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Equestrian Sport

Charles rides two into top 3 of Equisport Agency Grand Prix
The odds were with Peter Charles at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival on Sunday at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. From Sun Sentinel. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

California Plan Models Equine Rescues after Animal Shelters
Faculty members at the University of California, Davis, are working on a plan to reduce the number of unwanted horses by modeling equine rescues after small animal shelters. Read more >>

Brooke Hospital of Animals sued by Afghan welfare group
The UK’s largest overseas equine charity, the Brooke Hospital for Animals, is embroiled in a legal battle over help for horses in Afghanistan. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Eleven horses belonging to politician stabbed
Eleven thoroughbreds belonging to Philippines politician Jesli Lapus have been found stabbed in their stables. From Horsetalk.co.nz. Read more >>

Horse Industry

Horse breeders’ fund expected to be down
Kentucky’s Breeders’ Incentive Fund, touted as a way to help preserve the state’s horse breeding industry, is likely to have much less money in the next few years to encourage mares and stallions to stay here. From Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Jump for economy
The dust will be flying Tuesday as thousands of horses and equestrians return to the Coachella Valley for the 2009 HITS Desert Horse Circuit. From The Desert Sun. Read more >>

In Other News

Video: Feline Equestrian
Most everyone knows the saying cats have nine lives. Well, one Medford cat is putting that saying to the test and counting on those extra lives. From Alaska Superstation. Read more >>

A different view of inauguration
Senior Airman Brad Sisson will be honored to attend the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, even if he will not have a bird’s eye view. Come Tuesday, he’s all about horses. From Daily Press. Read more >>

Woman horse rider kicked out of Tesco store because she was ‘too smelly’
On her way home from a morning’s riding, Krys Gunton popped into the supermarket for a few groceries. But the only thing she ended up taking home was an insult. From Daily Mail. Read more >>

TWHBEA Gaite Experience Comes to Tunica
TWHBEA is offering a Gaited Experience in conjunction with the Midsouth Horsefest in Tunica, Mississippi on February 20 – 22, 2009 at the Tunica Battle Arena. From TWHBEA. Read more >>

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