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2010 World Equestrian Games

Officials Work Past Economic Woes For Equestrian Games
The first stop in the United States for one of the biggest and most prestigious equestrian events in the world is in Kentucky. From MSNBC. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Aiken Event Horse Sale Offers Variety of Event Horses
After a successful inaugural sale in 2008, the Aiken Event Horse Sale (AEHS) is only a few days away, and already over 30 horses have been entered for presentation at this prestigious event. From Performance Horse Registry. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Rome bans horse-drawn carriages
Animal rights activists have succeeded in obtaining a ban on horse-drawn carriages in Rome’s historic centre following several traffic accidents. From BBC. Read more >>

Horse Industry

2008 American Morgan Horse Association Youth Achievement Winner Announced
Spencer-Shelby Conklin was honored with the second annual Youth Achievement Award at the AMHA Convention in Sacramento on February 21. From AMHA. Read more >>

2009 Online Fact Book Available on The Jockey Club’s Website
Statistics contained in The Jockey Club’s 2009 Online Fact Book, released today on the organization’s website at http://www.jockeyclub.com, reveal the extent to which the weakening global economy affected Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales in North America in 2008. From The Jockey Club. Read more >>

Equine Health

Hyperbaric clinic treats ailing horses under pressure
Ollie’s right hindquarter was swollen, a bloated version of his left leg. The problem started Sunday, and by Tuesday his owner ushered him to a hyperbaric chamber designed especially for horses. From Palm Beach Post. Read more >>

In Other News

Veterinary/Pet Care: ‘We’re looking for stability’
Like other small business owners, veterinarians are looking at ways to “recession-proof” their workplace, these days. After all, people still need to take care of their animals, don’t they? From Ocala.com. Read more >>

Whoa! Neighbors fight horse farm
Typically residents of idyllic towns like this one are known for fending off the big footprints of encroaching development to preserve their open fields and horse farms. From The Boston Globe. Read more >>

Design The New “Safe-T” T-Shirts: Help Promote Safety
Want to get involved in promoting safety in Eventing? Help the USEA design their new “Safe-T” t-shirts. From USEA. Read more >>

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