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March 9, 2018


Indiana Counties Look For Solutions To Horseshoe Damage On Roads

Indiana has the third largest Amish population in the country, and the steel horseshoes Amish families use can be especially hard on pavement.

March 5, 2018


Orange Co. Amish Preparing To Use Less Abrasive Horseshoes

The Amish in Orange County will start outfitting horses with less abrasive shoes next month, as part of an agreement aimed at reducing damage to county roads.

January 9, 2018


1 Injured When Ambulance Collides With Buggy In Daviess County

Police said the ambulance's emergency lights were activated but its siren was not Monday night when it struck a horse-drawn buggy traveling along a rural road.

January 9, 2018


Orange County Commissioners, Amish Reach Agreement On Horseshoes

Amish living in Orange County will use milder steel horseshoes for half of the year.

October 4, 2017


Indiana County Seeks Solution For Horse-damaged Roads

A northern Indiana county where horse-drawn buggies are damaging local roads is seeking a solution to its persistent road repair costs.

July 14, 2017


Daviess County Struggles With Road Damage From Amish Buggies

The wear and tear on Daviess County roads isn’t caused by Mother Nature – it's the result of horses.

June 19, 2017


Amish Horse Teams Batter Indiana County’s Newly Paved Roads

Daviess County has more gravel roads than any other Indiana county, but the newly paved roads quickly suffer damage from the impact of steel horseshoes.

December 22, 2016


Orange Co. Repeals Roadway Horse Regs. After Complaints From Amish

Orange County is home to about 300 Amish families who use horses and buggies to get around.

May 30, 2016


Purdue Works With Amish Dog Breeders To Improve Standards

Purdue's researchers have started a pilot program to review how facilities are operated and whether dogs' health can be made better through certain changes.

February 5, 2014


INDOT Allocates $11.6 Million For Daviess County Buggy Lanes

The money will pay for upgrades to Cannelburg Road that include larger shoulders for Amish buggies.

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