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2010 World Equestrian Games

Kentucky Ale Will Be the Official Beer of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced Kentucky Ale as the Official Beer of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. From WEG Foundation. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation to be Judged by Entire USA Olympic Gold Medal Team This Weekend
The USA 2008 Olympic Gold medal team will be the judging panel for the George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Friday, March 13. From USEF. Read more >>

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event To Be Televised Worldwide
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, April 23-26, is pleased to announce that NBC will broadcast a one-hour program on the CCI**** on Sunday, May 3. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Illinois Equine Welfare Organizations Unite to Denounce Proposed Repeal on Horse Slaughter Ban
In a joint statement issued today to the Illinois General Assembly, Illinois-based equine rescue organizations announced their united opposition to pending legislation that would repeal the state ban on horse slaughter enacted in 2007. From PRNewswire.com. Read more >>

Horse’s Life Didn’t Turn Out As Planned
Bodie is a 15-year-old American Saddlebred, born to be a show horse. But life turned out different. From Tampa Bay Online. Read more >>

Lashing out
Story of local donkey roping event draws local, global response from upset burro rescuers, breeders alleging cruelty, possible criminal acts. From Mineral Wells Index. Read more >>

In Other News

American Quarter Horse Association Reviews Cloning
On Monday, March 9, the AQHA Board of Directors voted that action on a member proposal to approve the registration of foals produced by cloning be postponed until the 2010 AQHA Annual Convention. From AQHA. Read more >>

Nearly $7 Million Generated Annually for the District of Columbia by Washington International Horse Show
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), a major equestrian event based in Washington, DC, since 1958, generates nearly $7 million in economic impact to the District of Columbia annually, according to a recent study conducted by Stephen S. Fuller, PhD, Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and Director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. From USEF. Read more >>

Christie Little Wins a Morgan Horse
Nine-year-old Christie Little of Harrington, Delaware, is the proud winner of CBMF Walk The Line (GLB Bell Pepper x Hyland Acres Obsession) or “Cash,” as part of the Team Morgan Win a Morgan essay contest. From AMHA. Read more >>

“Curlies” Available at Next Internet Adoption; March 11-25, 2009
The next Internet adoption will begin on March 11 and will offer Curlies and Sulphurs.   We are starting to load the new photos and will be done before applications open, on March 9. From BLM.gov. Read more >>

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