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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...

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...

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(Personal note - Gail Vacca was instrumental in closing down the slaughterhouse in Illinois and has done miracles in saving the lives of hundreds of horses. She is also a personal friend. - Jerry) Gail Vacca, founder and president of the Illinois Equine Rescue Center, entered...

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National Geographic's Intelligent Travel, Shannon Switzer, May 1, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18389" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sandie walking with her horse, Bird. (Photograph by Shannon Switzer)[/caption] I would be learning about Reiki, the technique of directing “universal energy” through the hands to promote healing. But there’s a twist. My instructor would...