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Equestrian Sport

France bids for 2014 World Equestrian Games
France has formally applied to host the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in 2014, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Dressage Athletes and Committee Members Meet to Shape Future of US Dressage Program
Fourteen High Performance Dressage athletes traveled from across the US and from as far away as Germany to join the 19 members of the USEF High Performance Dressage Eligible Athletes Committee and the USEF High Performance Dressage Committee to attend a forum held November 11, 2008 in Chicago, IL, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Olympic Horse Put Down
Leading British three-day eventer Mary King’s Olympic horse, Call Again Cavalier, has been put down following a fall at the inaugural Express Eventing International Cup in Cardiff, U.K., from Yahoo.  Read more >>

WEG will allow Tennessee Walking Horse demonstrations
The World Equestrian Games Foundation has decided to allow Tennessee walking horses to join in demonstrations at the 2010 World Games, not in spite of, but perhaps because of controversies that has surrounded the breed, from the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

The IAED Issues an Urgent Alert Notice for Texas, in the USA
The International Association of Equine Dentistry (IAED), a global organization of committed and often-allied veterinary (DVM) and equine dental technician (EDT) practitioners founded in 1987 in the U.S., is urging all of its professional members in Texas to alert their equine clients, including breed associations and concerned resident horse owners in every equine sport discipline in the state, to become actively involved and participate in important upcoming legal and legislative proceedings that will likely soon impact the future availability, convenience, cost and quality of equine dentistry services in that jurisdiction, currently home to over 1 million horses, from AHP.  Read more >>

Horse Shot to Death in Frederick County, Maryland
A Wolfsville family says a horse on their property was shot and killed Saturday, the first day of gun season for deer hunters in Maryland, from the Washington Post. Read more >>


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