Not everyone is comfortable with the idea though, and store and restaurant owners who more than welcome the dogs aren’t so hip on the horses. Interestingly, the American Miniature Horse Association opposes the service aspect as well. But lawsuits with federal rules on their side usually prevail, and a recent one reminded business owners that miniature horses are on the acceptable service animal list, like it or not. Details and video.
In an interesting case of seek and find, scientists from the UK, France, and Germany have come to the conclusion that today’s domesticated cows are linked to a single herd of yesterday’s wild ox.
Bigger than Mount Rushmore and as of right now, 65 years in the making, the Crazy Horse monument is slowly coming along in South Dakota. No one involved will predict the finish date, but it’s obvious they won’t quit till it’s done. Details and video.
State wildlife officials have said the relocation may help answer the question of whether the species can be reintroduced to some public lands in Montana where they once roamed freely. Overhunting in the 19th century wiped out vast herds of millions of bison that once roamed across most of North America. Details.
Villavicencio, Colombia hosted the 6th Cowgirl World Championship this past week. One of their country’s own, Maura Braidy Reyes, came in first in a field that included competitors from the United States, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama, and Venezuela. Video and pictures.