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Equestrian Sport

Olympics bid at virtual gallop
The proposed Olympic-caliber makeover of Tempel Farms was given a dose of virtual reality Friday when Chicago boosters presented the International Olympic Committee with bid documents for the 2016 summer games. From Lake County News-Sun. Read more >>

The competition of Neumünster at a glance
Fifteen competitors challenged each other in the seventh leg of the FEI World Cup™ Series dressage season 2008-2009 in Neumünster in the northern part of Germany. The winning pair was Isabell Werth aboard Madeleine Winter-Schulze’s Satchmo scoring the record in a qualifier so far this season of 84,610%. From FEI. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Wild Horse Funds Drying Up
Nevada’s wild horses benefited for decades from money left to them by a Californian whose relatives said he was insane. From KOLO-TV. Read more >>

Veterinarians make safety, welfare recommendations
As industry leaders continue to emphasize equine safety and welfare, the American Association of Equine Practitioners has issued guidelines. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse enthusiasts of all kinds gather for EquiFest
It’s not just horses and their owners at EquiFest –“it’s family entertainment,” says Carol Wilson, the media coordinator for one of the largest annual horse shows in the Midwest. From The Wichita Eagle. Read more >>

Skijoring offers weekend of fun
Horses and skis are the combination for a Whitefish Winter Carnival attraction that has grown in popularity in recent years. From Daily Inter Lake. Read more >>

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