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Equestrian Sport

Pfizer Animal Health and American Horse Publications Honor the Legendary Sally Swift with Equine Industry Vision Award
Pfizer Animal Health and American Horse Publications (AHP) presented Sally Swift with the seventh annual Equine Industry Vision Award at a ceremonial breakfast held during the “AHP Break from the Gate in 2008” seminar in Saratoga Springs, NY, from the USEF. Read more >>

U.S. Drivers Sweep Top Three Dressage Places at 2008 FEI World Championship for Drivers with Disabilities CPEAI 4*
The U.S. trio of drivers arrived in Greven, Germany for the 2008 FEI World Championship for Drivers with Disabilities CPEAI 4* and put the world on notice after the dressage phase, from the USEF. Read more >>

Dressage at Devon Presents First-Ever U.S. Foal Championship
Dressage at Devon is pleased to be the first horse show in the United States to offer a Foal Championship, from the USEF. Read more >>

New Rules for Import of Entertainment Horses into United States
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has amended its import rules to allow noncompetitive entertainment horses to be temporarily brought into the U.S. from countries affected with the venereal disease, Contagious Equine Metritis, from the USEF. Read more >>

HITS School Station Opens for Class in 2009 at the HITS Arizona Winter Circuit
HITS is pleased to announce that it will be bringing its popular HITS School Station to the 2009 HITS Arizona Winter Circuit, from the USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Pippa Funnell joins World Horse Welfare
Rolex Grand Slam winning event rider Pippa Funnell has been appointed as a trustee of World Horse Welfare, formerly the International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH), from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Asmussen horse tests positive for pain-killer
Trainer Steve Asmussen, who trains Horse of the Year Curlin and easily leads the nation in purse earnings and wins, is to be served notice of a positive finding for the pain-killer lidocaine in the post-race sample of a horse who won a May 10 race at Lone Star Park in Texas, Daily Racing Form reports in today’s editions, from the Courier-Journal. Read more >>

Jockey Jeremy Rose Suspended For Allegedly Beating Horse
Every jockey wants to win.  But when horse-racing officials watched the race at Delaware Park Monday afternoon, they quickly decided the jockey on board horse ‘Number Two’ went over the line, from MyFox Philadelphia. Read more >>


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