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Equestrian Sport

Jersey Fresh fresh out of cash
Forget the rumors. The Jersey Fresh three-day event, which came close to being scuttled for financial considerations, will return to the Horse Park of New Jersey this spring after all — but it needs help. From Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse slaughter study wanted
A North Dakota lawmaker is pushing a bill that would set money aside to study whether the state should process unwanted horses. From The Bismarck Tribune. Read more >>

Few wild horses find homes during BLM auction
When the Spanish conquistadors began exploring the southwest 400 years ago, it was on the backs of horses. From The Salt Lake Tribune. Read more >>

Dead And Suffering Horses, 80 Dogs, Found On Farm
Investigators in Virginia looking into the death of two horses say they uncovered a massive case of animal neglect this week. From WITN. Read more >>

Buyer beware when you donate to horse rescues
An organization that claims to be a nonprofit or not-for-profit horse rescue should meet several standards, and would-be donors should be aware of these before donating money or time, according to people in the industry. From WTOP. Read more >>

Horse Racing

State to study whether Santa Anita’s synthetic helps horses
Santa Anita’s synthetic track as been controversial, but backers say it’s cut down on horse injuries. From L.A. Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Drill team shows off rehabbed horses
The Jack Knife Hollow Hick Chicks youth drill team rides with one motto: All horses are valued and can do anything when given time. From The Columbia Missourian. Read more >>

A call for equine art
The New England Equine Art Experience is calling to artists to enter the “Heart of the Horse” online and gallery exhibit. From Village Soup. Read more >>

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