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The Best First Horse Ever

The Best First Horse Ever

I celebrated a monumental occasion yesterday.  50 years ago, July 10, 1971, I got my first horse. I was 12, and a total horse addict. All of my Scholastic Books orders contained horse books. I had read every horse book in both the school and town library by the time I...

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When your heroes wear horse shoes

When your heroes wear horse shoes

I wanted to ride in the National Horse Show in Madison Square Garden when I was 12. Every November, our 4-H club in rural northwest Connecticut would charter a bus from the E.J. Kelley Transit Company and we’d go into “the city” to the National Horse Show at Madison...

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