Haters Just Lose

Acts of Hatred, Hate Crimes, and Degradation of Others In light of a recent hate crime committed at the local high school wherein four youth were charged with painting racist graffiti on school property, I started giving a lot more thought to the nature of hate and...

The Battle to Save Paddy

Patrick Murphy, aka Paddy, is my perfect horse. A Clyde/TB cross, he was the best of both breeds–the unflappable nature of the draft with the strong work ethic of the Thoroughbred. He is strikingly handsome with a wide blaze, four white stockings, and a rich...

Saving Our Thoroughbreds

Every year around this time people who are not “horse people” or racing enthusiasts begin to follow the Thoroughbreds competing for the Triple Crown, starting with the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May…today.  While people’s attention...