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2013-11-26 23:01:25

The Body Archer’s Role in Preventative Care to Ensure Good Health (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 As the healthcare battle rages on in Washington, Americans feel trapped by the tug-of-war over their health. They’re in limbo, and it’s frustrating. Maddening, even. So what can America do? Over the past few years, there has been a radical shift toward preventative healthcare. Even major fast food chains are climbing aboard the Health Train. Corporate wellness programs are booming across the...

2013-11-02 23:03:26

bestofluxury.com proclaims standings of best tourbillon watch providers for November 2013. (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 The independent authority on affluent living, bestofluxury.com, has awarded their rankings of the 10 best tourbillon watch providers in the luxurious living industry for the month of November 2013. Each month the independent research team at bestofluxury.com inspects the best performing tourbillon watch providers and ranks them based on their performance during a methodical...

2013-10-31 23:19:49

The Clemente family spends great weekend remembering the legendary Roberto, Sr. Boca Raton, Fla (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Roberto Clemente, Jr. and family had a great weekend remembering the father and husband they lost. Roberto, Jr. started the weekend off by holding a meet & greet and book signing with some of the fans that remember his father the most, in South Florida at the Boca Raton Beach Club. While on Saturday, the entire Clemente Family attended Game 3 of the 2013 World...

2013-10-25 23:21:16

The Ray Family, a Pittsburgh family, was one of 5 families selected nationally to receive an adoption grant from Cade Foundation Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 A Pittsburgh couple will be one of 5 families awarded grants to "overcome infertility" on Saturday, November 2nd at the annual Cade Foundation Family Building Banquet in Washington DC. Tiffany and Todd Ray are a loving couple eager to grow their family through adoption. Now they will have that chance- with the...

2013-10-24 23:32:56

The Fleishman Family, Germantown natives, were one of 5 families selected nationally, to receive a grant to help them overcome infertility and begin the journey to parenthood. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A Germantown couple will be one of 5 families awarded grants for fertility treatment on Saturday, November 2nd at the annual Cade Foundation Family Building Banquet in Washington DC. Chrissy and Lee Fleishman are a loving couple eager to grow their family through fertility...


Latest Horse racing Reference Libraries

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

Standardbred Horse
2014-08-12 13:34:30

The Standardbred horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the United States of America. It was developed for the purpose of trot racing, which became popular in America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Selective breeding began when breeders chose horses that would result in the fastest Standardbred horses as possible, including the Thoroughbred, Morgan, Hackney, and Norfolk trotter. One of the most influential early foundation horses for the breed was Hambletonian 10, a...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Italian Trotter
2014-06-16 11:59:00

The Italian Trotter is a breed of horse developed specifically for harness racing in Italy. Thoroughbred stallions were crossed with French Trotters, Russian Trotters and American Standardbred mares over the last 100 years to develop the Italian trotters of today.  This was done to blend speed with stamina, resulting in a physically strong and fast horse. The Italian Trotter stands up to 68 inches high and is very athletic. The most famous Italian Trotter was named Varenne, who held the...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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