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Equestrian Sport

United States Dressage Federation/Platinum Performance North American Junior and Young Riders Dressage Championships Teams Announced
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) announced today the riders selected to represent the US in the USDF/Platinum Performance North American Junior and Young Riders’ Dressage Championships (NAJYRDC), part of the 2008 CN FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) presented by Gotham North at The Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO., from the USEF. Read more >>

United States Hunter Jumper Association Announces the Emerging Athletes Program
The United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) is proud to announce the creation of the Emerging Athletes Program, from the USEF. Read more >>

Horse price ‘linked to front legs’
The higher a show-jumping horse can tuck up its front legs the higher its price on the international market, scientists have revealed, from Channel 4 News. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse Tests Positive for EEE in Taylor County, Florida
We have another case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis to report in our area, from WCTV. Read more >>

Horse Vaccination Scam Reported in West Odessa
A scam involving horse vaccinations has been reported in West Odessa, Texas, from KWES. Read more >>

The Jockey Club Announces Launch of Equine Injury Database
The Jockey Club today announced the launch of the Equine Injury Database system that will provide the racing industry with its first national database of racing injuries, from The Jockey Club. Read more >>

Suspension cut in half for jockey who struck horse
The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission has cut in half a jockey’s suspension for whipping his horse in the face, from Yahoo. Read more >>

Horse dies in Goodlettsville barn fire
Nashville firefighters put out a Goodlettsville barn fire Tuesday night that left one horse dead, from The Tennessean. Read more >>

Industry News

BowTie,Inc.’s Equine Publications Honored at the American Horse Publications Convention and AIM Awards
BowTie, Inc., the world’s premier pet publisher, is proud to announce that two of its equine publications, Horse Illustrated and Horses USA, were recognized for editorial excellence during two major events – the American Horse Publications convention and the All Industry Marketing Awards (AIM), sponsored by the Western-English Trade Association, from AHP. Read more >>

Human Interest

Coming attraction? Lolo Jones vs. a horse
Being one of the world’s fastest humans isn’t enough for Lolo Jones. She wants to test her speed against a horse, from the Des Moines Register. Read more >>

Sister of Cian O’Connor injured during launch of Dublin Horse Show
Model Pippa O’Connor, who is sister to Irish show jumping reserve for the Beijing Olympics Cian O’Connor, was rushed to hospital yesterday after a photo shoot for the Failte Ireland Dublin Horse Show went wrong, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>


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