All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘horses’

Hoppertunity Out of Kentucky Derby Due to Injury

With just days to go before the “Run for fhe Roses,” Kentucky Derby contender Hoppertunity was withdrawn from the big race. According to a Brisnet report, Hoppertunity will not run in the 140th Kentucky Derby due to an injury to one of the horse’s front feet. Hoppertunity’s trainers reportedly noticed a bruise on the horse on Wednesday before the horse’s …

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Kentucky Derby 2014 Kicks Off on Saturday

The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place this Saturday. At 6:24 pm EDT some of the best racehorses from around the world will compete to take home the rose blanket. Derby hopefuls have already begun arriving at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky in preparation for the race. As of today 23 horses are set to run the …

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30,000 Killer Bees Attack Couple, Kill Horses

A Texas couple was attacked by what is being described as a swarm of 30,000 killer bees. The couple, Kristen Beauregard, 44, was stung about 200 times, and her boyfriend about 50 times, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Beauregard had noticed a number of bees on her property, particularly flying in and around a shed. She did not know …

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Horse Slaughterhouse: USDA Opens Path for Horsemeat

Horse—It’s What’s for Dinner. Is this the new trendy food item? Despite the fact that the UK was recently up in arms after it was discovered that some varieties of microwavable meals contained horsemeat, other countries are comfortable with the idea. Chefs in Paris have been putting it back on the menu in recent years. And horse-meat could be on …

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Minecraft 1.6 Adds Horses, Gets A New Launcher

Minecraft 1.6 is now available for all you PC players that have been patiently awaiting the latest update. This time, Mojang has added a number of new features for all you equine fans out there. It also has a new launcher that’s required for all upcoming updates. Here’s the full update list: Added Horses Added Donkeys, Mules Added Horse Armor …

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