Winx’s Treadmill, Derby Museum’s New Pony, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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Do you need to watch a pony playing soccer? Of course you do! (WBIR)

Claiborne Farm is celebrating 30,000 Facebook followers with a huge giveaway! Get involved. (Claiborne)

The Pegasus World Cup Invitational is this Saturday! Get to know the runners in America’s richest horse race. (Miami Herald)

This is an amazing video showing the journey from the birth of a foal to his sale.

There is a large part of me that wants to go to Minnesota in February to check out the extreme skijoring at Canterbury Park. Skiers towed by horses? Count. Me. In. (Canterbury Park)

Competing in horse shows is hard enough as it is; now one sixteen-year-old girl wants to do it without a saddle or bridle. Respect! (Horse and Hound)

Take in the beauty of these stunning images from horse racing’s Photographer of the Year (CNN)

This doggo can JUMP!  Where’s the petition to bring him to the Saratoga steeplechase this summer?

Tatanka is the newest star of the Kentucky Derby Museum – click through for this one, because he’s a seriously cute pony! (WDRB)

I am just now hearing about horse yoga and I need to book a plane ticket to California immediately. (Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters in West Sussex in the UK are being honored for their heroic efforts to save three horses from a fire. (Spirit FM)

Behold, the world’s very first photo finish:

Josh Charles and his therapy pony Berry are going to be the stars of a new documentary, and it looks like it’s going to be amazing. (Chicago Daily Herald)

This is a really fantastic essay on retraining racehorses and how important it is to lay the groundwork instead of pushing toward a single discipline. (A Yankee in Paris)

A new exhibit in Nebraska is honoring the region’s history with horses. (Scottsbluff Star-Herald

I would very much like to have my own saltwater treadmill, but somehow it’s even better that Winx already has one.

Elite British horses are going to benefit from technology usually reserved for fighter jets – how cool is that? (Horse and Hound)

American Lion is a retired racehorse who’s proving that even stallions can start over in new careers as a riding horse! (Thoroughbred Daily News)

Finally, part one of PBS’s new documentary “Equus: The Story of the Horse” is now available for streaming! (PBS)

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