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Additional Divisions to Receive Prize Money at Great American/United States Dressage Federation Regional Dressage Championships
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) and Great American Insurance Group are pleased to announce that prize money at the Great American/USDF Regional Dressage Championships has been increased to include the adult amateur and junior/young rider divisions at both the intermediate II and grand prix levels. From USEF. Read more >>

Red Hills Horse Trials Cancelled Due To Economic Uncertainties
The Red Hills Horse Trials, scheduled for March 13-15, has been cancelled. The organizing committee of Jane Barron, Terrie Brooks and Marvin Mayer reluctantly made the decision last week due to a lack of entries. From USEF. Read more >>

County looking to accommodate Quarter Horse Congress expansion
Franklin County officials aren’t expecting to bid “Happy Trails” to one of the area’s major tourism events, jumping at the chance to further cement the All American Quarter Horse Congress in the region. From Columbus Business First. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Unwanted horses seminar to be held in Hamilton
A free seminar on “The Unwanted Horse” will be presented by Douglas Corey at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Bitterroot River Inn in Hamilton. From The Missoulian. Read more >>

Animal Welfare Institute Establishes Abandoned Horse Reward Fund
he Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) announced today the establishment of the “Animal Welfare Institute Abandoned Horse Reward Fund.” Under the program, individuals providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone who abandons a horse in violation of state law will be rewarded with up to $1,000 by AWI. From PR Newswire. Read more >>

In Other News

Giant horse to become £2m artwork
A giant white horse has been chosen as a new £2m art commission for south east England dubbed “Angel of the South”. From The BBC. Read more >>

Stable manager workshop to be held on Feb. 18
Stable managers and owners are encouraged to attend the Stable Managers workshop that will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Kenosha County Center, highways 50 and 45. From The Journal Times. Read more >>

Video: Jen White Kane wins Equestrian Idol
On Friday night, February 6, the equestrian community named Jen White Kane as its most talented performer in the 2009 Equestrian Idol Musical Talent Show. From Phelps Media. Read more >>

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