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This year, 58 horses have already died on New York State race tracks.  Ten have died at Saratoga Race Course since April.  Horseracing is cruelty and violence disguised as sport and entertainment. Read more

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The grass has risen… The music furnished by the Warrensburgh band for the Memorial Day exercises was excellent and was the subject of much favorite comment. The band plans many open-air concerts for this coming summer. Read more

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NEW HAVEN | Four Vermont 4-H Club teens qualified for the state 4-H horse judging team for achieving the highest scores at the State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, May 5 in New Haven. Read more

, The Vermont Eagle

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CHAZY | EquiDay, a daylong symposium on horse topics, is set for March 16 at the Joseph C. Burke Education and Research Center at the Miner Institute on 586 Ridge Road in Chazy. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Area 4-H Club members gathered at the Mary Hogan School in Middlebury for the annual Addison County 4-H Achievement Night ceremony recently. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Michelle Welsh has spent her life as a celebrated veteran of the equine world, showing and training noble steeds with plenty of honors. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Any equestrian will tell you that horses aren’t all fun and games. Read more

The Sun

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WARREN COUNTY | Perhaps there is no greater sense of police presence than when the officer is sitting atop a horse. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Lyme disease is a pernicious disease. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | Character education programs at Westport Central School start with meeting local farmers. Read more

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WESTPORT | An expansive new arena and indoor training area at Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue is being dedicated Saturday to a special horsewoman whose life was forever changed by a stallion named Buck. Read more

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WESTPORT | Environmental Field Day last week brought hundreds of school kids to the Essex County Fairgrounds. Read more

The Sun

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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. Read more

The Sun

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

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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

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. Read more

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. Read more

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