The Kentucky Derby Menu and Other Must-Click Links of the Week

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You know you want to see the odds on which celebrities will attend the Kentucky Derby. (Sports Betting Dime

Here’s how to plan your Kentucky Derby outfit on a budget – always a good idea! (WDRB)

Guys, if you need a little fashion inspiration for this year’s run for the roses, here are 15 suits that’ll pass muster at the Kentucky Derby. (Town and Country)

Related: Here are 15 bow ties to top off that Derby look. I need to send this to Dan immediately. (Town and Country

If you’re planning a Kentucky Derby party, here are some perfect recipes to consider. I am here for the hot brown hand pies! (WBIR

Speaking of food, you’re going to want to see the official 2019 Kentucky Derby menu that will be served at Churchill Downs. The great news is that, for the first time, Chef David Danielson offers a menu to make at home, too!  (Food and Wine

Here’s Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing a cowboy hat and using a bike to chase a miniature horse around. You’re welcome. 

OK, I’m not a yoga person, but I can get behind yoga for horses! (Herald-Net

If this story doesn’t warm your heart, I don’t know what will: A miniature therapy horse in Biloxi has helped make a little girl’s birthday wish come true. (WLQX)

This is a fascinating article about how wood from Kentucky’s historic barns are now prime targets for thieves. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

This is right up my alley: Relive 18 of the most iconic looks in recent horse racing history. (Vogue

When Lilian Schaffer was diagnosed with cancer at age 17, she turned to her horses, who helped her pull through. Grab your tissues for this one, gang. (Chronicle of the Horse)

Head inside the storage vault at the Kentucky Derby Museum to discover some of the amazing treasures there. (Louisville Courier-Journal

I am this goat:

Here’s a horse playing a synthesizer. You’re welcome! (BoingBoing

Did you know that there’s a horse named for a UK football player training at Keeneland? (Lexington Herald-Leader

This is an interesting look at the richest horse race on Earth, the Dubai World Cup. (Euro News)

I love stuff like this! Here’s how and why horses’ feet evolved to one hoof. (PhysOrg

This is a moving look at how the Lakota Nation’s culture and relationship with horses is helping to treat child trauma in South Dakota. (Pacific Standard

What’s it like for college students to bring their horses to school? Turns out, horses serve as an escape and an inspiration. (The Auburn Plainsman

An Idaho woman was inspired to tame a mustang after her 15-year-old daughter achieved the same feat last year. (Idaho Statesman

I’m not down with the whole ASMR trend (I don’t love the sound of people chewing) but I am deeply into Neigh-MSR, which is the exact same thing but with horses instead of people. (Fast Company)

Meet Digby, a service pony who is learning to help a seeing-impaired woman in London. (FOX San Antonio)

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