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2010 World Equestrian Games

Kentucky’s First Lady Jane Beshear Perfect Hostess for the Alltech/2010 World Equestrian Games
Jane Beshear, wife of Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, shares with many of her state’s residents a passion for horses. From Dressage Daily. Read more >>

Horse Park will host WEG warmup
The Kentucky Horse Park will get a multi-discipline test this summer in advance of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. From Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Arkansas Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law
A bill making aggravated cruelty to cats, dogs and horses a felony on the first offense has been signed into law. From Read more >>

Dead horses found dumped with brands cut off
Someone is leaving domestic horses on public land, without a way for the animals to eat or survive. From KTVB. Read more >>

Horses Found Neglected In Carriage Company Tent
Crews on Friday went in to rescue as many as seven horses that were found in poor condition in a tent on the city’s Near Northwest Side. From CBS2 Chicago. Read more >>

Horse Inudstry

Horse-drawn carriage firms say business is suffering
Tate the carriage horse now spends his days eating hay inside a small, quiet lot in Old Town. From Chicago Tribune. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse on the lam takes authorities for lengthy ride
Gracie the horse may be a little tired and ready for some chow, but she was unharmed after her nearly six mile adventure Thursday afternoon. From The Journal Times. Read more >>

It’s off to new pasture for Nebraska horse
The one-horse town of Hickman is now a no-horse town. An elderly horse that drew worldwide attention for his owner’s refusal to comply with an ordinance barring livestock inside city limits has been moved to a new pasture. From Read more >>

3 Belgian draft horses have tail hair cut
Three Belgian draft horses in Elbert County have had their tails hacked, prompting a warning to neighboring ranchers and a plea from investigators. From Read more >>

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