A Wild Horse Foal, Parading Ponies, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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In really wonderful news, a foal has been born on the North Carolina Outer Banks, proving the resiliency of the wild horse herds that call the islands home. (The Charlotte Observer)

Oooooh! About 25 million years ago, horses were roughly the size of Labrador Retrievers. I want one! (SciTechDaily)

Here’s what it’s like running an equine sanctuary during the time of COVID-19. (The Story Exchange)

I found this video wonderfully relaxing and I hope you do, too:

This is a very insightful article about how Keeneland is coping with the coronavirus pandemic. (Lexington Herald-Leader

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens! An Australian racehorse owner wasn’t allowed to name his Thoroughbred “Joe Exotic” because the horse’s namesake isn’t a “nice person.” (Pedestrian.TV)

Princess the pony got decked out in a unicorn horn and a tutu to go cheer up seniors in an Ohio nursing home. (News 5 Cleveland)

Go behind the song to learn the story behind America’s classic “Horse with No Name.” (American Songwriter)

This is delightful:

Why was a stunning gray mare spotted trotting around Singapore alone? (Straits Times

Tiki the miniature horse is doing her part to raise spirits in this time of social distancing. Good girl, Tiki! (TAP into Piscataway)

This is a fascinating look at how horses view arenas and other open riding areas. (The Horse

Horse racing’s latest viral fad is posting videos that capture what the sport means to Twitter users, and this roundup is lovely. (Horse Racing Nation

The NHL has turned the battle for the Rocket Richard Trophy into a virtual horse race. (RMNB)

In lovely news, National Guard personnel in Maryland are turning to horses to ease the stress of COVID-19 response. (WAMU)

Did you know that horse racing network TVG has strong Minnesota roots? (Star Tribune)

Ponies are parading through Missouri neighborhoods to help brighten people’s days amid the pandemic. (Missourian)

I need to move to wherever this is as soon as quarantine lifts:

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