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Equestrian Sport

USEF Announces US Show Jumping Team for the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the United States Show Jumping Team for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), from the USEF.  Read more >>

Anky van Grunsven, Edward Gal, Steffen Peters to Compete at World Dressage Masters in Wellington in January
Anky van Grunsven, the most successful musical freestyle competitor in the history of dressage, Holland’s Edward Gal who captivated American audiences at the World Cup Finals, and USA Olympian Steffen Peters are among riders to confirm their participation in the inaugural $140,000 Exquis World Dressage Masters CDI***** in Wellington, January 28-31, 2009, from the USEF.  Read more >>

American Saddlebred Horse Association Junior Exhibitor Youth Driving Challenge Finals Award Four Competitors
The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) Junior Exhibitor Youth Driving Challenge funded by Elisabeth Goth Chelberg, held its finals in November during the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo., from the USEF.  Read more >>

USEF Announces 2009 Triple Point Competitions for Farnam®/Platform™ USEF Horse of the Year Program
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the 2009 triple point competitions for the Saddlebred, Roadster and Hackney/Harness divisions, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Elizabeth Osborn Honored as USEF Vaulter of the Year; Isabelle Parker Named Coach of the Year
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced that Elizabeth Osborn of the Woodside Vaulters equestrian vaulting club has won the prestigious title of Vaulter of the Year, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Fifth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot Announced
Mark your calendars and register early for the Fifth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot (ILC), November 6-8, 2009. Registration, program, presenter information, and exhibitor information is available online at www.laminitisconference.com, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Horse Rescued After Falling Through Ice
The Lee’s Summit Fire Department in Missouri had a unique rescue to make Thursday morning, from MyFoxKansasCity.  Read more >>

Second Del. horse diagnosed with virus
Ten days after a horse at a Kent County, Delaware facility was euthanized after being diagnosed with equine herpesvirus-1, a second horse has tested positive for the neurologic variant of the disease, from Delaware Online.  Read more >>

In the Media

American Quarter Horses Slide onto NBC January 4
American Quarter Horses return for the fourth year to nationwide television in another NBC Sports special, from the AQHA.   Read more >>

Human Interest

Cross Country: It’s no accident Oregon is the horse capital of Wisconsin
It was 32 degrees when some 60 horses began their 2-mile jaunt to downtown Oregon as a featured part of the two-day “Oregon Holidays,” from The Capital Times.  Read more >>

Equine Obituary

William Fox-Pitt’s Moon Man put down during colic surgery
William Fox-Pitt’s much-loved event horse Moon Man has been put down at the age of 17, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

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