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Downingtown resident among the new ‘faces’ at Mount Rushmore

By Sal Foti Contributor |

FROM THE GROUND UP: A prickly business

It’s possible that one reason why I love the natural world is that while it doesn’t always look organized, it always makes sense. What baffles me sometimes, though, is seeing how people choose to use plants in unnatural ways, for instanc...

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  • Lifestyle

    Fashionbable and functional shoes, and other things to wear

    Spring has finally sprung in the Brandywine Valley so put away those Ugg boots and break out some fashion-forward footwear. The annual Mother’s Day Races at The Willowdale Steeplechase in Kennett Square are the perfect place to enjoy the warming weather while socializing and watching world-class horse racing.

    By Laurie Prysock |

  • Lifestyle

    Haute to Trot: The 24th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase Races

    It’s time to go hat shopping! The 24th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase will take place this spring on Sunday, May 15 2016. This Chester County tradition is a spectacular rite of spring for people from all over the Philadelphia area and beyond. The fun and excitement continue this year with top level equestrian competition, high fashion, elegant tailgating and a community coming together to support these worthy causes: clean water, veterinary excellence and services for...

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  • Lifestyle

    What is your ‘Steeplechase Style?

    To celebrate the launch of the inaugural Today Media Steeplechase Lookbook, the Willowdale Steeplechase is inviting all of our May 15th, 2016 race goers to show us your own Steeplechase Style!

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  • Lifestyle

    To work at Willowdale, yoga is a must

    Things are getting kind of hectic around here. Well, maybe they’re always that way but it’s becoming more apparent, because the 24th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase is only a week away.

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  • Lifestyle

    Willowdale Steeplechase tickets on sale now

    Spring is here and patrons and fans are gearing up for The Willowdale Steeplechase, one of Chester County’s most significant community events.

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  • Lifestyle

    Willowdale Steeplechase benefits the community

    On race day over 10,000 spectators enjoy a casual yet sophisticated day in Chester County’s horse country. Sponsors, parking patrons and general admission ticket holders all help fund this event for the benefit of the following charities: The Stroud Water Research Center, The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center and Quest Therapeutic Services, Inc.

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  • Lifestyle

    Advancing the science of freshwater research for 45 years

    A simple fence installation can reduce pollution by keeping animals (and their waste) out of streams. But how effective is it? Photo: Stephanie Eisenbise

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  • Lifestyle

    New Bolton Center gets new equine ambulance

    Applestone Farm, EBY Horse Trailers, and The Willowdale Steeplechase all made it possible for New Bolton to purchase the new ambulance. New Bolton Center’s previous equine ambulance, 20-plus years old, was retired at the end of the 2015 eventing season.

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  • Lifestyle

    Willowdale helps make Quest a winner!

    Quest provides specialized pediatric physical, occupational and speech therapy for children with disabilities in our outpatient clinic as well as through early intervention in the home or community. The majority of the children Quest serves are between the ages of two and six. They may have autism, cerebral palsy, brain tumors, spina bifida, microcephaly, PDD, ADHD, genetic disorders, GLUT-1, Prader Willi Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, HH and more.

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  • Lifestyle

    For some, racing is in their blood

    Nancy Swayne has been going to steeplechases for over fifty five years. You might say that racing is in her blood. She started as a young girl going to the Maryland Hunt Cup with her father, race horse owner and trainer Bob Tindle.

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