Stable Scoop Episode 7 – Riding an Ugly Horse Can Get You Arrested
The news this week seems to center on horse abuse and what is being done about it. And, we speak with Deanna Castro about being an online trainer.
Stable Scoop Episode 7 – Show Notes and Links:
- 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Update – All the information on ticket sales and schedules can be found at www.2010radioshow.com.
- United States Dressage Team stripped of 4th Place Olympic finish.
- Horse Slaughter Bill goes to the house floor. Read the bill here.
- Suffolk Downs is enforcing anti-slaughter policy.
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- President Bush signed the Higher Education Reauthorization Bill into law last month.
- Interview with Deanna Castro – www.DeannaCastro.com
- Some fun horse stuff:
- The tallest documented horse was a shire gelding named Samson. He was 21.2 1/2 hands high!
- In Guernee, Illinois it is illegal for women weighing more than 200 lbs to ride a horse in shorts.
- In Raton, New Mexico, it is illegal for a woman to ride horseback down a public street with a kimono on.
- In Hartsville, Illinois, you can be arrested for riding an ugly horse.
- The record for the highest jump that a horse jumped was 8ft 1 1/4 inches.
- The record for the most animals in a hitch (being driven) was 50 horses.
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