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Equestrian Sport

Lars Petersen and Success Win Holiday & Horses CDI*** Grand Prix Freestyle Over Tuny Page and Wild One
Denmark’s Lars Petersen played his crowd-wowing cartoon medley to Success to capture his second straight major grand prix freestyle with a convincing win at the Holiday & Horses CDI*** at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Saturday night, from the USEF.  Read more >>

United States Hunter Jumper Association Announces Launch of Members Choice Awards
December 1, 2008 marked the start of another show season and the launch of the United States Hunter Jumper Association’s (USHJA) newest program—the Members Choice Awards, from the USEF.  Read more >>

AQHA Rule Changes
Prior to each AQHA Convention, members submit recommendations for rule and policy changes for consideration by AQHA’s 16 standing committees that, as approved by the board of directors and the Executive Committee, set the direction, marketing and substance of the breed, from the AQHA.  Read more >>

Equine Health

Delaware Horse Tests Positive for EVH-1
A Delaware state veterinarian announced Dec. 8 a Standardbred horse in Kent County tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), a highly infectious viral disease of horses, from BloodHorse.  Read more >>

Britain: Call for recognized training for trimmers and equine dentists
Lantra, the government’s learning and skills body, has issued a report calling for recognised training standards in equine barefoot trimmers and dental technicians after a survey revealed significant variation within the professions, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>


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