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2010 World Equestrian Games

Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital to Provide Services for 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Test Events
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital will provide veterinary services for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games test events, as announced today by the World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc. From WEG 2010 Foundation.  Read more >>

Industry News

AQHA Executive Vice President Bill Brewer Stepping Down March 9
The registration of more than 2 million of the now more than 5 million horses in the American Quarter Horse Association registry and a growth in membership numbers from 276,500 to more than 350,000 are examples of the success of the customer service-driven management model that Bill Brewer implemented during his 17-year tenure as AQHA Executive Vice President. From AQHA. Read more >>

American Saddlebred Horse Association Member Guy Warner Selected as Person of the Year by Minnesota Horse Council
The Minnesota Horse Council announced the selection of American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) member Guy Warner as 2008 Horse Person of the Year at their annual meeting and awards banquet on Saturday, January 17, 2009. From USEF. Read more >>

2009 Executive Board Nominees Now Posted
The 2009 Executive Board Nominees are now posted on the USDF Web site.  Nominations are open until June 1, 2009 to be included in the nomination list, which will include bios and answers to questions, that will be included in USDF Connection. From USDF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse torture case linked to 2 suspects can proceed
The Michigan Court of Appeals has reinstated felony torture charges against two horse farm operators. From Read more >>

Horse Owners Worried About Animals During Ice Storm
The freezing temperatures have become a major concern. As temperatures dip below freezing, horses and livestock animals could be in danger. From WKYT. Read more >>

Equine veterinarians hope to improve racing standards
The state of horse racing is in flux, and no one knows this better than industry insiders. At the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 54th Annual Convention this past December, a special nine-member panel of racing and performance horse officials convened for a moderated discussion titled “Medication: Past, Present, and Future in Racing and Performance Horses.” From AVMA. Read more >>

In Other News

Search continues after equestrian escape
A West Knox county man is hoping you can help reunite him a four-legged member of the family. After an accident during a Saturday trail ride, his horse raced away and has not been seen since. From WBIR. Read more >>

Equestrian Idol competition moves to new venue, night
Step aside Randy, Paula, Simon and Kara. Mark Leone, George H. Morris, Mason Phelps Jr. and Susie Schoellkopf have signed on again as judges for the 2009 Equestrian Idol Musical Talent Show to benefit The EQUUS Foundation, Inc. From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

Crews Rescue Horse From Frozen Pond
Crews have rescued a horse from a frozen pond in Campbell County. From Read more >>

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