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    Finding Taborton Equine Books?

    Does anyone have any idea how to contact Taborton Equine Books?

    Their website is gone, and I can't find them on the web or in my old Equine Affaire materials. I understand they were at the...
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    Secretariat movie sneak peek this weekend

    I don't think anyone's posted this yet ... about 800 theaters will have a sneak peek of the new Secretariat movie Saturday night, 10/2. Just click on the website and put your zip code into the form...
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    That looks like loads of FUN. Turns out, it's...

    That looks like loads of FUN. Turns out, it's along with the Kentucky Fall Classic show. Here's a website with a class sheet.

    Rhonda
  4. Another fun thing to do is go by Keeneland very...

    Another fun thing to do is go by Keeneland very early to catch morning works and eat in the track kitchen. The kitchen opens at 6.

    To find the kitchen, park your car and scan the horizon for the...
  5. I'm not there yet, but I've read reports of...

    I'm not there yet, but I've read reports of LexTran buses running from the downtown transit center to the KHP every half hour. Here's the schedule and you'll find more info around the site....
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    Thanks for posting the links to those videos. I'm...

    Thanks for posting the links to those videos. I'm still laughing.

    I wish I could post them to my blog, My mind is even imagining the post I could pull together. But my horse blog has waaay too...
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    Yes! I agree that you should go ahead and send...

    Yes! I agree that you should go ahead and send the note.

    If you're worried about your note looking smarmy, don't compose it directly onto the card. Write out a rough draft somewhere - then walk...
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    The Horsey Set Net (http://www.thehorseyset.net)...

    The Horsey Set Net is a horses-and-culture blog that also features non-riding equestrian travel.

    Lately, I've been writing a lot of unusual travel tips for attending the games, like where to shop...
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    Thanks for the tip, lorilu. I had no idea that...

    Thanks for the tip, lorilu. I had no idea that Gulfstream Park was the stand-in for the casino. Cool!
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    The Glades, 9/12 episode - horse farm

    Just a heads-up ... this coming Sunday's episode of "The Glades" is supposed to be set on a Florida horse farm. Granted, you can't tell from the trailer, but the description says so.

    The Glades is...
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    My rather belated condolences, Bearhunter, on the...

    My rather belated condolences, Bearhunter, on the passing of your uncle.

    To say that he was "involved" with horse racing is an understatement.

    He owned or co-owned some fast horses, like...
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    The episode should be up on the show's page on...

    The episode should be up on the show's page on the CBS.com website tomorrow/Monday.

    I haven't watched it yet, either. But we did DVR it.

    Rhonda
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    I do believe so, saddleup. :) I saw a photo in...

    I do believe so, saddleup. :) I saw a photo in the new TV Guide of him flinging straw from a pitchfork. The caption says something dopey like "baling hay," but that little brown nugget also in the...
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    TV - Churchill Downs on "Undercover Boss"

    An executive with Churchill Downs will swap his suit and tie for a ballcap and jeans in that TV show where bosses go to work in their own companies.

    Sunday night's episode will feature Churchill...
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    I wish there were more gaited lesson horses. My...

    I wish there were more gaited lesson horses. My trotting days are done, too. I think more Boomers would take lessons (and be more interested in equestrian issues) if they didn't have to worry about...
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    Thanks for the link. You're right this is good....

    Thanks for the link. You're right this is good. So I'm bumping it back up. Worth a look, y'all.
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    Well, the whole Tweetchat "drinking game" was...

    Well, the whole Tweetchat "drinking game" was proposed by one of my non-horsey readers because she wanted to learn. Think about that for a moment ...

    We hardly ever see horses on TV anymore....
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    Just FWIW, I mentioned this episode in my most...

    Just FWIW, I mentioned this episode in my most recent blog post as fodder for my Horse Movie Drinking Game: http://thehorseyset.net/3912/horse-movie-drinking-game-royal-pains/ .

    Then, when I was...
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    Driving. What a great idea. I have health issues...

    Driving. What a great idea. I have health issues that keep me out of the saddle, too.

    The problem is in finding a place to learn. Lesson barns should include driving, as well as riding lessons. ...
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    The price list made my eyes bug out, too. I can't...

    The price list made my eyes bug out, too. I can't imagine anyone going for the entire games.

    But I also know that no one goes to the Olympics for the entire time, either. You buy tickets for a...
  21. I received "The Black Stallion" as a gift when I...

    I received "The Black Stallion" as a gift when I was 7. I read it then. And re-read it. And kept re-reading it.

    Yes, my copy got beat up. But that's the point. It was well-thumbed and cherished. ...
  22. Old Friends (http://www.oldfriendsequine.org/),...

    Old Friends, the retirement home for thoroughbreds, in Georgetown is a nice place to visit.

    If you like Saddlebreds, don't miss the Saddlebred Museum, which is on the grounds at the horse park. ...
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    :) That last one should be on a bumper sticker.

    The economy may flush out the high-rollers. Did you see the letter elsewhere in this section about the letter from a client to her trainer?

    I...
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    The letter made me smile. This is happening...

    The letter made me smile.

    This is happening in all equestrian disciplines. And this isn't even the first business that I've heard of that can't seem to afford good manners these days. The owner...
  25. I'm so psyched for you and your student. And it...

    I'm so psyched for you and your student. And it sounds like she's having fun and not stressing, too. Win, win. It's a beautiful thing.
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