Alibi V.21 No.17 • April 26-May 2, 2012 
A horse named Stretch just after he arrived at Four Corners Equine Rescue

News Feature

Spurring Change

The aftermath of the NY Times horse-racing exposé

The thing that hooked Debbie Coburn into nonprofit horse care: a 50,000-horse-long pee line. That’s the odd name for a controversial practice. Coburn explains that pregnant mares excrete a hormone in their urine that can be readily absorbed by humans. “There are pharmaceutical companies who buy the urine from farmers who collect it,” she says. The companies extract the hormone from PMU (pregnant mare urine) and put it in hormone replacement therapy drugs.

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Funny because it happens to someone else.

The Bugman

The Crawlies

Got you under my skin

Twenty years ago, pest control expert Richard “Bugman” Fagerlund would get maybe one call a month about someone who said they felt imaginary bugs crawling on them. Today, he gets them almost on a daily basis.
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Junior Zookeeper Day Camp

Children ages 8 to 12 learn about zoo keeping techniques, animal enrichment, get close to wildlife in a safe environment and hang out with zookeepers as they feed and care for the animals.
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Route 66 Summerfest 2019

Come out for the mother road art market, kids' zone, food trucks and four stages across a mile stretch of Route 66 and closing with a performance by Magic Giant on the main stage.
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Weekly Alibi's Hemp Fiesta 2019

Weekly Alibi's Hemp Fiesta 2019

Don't miss your chance to be a part of New Mexico's largest cannabis event!
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