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Equestrian Sport

Engle Wins 2008 Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship presented by Equine Motorcoach; Farrington takes $60,000 Holiday & Horses FEI World Cup Qualifier
The second and final leg of the Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship presented by Equine Motorcoach showcased some of the country’s best horses and rider, from the USEF.  Read more >>

2008 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show wrap up
From the NRHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Pletcher Faces Penalty After Horse Tests Positive
Todd Pletcher, named the nation’s outstanding trainer each of the last four years, is facing a possible suspension, from The New York Times.  Read more >>

Chilcotin aboriginals paid to shoot wild horses
B.C. government program to use animals for wolf bait is raising debate over management of horses, from The Vancouver Sun.  Read more >>

Protest targets horse carriages
Faneuil Hall bustled yesterday afternoon as tourists and shoppers roamed the stores and performers danced, played instruments, and posed for pictures. But the horse-drawn carriages, many of them covered in tinsel and Christmas decorations, stood motionless, from The Boston Globe.  Read more >>

Industry News

Financial crisis hits horse breeders
The financial crisis is threatening Kentucky’s horse-breeding industry, from the Financial Times.  Read more >>

1 COMMENT

  1. Wow, I didn’t think anyone treated their wild horses worse than Americans but apparently Canadians take the prize for that. What kind of sense does it make that it is is to benefit the caribou population at the cost and suffering of the horse population?
    Chilcotin aboriginals paid to shoot wild horses

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