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2011-06-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Patti Smith raises the curtain on OUTSIDE SOCIETY, a new collection of her signature songs on the Arista and Columbia labels. The landmark 18-song release marks the first single-CD collection to span Patti's entire body of recorded work. The chronologically arranged tracks move from 1975 (her debut album, Horses, with "Gloria" and "Free Money") through 2007 (Twelve, with her cover of Nirvana's "Smells...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

Youngsters, teens and adults who love horses are getting a special leg up, thanks to the generosity of Signal-Health LLC, a distributor of EquiwinnerTM patches Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Barbara Socha, President of Signal-Health today announced her firm's introduction of a rebate program aimed to help riding clubs and other groups fund their initiatives or defray expenses. "Riding clubs, horse rescue associations, therapeutic riding organizations and other non-profit groups are the...

2010-09-20 09:14:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Equestrian Festival in Lexington, Ky., Nutrena® brand horse feed presents Gillian Higgins' "Horses Inside Out," a unique, visual presentation to help horse owners better understand the anatomy, biomechanics and physiology of their horses. Higgins, a sports and remedial physiotherapist based in the U.K., will paint the equine skeleton and digestive system on the sides of a real horse. Educational and...

2010-02-24 12:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equine enthusiasts are invited to saddle up for the eighth annual Pennsylvania Horse World Expo, Feb. 25 - 28, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. "The equine industry is a vital part of Pennsylvania's agricultural community," said Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding. "The industry has an economic impact of more than $10 billion annually, provides more than 20,000 jobs, and is a major contributor...

2009-06-02 16:05:55

A Texas woman said she believes her Clydesdale horse, Remington, has a shot at setting the Guinness World Record for the tallest living horse. Cheryl Davis, of Princeton, said she believes the horse is larger than the current record -- 6 feet-7 1/2 inches from hoof to the top of the shoulder -- despite the fact that he has never held still for long enough to be measured, The Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday. Davis, who estimated Remington's height as 6 feet, 8 inches from hoof to...

2008-09-15 12:00:35

EQUINE THERAPY CENTER: A "Back in the Saddle" open house will be held Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Equine Therapy Center, 334 College Hill Road. The event will include a silent auction, horse rides, music, demonstrations, a used equipment sale, games, prizes and food. For more information, call 746-5681. Originally published by Monitor staff. (c) 2008 Concord Monitor. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-29 00:00:12

By The Associated Press HICKMAN, Neb. (AP) - This one-horse town is looking like becoming a no-horse town.The owner of a 32-year-old horse named Peter Rabbit wasn't able Tuesday to buck a local ban on livestock within city limits.After widespread publicity of the ban that threatened to kick Peter Rabbit off the pasture where he was born, the Hickman City Council considered an ordinance Tuesday night that would allow horses inside city limits. But council members ultimately voted 4-2 against...

2008-08-28 00:00:12

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HICKMAN, Neb. - This one-horse town is looking like becoming a no- horse town. The owner of a 32-year-old horse named Peter Rabbit wasnt able Tuesday to buck a local ban on livestock within city limits. After widespread publicity of the ban that threatened to kick Peter Rabbit off the pasture where he was born, the Hickman City Council considered an ordinance Tuesday night that would allow horses inside city limits. But council members ultimately voted 4-2 against...

2008-08-15 00:00:07

By ERIC OLSON HICKMAN, Neb. - Talk about your one-horse town. This burg of 1,084 residents is just that. But some folks don't want that distinction. They want an aging horse named Peter Rabbit, who lives in a pasture in town, gone for good. Other folks say the horse should stay, despite an ordinance that bans livestock inside city limits. "I feel bad for the poor horse. He's probably going to die soon anyway," said Jamie Cox, who manages the town bar, Sadie's Place. "As long as he's...

2008-08-02 00:00:12

A man has started a new business from an idea he had when he bought his wife a horse. Paul Cannon set up PC Horse Transport in May after spotting a gap in the market. He had just sold his previous business, PC Towbar Services, and has gained his Advanced Certificate in Equine Transport. Website: www.pchorsetransport.co.uk. (c) 2008 Plymouth Evening Herald, The. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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