May 23, 2011
The All-State Miniature Horse and Donkey Show that was set for Sunday, May 29, has been rescheduled. The show will be held Sunday, July 24, at the Mountain Valley Riders Club show grounds, 7591 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, Pa. For more information, call 717-352-7262 or go to www.allstateminiaturehorseanddonkeyclub .
February 19, 2006
firstname.lastname@example.org Carrousel's Star Over Texas, owned and trained by Don and Shirley Hovermale of Hagerstown, has enjoyed an incredible career and had another outstanding 2005 campaign. The nine-year-old miniature horse has captured 616 blue ribbons in six years of competition and is a Hall of Fame member in Halter Confirmation, Driving and Obstacle Trail. He needs just four points in the Jumper Division and three points in the Hunter Division in 2006 to join that elite class in those divisions.
September 1, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - In an exhausting half-hour chase Thursday after an escaped miniature horse, a Washington County Sheriff's Department deputy had his share of close calls, watching and wincing as the gelding stopped traffic, jumped guardrails and galloped in and out of his sight. With help from a couple of Huntzberry Brothers Inc. workers, Deputy 1st Class Tom Routzahn finally caught up to Giddy-up, a young gray-and-white miniature horse, at a Hagers Crossing construction site near the Centre at Hagerstown, about six miles from the horse's home in the 15200 block of National Pike.
July 24, 2009
Miniature horse show GREENCASTLE, Pa. -All-State Miniature Horse and Donkey Club Miniature Horse Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at Silver Star Saddle Club grounds, 1524 McDowell Road. There will be 41 classes on conformation, showmanship, tricks, costumes, jumping and more. For information, call 717-352-7262 or 717-816-4334. Annual Interfaith Family Picnic The annual Interfaith family picnic will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 at City Park, 501 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, in the pavilion next to the concession stand.
May 24, 2012
Authorities are assessing the health of 29 animals seized last week from a southern Morgan County property near the Virginia line, Morgan County Animal Control Officer Jason Pearce said Thursday. The 21 dogs, two goats, three rats, a pot-bellied pig, cat and miniature horse were seized after authorities investigated a complaint about the welfare of the animals, Pearce said. No charges have been filed, Pearce said. The animals, whose conditions vary, are being kept at the county's facility along W.Va.
September 4, 2013
Item: The Washington County Board of Education could vote as early as Tuesday on the first reading of a new policy governing service animals for individuals with disabilities in public schools that would now include miniature horses, board officials said. An open letter to the Washington County Board of Education: Dear Sirs and Madams: We need to talk. No, really we need to talk - and soon. This new policy you're considering that would allow miniature horses in schools?
December 11, 2003
email@example.com Suzie Binns rode in the Parade of Horses through downtown Charles Town, W.Va., during the first six years of the equine holiday event. The holiday-on-hoof procession, started by local horse enthusiast Betsy Wells, will reach its eighth annual installment Sunday, Dec. 14. Binns started helping out last year and has continued in 2003. Binns, who plans to ride one of her horses and carry the flag at the front of the parade, expects more than the 150 horses who paraded through the town's business district and residential streets last year.
June 3, 1999
By SCOTT BUTKI / Staff Writer photo: MARIA BROSE / staff photographer Some Washington County students had a chance to see some riding, roping and other skills of the old West during a Thursday field trip to Antietam Recreation. One student said the 1999 Antietam Recreation Horse, Dog and Roping show was "awesome. " Students from Smithsburg Elementary School, along with some youngsters from Hancock Elementary School, were on hand for the show, featuring young cowboys Andy Rotz, 14, and Billy Rotz, 6. The Rotz boys, along with a boxer, Sparky, an Arabian horse, Idja, and a miniature horse, Trigger Jr., entertained the crowd with tricks and demonstrations of life in the Wild West.
May 28, 2009
Trains for everyone H0- and O-scale model railroads, trains for children to operate with a new layout, historic railroad artifacts, photos and equipment. Today through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger Call 301-739-4665. Cruise-in The Heart of Maryland Classic Chevy Club will hold a cruise-in with food and music. Proceeds will benefit the Ali Ghan Shrine in Cumberland, Md., and Shriner's Hospitals for Children.