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2010 World Equestrian Games

Setting sights on 2010 — and beyond
Eight world championships in equestrian sports will be decided during 16 days of competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park. From Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Ian Millar leads Canada to Nations’ Cup victory; United States places fourth
In front of a sellout crowd of about 8,000 spectators, Canada took back the gold Friday night in a nail-biting finish at the $75,000 FEI Nations’ Cup presented by CN at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. From Palm Beach Daily News. Read more >>

McLain Ward sparkles again aboard Sapphire at Wellington equestrian event
McLain Ward was convinced after one overseas phone call. It was a dear friend and partner in Belgium who told the Wellington rider “you need to buy this horse.” From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

The University of Findlay to Host National Equestrian Competition
The University of Findlay will host the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) National Championships April 18 and 19 at the James L. Child Jr. Equestrian Complex. From Findlay Living. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Pickens says her horse sanctuary plans slowed
Madeleine Pickens says her plan to create a wild horse sanctuary in the West has been slowed but not derailed by the worst economy in a generation and a changing-of-the-guard in Washington, D.C. From Associated Press. Read more >>

In Other News

Horses Join Forces With Omaha Police
The Omaha Police Department continues to grow as two members were added to the force this weekend. They have not only found employment, but a new place of residence. From WOWT. Read more >>

Quarter horse breeding continues apace
The number of new quarter horse registrations in North America dropped by 30,000 horses last year from 2005 figures, but the breed still accounts for more foals on the ground than all other breeds recorded by the US Jockey Club put together. From Horsetalk.co.nz. Read more >>

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