Preserving the Preakness, Visiting Claiborne Farm, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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Meet some of the adorable barnyard critters that are companions to racehorses, including two kittens and a pair of goats! (Paulick Report)

Step inside Claiborne Farm, the final home of the legendary Secretariat. (Business Insider)

A historic deal is coming together to keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore! (Baltimore Sun)

The Thoroughbred Makeover just keeps getting bigger every year! Here’s what you need to know. (The Horse)

You probably know Mattress Mack from his furniture stores, but did you also know that he owns racehorses? (BizJournals)

I love this! Here’s a brief history of the horse-human relationship from prehistory to today. (The Horse)

The Winthrop Maine Historical Society is honoring legendary trotting horse Winthrop Messenger. (Central Maine)

Get the story behind the inspiration for the new horse sculptures welcoming guests to Central Park. (Observer)

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Children with special needs in Myrtle Beach are benefiting from horse therapy, and that’s something to celebrate. (Bradenton Herald)

Wondering what’s with the Paso Finos walking down Western Massachusetts streets? Here are your answers! (Mass Live)

If you know a horse, you already know what science just proved: they can learn to open doors and gates. (The Horse)

If you love horses and want to live in Buckingham Palace, have I got good news for you: the Queen is hiring! (Yahoo!)

I had no idea that there was a real urban cowboy in New York City! (New York Post)

Ever wonder what to wear to a world-class horse show? Here’s your style guide! (New York Times)

A 14-year-old girl with a heart condition was just gifted the horse of her dreams! (Sacramento Bee)

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