Gift List for Horse-Loving Kids, Horse Adoption, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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We may know B. Wayne Hughes as the horse owner who campaigned our beloved Beholder, but he’s also a secret philanthropist who’s anonymously given about $400 million to USC. That’s really cool, Mr. Hughes!  (Los Angeles Times)

Journey to the Curragh, the spiritual home of Irish horse racing. (CNN)

So did American Pharoah bite Vice President Mike Pence or not? (McClatchy)

Following Bean is the best:

Know a horse-crazy kid with something to celebrate? This is a great list of gift ideas! (Reading Eagle)

In wonderful news, the wild horses of the Carolina coast survived Hurricane Dorian. (CNN)

Batman saved a Meatball! Well, Officer Baer, whose nickname is Batman, rescued a loose horse named Meatball. It’s cute. Read it! (WWLP)

Here’s how Cornell veterinarians got a horse with a spinal injury back into the show ring. (Cornell Chronicle)

The Man Against Horse Race is back! (Daily Courier)

Remember Waffles and Hemingway, the miniature horse and goose BFFs who were up for adoption? Great news: they have a home! (WFMZ)

I adore this: dressage icon Isabell Werth talks about the horses she’s loved in her career. (Olympics)

Want to adopt a wild horse? Here’s how! (Colorado Springs Independent)

In honor of Suicide Prevention Week, a horse sanctuary is opening its doors and offering its services free of charge. (NBC Montana)

The Wind River Reservation is hosting a ride to prevent youth suicide. (Casper Star-Tribune

This video is an incredible look inside the Mongol Derby, the world’s longest horse race. (BBC)

There’s a horse racing boom in Kentucky, and gaming machines are fueling it. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

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