Design a Blaze Magazine Cover Contest

A lot of work goes into making a magazine! From sifting through story ideas to choosing the perfect photographs and colours, it is a lot of fun. Magazine covers have to get your attention. They tell you just enough about what’s inside to get you to take a look. To do that, designers use photos…

Scholarship Winners Announced

The Florida chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has announced the winners of Allen J. Finkelson Scholarships. Preference for these scholarship awards were given to a student(s) majoring in journalism, communications or equine related studies. Applicants must be a resident of the State of Florida and currently accepted or enrolled in a fully…

Amplify Connects Young Racing Fans to Industry Insiders

A new organization called Amplify aims to connect young people to racing. “Our goal is to provide a centralized group that gives people information about the industry, and gives them ways to start working in it,” said John Piassek, one of Amplify’s co-founders. Along with behind-the-scenes access and tours, Amplify offers face-to-face interaction with trainers…

Escape Skills of Horses

Researchers looked into the ability of horses to open fastened doors and gates and found they could not identify a conventional door or gate latch beyond their ability to open. Horses even managed to open two locks with keys.