Author:jfinch

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Epoch Times | Mary Silver | May 7, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18602" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sarah Lee, age 8, and Bekah Dirrim, age 9, play with ponies at Barn Buddies. (Kathy Lee/Barn Buddies)[/caption] Early childhood education specialist Kathy Lee has seven children, five of whom are adopted. One of...

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Kansas.com | Keith Erwin | May 7, 2013 SEATTLE — When Christine Beatty watches her daughters ride horseback, she sees things that might not be obvious to others. “Look at that posture. For me it’s amazing to see how straight she sits,” Beatty said as 7-year-old Mia...

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DEBBIE STOUTAMIRE | Galveston Sunday Morning News | May 5, 2013 Success is not final, failure is not final; it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill My first published guest column about the horses at the Habitat for Horses was about a horse who...

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Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 [caption id="attachment_18553" align="alignleft" width="274"] US Sen.Tom Udall D-NM[/caption] SANTA FE - Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. Honesty and candor were missing in most testimony from players,...

Metro, a 10-year-old retired bay thoroughbred horse wields a paintbrush as owner Ron Krajewski looks on at Motter's Station Stables in Rocky Ridge

Reuters, Jeffrey B. Roth, May 3, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18476" align="alignleft" width="300"] Metro, a 10-year-old retired bay thoroughbred horse stands with owners Ron Krajewski and Wendy Krajewski (R) and one of his paintings at Motter's Station Stables in Rocky Ridge, Maryland May 2, 2013. Since giving up the...