HorseChannel Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Showjumping gets sexy
Gyrating cheerleaders, rock music and confetti used to draw in the crowds, from The Independent. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Feds: Chemicals at Pond Where Horses Died Natural
Federal officials probing the deaths of 71 wild horses found near a central Nevada watering hole on a military site said Monday that high levels of nitrate found in the water were naturally occurring and not likely caused by industrial sources, from KOLO. Read more >>

Woman Facing Animal Cruelty Charges After Horse Dies, 6 Malnourished
A woman is facing animal cruelty charges after a dead horse and six malnourished horses were found in Lookout, Tenn., from the Chattanoogan. Valley. Read more >>

The horse had given up
Residents, firefighters free animal from marsh, from The State. Read more >>

Human Interest

Horse show wins tourism award
The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show in Arizona, the largest show of its type in the world, earned top tourism honors at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism, from azCentral. Read more >>

Horse Racecourse In Ancient Olympia Discovered After 1600 Years
The site of the ancient hippodrome course in Olympia, where the emperor Nero competed for Olympian laurels, has been discovered, from Science Daily. Read more >>

Could killer horse virus spread amongst humans?
Australia is suffering the biggest outbreak of the highly virulent Hendra virus since the disease was identified in 1994, from the New Scientist. Read more >>


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