Twitter round-up returns

Just to make sure you don't miss out, here's a brief summary of some horse news that came over Twitter in the past month. If you're not familiar with Twitter, here's a refresher Messages can be only 140 character long Those @names are Twitter handle/addresses (mine is @RhondaLane) Messages are called Tweets News moves fast on Twitter ... which explains ...

First Came the Kentucky Derby Barbie …

<A HREF="http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fthhosene-20%2F8010%2F1238e0be-4ecb-4de8-b8cb-0f4a0dd40d4e&Operation=NoScript" mce_HREF="http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fthhosene-20%2F8010%2F1238e0be-4ecb-4de8-b8cb-0f4a0dd40d4e&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A> Fran Jurga at The Jurga Report riffed about the news that Mattel had created a Kentucky Derby Barbie. Fran wants to know, Why not backstretch Barbie? She certainly would appeal to edgier little girls who would be insulted by a foofy fashion doll.  After all, Barbie has sported fashions appropriate to ...

Why will 2010 be a big year for Kentucky?

Because the best of the best will compete in two separate events. The World Equestrian Games September 25 to October 10, 2010 Kentucky Horse Park For 16 days, world-class equestrian athletes in eight different sports will compete for world titles. This is the first time the WEG will be held in the US. Think about it ... just that distinction ...