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Twin Pond Disco Kid

One could say that the story of Twin Pond Disco Kid is a rags to riches story. However, we’re not talking money here. Instead, as owner Karen Myers said, “it’s ...
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Eli

A lot of us say it. “Horses are my life.” And we mean it. In a way. Then there was Eli. Eli started working on the racetrack as a young ...
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All It Took Was One Ride By Leah Horn

It all began with Suzie. The year was 1981, it was summer and I was six years old. We were in Liberty, N.Y. at my Mom’s friend Suzie’s house. Suzie ...
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Bonnie Lea Farm

Bonnie Lea Farm

Richard DeMayo saw the farm on North Street in Williamstown every day when he took the bus to school. Fifty acres of flat, good pastureland fed by a brook and ...
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You Have to Learn the Art Part I

Donna Ponessa’s love affair with horses began when she was nine years old. Trading riding lessons for work at a local barn, she soon progressed to riding and showing horses ...
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Bugsy Malone

Photo: Devin and Bugsy at the Devon Horse Show Their relationship did not have an auspicious beginning. He was a top show hunter, a spectacular jumper who never failed to ...
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A Winning Junior Career

Most people are lucky to have one special horse in their lifetimes. Julie Bacon had several. Two of her most cherished were her junior hunters. Most Magical (Magic) arrived in ...
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Sleigh Ride

Photo: Sleigh Ride is Moira, Libby and Ed being pulled by Beauty In Nissequogue, (Long Island) New York, in the 1950’s, back roads were back roads, secondary streets. They weren’t ...
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Two Dudes in Cowtown By Lesli Krause Groves

(Reprinted courtesy of the Quarter Horse Journal) January 1962. As Morgan Freeman eased the borrowed pickup and trailer onto the black ice that covered the pavement in northeastern Oklahoma, he ...
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Locket’s Meadow

Just two horses. That was all Kathleen and her husband planned to keep on their new farm. Kathleen had heard and read about the plight of PMU foals (foals that ...
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