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2010 World Equestrian Games

2010 Games to Host Forum on Games and the Economy
The World Games 2010 Foundation is partnering with the Lexington Public Library and Business Lexington to host the second community forum for the 2010 Games. From FEI Games 2010. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

ASPCA Sounds-Off on Proposed Horse Carriage Bill
The controversy over horse-drawn carriages in the city has heated up again, this time with two competing bills in front of the City Council – one seeking to ban the industry and another that would change its oversight. From MSNBC. Read more >>

Resolution supporting horse slaughter passes
A nonbinding resolution to allow the transport of horses to Mexico or Canada for slaughter passed the Utah Senate on Thursday 19-8 and soon will cross the governor’s desk. From The Salt Lake Tribune. Read more >>

Montana Farm Bureau Supportive of Horse Slaughterhouse Bill
House Bill 418, which would encourage potential investors to open a horse slaughterhouse in the state, has garnered support from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation. From Flathead Beacon. Read more >>

Bill would block killing of wild horses, burros
Legislation was introduced Thursday in Congress that would prevent the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from killing otherwise healthy wild horses and burros that roam Western states. From The Mercury News. Read more >>

In Other News

Citrus Cup “Morgan Idol” Contest Deadline Tuesday!
Those acts wanting to compete in AMHA’s “Morgan Idol” Contest at the 2009 Citrus Cup Regional have until Tuesday, February 17 to get their videos to AMHA. From AMHA. Read more >>

Horse in NW Wis. rescued after falling in well
The owners say their horse may have spent a full day in a collapsed well at Prairie Farm in northwestern Wisconsin before being found and rescued by workers who dug a trench to get her out. From Chicago Tribune. Read more >>

A Woman on Horseback Finds Friends on the Road
On a chilly morning nearly two weeks ago, Donna Byrne packed everything she owned onto one horse, climbed atop another, and set out for Ocala, a ranching town 160 miles north. From New York Times. Read more >>

Horse therapy helps youth deal with life issues
The teens frantically wave their arms, snap their fingers and make clicking sounds with their tongues in an attempt to get the horse to follow them and step over a piece of plastic pipe suspended across two overturned plastic buckets. From High Plains Journal. Read more >>

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