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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...

2013-10-24 23:32:55

The Hall Family, Hopewell natives, were one of 5 families selected nationally, to receive a grant to help them overcome infertility and become parents. Hopewell, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A Hopewell couple will be one of 5 recipients awarded from all over the nation on Saturday, November 2nd at the annual Family Building Banquet in Washington DC. The Cade Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that serves the needs of families struggling with infertility, will be hosting the...

2013-10-24 23:32:50

The Walker Family selected to receive a grant to help them overcome infertility and become parents. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 An Alexandria couple will be one of 5 recipients awarded from all over the nation on Saturday, November 2nd, at the annual Family Building Banquet in Washington, DC. The Cade Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that serves the needs of families struggling with infertility, will be hosting the banquet. Erica and Tommy Walker "are so...


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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...

Barb Horse
2014-04-02 11:48:13

The Barb horse, also known as the Berber horse, is a breed that was developed in northern Africa. Its origin is unknown, but it is thought to have been developed in the 8th century, near the time that Muslim invaders entered the area. Some suggest that the breed is an ancestor of the Arabian horse while others suggest that it shares an ancestor with that breed. Today, there are many types of Barb horses including Algerian and Moroccan Barbs. The Barb horse was sometimes mistaken for the...

Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

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