Latest Horses Stories
By Sam Sessa, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 6--It's easy for a new band to get a little buzz going. Building that buzz into a career in music is the hard part. Since coming together in 2002, Baltimore-based rock band Fools and Horses has become a fixture in the region's music scene.
As the world's smallest horse, 5-year-old Thumbelina, weighing in at 57 pounds, has a bigger mission: to raise $1 million for children's charities this year.
No single domesticated species has changed human evolution as much as the horse. Long-standing hypotheses about equine size, range and age are thus intimately tied to understanding our own cultural origins. But new fossil evidence points to an older and perhaps smaller ancient horse that adapted from leaf eating to grazing.
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