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Equestrian Sport

Canada Names Final 2008 Olympic Evening Team
Following a successful weekend outing at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, Florida, the Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee is pleased to announce that Samantha Taylor and Livewire have been selected as the fifth rider/horse combination to join the Canadian Eventing Team which will compete in the Olympic Games Beijing, China, August 9–12, 2008, from the USEA.  Read more >>

Statement from the World Games 2010 Foundation Board of Directors
John Long, Chair of the World Games 2010 Foundation, the organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, announced today that Jack Kelly, the Chief Executive Officer of the Games, will be stepping down at month’s end. Kelly has agreed to stay on in an advisory role as long as needed, from WEG. Read more >>

Racing News

Bo Derek appointed to Calif. horse racing board
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger named actress and animal rights activist Bo Derek on Tuesday to a state commission overseeing horse racing, from Yahoo. Read more >>

San Diegans Weigh In On Horse Racing Industry
First it was Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner who shattered his right hind leg, from 10 News. Read more >>

Industry News

Feds want to know if election for horseman’s association was rigged
Two horse trainers said Tuesday that they were interviewed recently by federal investigators trying to determine whether they voted in an allegedly rigged March election for leaders of the Louisiana Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, from The Times-Picayune. Read more >>

Equine Health

Merial Offers Free Horse Health Record
Regular vaccinations, deworming and farrier visits can help prevent damaging and costly diseases. As your partner in equine health care, Merial, the maker of Zimecterin® Gold (ivermectin/praziquantel) is offering a free horse health record available at select veterinary clinics and retailers nationwide, from the USEF. Read more >>


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