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Equestrian Sport

Quarter horse show heats up this weekend in Oklahoma City
Final competitions are today for most of the amateur events in the American Quarter Horse Association’s Bank of America Amateur and FedEx Open World Championship Show, from NewsOK.  Read more >>

Horse park kicking off its eventing season this weekend
Florida Horse Park is hosting 165 riders from six different countries, from  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Despite ban, thousands of horses still slaughtered
For decades hundreds of thousands of horses were killed in slaughterhouses, from KOLD.  Read more >>

In Other News

Thieves hit horse charity group
Union County, N.C., authorities are trying to determine who stole thousands of dollars worth of horse tack and other equipment earlier this month from a charitable organization that helps children with cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and other conditions, from The Charlotte Observer.  Read more >>

Safety emblem spurs dispute with Amish
To the state of Kentucky, the orange and red triangle is a simple safety emblem required on the back of slow-moving vehicles such as tractors and horse-drawn buggies, from the Courier-Journal.  Read more >>

Whoa Days Introduces Non-Horse Owners to the Equestrian Lifestyle
StoneCreek Ranch and Resort in Mountain Home, Arkansas provides a forum for men and women to just say “whoa” to their hectic lives by taking a break to clear their minds. By using horses as a mirror for self-reflection, this one-day clinic gives guests a chance to reflect on their lives, without taking too much time out of their busy schedules, from AHP.  Read more >>


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