By Hilary Winocoor During the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, a group of investors got together and sponsored an equine ambulance. Following the Games, the ambulance owner planned to have the equine ambulance disabled. Meri Straz, an attendant who worked with the ambulance during the Olympics, decided to take over and see if it was feasible
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"Webster" photo by Debbie Garside‘ ‘It is 4:30am on the third day of this, my second expedition to Sable Island. Even though I lay in bed in the relative comfort of my second story room at the coast guard station, I have taken to wearing long johns under my pajamas with a down sweater on top. A powerful “nor’easter” blew in last night and the moderately well-built sleeping quarters are no match for it. The doors rattle and no matter how high I push the thermostat, the north side of the house is cold
Monday, March 26 2012 by Editor
HOUSTON, Texas – Lia Chafee, a senior majoring in international communications and media at Texas A&M University, won the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s 2nd Annual Collegiate Charity Invitational equestrian event, sponsored by Superior Energy Services, on March 24th at Great Southwest Equestrian Center, 2501 South Mason Road, Katy, Texas. Chafee was one of eight competitors. Taking second place was Holly Eisbernd, a senior from Granada Hills, Calif., majoring in sociology at California Fresno State. Four of the top 12 2012 Pin Oak Collegiate Invitational teams –Texas A&M, SMU, Baylor, and California Fresno State – which were selected for the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (to be held next month in Waco, Texas) were represented at Pin Oak. For more information and competitor bios, see pages 116-117 in the 2012 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Program at www.pinoak.org and www.varsityequestrian.com.