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Equestrian Sport

NBC and Universal Sports Bring Inspiring Athlete Stories to the Screen with Beijing Paralympic Games
Paralympians take over TV beginning November 9 with an NBC Sports special of the extraordinary athletes narrated by Bob Costas followed by extensive event coverage on Universal Sports, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping  
The third Rolex FEI World Cup™ qualifier is about to unfold at the Fieracavalli in Verona as the magical Italian city gets set to welcome a star studded line out from all around the globe from 7 to 9 November, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Aid for Equestrians

FarmVet Announces Equestrian Aid Foundation Day
FarmVet, an Internet catalogue company offering horse and pet care products, has announced a new program that benefits the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF). The first Tuesday of each month, starting Nov. 4, has been designated as EAF Day where a portion of that day’s proceeds are donated to the EAF, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equestrian Aid Foundation Exceeds $1 Million in Donations
More than $1 million has been raised by the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF) to support equestrians with life-threatening illnesses or catastrophic injuries, from the USEA.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Animal cruelty charges filed against Aurora, Ky., horse owners
Animal abuse and neglect cases have been steadily rising over the past couple of years, leading to the implementation of a new expedited procedure of seizing at-risk animals, from the Tribune-Courier.  Read more >>

McAlester Man Charged With Kicking Horse
A 24-year-old McAlester, Ok., man has been charged with animal cruelty after, authorities said, he kicked a horse in the head and ribs when the animal fell into a swimming pool, from KOCO.  Read more >>

Mountaineer Race Track enacts anti-slaughter policy
Mountaineer Race Track in Chester, West Virginia, enacted a new policy on October 31 concerning the sale of horses at the Sugarcreek Livestock Auction in Sugarcreek, Ohio, from Thoroughbred Times.  Read more >>

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