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Equestrian Sport

FEI Tribunal Takes a Decision in Sundancer 6 Case
The FEI Tribunal has made a decision in the case of alleged abuse committed by Madeleine Brugman (NED) and Andrew Hoy (AUS) on the horse Sundancer 6, from the FEI. Read more >>

Twenty Countries Expected for 2008 FEI World Reining Championships
The newest addition to the international reining scene, the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Reining Championships, is showing a world of support, literally, from the USEF. Read more >>

USEF Names Short List for 2008 World Driving Championships
The USEF has approved the following drivers for the Short List to represent the US at the 2008 Four-in-Hand World Driving Championships to be held in Beesd, The Netherlands, September 3-7, 2008, from the USEF. Read more >>

Creston, Calif., rider Gina Miles will compete in Olympics after being excluded from 2004 Games because her horse developed respiratory problems
Gina Miles had her lifelong Olympic dreams squarely in front of she and her horse, McKinlaigh, from Read more >>

Pony Hunter Auction to be Held During USEF Pony Finals Offers Best Group of Ponies Ever
The pony hunter industry’s signature auction will be held in conjunction with the USEF National Championship Pony Finals at 3:00 pm. on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, from the USEF. Read more >>

Industry News

AEC Online Auction Back for 2008!
The USEA will once again be holding an online auction, conducted through Ebay, to help raise money for the American Eventing Championships, from the USEA. Read more >>

Human Interest

Peru wants jail for nude woman using flag as saddle
A naked model photographed using Peru’s flag as a saddle while mounted on a horse will face charges that could put her in jail for up to four years for offending patriotic symbols, the country’s defense minister said on Wednesday, from Yahoo. Read more >>


2005 USEF Lifetime Achievement Winner Walter Straus Passes Away
Walter Straus, soldier, decorated war hero, businessman, linguist and nationally recognized equestrian leader and mentor died on July 22, 2008 at the age of 89, from the USEF. Read more >>


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