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Equestrian Sport

Lynch proves Olympic ordeal is thing of past with timely return to form
Denis Lynch made a firm return to form over the weekend in Bordeaux when finishing ninth in Saturday night’s World Cup qualifier and sixth in yesterday’s Grand Prix partnering his Olympic ride, Lantinus. From Irish Independent. Read more >>

Eric Lamaze Named 2008 Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year
Equine Canada (EC) has named Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, Ontario, the 2008 Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year. From Hunter Jumper News. Read more >>

Horse Health

Diabetic horse is the only one of his type
he glucose readings on the day-old foal made no sense. He was brought in by his owners because his mama wasn’t producing enough milk for him, and the doctors at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute had prescribed all the right fluids and had turned a weak foal into a rambunctious baby overnight. From Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Wild horses outpace adoptions
Federal officials don’t know where thousands of wild horses will live, but they know it won’t be on the Western range. From Tulsa World. Read more >>

Hay is for horses, with school’s help
Every holiday season, the Retired Equine Adoption Society of the Northeast makes a plea for volunteers, donations and other needs for its 17 horses. From Times Leader. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse Riding Worse Than Ecstasy
In an article for a medical journal, Professor David Nutt compares the risks of using ecstasy to people’s addiction to horse riding – or what he terms “equasy”. From Sky News. Read more >>

Denver’s rearing blue mustang draws wild reaction
Rearing 32 feet high, the metallic blue mustang sculpture demands the attention of every traveler through Denver International Airport. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

Trespassers cut horse’s tail on American Indians’ Whitehall property
It was appalling enough when someone smacked Hawk the horse with a two-by-four a couple of years ago, blinding his left eye and knocking out four teeth. From The Morning Call. Read more >>

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