Animal Kingdom, Exploring Horse Country, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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Congratulations to the US Racing Best of 2019 Awards winners! (US Racing

Horse lovers always put our equine friends’ needs ahead of everything else, but here’s why you should also prioritize your own wellness. (Chronicle of the Horse

Attention, South Texans! The government will pay you up to $1,000 if you adopt a wild horse or donkey. (KSAT)

For one Idaho family, the horse of a lifetime was the result of a multigenerational dedication to equines. (KPVI)

An Arkansas ranch that provides equine therapy to adults and children alike just got a $2,500 donation. The best part? They accepted it on horseback! (KAIT)

Everything about this makes me happy:

How have I never heard of the Rose Parade’s Equestfest before? This is just the kind of event I need to go to at some point in my life. (Pasadena Star-News)

Talk about horse power! The video in this article is amazing: you’re going to want to watch these ponies hauling heavy weights with ease. (FOX 43)

Holy moly, the “My Little Ponies” show is complicated! Here are ten things I definitely didn’t know about it. (Screen Rant)

Relevant to all of our interests: here’s how you make a billion dollars betting on horse racing:

John, the Santa Anita paddock guard, is just about to celebrate his 99th birthday. He’s an amazing man who once threw himself in the path of an oncoming loose horse in order to save a little girl. Happy birthday to one of the coolest people in racing! (Paulick Report)

How awesome is it to see 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom under saddle? He looks great! 

I love this! An app that monitors horse health was just unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (3 News Las Vegas)

Y’all know I love a list-based article! Here are seven ways to enjoy exploring Horse Country in Kentucky in 2020. (Horse Country)

Meet the very first filly born in the Bluegrass in 2020! (WDRB)

In one of the weirder questions I’ve ever typed: did Kanye West fall off of a horse in the middle of a church? (Revolt)