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Palm Beach Horse Communities Clean Up After Hurricane Irma

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Sept. 11, 2017--Hurricane Irma's winds and rain left South Florida's horse communities water-logged and littered with tree damage but no serious issues with horses and farms were reported Monday Read More

First Effects of Hurricane Irma Brush South Florida’s Horse Country

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The first effects of Hurricane Irma brushed South Florida's horse country with rain bursts and increasing winds Saturday but the most destructive impact was expected on the state's west coast. With no change in the projected track, the major effect of Irma on the horse communities centered around Wellington would be winds gusting between 75 and 100 miles (120/160 km) an hour Sunday evening Read More

Large Bequest By Late Lowell Boomer to Dressage Foundation

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LINCOLN, Nebraska, Sept. 8, 2017--A bequest by the late Lowell Boomer, founder of The Dressage Foundation 28 years ago, has led to more than $328,000 being gifted to the organization Read More

Calm Before the Storm as South Florida Awaits Arrival of Hurricane Irma

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Sept. 8, 2017--South Florida highways saw only light traffic Friday after an estimated 650,000 people evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irma that was hovering near category 5 strength and was projected to slither to the west coast of the peninsula that could spare the heavily horse populated area around Wellington from the worst impact Read More

Hurricane Watch for South Florida Officially Declared, Irma Projected to Hit Saturday

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Hurricane Watch for South Florida Officially Declared, Irma Projected to Hit Saturday
A hurricane watch was officially declared for South Florida, including the heavily horse populated areas centered in Wellington, with Hurricane Irma expected to make landfall in about 48 hours with what officials described as "life threatening" winds. The United States National Hurricane Center projected Irma will hit South Florida Saturday morning with winds up to 175 miles/280 km an hour, but its precise track is uncertain Read More

Barns Hunker Down in Florida Ahead of Arrival of Hurricane Irma, Labeled Most Powerful Atlantic Storm Ever

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Barns Hunker Down in Florida Ahead of Arrival of Hurricane Irma, Labeled Most Powerful Atlantic Storm Ever
WELLINGTON, Florida, Sept. 6, 2017--Hurricane Irma steam rolled through the Caribbean with no sign of lessening of maximum sustained winds of 185 miles/295 km per hour spread over an area three times the size of the entire state of Florida with preparations being made to protect Many hundreds of horses Read More