Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • More Mules, Less Racehorses

    Posted on September 15, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    In 1976, as part of the nation’s bicentennial celebrations, two Midwestern salesmen sponsored ‘The Great American Horserace.’  The 3,500 mile race lasted 14 weeks and incorporated portions of the Oregon Trail, Pony Express Routes and even the journey of the doomed Donner Party.  The Western Horseman magazine advertised it as ‘the adventure of a lifetime […]

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