‘Horses of Honor’ – Paying respect to Omaha’s fallen officers

  Omaha has seen 25 police officers die in the line of duty, dating back to 1866. Their memories are being honored by a public art exhibit featuring life-sized mounted horse statues. The exhibit at Turner Park at the city’s Midtown Crossing center will continue until later this spring, when the statues are auctioned off […]

History comes alive at Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is so small… How small is it? Well, by the middle of summer, the number of horses matches the number of year-round residents. That would be 500. However, during the peak of the tourism season during July and August, thousands of people will visit the island. One person told us it gets so […]

And they’re off! Omaha’s Horseman’s Park

I am far from a horse racing officiado. In fact, it is a sport in which I know very little of – other than enjoying watching the ponies run. Wagering is a huge part of the game, and I know nothing of how to pick a winner. I have bet on a race once, in […]

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