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Perry: A testament to endurance

The dog may be man’s best friend. But look back at thousands of years of history and it is the horse that has been man’s most trusted ally. It was the horse that was used to co ...

World title is old hat for Howards

It was almost unfair. Renowned ultrarunner and endurance rider Jim Howard teamed up with his daughter Sara – a cross country standout at Colfax High – to win the World Ride a ...

Can Stewart tame the trail again?

Just as human athletes do, horses need a certain mental toughness to get through endurance races. Tevis Cup rider Loreley Stewart realized that when talking to some of the first ru ...

Horse and rider survive dog attack

On Tuesday, Newcastle’s Carol Davis was just starting to worry about herself instead of her horse. Her 11-year-old Arabian was attacked by a dog on a trail Sunday near Folsom La ...

Spotlight shines on venerable pitstop

Not your everyday, average gas station and mini-mart, Olivers in Clipper Gap is getting recognition this month by a statewide organization for its historical significance. Members ...

Horsepowered logging hits the comeback trail

Horsepower is making a comeback in Placer County forestland. On Sunday, heavily muscled draught horses showed a group of interested forest harvesters near Colfaxl just how much he ...

Berndl's got the drive

Even though she’s the one driving, Leslie Berndl is the one who’s driven. Starting early in the morning, six hours a day, seven days a week, Berndl can be found at her small ra ...

Dog's horse-attack ‘wanted’ posters plaster Norcal

Reward posters are going up on walls in pet stores and veterinarian offices from Reno to Sacramento to Stockton in a new regional drive to collar a man and dog involved in a brutal ...