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Equestrian Sport

Suspension of Jessica Kurten (IRL) Provisionally Lifted
The FEI has been informed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that the suspension of Jessica Kurten (IRL) has been provisionally lifted starting on July 15, 2008, from the FEI. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Food, fuel costs present tough choices for local horse owners
This week, Tiffany Ostrander made one of the most difficult phone calls of her life — to a horse rescue organization, asking if it might have room for her beloved 8-year-old quarter horse, from The Bulletin. Read more >>

Race horse hurt, euthanized at Crooked River Roundup
It was a scary, tragic sight for race fans at the Crooked River Roundup in Oregon Wednesday night as a horse went down with an injury and was euthanized, from KTVZ. Read more >>

Horse in Va. Beach killed by lightning strike
Lighting’s being blamed for the death of a horse in the Pungo section of Virginia Beach, from WVEC. Read more >>

Trapped Long Beach, Calif., horse is rescued
A horse was under veterinary care Thursday night after firefighters cut it free from a metal fence where its head had become pinned, authorities said, from the Press-Telegram. Read more >>

Returning to the thrill of the race in Mongolia
The boy rode the stallion in a trot around the camp, cooling it down after a lengthy ride across the steppe, from the International Herald Tribune. Read more >>

Industry News

Salaries, Benefits, Housing…. Compensation in the Horse Industry
Equimax – the leading horse industry employment service since 1986, has launched a study of horse industry compensation, from AHP. Read more >> Member Anthony De Longis Announces New “Action Hero” Equestrian Adventure
Anthony De Longis, weapons coach to Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer, now offering “Train to Be Your Favorite Action Hero” equestrian adventure, from AHP. Read more >>

Activision’s Barbie(R) Fashion Show: An Eye for Style(TM) and Barbie(R) Horse Adventures(TM): Riding Camp Coming This Fall
Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI – News) announced today that two new titles would be added to the enormously popular Barbie® videogame franchise: Barbie® Fashion Show: An Eye for Style™ for Nintendo DS™ and PC and Barbie® Horse Adventures™: Riding Camp for Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PC, from Yahoo. Read more >>


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