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Draft horses continue to have important roles in agriculture

Draft horses continue to have important roles in agriculture

In a changing world of new farming machinery and updated technology, some people still prefer literal horsepower.

November 01, 2015 1:30 pm(0)
Illinois facility houses Western state mustangs

Illinois facility houses Western state mustangs

EWING — In some ways, Steve Meyer’s job isn’t much different from that of a child welfare counselor, except he works for the federal Bureau of Land Management and his clients have four legs.

October 01, 2015 5:57 am(0)

Biosecurity restrictions lifted at Illinois State Fair

The Illinois State Fair Friday increased biosecurity practices in one of its standardbred horse barns after learning that several horses in the barn may have been exposed to a horse at Balmoral Park in Chicago that was exhibiting symptoms of equine herpes virus (EHV-1), a contagious disease …

August 12, 2014 1:32 pm(0)