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Should Horses be Allowed on Maine Beaches? Complaints About Manure Keep Rising

Should we ban horses from beaches? Some residents in coastal towns have had it with manure all over the place.

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Take Your Date on a Magical Horseback Ride at Maine’s Beaches This Winter

Here's a new way to enjoy Maine's gorgeous beaches -- on horseback in the winter.

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Keep the Kids Busy This Summer With Augusta Rec

If you’re looking to keep the kids busy and out of the house this summer the Augusta Recreation Bureau has a lot of fun thing to do.

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Clydesdale Training Video: One More Reason Horses are Amazing Creatures

There is a joke in the horse world ‘There are two things horses are scared of, things that move and things that don’t’.  That having been said to be a Budweiser Clydesdale, one has to train these guys to not be scared of the world and some get to learn a whole lot more. After all those breathtaking Clydesdale commercials don't make themselves.

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The U.S. Army and the Great Camel Experiment

In 1843 the Quarter Master General of the United States received a letter from Captain George H. Crosman stating the importance for the U.S. Army to use camels in the military. Crosman believed camels would have an advantage over horses by scaring them before a confrontation could begin. Native Americas used horses

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10 Halloween Costume Ideas for Your Horse [PICTURES]

From dogs dressed as Darth Vaderto Elvis kitties, we can’t stop stuffing our four-legged friends into Halloween attire each October. Dog and cat costume parades are more popular than ever, and everyone from major pet supply companies like Petco to mom-and-pop Etsy dealers make a mint on adorable animal outfits. (Our pets, on the other hand, become more indignant with each passing fall).

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A Guide to the 15 Most Ridiculous ‘Horse’ Tweets

We're not positive when this meme started, but some nincompoop (or nincompoops) had the bright idea of tweeting as top thoroughbred horses on Twitter -- i.e. taking on the personality of the horse and tweeting updates from the apparently 13-year-old girl-esque equine point of view. Frankly, it makes the Bronx Zoo Cobra meme look like Stephen Hawking.

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10 Smiling Horses Guaranteed To Make You Smile, Too

Horses are funny creatures. Tthey’re totally into Skrillex hair and crazy hats. And don't even get us started on Mr. Ed. Even without talking, horses still crack us up, which is good, because horses can't actually talk. They can wear a ridiculous horse grin though.

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10 Horses Wearing Kentucky Derby Hats

What's the best part of the Kentucky Derby? The hats? The horse racing? The glasses filled with cold, cold whiskey? We couldn't decide, so we put some hats on some horses to help us figure it out. It didn't help. We'll make up our mind tomorrow when the race is over.

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Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs Found to Contain Horsemeat

So far America has been spared in the horsemeat scandal that began in Ireland last month. Which is good news for all of us who never developed a taste for Mr. Ed.

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