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Equestrian world looking forward to a more positive 2009
The equestrian scene didn’t reach quite the same level of tumult as the stock market in 2008, but it had plenty of jagged edges that will require some smoothing in 2009 and beyond, from NJ.com.  Read more >>

‘The Year of the Horse’ – From equine abuse to chicken chaos to a famous baby, it was quite a year
As 2008 comes to a close, we take a look back through the stories that shaped our lives this past year in western Montana, from the Missoulian.  Read more >>

NRHA recognizes trio for judging contest accomplishments
From California to the Northeast and Canada, as far as the deep-south into the heart of Texas, young collegians are trained in intricacies of judging Reining horses, from the NRHA.  Read more >>

American Saddlebred Museum Announces New Exhibition
The new year-long exhibition in the American Saddlebred Museum, Moments of Merit: Select Pieces of Saddlebred History, will open Friday, February 13 and run through December, from the KHP.  Read more >>

Silent Auction Supports USHJA Foundation and NARHA
A silent auction held by the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) raised over $5,000 in proceeds to benefit the USHJA Foundation and the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA), from the USEF.  Read more >>

Beth Miner and Alvin Topping Honored with USHJA Lifetime Achievement Award
In its inaugural year, the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize members whose involvement in the sport, and the USHJA itself, has benefited the industry, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Mindy Darst Named 2008 USHJA Volunteer of the Year
Mindy Darst was named Volunteer of the Year by the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) at the USHJA Evening of Equestrians on December 10, 2008, from the USEF.  Read more >>

The American Trakehner Association Announces 2008 Merit Awards
The American Trakehner Association (ATA) is pleased to announce its 2008 Awards of Merit, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

2009 ASHA Regional Championships Scheduled
In 2005, the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) and Registry launched a program designating and supporting regional championship competitions around the country, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

One horse dead, others malnourished, as investigators consider cruelty charges
Investigators are looking into a possible case of animal cruelty involving nearly a dozen horses, from WQAD.  Read more >>

Rare double a one-in-a-hundred chance
A Dairy Flat stable (New Zealand) produced a miracle birth of its own on Christmas morning, from The New Zealand Herald.  Read more >>

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