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Jacqueline Beck Wins 2008 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Final
Jacqueline Beck riding her American Saddlebred Kiss of the Zodiac bested 19 other riders to win the 2008 United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Saddle Seat Medal Final, from the USEF.  Read more >>

2008 NARHA National Awards Announced
NARHA released today the 2008 National Awards which were celebrated at the 2008 NARHA National Conference in Hartford, Connecticut, from the AHP.  Read more >>

Competition Venues Disappearing Nationwide
The Equestrian Land Conservation Resource has commissioned a survey about the loss of land used for horse-related competitions, which has generated considerable interest prompting an extension to the survey deadline through to January 15, 2009, from the AHP.  Read more >>

In the News

Kentucky Derby Winner Funny Cide Coming to the Kentucky Horse Park
Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness (G1) winner Funny Cide will become the newest resident of the Kentucky Horse Park on December 5, from the Kentucky Horse Park.  Read more >>

Equine dentists say neigh to state’s efforts to stop them
The specialists argue it’s unfair to restrict service to veterinarians, from the Houston Chronicle.  Read more >>

Curlin, Horse of the Year
Horse of the Year Curlin closed out his record-setting career at Churchill Downs on Saturday during a parade on the final day of the track’s fall season, from The Seattle Times.  Read more >>

BCH Nevada Chapters Connect with Outside Groups to Keep Trails Open
Since the year 2000, three local chapters of Back Country Horsemen have operated in Nevada for the common purpose of protecting equestrian access to the state’s public lands, from the AHP.  Read more >>

Rescued horses to be used for emotional therapy
More than two dozen rescued Arabian horses may be doing their own rescue work in the near future, from the North County Times.  Read more >>

In Other News

Answer Man Unveils the Tale Behind a Mannequin and His Horse
There’s a stuffed horse at Mount Vernon, a really good-looking white horse that made me wonder: Where did they get the horse that supposedly looks so much like George Washington’s horse? from the Washington Post.  Read more >>

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