Racing Romance, a Fan Favorite Retires, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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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!

This is a great look back at Tiz the Law’s win in Saturday’s Travers Stakes and what that might mean for next month’s Kentucky Derby within the context of the challenges of 2020. (NBC Sports)

Katie Davis and Trevor McCarthy are two jockeys for whom horse racing is a love affair – literally! (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Meet Freckle Butt Fred (his real name and I’m obsessed with it), who’s a miniature horse who’s living the life of a housepet, including making deposits in a litter box! (New York Post)

This is an incredible story about how a Holocaust survivor’s daughter found a passion for horses. (Forward)

I love seeing how many people are watching horse racing these days! (BloodHorse)

Wild horses just arrived at Idaho’s Wild Love Preserve, and the video of the mustangs getting off of the trailer and arriving home is wonderful. (Horse Talk New Zealand)

Ooooh! A man with a metal detector just found a Bronze Age horse harness and sword in Scotland. (The Telegraph)

I have to admit, I’m a little jealous that Mary-Kate Olsen gets to start her mornings surrounded by horses and coffee. (Just Jared)

This is sooooo satisfying:

Happy retirement to Pure Sensation! The nine-year-old racehorse has been a fan favorite for so long; and while he’ll no longer be racing, we may see him at the track again soon with a new job! (Paulick Report)

This has nothing to do directly with horses, but there’s a French’s Mustard beer (what?!) and I would bet I’ll see at least one can at the races at some point in the future. (CNET)

If you have $3.25 million burning a hole in your pocket, consider buying this stunning and historic Virginia horse farm! (Our Community Now)

Dr. Joren Whitely is an animal chiropractor who works on horses, llamas, and more. Are there photos and videos of the llama and horses? Yes! (Insider)


Sometimes you just need a coffee. Check out this horse and buggy that pulled up to a Tim Horton’s drive through! (WYRK)

Have you had a setback in your horseback riding due to nerves? This is a great article about how to get your confidence back. (Horse Illustrated)

Do you need to build your horse a roundpen? Here’s how! (The Horse)

It’s really lovely to see that Selma Blair has been able to ride and jump her horse as she lives with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. (People)

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