Horse http://kunc.org en The Horse Who Picked Up A Paintbrush http://kunc.org/post/horse-who-picked-paintbrush <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3IxwuFw3E8</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:25:00 +0000 Frank Deford 52355 at http://kunc.org The Horse Who Picked Up A Paintbrush Pets Or Livestock? A Moral Divide Over Horse Slaughter http://kunc.org/post/pets-or-livestock-moral-divide-over-horse-slaughter Few Americans eat horse meat, and many don't like the idea of slaughtering horses. But a handful of investors are struggling to restart the horse-slaughter industry in the U.S.<p>Thousands of American horses <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2011/12/01/143017558/to-kill-or-not-to-kill-horses-that-others-may-eat">are already slaughtered</a> in Mexico and Canada each year for their meat, which gets shipped to European and Asian markets.<p>Proponents of reviving U.S. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:25:00 +0000 49480 at http://kunc.org Pets Or Livestock? A Moral Divide Over Horse Slaughter Wild Horses Run Free As Adoption Centers Fill Up http://kunc.org/post/wild-horses-run-free-adoption-centers-fill Drive about 20 miles north of Reno, Nev., into the barren scrubland and you're sure to see "wild" horses — more than 1,000, in fact. Just not in the wild.<p>Laura Leigh calls several mares to the edge of the dusty corral. She's a regular at Palomino Valley National Adoption Center. The horses eagerly rub their muzzles against her, their coats hot from the midday sun.<p>"We got to get you a home, don't we?" she says to one of the horses. "This one will let you scratch her withers and put your hands on her legs. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 04:21:00 +0000 48507 at http://kunc.org Wild Horses Run Free As Adoption Centers Fill Up For Trainer Of Derby Champion, 'My Dream Came True' http://kunc.org/post/trainer-derby-champion-my-dream-came-true All eyes may be on Orb, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the favorite to win Saturday's Preakness Stakes, but behind this feisty bay colt is a quiet, humble man named Shug McGaughey who has one thing on his mind: his job.<p>Orb, ridden by Joel Rosario, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/04/181137581/kentucky-derby-rain-soaked-track-awaits-a-new-champion">beat out 18 horses at the Kentucky Derby</a> on May 4, rallying from the back of the pack to win by 2 1/2 lengths on the rain-soaked track at Louisville's Churchill Downs. Fri, 17 May 2013 14:25:00 +0000 44446 at http://kunc.org For Trainer Of Derby Champion, 'My Dream Came True' Odds Favorite Orb Wins Muddy 139th Kentucky Derby http://kunc.org/post/odds-favorite-orb-wins-muddy-139th-kentucky-derby <strong>Update at 6:45 p.m. Sat, 04 May 2013 19:34:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 43851 at http://kunc.org Odds Favorite Orb Wins Muddy 139th Kentucky Derby