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Horse Racing : The Ethics Of Winning

- Horse Racing: The Ethics of Winning Even though tensions rise between the ethics in sport and the ideas of winning, families identify accomplishment in the bond between hobbies and the good life, as horse racing is a favorite past-time. Although desiring to win compromises the conduct and character of the owner, trainers, jockeys, and horses, many fans remain uptight toward betting on cheaters while taking them at face-value. While articles, periodicals, and congressional hearing testimonies about the sports culture of horse racing feature opposing strands of greed and reveal the binary just/unjust, the more interesting ideas come from the differences in the tone of voice, which show a patte...   [tags: Horse, Horse racing, Whip, Jockey]

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Preparing your Horse to Ride

- Any good horseman should know that there are three very important steps to take into consideration when preparing to ride your horse. The following three steps; grooming, tacking up, and warming up, if done properly should lead to a trouble free enjoyable ride. Making sure your horse is thoroughly groomed is the first step to making him comfortable. Assuring the feet are picked and free of pebbles or stones are imperative to prevent any injuries to your horse’s feet. Next, comb out any tangles or debris from the forelock, (the horses bangs) mane, and tail....   [tags: Horse Riding]

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Personal Opinion About Horses: A Horse is a Horse?

- Popular opinion is that the Quarter Horse is the best overall western style competition and pleasure horse. Conversely, in the past I have talked to other active horsemen who said that one or another of their various breeds of horses performed better than the Quarter Horses they owned. I have 4 horses: 2 Quarter Horses named Buck and Scout, 1 Thoroughbred named Bugsy, and 1 Rocky Mountain Ranger named Jack. For the purposes of this paper we will only take into consideration the two horses that are in condition for, and train to compete; Scout the Quarter Horse and Jack the Rocky Mountain Ranger....   [tags: competition horse, horsemen]

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Soring in Gaited Horse Breeds Analysis

- In 2011, the United States government spent $750,000 to build a new soccer field at Camp 6 in Guantanamo Bay (Fox). While in the same year, only $500,000 was allowed for the protection of horses against a practice called “soring,” in which horses legs are purposely injured in order to create the ever famous fancy gait that spectators love to watch (15 USC). The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) needs more funding so that the Horse Protection Act (HPA) can be effectively enforced in Tennessee Walking Horse and Racking Horse shows....   [tags: horse protection, usda, racing horse]

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The Benefits of Eating Horse Meat

- They Eat Horses, Don't They. Many Americans have a hard time thinking about eating horse meat. Every year, many horses are slaughtered for meat which is exported to other countries. “The U.S. Humane Society Web site says 55,776 horses were slaughtered last year in the United States and thousands more transported to Canada and Mexico for slaughter there (Lum). By getting rid of unwanted horses, the horse market will begin to steadily climb. Slaughtering horses allows breeders a way to benefit from old horses and benefits the economy....   [tags: food, horse meat]

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Saddle Breaking and Training a Horse

- The art of breaking a horse, really just depends on the horse and rider. Before you ever ride, or tack up your horse, you always have to know if the horse is ready, willing, and responsive to you on the ground, then you can start. If he or she is not willing or responsive to you when you are on the ground, he or she will not respect you when you are riding. Make sure the horse knows the terms walk, trot, canter, and whoa, or any terms you use in replace of walk, trot, or woah, it will be a lot easier for you, and the horse will understand more....   [tags: training a horse, horses, animals, tips, ]

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Why The Horse Racing Industry Is A Multi Billion Dollar Market

- In the world of the multi-billion dollar racing industry, it is important for those involved to understand the factors that will determine successful racehorses. Racing supports people in their livelihoods, and successful horses result in a lot of money. Although it is universally accepted that the greatest factors that result in success for racehorses are breeding and training, I argue that other factors, such as experience, timing, and luck play a big role in their success as well. Most people involved in horse racing would argue that genetics play the biggest role in determining a racehorse’s success....   [tags: Horse, Horse racing, Horse breeding]

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Analysis Of ' Let Us Take A Horse '

- Anne Conway: “Let us take a horse, which is a creatures endured with diverse degrees of perfection by his creator, as not only strength of body, but (as I may so say) a certain kind of knowledge, how he ought to serve his master, and moreover also love, fear,courage, memory, and diverse other qualities which are in man:which also we may observe in a dog and many other animals.” Paraphrase the quote. First we should consider a horse, an animal with various levels of excellence given to it by God....   [tags: Soul, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Horse]

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Steven Spielberg's Adaptation of War Horse

- ‘The media we use and the stories they tell help to make us who we are’. - Mastronardi (89) As the formative years of childhood lay the foundational stones of a kid’s future, the transformative energy of children’s literature is something that cannot be ignored. According to Perry Nodelman, literature for children is part of a colonization process that adults play on their own offspring in the same way the Western super powers controlled the Orient. They are spoken for, therefore silenced; their histories are written for them so that they might live accordingly....   [tags: War Horse by Michael Morpurgo]

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Horse as a Way of Transportation

- When someone asks you to go somewhere, you may consider multiple ways of doing so. One way that might come to mind is to go by car. It is the most common way of transportation in the world today. Other ways you might consider may include walking, biking, taking a bus, airplane, or even train. One thing that does not occur to people, though, is traveling by horse. Some places in the United States, however, do still use horses in their everyday life. These places may include Amish country and other small, rural, old-fashioned societies....   [tags: amish country, horse, pony express, cars]

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Horse Tendon Injuries

- When owning a horse, you run into the problem of your horse getting injured. Getting the call from your barn manager or a friend saying that your horse is lame isn’t a call any horse owner wants to get, but is undoubtedly a call that everyone gets. The first thing that runs through their head is what happened. One of the scenarios that will enter a horse owner’s head will be a tendon, ligament, or joint injury. Many owners work very hard to prevent such injuries by feeding joint supplements, but owners can’t prevent the unexpected....   [tags: horse, barn manager]

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Federal Laws Regulating Horse Slaughter

- Recently a major topic of debate is that of horse slaughter in the United States. For many years the United States upheld legislation such as the Horse Protection Act of 1970, which maintained a stance that protected horses from being consumed in America. Currently, lawmakers haven taken this position of protecting horses for human consumption a step further with the passing of the Safeguard American Food Exports Act (SAFE Act). Despite the efforts of the Horse Protection and SAFE acts, there are multiple stakeholders across the United States that hold very different positions and therefore prohibit the implementation of legislation....   [tags: Horse Protection Act, Meat Department]

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Report on Winner-Take-All

- Report on Winner-Take-All "Winner-take-all” is a term used to describe single member district and at large election systems that award seats to the highest vote getters without ensuring fair representation for minority groups. In the United States, these are typically single-member district schemes or at-large, block-voting systems. Under winner-take-all rules, a slim majority of voters can control 100% of seats, leaving everyone else effectively without representation. There's something else troubling about the way we elect presidents--something beyond the personal attacks, the derelict voters and the influence of big money....   [tags: Winner-Take-All Elections Politics Essays]

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New England Horse Owners Knew About Equine Nutrition

- Back in 2008 a survey was taken to see what the subpopulation of New England horse owners knew about equine nutrition. The study took place at Large Animal Hospital at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University between the months of July and September. When examining the diet of the horse it’s important to remember several important things to consider what breed the horse is, what job the horse has to do [example : dressage, cross country, broodmare], and how much of a hard keeper or easy keeper they are....   [tags: Horse, Hay, Equine nutrition, Veterinarian]

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The Awareness Leadership At The Rolling Horse Ranch And Consisted Of A Full Day Filled With Equine

- The Awareness Leadership With the Help of Horses was conducted at the Rolling Horse Ranch and consisted of a full day filled with equine facilitated coaching and learning activities, as well as valuable experiential exercises that encompassed many educational and emotional dimensions of mindfulness communication, through individual participation and team collaboration, effectively stimulating introspection, self- realization, and self-reflection. The day began with a sound session where a crystal bowl was used as a tuning or “singing” tool to bring the groups attention or thoughts inwards, and establish a sense of balance towards the vibrant, resonant tone of the bowl, in an attemp...   [tags: Sense, Sensory system, Leadership, Horse]

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Paradoxical Power in The Horse Dealer's Daughter

- Paradoxical Power in The Horse Dealer's Daughter   In D.H Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter," Mabel Pervin and her three brothers are left with debts to pay after the death of their father. To pay these debts, the Pervins are forced to sell every horse that they own. Then, they must separately create new lives elsewhere. Although Mabel's brothers have decided where they will be going and what they will be doing, as the story opens, Mabel's fate seems undetermined. Her apparent inability to plan her future is initially a source of tension and conflict....   [tags: Horse Dealer's Daughter]

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Strong Horse Tea, by Alice Walker and The Suicides of Private Greaves, by James Moffett

- Characterization in "Strong Horse Tea," by Alice Walker and "The Suicides of Private Greaves," by James Moffett Characterization is the change that occurs in a character throughout the story. The change can be either a physical one or an emotional one. In the stories "Strong Horse Tea," by Alice Walker and "The Suicides of Private Greaves," by James Moffett, the characters involved go through changes that effect both stories ending. Characterization also occurs in stories through the eyes of other characters and how they view the main person in a story....   [tags: Strong Horse Tea Suicides of Private Greaves]

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The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis

- The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis The book I read for my book report was a fiction book called The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis. This is the third book in the "Chronicles of Narnia" series and it was published in 1954. The story takes place in the make-believe land of Calormen and the also make-believe land of Narnia. It's about a boy that runs away from his life of slavery and his adventure to come. I found this book to be adventurous, exciting, and suspesful (to an extent). It shows people how bravery and faith work together to give strength in times of need....   [tags: Horse Boy C S Lewis]

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The Feminist Struggle Portrayed in Brief History Of The Horse

- The Feminist Struggle Portrayed in Brief History Of The Horse   Lorna Crozier's poem, "A Brief History Of The Horse", offers many different interpretations. However, the structure of the poem breaks down into three stages: past, present, and future. By examining the archetypes within the poem, it can be suggested that the horse stands to represent the feminist struggle, the ongoing battle for women to have an equal place in society. In explicating "A Brief History Of The Horse," it is of primary importance to examine the logopoeia (thought level) of the poem....   [tags: Brief History Of The Horse Essays]

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Use of Imagery in D.H. Lawrence's The Horse Dealer's Daughter

- Use of Imagery in D.H. Lawrence's The Horse Dealer's Daughter Circumstances force three brothers and their sister from home in D.H. Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter." The brothers, and their friend Jack Fergusson, worry because the sister, Mabel, will not tell them what she intends to do with herself. The author uses Imagery to symbolize a rebirth in Jack and in Mabel. Lawrence uses dog and horse imagery to describe the family members. Joe stands in "horsey fashion," Fred Henry is an "animal which controls," and Malcolm has a "jauntymuseau." In fact, the entire family has an "animal pride." Lawrence describes the brothers in terms of horses apparently to emphasize the importance of...   [tags: Horse Dealer's Daughter Essays]

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Horse Race Journalism Is No Different

- Dating back to over 100 years ago, when yellow journalism depicted its news as a sensationalist, crude exaggeration of what was true (that actually helped lead to a war) it can be stated that the media has had a constant theme of using different tactics and biases to influence their readers/viewers. Horse race journalism is no different. It depicts an election as a horse race, where the focus is not on the candidate’s policy but rather on how the candidates oppose each other. Media uses this framework to show that “the race—not the winner—is the story....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Horse Therapy

- There are a few different types of therapy that uses horses. Hippotherapy means- “treatment with the help of a horse” (Naomi Scott). The word hippo is used because this term is derived from the greek word hippo which means horse. “Hippotherapy is generally indicated for children and adults with mild to severe neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.” (Naomi Scott). This type of therapy uses the horses motion to improve on the neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction of the patient. These dysfunctions can include “abnormal muscle tone., impaired balance responses, impaired coordination, impaired communication, impaired sensorimotor function, postural asymmetry, poor postural control, decreased mobility, and...   [tags: Psychology ]

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Horse Camp

- As I opened the door to the barn, I could smell the strong scent of hay and I heard a horse whinny. As soon as I saw a tall horse more than twice the size of me, a twist of nervousness formed inside me and I wondered how I would ever be able to ride that thing. As the councillors from the “Horse Camp” put the sattles on the horses and handed us our helmets. (I later learned that my horses name was Bailey.) We all walked our horses out of the big scarlet coloured barn and attempted to put their feet in the stirrups and hop on....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Riding Blind in Taylor’s Riding a One-Eyed Horse

- Riding Blind in Taylor’s Riding a One-Eyed Horse As with human friendship, the bond that exists between humans and animals can sometimes contain secrets. The hidden mysteries between humans and animals are ironically open because humans tend to talk about the inward discrepancies of their pets with others in front of them. In the poem, "Riding a One-Eyed Horse," by Henry Taylor, the narrator creates a peaceful tone that flows throughout the poem as he/she somberly instructs a potential rider how to ride his one-eyed beast....   [tags: Riding One-Eyed Horse Essays]

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Wild Horse Management

- PZP works by affecting the immune system of the mare. Most female mammals have a membrane surrounding her eggs called the zona pellucida. On the zona pellucida there are multiple glycoprotein receptors known as ZP3 receptors. Sperm normally attach themselves to these receptors, initiating fertilization. After a female horse is vaccinated with the porcine zona pellucid vaccine, her immune system is activated and starts producing antibodies from the vaccine. These antibodies then attach themselves to the ZP3 receptors, disrupting the shape of the receptor....   [tags: mare, vaccine, zona pellucida]

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Summary Of ' The Horse Dealer 's Daughter '

- Our decisions define us. In D.H. Lawrence’s modernist short story “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” protagonist Mabel’s life seems over when she finds herself an orphan. Instead, she finds herself in the middle of a romantic love story, with the chance to start her life anew. The era of modernist literature became the first time works about mundane individuals and their lives fell into popular favor. The story follows the simple life of Mabel, her depression after her father’s death, and her eventual unorthodox courtship with Doctor Ferguson....   [tags: Love, Question, 3rd millennium]

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Stereotypes and Stereotyping - Stereotypical Female in I'm Your Horse in the Night

- A Stereotypical Female in I'm Your Horse in the Night     Luisa Valenzuela's short story titled "I'm Your Horse in the Night" is a thought provoking piece of literature. The story is written in such a way that the reader must interpret what is meant by what is being said. Although it is easy to go into depth when describing the elements of this piece, the storyline is rather simple. The story contains an assortment of characters; with those characters being Chiquita, Beto, Andres, and several policemen....   [tags: I'm Your Horse in the Night Essays]

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Theme Analysis of D.H. Lawrence's The Horse Dealer's Daughter

- Theme Analysis of D.H. Lawrence's “The Horse Dealer's Daughter” Many authors are recognized by a reoccurring theme found throughout their works. The author D.H. Lawrence can be classified into this group. He is well known for his reoccurring theme that romantic love is psychologically redeeming. He wrote “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” , a short story that exemplifies this theme quite accurately, in 1922 (Sagar 12). Through excellent use of symbolism in “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter”, Lawrence renders his theme of romantic love being psychologically redeeming through the emotional development of the two main characters, Mabel and Dr....   [tags: D H Lawrence Horse Dealer Daughter Essays Papers]

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Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse

- Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse Wendell Berry in his essay Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse, lends favor to thinking globally is a bad idea. He endorses the idea of thinking locally. This encompasses beginning small at a local level and expanding out. The key element to his idea is a sustainable city; in this city individuals would buy from local farmers thus increasing the economy of farming. As farming expands there would be a need for more workers to do farming. In his explanation he sees this as spilling over to the city people and encouraging them to become more aware and become more agriculturally responsible....   [tags: Wendell Berry Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse Ess]

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The Horse Is A Horse, By The Woods On A Snowy Evening

- A Horse is a Horse, of Course of Course Stop. Reflect upon a story, poem or even a play you have recently read or seen. If one were to break down the features within each, the probability of finding a person, animal or object containing a deeper meaning in the context of the entire story is extremely likely. For example: in the story A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell, the bird found within the box towards the conclusion provides symbolism of Minnie’s life; looking at Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, the poem written by Robert Frost, the woods symbolize the journey of life and the thought of death; and now looking at the play The Bear, written by Anton Chekhov, even Toby the hors...   [tags: Anton Chekhov, Short story, Love, Life]

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The Evolution of a Horse

- ... Between thirty-four and fifty-five million years ago, horses began their history on the North American continent. This occurred in the early to mid-Eocene epoch of the Tertiary period. The Hyracotherium or Eohippus, also known as “the Dawn Horse” had relatively long legs compared to its body, and was already developing adaptations for running. It was a small, dog-sized, forest grazer (“Wild Horse: An American Romance” 1). The front legs had five toes located at the end of flexible and rotatable legs due to the bones not being fused....   [tags: mammals, tapirs, rhinoceroses.]

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Analysis Of ' Out Of The Cradle Rocking '

- Walt Whitman’s 1859 poem “Out of the Cradle Rocking Endlessly” depicts the mockingbird as a symbol of innocence that chants or sings of fond memories from the past. By contrast, Harper Lee’s famous novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960, written almost a century after Whitman’s poem, portrays the mockingbird as an innocent but fragile creature with horrific memories – memories of discrimination, isolation, and violence. Taking place in the Deep South town of Maycomb, Alabama, To Kill A Mockingbird is set during a time of segregation and discrimination....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, Truman Capote]

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Analysis of Paragraph on Page 271-272 of Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider

- Analysis of Paragraph on Page 271-272 of Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider In the opening sentence of this paragraph, two workers at the newspaper office are described. They are not, however, described as people though, they are instead said to be solely “two pairs of legs” (Porter 271). By describing solely this part of the people, Porter is drawing attention to a part of the body seemingly unrelated to newspaper writing. This gives the reader the impression that these two writers are either unskilled in the area or writing, or unimportant to the speaker....   [tags: Porter’s Pale Horse Pale Rider]

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Wrong Winner : The Coming Debacle

- In the book “Wrong winner: The Coming Debacle in the Electoral College”, the authors, David W. Abbot and James P. Levine, address a critical crisis in the U.S’s politic world, the Electoral College system. Abbot and Levine believe that the current electoral system is insufficient and outdated to accommodate our rapidly developing society. In their views, the possibility of a candidate winning the presidency with fewer votes than his or her opponents seems irrational. In a society that highly values democracy, such peculiar nature of a political institution only poses as a threat to the process of selecting the commander in chief....   [tags: Election, Elections, Voting]

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Target Or Walmart : Who Is The Winner?

- Target or Walmart: Who is the Winner. Everyone usually does errands at least once in their week. This chore can revolve around groceries, buying necessities for kids, other family members, and more commonly- ourselves. It is almost unavoidable to not have anything you will need to replenish upon. When it comes to this factor, we all have our most desired convenience store. There are plenty of places out there that supply the same products and produce, however; the prices differ between each company and location....   [tags: Wal-Mart, Target Corporation, Hypermarket]

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The Unlucky Winner By Shirley Jackson

- The Unlucky Winner Shirley Jackson’s insights are reflected in a disturbing ritual made every year in this town. Jackson’s short story “The lottery,” which took place in a small town in New England, begins with very welcoming setting, she describes a beautiful place with green fields, lots of colorful flowers, and a hidden valley. Everyone is getting ready for new day because school is over and all children are home. Every year on June 27th, all the families of the town meet together between the post office and the bank, around ten o’clock to play the lottery....   [tags: The Lottery, Stoning, Short story, Rajm]

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Role of Women in Hemmingway's Hills like White Elephants, Lawrence's The Horse Dealers Daughter and

- Role of Women in Hemmingway's Hills like White Elephants, Lawrence's The Horse Dealers Daughter and Faulkner's A Rose for Emily The role of women in society is constantly questioned and for centuries women have struggled to find their place in a world that is predominantly male oriented. Literature provides a window into the lives, thoughts and actions of women during certain periods of time in a fictitious form, yet often truthful in many ways. Ernest Hemmingway's "Hills like White Elephants", D.H....   [tags: Elephants Hills Horse Rose Emily]

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Who Is The Bread Winner?

- The complexity of a life between a two individuals, specifically a man and a women, will forever remain a mystery. Although, it is a mystery that does deserve studying. Building a life, a marriage together, takes more than just love. Despite the old country songs, you can 't "live on love," you will starve. Marriages take work and effort. While the basis of marriage, love, does not change over the years the other factors most certainly have. Sixty-five years ago a household was mainly built on a husband who worked and a wife who was usually a stay at home mom....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Husband, Wife]

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Use of Conventions in Literary Works Such as Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Conventions are commonly known as a customary feature of a literary work such as the use of a chorus in Greek tragedy or an explicit moral in a fable. They are found in stories, plays, essays, poetry, and movies. Conventions are found frequently in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Taming of the Shrew, and Othello. They are also detected in D. H. Lawrence’s The Horse Dealer’s Daughter and The Rocking Horse Winner, and lastly in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House. These literary devices all grasp the same conventional concept....   [tags: Props Hamlet Tragic Tragedy Analysis]

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Buying the Perfect Horse

- Buying the Perfect Horse Last weekend a Mr. Charlie Goodrich called my office. He told me that an old friend of mine, who had given me very high recommendations, had referred him to me. Mr. Goodrich said that he was looking for a horse. He was not sure what exactly he was going to use it for, but he was examining a couple possibilities. Since my job is to help people decide which breed of horse would best suit their plans and lifestyles, I needed to know exactly what it was he wanted to use a horse for....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Domesticated Horse

- he horse, Equus ferus caballus, is a subspecies from the family Equidae. Over the past 50 million years, through survival adaptations, the common horse has evolved from a relatively small, multi-toed animal into the large, single toed animal known today (Wilson,. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore). Domestication of the common horse is believed to have started around 4000 BC, becoming common during the early 3000 BC (Wilson,. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore). Domestication is a process in which wild species are removed their natural habitat and are acclimatised to surviving and breeding in captive....   [tags: History of Horses, Wild, Domesticated]

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The Unnapreciative Horse

- Far, far away in a zoo called The Honolulu Zoo, there lived a horse named Harold. Harold was a horse who was in a constant popularity contest. His fellow friends, Hogan and Hally, were content just with their friends, but Harold always wanted to be the most popular. He yearned to trot the zoo with all the “perks” of being a zebra. The zebra were the most popular group of animals all around, or so it seemed. Harold thought they had everything; the black stripes, the endless abundance of grass, and all the ladies of course....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Struggle for Love and Acceptance

- Mary Shelley was born to political parents and eleven days after her birth her mother died. She then became pregnant by a married man and was alienated by her father, as well as her losing her prematurely born daughter. Shelley being shunned by her peers helped influence the plot, setting, and characters development in Frankenstein. During the time period, scientist researched electricity and its effects on dead animals as well as humans. Many grave robberies took place during this time period as well-which inspired Shelley in the original opener of Frankenstein....   [tags: monster, mary shelley, frankenstein]

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Descriptive Essay : Antique Rocking Chair

- Not Selected Antique Rocking Chair (10) The Rocking Chair belonged to your paternal grandmother’s maternal grandfather, Anton Peterson. The chair was in use during my childhood in the home of my grandparents, Bill and Clara Swanson, after which it passed to my parents and then to me. My best estimation of the origins of the rocking chair is that Anton purchased the chair either during the time period that he lived with his daughter, Clara, and son-in-law, Willie (Bill), on a farm in Peaceful Valley, from 1914 until 1921, or shortly after they acquired and moved into the large house in Harris immediately following their residency on the farm....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Chair, Mother]

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Racetrackese: Learning Racing Terms

- If you think you’ve seen it all in Thoroughbred horse racing it’s a sure bet that you probably haven’t heard it all. Terms making up a racing lexicon are so broad, unique and occasionally confusing as to produce a glossary in many horse racing books as well as websites, including Keeneland.com, which includes “Racing Terms” under a “Beginner’s Guide.” An example of what one could hear from around the paddock at Keeneland demonstrates the need for a glossary: “He ran six panels and placed off a bullet work even after he was taken up in the stretch....   [tags: Horse Racing]

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Crazy Horse

- When I think back of the stories that I have heard about how the Native American Indians were driven from their land and forced to live on the reservations one particular event comes to my mind. That event is the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It is one of the few times that the Oglala Sioux made history with them being the ones who left the battlefield as winners. When stories are told, or when the media dares to tamper with history, it is usually the American Indians who are looked upon as the bad guys....   [tags: Battle of the Little Big Horn]

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Movie Analysis : ' The Game ' By Dice Winner

- Meta: Giving dice a brand edge, Novomatic have devised and developed Dice Winner. Seeking glory in a roll, will you rock the reels to win big in this fresh new name. Dice Winner Review The only two words that can accurately sum up Dice Winner, that being “speed” and “reactivity”, as playing this slot machine from Novomatic certainly takes a bit of both. The game is a bit minimalistic, as it’s played on the classic 3-reel 5-payline screen, and comes with the classic symbols you know and love. But beneath the service what players will find is wall-to-wall action, with Dice Winner being a game that let’s players win big and win fast....   [tags: Game, Play, Slot machine, Dice]

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The World Of Sports Being Awarded The Winner

- Without trophies can there still be winners. In the world of sports being awarded the winner is always the one thing we want more than anything. We strive to receive that award at the end, to show that we are the champion. However, for children this has become less eventful and almost a meaningless moment. Parents don’t want to see their children suffer and therefor a good many of them agree to a rule that every child should receive a trophy. Parents feel getting a trophy could encourage their child to continue the sport or even get more involved in other sports....   [tags: Want, English-language films, Need, Child]

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The Fall in Economy and Horse Slaughter

- ... Since one is responsible for the over population, one should be the one responsible for reducing the numbers. Horse meat can be used for many things, dog food or other bi-products. One can slaughter a cow or a pig without anyone saying anything. Euthanizing a horse can be extremely expensive, a vet has to come administrate the medicine and then one has to dispose of the body because it is against the law to have a dead horse carcass lying around your farm. The cost of this is often why people just leave their horses to just rot away or throw them on to another farm so it is someone else’s responsibility....   [tags: high maintenance, slaughter houses]

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The Peace Prize Award Winner Night

- Throughout the Nobel Peace Prize award winner Night, a common theme is established around dehumanization. Elie Wiesel, the author, writes of his self-account within the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Being notoriously famed for its unethical methods of punishment, and the concept of laboring Jews in order to follow a regime, was disgusting for the wide public due to the psychotic ideology behind the concept. In the Autobiography we are introduced to Wiesel who is a twelve year old child who formerly lived in the small village of Sighet, Romania....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp, Elie Wiesel]

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The Process of Saddling a Horse

- Saddling a horse can be challenging and yet extremely fun. It is one of the many ways to have fun with and enjoy your horse. To start you should have your horse groomed and in the cross ties. Before you start you need to gather a saddle pad, western saddle, and a western cinch. The cinch can be any type but you may need help in finding the right size that is best for your horse. Ask a knowledgeable person like a salesperson, a riding instructor or a friend for help with finding the right size cinch for your horse....   [tags: Instructional essay, Process essay]

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A Report On Horse And Rider

- Welcome Ms. Smith to Farnam. I hope this email and publication finds you in great health and love of your new job. I have written this publication analysis for you in hopes that you would be able to gain knowledge by studying this information as much as you like. I hope after reading this publication you will become more familiar with our area of agriculture. The item that I will be discussing today in this analysis is the March 2012 issue of Horse & Rider, which is the magazine that holds a high significance of publication for our company and product....   [tags: Advertising, Magazine]

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The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

- ... Bonheur uses chiaroscuro in the entire painting. Chiaroscuro is also considered a shadowing; the shadowing makes the painting more realistic. In other terms a light to dark. Without chiaroscuro, the painting would look flat, there would be no shadows on the horses, and the horses themselves would not have the appearance of being a muscular animal. The realistic scene proves naturalism. The horses have muscles that are clearly defined, and they are enlarged like they are working hard. The horses are being displayed for their strength and beauty....   [tags: painting analysis, Naturalism]

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Overview of the Tenessee Walking Horse

- Index "Number 278 Your Honor!!!” This is what I hear as I ride my horse, Ranger, along the perimeter of the huge ring that holds all my fears, worries, hopes, dreams, and accomplishments. As the announcer yells into the loud speaker “Riders the judges say ride on at a Running Walk!” I pick up speed flying past my competition, so many World Champions and World Grand Champions on one fair ground, it can be over whelming at times. As the riders sit in the ring patiently anticipating the results all I can think is how lucky I am to be part of such an amazing breed of horse, and to feel blessed that the Tennessee Walking Horse Association was so great....   [tags: Breed, Abuse]

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History of the Horse, Equus Caballus

- The horse, (Equus Caballus) has been in existence for millions of years and has changed greatly through evolution, which has had an effect on the horse's physical characteristics and behaviour through natural selection. Fossils found over the years indicate how the horse gradually adapted to the changes in the environment. Some of the evolutionary developments that took place relate to teeth changing, adapting to the changing diet, improved distance between the eyes which increased the lateral vision allowing them to watch for predators when eating, a longer neck improving range of vision, longer limbs showing an adaptation for running, changes in the toes developing to a single toe protecte...   [tags: behavior, characteristics, domestication]

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The Mongol Warrior And His Horse

- The Mongol Warrior and His Horse The Mongolian Warrior was strategically armored and armed. The soldiers were equipped with knowledge of survival techniques that saved their lives in many cases. There were the heavily armored lancers who would sweep down on the enemy, penetrating even the thickest and most powerful armies. Then there were the lightly armed and agile archers who would hail arrows down on enemy positions and pin them until the lancers could get within fighting range. The most important thing about the Mongol army was that it could get from one place to another with their horses very quickly....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongolia, Mongols]

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The Lottery Winner

- The Lottery Winner SETTING: The book starts out in Manhattan, New York in modern times. The book mostly takes place in New York city but throughout the book they also travel to London, England, cypress point spa, and several other places. The book ends back in Manhattan, New York. CHARACTERS: 1. Alvirah Meehan is a former maid that is near her sixties and has quit her job after her and her husband struck it rich in the winning of the lottery. Alvirah started taking interest in helping people with murders and other problems that she ran across while traveling across the world....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Horse Of Motion '

- In the year 1876, the groundbreaking film, The Horse In Motion, was released. A simple 15 second film created to view how horses galloped had inspired a new source of media for generations of people to enjoy, as filmography slowly became increasingly complex. The new invention of film captured the attention of audiences of all ages, allowing the movie industry to expand, evolve, and become incorporated into modern society. One of my favorite movies is Flubber. In the movie Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent-minded professor, is attempting to develop a new source for energy and ends creating a rubber like substance with extraordinary properties that he names “Flubber.” Robin Williams comic...   [tags: Engineering, Electrical engineering]

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The Theory Of Human Horse Communication

- Methodology Brandt, K. (2004) exposes the existing language system of nonverbal communication that exists among horses and humans through the use of the body as the vehicle of expression. Through an intersubjective and subjective approach of 25 in-depth interviews and observations Brandt explores the process of human horse communication through the use of symbolic interactionism. The ethnographer argues that humans and horses create a shared meaning of a language system by using the body which enables the two to experience a successful partnership and rewarding interactions....   [tags: Sociology, Nonverbal communication, Communication]

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The Process of Horse Breeding

- Horses have been domesticated for about five-thousand years. (Klinkenborg) Humans have domesticated horses and have controlled horses’ actions. There are many opinions in the horse related world that feel strongly about this topic. People need to raise awareness to the things we are doing to these wonderful animals. It all begins with the breeding process. That is the root of a lot of other problems that have occurred. People working with horses need to realize when to intervene and acknowledge the effects they have on their horses regarding the breeding process....   [tags: horses, domestication, mare, stallion, health]

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Film Analysis: The Horse in Motion

- Movies are a great way to take a break from your hectic life and just relax. Movies have been entertaining you and everyone around the world since the mid 1800’s. The evolution movie went from black and white pictures to color and sound to finally 3-D film. Directors, artists, and inventors took hundreds of years to just perfect putting the one by one captured pictures in a fluid motion to make a ten second movie. So, just think about trying to create the 3D effect or even how movies were created....   [tags: Eadweard Muybridge, 3D]

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Trojan Horse and Trojan Virus

- Trojan Horse and Trojan Virus. Today people know the “Trojan” or “Malware” as a computer virus. Trojan horses falsely show themselves as useful and valuable software to download from the Internet. People are fooled by the Trojan because it can describe itself as an application that can be useful on your computer, then people end up downloading them. But before that happens did you know that the Trojan itself is not dangerous at all it’s just a vessel for the other harmful applications to attach....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Horse Training and Showing

- Riders and horses that compete prepare through a training process that aids participation skills and showmanship. Horse competitions require the people participating to have a certain level of experience and knowledge. Due to this, horse trainers put an extensive amount of time and effort into having to train their hose, prepare their horse, and participate in horse shows and events. The training aspect that goes into preparing a horse for showing can begin soon after a horse is born....   [tags: Horses, Shows, Races]

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American Horse by Louise Erdrich

- Louise Erdrich’s short story “American horse” is a literary piece written by an author whose works emphasize the American experience for a multitude of different people from a plethora of various ethnic backgrounds. While Erdrich utilizes a full arsenal of literary elements to better convey this particular story to the reader, perhaps the two most prominent are theme and point of view. At first glance this story seems to portray the struggle of a mother who has her son ripped from her arms by government authorities; however, if the reader simply steps back to analyze the larger picture, the theme becomes clear....   [tags: short story analysis, historical content]

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The Horse Dealer 's Daughter

- The story “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” shows that sometimes love is found in the most unexpected places. Mable was helpless with her family being in a horrible financial situation and felt that joining her mom by death was the best way out. Dr. Fergusson, who was friends with Mabel’s brother, had only saw Mabel two times briefly before taking a plunge to save her life. The doctor never had intentions of liking Mabel in anyway, but just couldn’t help himself after he picked her up after she was down and depressed....   [tags: Love, Emotion, Feeling, Aerosmith]

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Horse Training and Showing

- The rider and horse being properly trained in what they must know while riding together is only one of the important things to know when riding horses, for preparing themselves is also just as important to ensure that there is less probability of something bad happening. No matter how skilled a rider may be, they must be prepared for anything that may happen while riding upon the horse’s back, thus much time must be put into attempting to perfect technique as much as possible. Going about it carelessly could result in injury which in turn would mean the rider would not be fit enough to ride the horse, and for a competitive rider especially, this would prove to be problematic (“Complete Book...   [tags: equine sports]

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The Train, Horse, And Bike

- Introduction: In the 1800’s cars were not popular as they are today. As far as its intended purpose has not changed. The train, horse, and bike are other common forms of transportation with similar intended purpose as the car. The differences in transportation became very evident throughout the years. When thinking of trains you think more along the lines of transporting huge loads of resources or people from one location to another usually in the same region. When you think of bikes you think of morning rides along the park, or short trips around the city....   [tags: Automobile, Transport, Bicycle, United States]

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The Horse Dealer 's Daughter

- The “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” by D H Lawrence haves a very ancient death-rebirth symbolism. The story takes place in the early 1920 's in and around a farm at the edge of a small English town. The horse dealer’s daughter is a young woman named Mabel. Her father has died and Mabel along with her brothers are in debt and with nowhere to go. Dr. Jack Fergusson, a physician and friend of the brothers, who likes Mabel. Both Jack and Mabel are depressed. By the end both Jack and Mabel are reborn, and in love....   [tags: Love, Death, Suicide, Life]

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The Horse Dealer 's Daughter

- I chose to reader The Horse Dealer’s Daughter by D.H. Lawrence for my analysis. This love story has a different take on it than a normal love story. It is about a young woman named Mabel, whom has found out that her family has run out of money and now she doesn’t know what she should do with her life. Her brothers can go off and do many different things but ever since her mother died she has taken care of the house hold. She goes to her mother’s grave which always brings her peace to trim grass around the headstone, because taking care of her mother’s grave makes her feel close to her mother....   [tags: Love, Family, Short story, English-language films]

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The Horse’s Digestive Tract

- The digestive system of the horse is a long and complex system that ensures that a horse gets enough nutrients to different parts of his body. It is also a very delicate system because of its size and complex nature. With all the different twists and turns that are involved in the process of digestion it is easy for this process to go wrong, which could cause a horse to experience extreme discomfort or even the loss of its life. The process of digestion begins with the grass. To survive a horse needs grass, and to grow grass need fertilization, which are provided by the waste products of the horse’s digestive tract....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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The Crazy Horse Memorial

- The Crazy Horse monument is important to the United States not only for continuing the Native American Culture, sharing their beliefs, building pride within their Nations, but in supporting their communities. The Crazy Horse Memorial is not only a fascinating monument but an essential NDN (Native term for “Indian”) institution, in a time when it is needed most. The Crazy Horse Monument is privately funded by donations and revenue that the Monument has raised over the last 64 years, through the gift shops and included Museum....   [tags: NDN]

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Epona- The Horse Goddess

- Epona, pronounced Ey­PONE­ah, a pan­Celtic (Gallic) horse goddess worshiped from around 400BC and earlier until around the time of Christianization in circa 400AD is called the Horse goddess or Divine Mare. Also referred to as the Great Mare or Mare Goddess, Epona, is one of the most well known deities in the Celtic pantheon and possibly the only Celtic goddess to have been worshiped in Rome. While she is believed to have originated in Alesia in Gaul her worship spread widely spanning the entire Celtic and Roman worlds and as far away as North Africa....   [tags: Divine Mare, Christianization, Celtic Pantheon]

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Personal Narrative: My Horse

- Some people think of them as animals. Some people think of them as objects. Some people think of them as friends. Then there are the few who think of them as family. Horses have always been like family to humans, except sometimes closer. There are many benefits to owning or being around horses. They come in many different colors. There is a multitude of breeds, also. Additionally, they have a long history with humans. Horses have unique behaviors. Showing horses has been the past-time or even career of many people....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Out Of The Cradle Endlessly Rocking '

- American Transcendentalism is common amongst many authors and poets. Authors and poets have used animals and nature to symbolize different things like life, death, and various other topics regarding the human experience. Both Walt Whitman and Mary Oliver were transcendentalists; they strongly followed the rule of self-reliance and found truth in nature. They both use animals and nature in their poems to symbolize life and death but contrast in what life and death means to them in their poems. Walt Whitman, notorious as the “American Bard”, revolutionized American poetry and improvised the form recognized as free verse....   [tags: Walt Whitman, Poetry, Life, Ralph Waldo Emerson]

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Lady In A Rocking Chair

- Back &#8230; forth &#8230; back &#8230; forth &#8230; she sits in her creaky rocking chair pleasantly reminiscing about her lost childhood as she crochets a warm fuzzy quilt for her granddaughter. Out of nowhere her desire to finish the quilt before noon fades and she find her attention drifting towards the window and looking at a giant maple tree bejeweled in sparkling frost. The tree is old and withered, it has aged immensely; it is somewhat like the old woman &#8230; even the texture of the bark is likened to the wrinkles on her face and body....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Horse Slaughter

- The use of horses for human consumption dates back to the earliest use of animals for human consumption. Horses are used for food in many counties but are also considered inhumane in other countries. In the United States specifically, horsemeat is not the norm for consumed meat. There seems to be a problem that has arisen. It is suspected that horses being slaughtered at horse slaughtering factories are not the most up to date, pain free for the horse, and human as people suspect them to be like beef kill floors....   [tags: legalization, horsemeat]

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Horse Therapy

- I have always wanted to be a Special Education teacher. I started deciding what I wanted to do in the eighth grade. This was also around the time I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Asperger’s is an autism spectrum disorder; people with it show difficulties in social interactions, and reading body language. For me, I have trouble making friends and having age appropriate conversations. It is difficult to read people’s emotions, which sometimes gets me into trouble. I have been given the gift to be able to help teach other children with special needs how to ride horses, and also learn about how the horses communicate with these riders differently then a “normal” person....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Horse Benefits

- When many people approach a horse, they instantly feel cautious of their surroundings. These people tense up and become terrified because of the horse’s size, how they look, or just because they have heard of people being injured from horses. Many people are intimidated by how big some horses can be and they do not want to be around them. Horses are only thought to be a dangerous animal, but they have helped humans in many ways. For instance, they have helped with farm work that humans couldn’t have done by themselves, and they were a mode of human transportation for many years....   [tags: animal, therapy, transportation, farm work, Smith]

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evolution of the horse

- evolution of the horse For many people, the horse family remains the classic example of evolution. As more and more horse fossils have been found, some ideas about horse evolution have changed, but the horse family remains a good example of evolution. In fact, we now have enough fossils of enough species in enough genera to examine details of evolutionary change. Evolution does not occur in a straight line toward a goal, like a ladder; rather, evolution is like a branching bush, with no predetermined goal....   [tags: essays papers]

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Santa Anita Park Thoroughbred Racing Fans

- To thoroughbred horse racing fans, Santa Anita Park in Arcadia is the place to go this winter. The Park offers live horse racing in the backdrop of the magnificent San Gabriel Mountains. Except for occasional tourists, horse racing fans are not there for the scenery but to bet and win on horse races. Thoroughbred racing fans also called handicappers are using race programs and tip sheets to analyze and bet on horse races. To the handicappers, winning a bet on a horse race is like smoking marijuana....   [tags: Horse racing, Experience, Betting]

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