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Tips to Improve at Horse Betting for Beginners

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Horse betting has become very popular in recent years, but it is one of the more difficult sports to bet on; not because it’s difficult to place a bet – it’s easy to bet on horses —  but because it’s challenging to master betting correctly, more often than not. Continue reading Tips to Improve at Horse Betting for Beginners

How To Bet on Horses Online

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Horse betting is one of the oldest betting pastimes, and today, many people still enjoy betting on horses even though not everyone lives near the track. Luckily, there are many online options for betting on horses, and in this post, we will discuss how to place bets on horses online. You can place your bet on Mostbet. We’ll also discuss some of the benefits of doing so and provide some tips to help you get started. Whether you are a seasoned pro at horse betting or a complete newbie, keep reading to get all the info you will need on horse betting! Continue reading How To Bet on Horses Online

The Best Books About Horses for Any Type of Reader

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Scene From 1944 Film National Velvet Starring Elizabeth Taylor

Horses have long been a source of inspiration for writers. While they are often viewed as books for younger readers, the truth is that some of the finest equine stories are recommended for people of any age.

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

This is probably the most famous book about horses ever written. You might think that it is a children’s tale because of the animated film versions it has inspired. Yet, Black Beauty is a serious tale about the need to better look-after animals. The story is told by the horse itself. We learn that this noble animal has a variety of owners over the years, with some of them being kind to him and others treating him badly. He meets a variety of interesting characters and lives through some tense moments.

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Patti Smith Mural, East Village Walls

Patti Smith Mural
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This great mural of Patti Smith by Brooklyn-based street artist Huetek recently had to be touched-up by the artist after it was badly tagged by a random dick bag. The pose is modeled after the famous series of images by Smith’s close friend and former lover, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — which were used as Smith’s first press photos as well as the cover of her debut album, Horses. Originally painted in July of 2018, the mural is part of the East Village Walls project, and can be found outside of Julie’s Vintage Clothing Boutique at 84 East 2nd Street just west of First Avenue. Punk Lives!

Horses Tile Mosaic, Fifth Avenue Subway Station

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This tile mosaic of two horses — a mother horse and her offspring, perhaps — graces the wall near the exit of the N and R Trains at 59th Street (Central Park South) and Fifth Avenue.