Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Horse Country event on Feb 23. Have fun, help preserve a way of life

Come help support Horse Country. There is event you may not want to miss on February 23. It will be a great evening at the German American club. All proceeds go to help preserve horse country. More information is available by clicking on this photo invite.

Horse Country is a throw back enclave that continues to fight to fend off suburban encroachment.  It is one of the few remaining places where you can still ride or board your horses in Miami-Dade County. 

For recent insight on their battles, check out: Developer drops plans for Horse Country shopping centerby Jessica De Leon, Miami Herald.  Hundreds of residents turned out to oppose the project at a recent community council hearing, saying a shopping center doesn’t belong amid horse pastures in nurseries.

The Herald reports on the latest fight, where the residents were successful in convincing a developer drop his plans for a shopping center in Horse Country.

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