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Equestrian Sport

U.S. Drivers Weber and Johnson Third in Nations Cup; Weber Achieves Personal Best at World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen
The U.S. duo of Chester Weber and Tucker Johnson equaled an American best on Sunday by placing third overall in the Four-in-Hand Nations Cup at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen, from the USEF. Read more >>

Germany Triumphs in Aachen Thriller; U.S. Moves Up to Fourth in Samsung Super League with FEI Standings
Germany secured a back-to-back double of wins in the 2008 Samsung Super League with FEI series when coming out on top in a tough battle in Aachen tonight, from the USEF. Read more >>

Paint Horse slows with economy, high gas prices
There were fewer trucks in the parking lots and fewer impeccably-groomed horses in the arenas this year at the American Paint Horse Association World Championship Show, some participants said this year, from the Fort Worth Business Press. Read more >>

Hoy’s hopes in jeopardy after injury to her horse
Germany’s Bettina Hoy is a doubt for next month’s Olympic Games after her horse was injured in a qualifying event here, a German team spokesman said on Saturday, from The Star. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Resistance mounts to federal wild horse euthanization plan
Animal rights activists and ranchers are clashing over a federal proposal to euthanize wild horses, from USA Today. Read more >>

Man versus horse in Spain
Gallery of cruel tradition in Spain, from The Daily Telegraph. Read more >>

Rising costs take a toll on Maine horse owners
Rising costs are taking a toll on horse owners, from The Boston Globe. Read more >>

Alec Baldwin bags small victory in horse carriage crusade
Actor Alec Baldwin has persuaded New York City officials to reconsider placing a ban on New York’s famous horse-drawn carriage trade, from Contact Music. Read more >>

Horse Rescued Then Dies From Stress
More than 30 volunteers and neighbors worked much of Sunday to save a horse that fell into an old underground well south of Rockerville, S.D., in the Black Hills, from Keloland. Read more >>

Man stops runaway horse, saves girl
A Corpus Christi, Texas, man saved a seven-year-old girl from major injuries after the horse she was riding on a Corpus Christi beach was spooked by fireworks and dragged her down the beach, according to police, Friday, from Caller-Times. Read more >>


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