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American Vaulting Association Names Suzanne Detol Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at Annual Convention
The American Vaulting Association celebrated the 40th anniversary of its founding and presented its most prestigious awards to its members at its Annual Convention last week. From USEF. Read more >>

Caledon selected by Pan Am Games bid
Caledon Equestrian Park has been selected as the equestrian venue by the 2015 Pan American Games/Para Pan American Games Bid Corporation. From Guelph Mercury. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Wild horses starving in Canadian cold
Several wild horses have recently starved to death in westernmost Canada, unable to find food under heavy snow during this “uncommonly cold winter,” officials said Wednesday. From Yahoo! News Canada. Read more >>

In Other News

Short-legged pony costs taxpayers $17,000
A short-legged Shetland pony is so small that passers-by have been repeatedly calling authorities thinking the animal is stuck knee-deep in mud. From ninemsm. Read more >>

Fasig-Tipton cancels fall yearling sale
Fasig-Tipton announced today that it has canceled its 2009 yearling sale in Kentucky. The sale had been scheduled to begin on October 26. From Business Lexington. Read more >>

Baaa-my pony plays mother to lamb
Farmer Jeremy Hosking got more than he baa-gained for when his children’s pony Kes became attached to a newborn lamb. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Georgetown College planning equine summer school as WEG legacy
Georgetown College wants $12 million from Kentucky’s share of the federal economic stimulus funds to start an annual International Equine Summer School Program for 1,400 high school students from all over the world. From Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Centenary College helps rescue horses in trailer accident
Members of the Centenary College community proved to be good Samaritans last week when they extended a helping hand to ensure the safety of two horses who were the victims of a vehicle accident. From NJ.com. Read more >>

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