Senior Senator was only pressed a few times during Saturday’s Maryland Hunt Cup, and any time another horse tried to challenge the lead, he brushed off the attempt and stayed in front.
Maryland could soon become home to a major international equestrian event that would draw tens of thousands of people and millions of dollars’ worth of economic benefits to the state each fall.
Maryland and Virginia are competing to land one of the biggest prizes in the equestrian world.
Break out the mint juleps, bow ties, and big hats! Don’t Miss Hats and Horses, a night of dinner, dancing, and gaming, at the Baltimore Country Club on May 6 from 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. to benefit the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
When I say “famous horse,” you probably think California Chrome. But there’s more than one superstar equine out there: A Harford mare named Stormy has become internet famous over the past two weeks. When she delivered a foal this week, thousands of people were watching.
This column, That Nature Show, is about the nature right under your nose: in our backyards, playgrounds and parks! Stop and look around, you’ll be amazed at what surrounds you.
The Preakness, the “middle jewel” in The Triple Crown is this Saturday at Pimlico. If you know nothing else about me know this: I am so allergic to horses that if I so much as pet one hair on the nose of a horse, I become one giant hive that weeps and sneezes and yet despite this — despite becoming a giant wheezing snot-hive — I pet them anyway, saying between labored breaths and puffs on my inhaler, “They’re so beautiful.” Snort. “So elegant.” Wheeze. “So fast.” Then I have to go take a cold shower and a prednisone.