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  • Ex-champion Fletcher rues lack of owners, thoroughbred horses

    KARACHI: Former champion jockey Claude Fletcher has attributed lack of owners and thoroughbred horses as the key factors behind the declining standard of horse racing in the city...

    Fletcher, who turned trainer in 2005 after migrating to the US, had four Derby wins under his belt which includes four for owner Shah Mardan Shah Pir Pagara on horses Early Arrival, Yes My Darling, Theek Hai and Millionaires...

  • CINEMASCOPE: ALL THE KING’S HORSES

    The action was over-the-top yes, often overly so for my tastes, but thoroughly entertaining in the comic book style the filmmaker is known for...

    For the rest of you, the action here is fun, imaginative and may occasionally leave you clapping in surprise...

  • Police buying horses

    OKARA: Additional Inspector General Sohail Khan with Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ghulam Mahmood Dogar visited Okara on Thursday to inspect horses being bought for police...

    The Punjab government has decided to provide high breed horses for Punjab police to combat criminals in remote areas of the province...

  • Horses for courses

    Five years on, on Thursday to be precise, Shankar goes back to the same text, translated into Urdu by Nazrul Hasan and Shankar, and puts up Equus on the Napa stage with a different cast — save for Nazrul Hasan...

    Did he impress this time around? Let’s delay the answer for a bit...

  • Trojan horses of democracy

    Not to many in Pakistan; there is a hue and cry from strange quarters that democracy is at stake and, heaven forbid, that Pakistan’s very survival is linked with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s fate as the trial approaches its rightful culmination...

    The alarm being raised by some very seasoned men is part bunkum — it is out of severe insecurity and more determinedly a pre-emptive offensive in preserving the status quo of a Trojan...

  • Lone Arab woman takes the reins to tame horses on the Golan

    The slender, brown-haired 32-year-old in white jacket and jeans tames horses — not in itself unusual on the picturesque plains of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights...

    Horses are an important part of the culture in the region’s ranches and cattle farms spread among the rugged hills and plains...

  • If wishes were horses…

    For in reality, it appears that there will never be a final round (then peace) in the conflict that has ebbed and flowed in a city everyone calls the country’s heart and yet no one stays the hand that appears hell-bent on plunging a dagger into it...

    Whether you live in Karachi or happen to be far from it, as I currently am, your love for the city doesn’t wane...

  • For the love of horses and calm environs

    “I collected stuffed horses, read every book I could get my hands on, and even pretended I was a horse – which drove my mother crazy,” she recalls...

    When she and her husband came to Pakistan, they bought four horses, after which things took on a life of their own...

  • If wishes were horses...

    AS the cliché goes, if wishes were horses, beggars would ride...

    Though it was not coined for or about Pakistanis, we would all be riding our way to the promised land in a world which, to use a modern-day cliché, stands Trumped...

  • 'Beasts of war': Afghanistan's buzkashi horses prepare for battle

    The rugged men of northern Afghanistan raise their buzkashi horses to be warrior princes, ready for the savagery of polo with a headless carcass...

    The game involves ripping a 50-kilogramme carcass from the fray of horses and dropping it in the “circle of justice” traced on the ground in lime — after doing a lap of the field at a full gallop...

  • Pakistan raises issue of F-16 sale with visiting US commander

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday raised the unresolved issue of F-16 sale to Pakistan and expressed concern with the visiting commander of US Central Command (Centcom) General Joseph Votel...

    Secretary Defence Gen (r) Alam Khattak reiterated Pakistan’s need for the F-16 jets, and impressed upon the visiting Centcom commander the jet’s utility in the war against terror...

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