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Equestrian Sport

FEI Dressage Task Force Holds First Meeting
The first meeting of the FEI Dressage Force took place on 12 and 13 January 2009 in Frankfurt (GER). From FEI. Read more >>

US Riders Kylie Wright and Mavis Spencer Top Two in Individual Qualifier at 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival
The US show jumping riders got off to a fantastic start at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival on January 16, 2009. Led by 16-year-old Kylie Wright from Sparks-Glencoe, MD, the US filled the top two spots in the Individual Qualifier. From USEF. Read more >>

HITS, Inc., Prepares for Start of 2009 HITS Desert Circuit in Thermal, CA
Next Tuesday the show-jumping action returns to the HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal, CA, with the start of the 2009 HITS Desert Circuit. From USEF. Read more >>

Exclusive E-mail Offer to USDF Members for Discipline Series Tickets to the World Equestrian Games 2010
United States Dressage Federation (USDF) members will have an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games if they are a USDF member as of February 11, 2009 and have a valid e-mail address on file with the USDF. From USDF. Read more >>

Equine Health

Horse quarantine reaches South Dakota
South Dakota’s state veterinarian, Sam Holland, says at least one horse in the state has been quarantined after being exposed to a venereal disease. From Farm Forum. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Legislature: 2009: Senator focuses on horse abuse
In the wake of a spree of abandoned horses across the West, a Flathead lawmaker wants to make it a crime to abandon or starve horses. From The Missoulian. Read more >>

CSI techniques to work magic in animal kingdom
CSI has put Las Vegas, New York and Miami on the forensic map. Now, an American university is going to work a little CSI magic in the animal kingdom. From Read more >>

In Other News

Storm Cat to be offered to Quarter Horse mares
Retirement will transition into a new opportunity for Storm Cat, the world’s leading commercial sire in recent years. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

Madonna will be in Wellington for Equestrian Festival
The Material Girl is coming to Wellington. Madonna is the latest celebrity to join the FTI Wellington Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. From Sun Sentinel. Read more >>

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