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I was obsessed with the Pony Express when I was a little girl, so I’m so glad to read that the tradition is being kept alive in Wyoming as reenactors hand-deliver letters to veterans. (Jackson Hole News & Guide)
Enable! If you’re a fan of last year’s Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf winner (or of her outstanding ears), you’re going to want to read this recap of her first race of 2019. (BloodHorse)
Are you an archaeology fan? Then check out this article about a Neanderthal-era horse whose remains were just uncovered in Iran. (Tehran Times)
This is a sweet look at horse camps past and present. (The Fence Post)
Charlie knows what’s up.
How cute is this? A horse in Lexington, Ky., was costumed as Mr. Rogers. (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Ever since I read “Misty of Chincoteague” as a kid, I’ve wanted to go to Pony Penning day on the storied island. This writer actually got to live my dream! (New York Times)
I participated in a gymkhana once and had an absolute blast. Learn more about these games on horseback right here! (Enterprise-Record)
Interesting! Eclipse was one of the most important stallions in the Thoroughbred breed; now, his skeleton will be on display alongside the paintings of George Stubbs in a new exhibit. (The Guardian)
If you’re in Boston, this is why the new extended season in Saratoga is great news for you. (Boston Herald)
Even if you didn’t know John McCririck, you’ll recognize his photo. Sadly, the iconic British racing analyst passed away last week. (The Guardian)
Is it too early to start my Christmas list? Because there’s a new book exploring the history of horse racing in Montana, and I want it. (Missoulian)
I, too, will chase after a food truck, so I identify with these Clydesdales.