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  • Here is Wikipedia's history of blog: 'The term "weblog" was coined by Jorn Barger on 17 December 1997. The short form, "blog," was coined by Peter Merholz, who jokingly broke the word weblog into the phrase we blog in the sidebar of his blog Peterme.com in April or May 1999. Shortly thereafter, Evan Williams at Pyra Labs used "blog" as both a noun and verb ("to blog," meaning "to edit one's [...]

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    World War 1 Horse It has been estimated that 8 million horses, donkeys and mules died in World War 1.  The horse above is carrying a cannon on his back.  Will it be fired? ___________________________________   At the end of the Great War an Australian cavalryman in Palestine wrote these sentiments to wards his  "waler" (short for the most common breed of Austalian warhorse, the New South [...]

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    Tryon International Equestrian Center

    Wow! I just played tourist at the most exceptional equestrian competition facility I have yet to visit. Tryon Internation Equestrian Center in North Carolina. Occasionally big money, vision, and equestian competition experiance comes together. And, for those of us competing, the state of North Carolina and the average tourist this is an example of a win win situation. It is impossible to [...]

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    The effect of hay net design on rate and amount of forage consumed by adult horses K. Martinson, E. Glunk and W. Weber Description of the problem "Horses have evolved to consume several small forage-based meals throughout the day, often spending greater than 14.5 hours grazing each day. However, many of today's horses are housed in boxstalls or drylots, fed two large meals each day, and [...]

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    Jennifer La Plume VMD recently shared in her Newsletter this important information which I will post in my barn.  After years around horses these number still escape me when I am concerned about a sick horse. HORSE'S VITAL SIGNSThanks to Ragged Mountain Equine Services, Jennifer A. La Plume VMD  info@rmequine.com in Virginia.  

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