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Equestrian Sport

U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Promote Respect in 2008
Several area Pony Clubs will gather at the Oaks Blenheim Show Grounds in San Juan Capistrano, CA on Thursday, June 26th to hear Olympian Charlotte Bredahl-Baker give a presentation entitled “Real Athletes Show Respect,” from the USEF. Read more >>

Ford AQHYA World Championship Show Moves to OKC Bringing Changes, More Qualifiers
The Ford American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show moves to a new location and has other changes in store for 2008, from the AQHA. Read more >>

USDF Announces Dates for Two 2008 USDF Sport Horse Seminars
The United States Dressage Federation announced the dates for two USDF Sport Horse Seminars during 2008, from the USDF.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Big Brown’s Owners Say Stable Will Go Steroid Free
The owners of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Big Brown, saying they want to lead the way to the elimination of performance-enhancing drugs in horse racing, announced Sunday that they would immediately begin withdrawing all steroids and any unnecessary medications from their horses, from The New York Times. Read more >>

Horses eating themselves out of a home
On a spectacularly green salt marsh, with the skyline of Ocean City, Md., as a backdrop, a wild horse, head down, nibbles away at the grass, from Delaware Online. Read more >>

Saddle Up! Getting a Jump on Proper Horse Care
California Veterinary Medical Association provides tips on caring for your first horse, from PRNewswire. Read more >>

APD: Woman hit police horse with shoe
Police arrested an Austin, Texas, woman late Saturday after they say she assaulted a police horse downtown on east Sixth Street, from KVUE.  Read more >>

NJ man admits killing horse with bow and arrow
A southern New Jersey man has admitted killing a horse named Cutie with a bow and arrow, from the Daily Record. Read more >>

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