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Amish Uber: Share a ride in a horse and buggy

Why would you ever hail a cab when you can hail a horse?

Why would you ever hail a cab when you can hail a horse?

Escaped horses stop traffic on Bay Area freeway

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Tire Sculptures by Blake McFarland | Autoblog Minute

Toronto Blue Jays Pitcher Blake McFarland was contacted by Goodyear to create two tire sculptures for the 81st Goodyear Cotton Bowl.

Cowboy lassos Oregon bicycle rustler

In a modern twist on a classic old west story, a mounted cowboy in Oregon chased down a bicycle rustler and brought him to justice.

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Pennsylvania horse catches ride in man's minivan

Dogs riding in cars are a pretty common scene, as are cats, birds, and all manner of smaller creatures.

Filly on Ferrari violence as angry horse kicks Prancing Horse

There's a reason mankind began measuring work in horsepower. Horses are incredibly strong animals capable of impressive feats of industry and speed. They can also be plenty destructive. By some estimates, an average, full-grown horse can generate over 7,300 pound-feet of force in a single kick. That's more than enough to break bone, bend metal and shatter composites. Just ask one Ferrari 4

Ferrari corrals the Prancing Horses for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee [w/video]

When Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, it will be a cause for celebration for her entire United Kingdom. But the Brits aren't the only ones marking Her Majesty's 60 years on the throne.

Some Amish upset over buggy safety triangles

Despite the occasional buggy-on-car accident, most Amish remain totally opposed to modern safety equipment like headlights, taillights, brakes, seatbelts or even, in Kentucky at least, orange safety triangles.

Four Amish charged with illegal alcohol possession after crashing into police car

Residents of Amish communities famously eschew almost all trappings of modernity. No TV, no telephones, limited use of electricity, and, gasp, no Autoblog! But there comes a time in a young Amish person's life when they're allowed to go out and taste the world. And sometimes alcohol.

History Repeats Itself: NYC horses may be replaced by electric carriages

In the right weather and with the right person, riding in a horse-drawn carriage around Central Park can be romantic... if a little corny. Of course, it can also be a bit odorous and, for those on foot who have to deal with the horse by-product, messy. It's not just joggers and bikers who object to the city horses; animal welfare groups have long worried about the poor working conditions. Not only do the animals spend their days shuffling along

Land Rover delivers first Evoque to a horseback rider [w/video]

You might figure that horse riding enthusiasts would be diametrically opposed to SUV drivers, but you'd be wrong. At least in the case of Zara Phillips. The British equestrian competitor has been a Land Rover brand ambassador for several years now, and was lucky enough to snub Victoria Bekham take delivery of the very first Range Rover Evoque this weekend.

Hummers are for Horses: Artist reimagines the monsterous SUV [w/video]

Horse-drawn Hummer H2 – Click above to watch the video after the break

Hummers are for Horses: Artist reimagines the monsterous SUV [w/video]

Horse-drawn Hummer H2 – Click above to view the video after the jump

It's Friday: Washington dentists need just one horsepower each

What choices do we realistically have when considering how to reduce our individual petroleum usage? Some people buy hybrid cars or scooters in an effort to cut down their fuel bills. Some carpool or take the bus to get where they need to go. Still others, though, take the horse.

Flight of Fancy: Ferrari takes to the sky

Like their competitors, Ferrari uses advanced aerodynamics to keep their cars on the ground. But what if they flipped their technology upside down to create an aircraft? The result could very well be this, the Piaggio P180 Avanti II.