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WESTPORT | Several students at Westport Central School spent the day working the old-school way on pulling rocks around the grounds. more

Dec 23, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Eight horses have been seized from a Lake Clear home after state police were tipped off to reports of animal cruelty. more

Dec 7, 2017 9:42 AM The Sun


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MONKTON – Rylee Layn, 8, of Monkton is a young equestrian riding her horse for the first time at the paddock at Addison County Fair and Field Days last week. more

Aug 18, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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WESTPORT — The local gymkhana season could grow into a 12-month season thanks to a grant to the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

Jul 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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WHITING – Horses graze in a pasture along the Leicester Whiting Road in Whiting, just west of swampy Beartrap Island, June 20. more

Jun 21, 2017 1:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

ELIZABETHTOWN — Work is currently underway on an “Antique Everything and Horse Show” fundraiser at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport. more

May 29, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

FERRISBURGH — This week, the Eagle visited Zev Langenaur at Green Mountain Pet and Tack in Ferrisburgh to learn more about their products and services. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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WESTPORT — Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue has raised $66,550 toward its $75,000 capital campaign to build the Sally E. Morehouse Memorial Rehabilitation and Training Center. more

Feb 4, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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BRIDPORT — Several 4-H teens competed recently for a chance to represent Vermont on the 4-H Horse Communications Team at regional and national events. more

Jul 20, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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WESTPORT — Horseback riders will now be required to wear helmets at all events sponsored by the Essex County Agricultural Society, the group tasked with running the county fairgrounds. more

Jul 5, 2016 12:45 PM The Sun

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NEW HAVEN — The Addison County 4-H Horse Clinic, held in New Haven last week, gave local 4-H club members a chance to hone their equestrian skills and knowledge of horses while enjoying a fun weekend at the Addison County Fair and Field Days grounds. more

Jun 11, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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Winston Churchill once said, “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” more

Jun 10, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine


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BRISTOL — University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H and Chittenden County 4-H co-hosted the Vermont 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl, March 12, on the UVM campus in Burlington. A total of 115 4-Hers from nine counties participated. more

Mar 25, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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Pat and Cathy Palmer, owners of Thornapple Farm in New Haven, Vt., didn’t exactly plan to get into the business of providing old-fashioned sleigh rides in Vermont. more

Nov 30, 2015 6:00 AM NCL Magazine

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