Good Luck Kicking Those Buckets

The management of Andme Downs racetrack have announced a rules change for the upcoming Kentucky Fried Derby. In order to assure a fair race, undefeated horse Lightning Bolt will be required to wear buckets of cement.

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Via Reddit/Imgur.

C.O. Backyard Decorating Tips

A hummingbird feeder can be a wonderful addition to any backyard. The ability to feed and observe one of Nature’s most amazing creatures can bring tranquility to any summer afternoon. However, if the feeder is not properly located, it can attract unwanted insects, such as the horse-fly.

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Via Reddit.

That’s Bucking Insane

I never really felt like a dog, y’know? Even when I was a pony — I mean, a puppy, I knew something wasn’t right. I was really a horse trapped in a dog’s body: A bronco — a bucking bronco, the one in the herd no cowboy could tame. I’d stand alone at the top of a hill, my mane blowing in the wind, staring down each new recruit like a challenge: You think you got what it takes, cowpoke? Well, saddle up and hang on! Heeyah! Yip! Yip!

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Via Artis Pupins.

The Adventures of Captain Sandman!

Traumatized as a youth by roving bands of coffee-swilling insomniacs, billionaire ping-pong paddle magnate Marston Winnie vows to spread sleepiness as he dons the costume and cowl of his feared alter ego: Captain Sandman!

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Via Reddit.

Yes, This Is Just What It Appears To Be

h35zqoMA Pygmy Goat….standing on top of a Mini Horse…eating an apple. While a Goat watches. Note: NOT in Japan. Probably. (Imgur by way of Andrew Y.)

Know Your Obscure Horse Breeds!

Horse aficionados are familiar with the Shetland Pony, affectionately nicknamed the “Sheltie.” Less well-known, however, is the “Shelter” pony, which instinctively stands over smaller animals in snow and rain.

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“That’s what friends are for,” says Redditor CityCaption.

Now a Word from our Sponsor

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Via Three Leaf Farm on Facebook.

Throwback Thursday

“You should get the 64 gig Wi-Fi + 3G.”

SEPTEMBER 04, 2010 by MEG

THIS JUST IN! OMG THERE ARE GENIUS HELPER PONIES GIVING ADVICE AT APPLE STORES!


Alert reader Super Cinge hoofed the floor twice, indicating we should post this image. Read the entire story over at Frank Chimero’s Blog.
Edit: Man wearing a kilt alert!

May The Horse Be With You

In honor of, “May The Fourth Be With You”, but with our very own little CO twist:

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“Willow, the Friesian, giving a horse hug.” Taken by Kim S.

Flashback Friday

OMG, sender-inner Vajda B., thank you! That’s not just any toddler, that’s Mary Pickford! America’s Sweetheart! The Girl with the Curls!

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Via Facie Populi. Mischievous little girl on a farm scene from Through The Back Door, 1921.
Katie Melua’s, “Mary Pickford (Used to Eat Roses)”, provided by Brinke!

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