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2010 World Equestrian Games

Horse Park, Newtown Pike might be ‘clean zone’ during WEG
The Kentucky Horse Park and Newtown Pike would become a “clean zone” of selected advertising during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, according to a draft agreement between the city and the WEG foundation to be discussed by city council members Tuesday. From Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

USEF to Host Para-Equestrian Training Session
The USEF will be hosting a Para-Equestrian Dressage Training Session March 18-19 2009 in Woodinville, WA. The Training Session is designed to help riders who have various disabilities learn more about competing in Dressage at a National or International Level. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

After Horse’s Death, Push to Strengthen Buster’s Law
Skye’s owner shared her heartbreaking story at Hudson Valley Community College Monday night. Dawn Feathers is hopeful legislators will now strengthen Buster’s Law to include horses. From Fox23 News. Read more >>

Horses Could Be Euthanized Without Donations
For the first time, agencies devoted protecting large animals might have to kill them. From KCRA. Read more >>

Horse Industry

AHC Issues Forum to Highlight Welfare of Horse
The American Horse Council has announced that the focus of this year’s National Issues Forum will be the “Welfare of the Horse.” From American Horse Council. Read more >>

Deal would keep Horse Lovers Park open more often
Users of Arizona Horse Lovers Park will pay new fees to use the facility under an agreement worked out with the city to keep the park open five days a week instead of three. From AZCentral. Read more >>

Yemen officially joins World Arabian Horse Organization
Yemen joined officially the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO) after voting for accepting Yemen’s joining request in the WAHO’s conference on Monday in Mascot of Oman. From Saba Net. Read more >>

In Other News

A horse is not just a horse, of course
Sometimes a horse is more than a horse. When it is a Clydesdale, it is a marketing icon. From Baltimore Sun. Read more >>

Rare Horse Dies at National Zoo’s Conservation and Research Center
A six-month-old, male Przewalski’s horse died at the National Zoo’s Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Va. Friday, Jan. 30 due to a fractured neck. From Warren County Report. Read more >>

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