!

I love that Lexington, Ky. is already counting down to Breeders’ Cup 2020! (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Travel back in time to the 1920s to meet horse racing’s biggest cheat, who was quite the artist. (Narratively)

Roslyn High School in Long Island just completed restoration of their famous horse sculpture! (Newsday)

Netflix greenlit an animated show called “Centaurworld” and I am so ready. (Gizmodo)

I am kind of obsessed with this video that explains the physics of jumping horses:

To quote from the article, this may be the most Texan homecoming proposal ever. Naturally, there’s a horse involved! (ABC 13)

I endorse this plea to protect the American West’s horse culture. (Teton Valley News)

A miniature therapy horse named Jet is bringing joy to everyone he meets. (Kearney Hub)

Well, I know what I’m getting for my nephew’s birthday – the new Dr. Seuss book "The Horse Museum!" (People)

Speaking of horse-crazy kids, I love this so much:

Go inside the numbers of this year’s Thoroughbred Makeover! (Paulick Report)

Here’s how the wild horses of the Outer Banks weather hurricanes. (CNN)

Detroit Horse Power is a 501(c)(3) that teaches city kids to ride and care for horses. (CBS Detroit)

When Kirsty Wright bought a pony named Noelle, she had no idea that the horse was essentially feral. Now, the two are winning ribbons and teaching kids’ lessons. (Tampa Bay Times)

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