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Scandia Man In The News Again After The Deaths Of 2 Horses

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what appears to be the shooting death of two horses. Deputies found their remains on a Scandia farm, and the man deputies arrested for the crime has been in the news before.

11/12/2013

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Horse Owners Pinched As Hay Prices More Than Double

This winter could be particularly difficult for Minnesota horse owners after drought and disease have led to a shortage of hay. That makes it extra expensive for owners, and animal rescue groups are saddling up for a tough road ahead. It’s all due to alfalfa crops not faring well in the last year.

09/25/2013

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More Than 130 Animals Seized After Living In ‘Deplorable Conditions’

One week after 135 horses, dogs, chickens and ducks were taken from a rural Pine county farm, the animals are showing signs of improvement. Chocolate labs and golden retrievers that appeared underweight and hungry are eating bowls of food and putting on pounds.

09/18/2013

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Female Race Announcer To Make History At Canterbury Park

It is a day that Angela Herrmann will never forget: May 2, 1998. As an 11-year-old girl, Herrmann sat transfixed in front of her television as Real Quiet won the Kentucky Derby.

09/06/2013

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Minn. Zoo Introduces 2 Asian Wild Horse Foals

Two Asian wild horse foals – a male and female – will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Thursday.

07/31/2013

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Alpine Farms In Medina Hosting Equestrian Fest

About 120 horses from around the region are expected to be in Medina this weekend for the Alpine Farms Equestrian Fest. There are many ways and reasons to ride a horse, and riding is a sport for all ages.

07/19/2013

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Sheriff: Neglected Animals Seized From Meeker County Home

Authorities said at least six horses and nine dogs were seized from their owner in south central Minnesota Wednesday night after it was determined they were suffering from neglect. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office had been out to the home on the 24000 block of County State Aid Highway 14 in Darwin, which is in Meeker County just west of Dassel, on a report that some horses had gotten loose.

06/13/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Minnesota

Plan a fun horseback riding outing with the family at any of these great stables near the Twin Cities.

06/01/2013

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After Decade Slump, Horse Breeding & Racing On The Rise

It’s a big night for racing in the Twin Cities, as the horses at Canterbury park are ready for the start of the racing season. It’s not just the jockeys and trainers who have something to be excited about.

05/17/2013

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A Selfless Teen’s Gift Gives 2-Year-Old Hope

The help of a stranger is bringing a 2-year-old girl with cerebral palsy closer to one day walking. That stranger is 17-year-old named Allie Kanyetzny, a high school girl with a very big heart.

05/08/2013

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Minn. Farmer ‘Shocked’ After Horses Put Down By State Patrol

The Minnesota State Patrol had to put down two horses after they got away from their Faribault farm early Monday morning. They’d been trying to get the horses back onto their property when they say the situation just became too unsafe. But, as can be imagined, the horses’ owner is very upset.

05/08/2013

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Can’t Bet On The Derby At Running Aces

For the first year, Canterbury Park in Shakopee has exclusive Minnesota rights to Kentucky Derby bidding. That means Running Aces is shut out of one of racing’s biggest days.

05/03/2013

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494 Crash Spills 3 Horses Out Of Trailer

If you think you saw horses on the side of the highway last night, you’re right.

04/20/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-13

The John Williams Show Players do the HARLEM SHAKE on the SMACK DOWN!

02/13/2013

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Nearly 70 Horses Seized Due To Neglect In SD

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has started a criminal investigation after nearly 70 horses were impounded for neglect.

01/17/2013

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