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Hanover Shoe Farms to Receive American Association of Equine Practitioners Equine Welfare Award
Hanover Shoe Farms, the most prolific Standardbred breeding farm in the world, will be honored with the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 2008 award for outstanding service in equine welfare, the Lavin Cup, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Laurel Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1
The Maryland Department of Agriculture confirmed Nov. 13 that a 2-year old filly at Laurel Park in barn 1 has tested presumptive positive for equine herpesvirus pending confirmatory testing from the University of Kentucky, from BloodHorse.  Read more >>

Horses feeling impact of ailing economy
Ky. lawmakers hear tales of horses abandoned by people who no longer can afford to feed them, from Yahoo.  Read more >>

Some horses led to rescue, some led to slaughter
Thousands of horse owners can’t afford to take care of their animals and are giving them up or abandoning them, from KXLY.  Read more >>

Industry News

Walking horse groups lays off 5
The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has laid off five employees, including Chip Walters, the “Voice of the Celebration,” from WBIR.  Read more >>

NRCHA Stallion Service Silent Auction Begins November 17!
The National Reined Cow Horse Association Stallion Service Silent Auction has long been a great way for NRCHA supporters to purchase a breeding to great cow horse stallions – often for much less than the advertised fee, from the NRCHA.  Read more >>

In Other News

Missing Horse Returns Home
He was missing for more than seven weeks– but now Junior the horse is finally home, from WCAX.  Read more >>

The $600 mare and her $100,000 foal
A horse once destined for the slaughterhouse is repaying the faith of its canny owners, from the Sydney Morning Herald.  Read more >>

Royal Horse Artillery to fire 41-Gun salute for Prince Charles
The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be firing a 41-Gun Salute on Friday (14 November) to celebrate Prince Charles’s 60th birthday, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

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