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HORSES

The argument that the horses aren’t indigenous to the park is just ludicrous. The horses were there when Teddy was ranching in 1884, and the park was established in 1947 and only became a park in 1978.
The argument that the horses aren’t indigenous to the park is just ludicrous.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said Friday that West Nile virus was confirmed in a Kandiyohi County horse that was euthanized in late July.
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As Theodore Roosevelt National Park mulls a new plan for managing the horse herd — that could reduce the number of horses significantly or remove them entirely — advocates urge them to maintain a genetically healthy population.

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Pete and Vawnita Best's road to ranching in the Badlands began more than 200 miles from there when Pete was a 14-year-old 4-H member living in Rolette, North Dakota, and selected a heifer from McCumber Angus Ranch for a livestock project.
I’m many decades removed from being a child, now, but I have never lost my love for horses, and the West still has a special place in my heart because it’s where my dad grew up.
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Mo Donegal, the 5-2 post time favorite, came from just off the pace and charged to the front in mid-stretch to capture the third jewel of the thoroughbred horseracing's Triple Crown
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The race's morning-line favorite is We the People, the runaway winner of the Peter Pan Stakes (Grade 3) on May 14 on a wet, but sealed, track at Belmont Park.
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Jose Ortiz rode the winner, which covered the 1 3/16-mile race in a time of 1:54.54 on a fast track.
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Rich Strike only entered into the 20-horse race when Ethereal Road was scratched on Friday morning
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Medina Spirit, last year's winner, was disqualified for testing positive for a steroid that's banned from use on race day.

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