Tag Archives: horse ownership

Sam Gives Up the Ghost

Sam, a Belgium, the oldest member of the herd came to Horse Heaven from a horse dealer in Monroeton, PA in December 2011. Although upon his arrival, he experience bullying from the other horses; within a few months Sam bonded … Continue reading

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Pinhooking, Racehorses, and Hannah Hooton

Horse racing is a business, sport and a passion. Thoroughbred horse racing consists of many practices and terms; pinhooking in particular is a common strategy. The basic idea is to purchase a thoroughbred foal at auction and sell the horse … Continue reading

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Riding with Marilyn and Sam

Marilyn bought Sam from a cowboy who for relaxation rode up into the hills with a six-pack of beer. But what he really enjoyed was team penning. Team penning is a western riding event that gives a team of three … Continue reading

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