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LUKAS GOES ON THE ROAD WITH GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS You Can Count on the World’s Smartest Horse! Walnut, California – Lukas (, the World’s Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder (“Most numbers correctly identified by a horse in one minute: 19”), is currently being featured in the Guinness World Records “OMG! On the Road” series....

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Video du Jour: The world’s smartest horse? Meet Lukas, a 19-year-old off-the-track thoroughbred that the Guinness Book of World Records has declared “the smartest horse in the world.” Lukas is able to count, identify different numbers and shapes, spell his owners’ names, and perform various tricks. On June 16, 2010, he swept the Guinness record for “Most Numbers Identified By a Horse In One Minute”–he...

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Lukas and Louis Vuitton World’s Smartest Horse in Prestige Magazine News Flash – Paulick Report, Abundant Hope, Discover Horses, Good Relationships, Relaxed Horsemanship, That’s Really Wild, Equilink Times, Horsealacious, Just Equus, Equine Chronicle, Happy News, My Horse, Equine Welfare Alliance, Horse and Friends Radio Walnut, California – Lukas, the World’s Smartest Horse (according to...

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Lukas Has Plenty to Smile About World’s Smartest Horse Grabs a Guinness   Walnut, California --- Lukas (, the World’s Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder (“Most numbers correctly identified by a horse in one minute: 19”), has been featured in Caters! Caters news is the United Kingdom’s leading independent photo...

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Lukas and the Dandelions

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I hate weed-whackers. Not only because the horrid noisy contraptions spray rocks and dirt clods in every direction, sometimes even hitting me if I can’t get away quickly enough. I hate them for an even worse offense. My favorite activity is grazing and, for my palate, there are three levels of flavor: plain grass which has a common unvarying taste that satisfies when the others aren’t available, clover which is a considerable step up though is hard to find during some times of the year and the last is stuff of my dreams, the delicacy I scour the ground for: the dandelion. Disparaged as a lowly, pesky nuisance, nothing makes me happier than sinking my teeth into this tangy, delicious treat. What makes this so, you may wonder? We horses understand that grass is planted where people want it to go – a patch here for the yard, some over there to keep down the dust. Ah, but the dandelion – now there’s nature at its finest!

The glorious dandelion knows where the best soil is, where moisture is close, where the sun’s rays will hit to adequately bathe it in warmth, yet some afternoon shade will prevent scorching. And so the reason I hate the weed-whackers above all is their decimation of my beloved dandelions. Without regard, they fling the fuzzy heads in all directions as I watch in dejected sorrow. I take heart though knowing gleefully that the next wind will scatter my little gems for the rain to enliven them.

I once had the worst neighbor ever foaled in the world. The most awful four-legged creature you could imagine. A plain, surly fellow who found nothing better to do with his time than gnash his teeth toward me. It was reported to Karen by his aghast owner that I charged at this despicable character one day. I shamefully admit that I did do this – all right, with bared teeth and pinned ears – out of sheer exasperation. The very next day Karen had thirty bags of shavings delivered and set up between our stalls so I could be spared his offensiveness. I like to imagine that he has gone on to horse hell filled with whirring weed-whackers.

By Karen Murdock

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