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Equestrian Sport

Update on Developments in the Dressage Discipline
The FEI Executive Board has proposed the appointment of an Ad Hoc Working Group of world class Dressage experts from all aspects of the discipline to review key issues and inject a new focus in the sport, from the USDF.  Read more >>

EQUUS Equestrian Idol Event Moves to New Venue
Mark Leone, George Morris, Mason Phelps and Susie Schoellkopf have signed on again as judges for the 2009 Equestrian Idol Musical Talent Show to benefit The EQUUS Foundation, Inc., from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Political Opinion: Wild Horses Heading to Gallows as Cowboy Prez Exits
As if the situation were not disturbing enough, wild horses are once again heading for the gallows, from The Huffington Post.  Read more >>

Sheryl Crow Joins in Wild Horse Fight
Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is not a celebrity-come-lately to the wild horse debate, from Las Vegas Now.  Read more >>

Animal cruelty nets 360 days in slammer
A Sacramento, Calif., man who starved horses on a south Sutter County ranch will not be allowed to own so much as a cat or dog while on probation, from the Appeal-Democrat.  Read more >>

Rescuers pull horse from backyard pool
Firefighters who helped rescue a horse from a swimming pool say they arrived just as the animal seemed ready to give up, from the Indy Star.  Read more >>

Family hopes for leads on horse
Marylyn and Monte Jenkins are asking for the public’s help to find their beloved horse Chance, who has been missing since an Oct. 18 hunting trip, from the Missoulian.  Read more >>

Human Interest

A horse of a different color
Bastrop, La., half a century ago was home to a nationally famous show horse named White Star, from the Bastrop Daily Enterprise. Read more >>

Horse soldier hankerings
Central California Coast riders will have a chance to be a horse soldier for a day, from The Herald.  Read more >>

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