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Horse racing at Neshoba County Fair draws particpants and spectators alike


Horse racing at Neshoba County Fair draws particpants and spectators alike

WTOK - July 30, 2018

NESHOBA COUNTY, Miss (WTOK) - One of the oldest traditions of the Neshoba County Fair, the horse racing, began Sunday afternoon. The Co-Chair of the harness ...

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Crowd turns out to see a Kentucky Derby horse with ties to the Coast
WLOX, Mississippi - May 6, 2018

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -If you own a champion thoroughbred, you have something to celebrate. If you own that thoroughbred and a casino, like Robert and Lawana Low, you have something to celebrate and a place to do it in.Jim Brown, the casino’s food and beverage ...

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Equestrian rider saddles up for national competition
The Reflector online, Mississippi - April 7, 2018

When Mary Claire Cornett competes for the Mississippi State University Equestrian Team in dirt-filled arenas, she is in her element—the nerves of being judged on horsemanship heighten her focus, and she strives for perfection.Cornett, who grew up riding ...

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Tuskegee vet student charged in cruel 'horse scam'
WLOX, Mississippi - April 6, 2018

MACON COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -  Investigators in Alabama are working what they call a case involving a disturbing scam aimed at animal lovers.Victims of this scam say they thought they were giving horses they could no longer care for to a good home, but ...

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Shelter caring for malnourished horse found in Helena; Owner sought
WLOX, Mississippi - August 5, 2017

"The horse was under weight. She is very friendly, so she's had some human interaction," said Director of the Jackson County Animal Shelter Joseph Barlow. Jackson County Animal Control Officer Charlie Callegan learned about the horse following a post on Facebook. "She ...

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Horse Stolen from MARL
WAPT Jackson, Mississippi - August 3, 2017

A horse is missing from the Mississippi Animal Rescue League, and employees believe someone broke through their fence and stole it."We are really desperate to get her back," said Shelter Director Deborah Boswell. Employees believe someone stole Lady,

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