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Giddy Up!—Horseback Riding at Indiana’s state parks

About five times a year, Rheba Montgomery drives from her home in Eaton, near Muncie, to O’Bannon Woods State Park to ride horses with friends and family. At three-and-a-half hours to the …

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Indiana’s Oldest Restaurants

By Jane Ammeson When Abraham Lincoln stopped at the Noon Day Inn in 1844, the stage stop in Haubstadt had already been serving travelers for almost 20 years, having opened in …

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Indiana Derby: Festivities, Food, and Fun!

The Indiana Derby Festival is Indiana Grand’s premier racing event! From free outdoor entertainment and food fests to jockey autographs, celebrity meet and greets, big giveaways and more, Indiana Derby …

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Real Horsepower: The History of Racing in Indiana

Indiana knows horsepower. Not just the horsepower found in the engines of the Indy or NASCAR racecars, but the kind you can see out in the field, running and kicking …

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Indiana Thoroughbred Breeding

Indiana’s Thoroughbred breeding industry was virtually non-existent prior to the first race meeting held at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in 1995. For those that were breeding mares in the Hoosier …

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Breeders Crown Returns to Midwest

By Jennie Rees  Anderson— By coming to Hoosier Park, the 12-race Breeders Crown returns to the Midwest for the first time since 1995. Standardbred (also known as harness) racing’s championship series, …

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Indiana Derby

By Jennie Rees Shelbyville—There’s the Indianapolis 500, and then there are Indiana’s nationally prominent races featuring the original horse power. That’s the annual $500,000 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand Racing …

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The 15th Annual Indiana Wine Fair

100 years of stories, 15 years of wine fairs SAVE THE DATE! Indiana Wine Fair has moved the date to May 13th! This spring on Saturday, May 13th, the 15th Indiana …

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East Central Indiana’s Cardinal Greenway

Indiana’s longest span of recreational trails, the Cardinal Greenway, travels more than 62 miles through 11 towns in East Central Indiana, including Muncie, Richmond, and Marion. Although it’s a favorite …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs Featuring Keith Angell at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino

ANDERSON – His mother always told him to “follow his heart.” Find something you’re good at, that you enjoy, be the best at it, and get paid to do it. …

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Discover Scott County

If you love the Grand Ol’ Opry, but can’t afford a trip to Nashville, look no further than Southern Indiana’s own Ross Country Jamboree in downtown Scottsburg. Housed in a …

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Presidential Road Trip

Take a Presidential Road Trip, visiting the places in Indiana that played a part in the lives of the three U.S. presidents who lived in our state. “There I grew …

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