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Equestrian Sport

Olympic Long Lists Now Available
The FEI has released the long lists of horses and riders to participate in the equestrian events of the 2008 Olympic Games. Forty-two nations will be represented in the three Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, as follows, from the FEI. Read more >>

Oklahoma State Takes Tops Honors in Collegiate Reining Championships
Through the hard work of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, and the NCAA Varsity equestrian, the 2008 NRHA Derby was host to the Collegiate Reining Championships in Oklahoma City, OK, on June 28 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park, from the USEF. Read more >>

Strong Performances by U.S. Show Jumpers in Aachen
This past weekend at the CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival (July 1-6, 2008) the U.S. Show Jumping Team took third in the Nations Cup which improved the U.S. Team’s placing overall in the Samsung Super League with FEI, from the USEF. Read more >>

U.S. Event Riders prepare for 2008 Olympics at Barbury Castle International Horse Trials
Five American horses had their final preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games at the Barbury Castle International Horse Trials in Marlborough, England July 4-6, from the USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

U.S. Congressman Slams BLM in Letter
Nick J. Rahall of the U.S. House of Representatives accuses BLM of mismanagement regarding Wild Horse and Burro program. Read more >>

Horse put down after Stampede chuckwagon collision
A horse injured during a chuckwagon race on Wednesday night at the Calgary Stampede had to be euthanized, from CBC. Read more >>

Curlin Off Steroid and on Roll Once Again
Curlin was named Horse of the Year in 2007, an accomplishment perhaps attained with the help of the anabolic steroid Winstrol, his owner, Jess Jackson, has acknowledged, from The New York Times. Read more >>

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