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Biddeford shelter launching campaign to benefit blind horse


Biddeford shelter launching campaign to benefit blind horse

Press Herald - September 15, 2018

BIDDEFORD — With a pure white coat and molting around his eyes and nose, Jazz is a favorite among visitors to Ever After Mustang Rescue – ...

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How to handle an AWOL horse? Maine deputy had a nutty idea.
Press Herald, Maine - April 9, 2019

A York County Sheriff’s Office sergeant used almonds, YouTube and a little ingenuity to wrangle a wayward horse in the wilds of Cornish on Tuesday morning. The sheriff’s office received a call around 3 a.m. from a person worried about a horse that ...

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Folks ride for a cause at JCB Horse Sales
WABI, Maine - October 21, 2018

CORINTH, Maine. (WABI)- JCB Horse Sales hosted their first fall trail ride and open house along with a car show. "But really wanted to bring everybody together people that bought off of us from the past in the past six, seven, eight years ...

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Homegrown: Blaze orange vests can help keep your horse safe during hunting season
Press Herald, Maine - October 7, 2018

It all started with a “free horse.†That’s in quotes because everyone, including Sue Laffely, knows “there’s no such thing as a free horse.†Laffely got hers, a gray Arabian named Dai Sha Voo, from a friend in December 1990. When ...

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Man hurt by horse in pulling competition at Fryeburg Fair
WABI, Maine - October 6, 2018

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) - Officials say a man suffered a head injury during a competition and had to be airlifted from the Fryeburg Fair. Fair officials say the 59-year-old man was injured when a horse stepped on him during a pulling event ...

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Man injured in horse pulling event at Fryeburg Fair
Press Herald, Maine - October 6, 2018

A 59-year-old horseman was airlifted to a hospital after his horse stepped on him during a pulling competition Friday night at the Fryeburg Fair. The farmer was conscious when medical crews arrived, a fair spokesman said, but because it was a head injury, he was ...

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