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2010 World Equestrian Games

UK continues preparing for Equestrian Games
As the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games near, UK is continuing to prepare for the internationally recognized event. From Ky Kernel. Read more >>

Reining and Vaulting Schedules for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Revised
The World Games 2010 Foundation announced a revision to the competition schedule for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The new schedule moves the reining competition to September 25-30, and shifts the vaulting competition to October 1-10. No other discipline schedules were altered. From USEF. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Date and Location Announced for 2009 North American Junior/Young Rider Championships Pending Final FEI Approval
Pending final FEI approval, the USEF is announcing the following date and location for the 2009 North American Junior/Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC). From USEF. Read more >>

Canadians rule in show jumping
Canadian show jumpers dominated opening Spy Coast Farm event action Wednesday at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington. From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

Horse industry spurs on local economy
When Mike and Stephanie Grinyer pack up their belongings and leave Marion County in April, the couple estimate they and their friends will have spent at least $100,000 during their three-month stay here. From Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Saving Buttercup
A horse named Buttercup, is so weak in the legs she needs a sling to help her stand. “She was found because she went into a woman’s garage on the Warm Springs Reservation and tried to eat the dog food and bird seed,” said Joan Steelhammer, Owner of the Equine Outreach in Bend. From KOHD. Read more >>

In Other News

Equine cloning topic of Webcast
American Quarter Horse Association members who can’t make it to the equine cloning forum at the 2009 AQHA Annual Convention in March can watch the event online in the members section of From Ag Weekly. Read more >>

Horse injured in Inaugural Parade visits Days End Farm
Ears pricked, Mouse stepped eagerly off the horse trailer Wednesday and looked around at the waiting crowd as if he were expecting applause. From Frederick News Post. Read more >>

Saddlebred Museum to host two signing events at the ASHA Convention
During the 2009 American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) Convention at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa, Thursday, February 12, through Saturday, February 14, the American Saddlebred Museum will host two signing events at their booth in the vending area. From ASHA. Read more >>

Official proposes rules on NC horse-watching tours
There’s talk along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina about starting to regulate the tour operators who guide visitors along beaches and back roads to look at wild horses. From WNCT. Read more >>

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