Farewell to Enable, Senior Horseback Riders, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

Pop Culture

Welcome to our link roundup, where we share our favorite stories from around the Internet! Know a link that should be included? Email it to americasbestracing@gmail.com

Imagine. Imagine making a typo and earning $600,000 from your goof. That’s what happened to an Australian horseplayer this week! (Sportscasting

Congratulations to Jessica Pyfer, a California-based jockey who just got her first win! (L. A. Times)

Relatable headline, at least for me: this year’s Triple Crown was fun, but not worth repeating. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

If you have an extra $60 million burning a hole in your pocket (and, honestly, who doesn’t these days?) this California equestrian property may be right up your alley. (Barrons

Speaking of equestrian properties, this one has a special area for giant tortoises! (South Florida Sun Sentinel

A state-of-the-art stable is being built on the National Mall to house the Park Police’s horses –  and there are photos galore of both the plans and the horses in the link. (WTOP)

Get your tissues ready for Frankie Dettori’s farewell to the incredible Enable:

I’m bookmarking this piece on how to choose the perfect horseback riding vacation for after we have a vaccine. I’ve been wanting to go on one of these for about a decade now! (Horse Illustrated)

Meet Monet, a miniature horse who’s bringing joy to dementia patients in a U.K. nursing home. (Good News Network)

Some Georgia veterans got to spend some time with therapy horses last weekend, including riding through obstacle courses and learning about horse care. (The Oconee Enterprise)

I definitely want to watch this documentary about Dublin’s horse culture in the face of urban development and gentrification. (Irish Central)

Need some early holiday shopping motivation for your favorite equestrian? Take a look into the best grooming supplies! (Equus Magazine)

How cool would it be to ride this? 

Step inside the Day of the Horse just outside of San Francisco – there are horses in costume, art, and so much more! (The Almanac

How rad is this? 3000 years ago, horseback riders were playing mounted ball games in Central Asia. (EurekAlerts

Attention retired racehorse lovers: New Vocations’s All-Thoroughbred show is going virtual! (BloodHorse)

This is very cool: traditional ingigenous horseback riding is now a part of the South African Equestrian Federation. (HorseTalk New Zealand

I love this: a 72-year-old woman and her 29-year-old horse have just been inducted into a club that honors senior horseback riders. (The Oakland Press)

Forget duck phones and fist-pumping, the best part of New Jersey is its horse country. (Jersey’s Best)  

Equine therapy is making a huge difference to the lives of juvenile inmates in Delaware, and that’s a wonderful thing. (Washington Post)

Speaking of equines helping kids, meet the miniature horses and dogs bringing joy to pediatric patients. (Jacksonville.com)

Best. Tag. Ever. 

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