New Foals Alert, Piano Playing Ponies, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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Jan. 1 marks the beginning of Thoroughbreds’ foaling season (AKA the time of year when babies are born) and this is the first little one I’ve seen!

Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos knows how to ring in the new year – on horseback, of course! (Insider

It sounds like Sammy the Wonder Pony led an incredible life, and it warmed my heart to see that he got a full obituary after a mischievous 44 years well-lived. (Juneau Empire)

Holy smokes – 75-year-old outrider Kevin Wynne is an incredible horseman. What a catch!

How cool is this? When archaeologists needed to unearth a medieval site in England, Jerry the power pony stepped up to help. (Horse and Hound)

If you haven’t heard of Chindi the pony horse, you need to get to know this beautiful retired racehorse who’s still going strong at age 24. (BloodHorse)

Sometimes the 21st century really pays off: social media helped reunite a lost mustang with his owner. (KIII TV)

You know what, though? They’re sort of right; horses are kind of weird dogs.

You guys, I love Horse Country so much, and their list of things to look forward to in the new year sounds amazing. (Horse Country)

Speaking of Horse Country, they’re teaming up with historic Claiborne Farm for a pretty incredible giveaway. (Claiborne Farm)

I completely agree with this premise: the best thing about horse racing is the horses!  (The Las Vegas  Review-Journal)

TBH this is a pretty accurate representation of how I watch racing at home when I’m alone – especially if a horse I love is running.

Equine therapy is doing so much to help veterans suffering from PTSD, and that’s a wonderful thing. (Northwest50Plus)

Here’s a miniature horse playing a piano. You’re welcome. (West Dakota Fox News 9)

Horseycopter!

Good for Kaley Cuoco, who had what sounds like a wonderful 2018 filled with an ideal mix of horses, dogs, and bunnies. (And apparently a new husband, which is cool but also obviously not as important as horses, dogs, and bunnies.) (Us Weekly)

How do I sign up to ride horses next to dolphins? (World Horse Racing)

Finally. Finally someone had the courage to say it.

How cool is this “horse barber” who carves intricate pattern into equines’ coats with clippers? (Daily Mail)

This documentary on the history of the human-horse relationship is going to be appointment viewing for me. (PBS)

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