What can we do about Horsemen’s Myopia?

I'm a horse blogger, but I don't know everything about horses. Shocking, huh? Even worse, I don't think anyone can know everything there is to know about horses. Not even That Guy (or Gal) Who's Forgotten More About Horses Than You (or I) Will Ever Know. I bet you know who I’m talking about. The thing is, the ...

Quick Impressions of WEG 2010

[caption id="attachment_7046" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Say ... this coffee wagon serving up tasty beverages in the Equine Village at the KY World Equestrian Games looks kinda familiar . . . /Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Yes, things have been mighty quiet here lately. That's because I've been out gathering some awesome things for you. I spent in KY during ...

Twitter Roundup II

The "Twitter Round-up" seems to be turning into a regular feature here. Because there's some juicy stuff flying around the micr0blogging service that you might enjoy. I'd save them for later, but news on Twitter is fleeting. Let's look at some of this while it's somewhat fresh, at least for this month. An Arabian horse show on ...

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 ...