Holiday Horse Tips, American Pharoah Offspring, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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This is very good advice: if you’re getting a horse for the holidays this year, please do your research first. (Peninsula Daily News)

Everyone pack your bags: from Mongolia to Maryland, here are thirteen destinations horse lovers need to visit. (Atlas Obscura)

Jockey Eurico Da Silva’s farewell letter to horse racing is lovely:

Planning a trip to Horse Country? Lexington’s City Center’s hotels have just opened up! (Lexington Herald-Leader)

I really think I need to start playing Red Dead Redemption 2, if only because there’s a mod that lets bears ride horses. (PC Gamer)

Wisconsin police are simultaneously fundraising for a new horse and trying to find a retirement home for their old friend. Anyone want to make the holidays a littler merrier for them? (Channel 3000)

Triple Crown hero American Pharoah’s very first baby is heading into a new career! (Chronicle of the Horse)

Enjoy this radio bit debating whether names belong to a racehorse or a bad local band. (98.5 The Sports Hub)

This is guaranteed to make you smile:

Meet the equine stars of San Antonio’s carriage horse scene. (San Antonio Express-News)

Isabell Werth, Olympics’ greatest equestrian, is facing a serious dilemma: which horse should she take to Tokyo? (NBC Sports)

Welder just became becomes the first back-to-back Thoroughbred Horse of the Meeting at Remington Park! (Journal Record)

The Tennessee State Veterans Home got a special visit from Twinkie the Miniature Horse! (WVLT)

Michigan residents are getting a special holiday treat with wagon rides during “Christmas in Calumet.” (Upper Michigan Source)

This is very cute: a rescue horse is helping an Oregon Salvation Army ring their bell for donations this year. (WKOW)

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