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Equestrian Sport

Georgina Bloomberg, daughter of N.Y. mayor, triumphs in equestrian event in Wellington
Georgina Bloomberg ended a frustrating two-year drought Thursday at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival. From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

Fight against Greenwich Park for 2012 intensifies
The high-powered campaign to stop Greenwich Park being used for the 2012 equestrian events will be intensified on Friday when a study and independent economic report are delivered to the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games. From The Telegraph. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Saving Horses, One Horse at a Time
“Equine 808 Horse Rescue was created because of my love for horses and the industry,” Betina Parker explains. Her organized rescue service on Oahu is new, but her love for horses and her desire to help both horses and humans goes back many years. From Honolulu Advertiser. Read more >>

Racing News

Magna files for bankruptcy
Facing the prospect of defaulting on multiple loans, Magna Entertainment Corp., North America’s top racetrack owner in terms of revenue, filed for bankruptcy Thursday. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

In Other News

National Equine Population Tops 4 Million
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released the results of the 2007 Census of Agriculture which was conducted by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). From SBOANJ. Read more >>

New BLM chief named for Nevada wild horse program
Alan Shepherd has been named the new head of the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse and burro program in Nevada. From KVTN. Read more >>

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