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Kim Lemmon

Kim Lemmon has been a member of the Ohio's Country Journal staff since 1999. She is currently the manager editor.

Kim graduated from The Ohio State University with a major in Agricultural Communications and a minor in Equine Science. Kim and her husband, Mark, reside in Marion County.

The Lemmons currently own miniature horses. They also breed and raise a few pygmy goats each year.

Kim has owned horses since she was a child and has been involved in many aspects of the horse industry since that time. From 2002 until 2010, Kim operated her own riding lesson program that included coaching 4-H members, adults and a college equestrian program. She is also a former 4-H horse judge.

Bonkers, the Pygmy goat

Every set of Pygmy goat kids born at my place has one silly member. This year was no exception. In mid-March, a wether was born that immediately caught my attention with his fun antics. If he isn’t chewing on my jacket or jumping on a toy in the goat pen, …

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Miniature horses: Age is just a number

When browsing the Internet and Facebook, I often see advertisements in which people are looking for a miniature horse for their children. The advertisements often read similar to this: “In search of a miniature horse for my young child. My child is a beginner. We need a very safe horse …

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Mountain Monsters: Trapper is not dead

I am pleased to confirm that despite rumors to the contrary in January of 2016, Trapper from the television series “Mountain Monsters” is alive and well. A publicist for Discovery Communications, Inc. and “Mountain Monsters” confirmed he is in good health after a cliff hanger during one of the episodes …

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2016 draft horse sale dates

Here’s a list of some of the draft horse sales that will be held in 2016.  Be sure to follow the links below (when available) for more information and to verify times and dates before you make plans to attend a sale. Jan. 19-20, 2016: Pennsylvania Draft Horse Sale, Harrisburg, …

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Fireball the one-eyed wonder horse

Every one of us has our own unique physical and mental limitations. Though we may find our weaknesses frustrating, most of us are blessed to have fully functioning bodies; we are not truly handicapped. That is not the case for Fireball, a very special miniature horse. Though he was born …

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Which comes first the KITTEN or the egg?

As you can probably imagine, I have many Facebook friends who, like me, enjoy sharing photos of their critters. Due to the amount of cuteness that constantly clutters my screen through Facebook, it takes a tremendous cute overload to impress me. Recently a Facebook friend of mine, Jeanne Beth Murphy of …

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