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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Kentucky Derby Party (and Tweet up!)

Have you ever been to a Kentucky Derby party?   DATE: Saturday, May 5 TIME: 5pm-7pm PLACE: Bull & Bear Pub, Hanover Square Enjoy mint juleps, a buffet with traditional Derby food, and decadent goodies from my talented friends Mike and Emily at Lune Chocolat in Manlius. We’ll have a 50/50 raffle with the proceeds … Continue reading »

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Wonderful Story

Bill Finley writes a wonderful story in today’s New York Times about a horse, Notinmywildestdremz, who is making her first start at the age of 4 at Aqueduct. Photo by John Dunn, NY Times Ordinarily, a horse making her first start at age 4 at Aqueduct would not get a second look and truthfully, this … Continue reading »

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My interview with Finger Lakes Radio Group

I got a call last week from Eric Sorenson of Finger Lakes Radio Group about the blog post I wrote on the horrifying horse neglect case in Cayuga county recently. We chatted about increasing the penalty in NY for abuse and neglect cases that result in an animal’s death, as well as what’s happening with … Continue reading »

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Cayuga County Horse Abuse

Horse abuse does not just happen on larger farms…it can happen right in your backyard. Like many of you, I read Matt Mulcahy’s report on CNY Central yesterday with horror. Matt reported that in the Cayuga County town of Conquest, there were ten horses found severely neglected. One of these horses was in such bad … Continue reading »

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Can a Horse Park come to New York?

There is a movement to bring a horse park to Saratoga County, and I am thrilled to be involved in making that happen. When horses come off the track, those who are unable to breed need a place to be seen and taken care of. ┬áThis horse park will not only cater to retired horses, … Continue reading »

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