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Equestrian Sport

Galway Downs to Host West Coast Young Event Horse Championships This Fall
All the top four- and five-year-old talented event horses in the country will now have an equal opportunity to compete in the Spalding Labs/USEA Young Event Horse Championships, as Galway Downs has graciously opened their doors to host the inaugural  West Coast YEH Championship at their fall three-day. From USEA. Read more >>

Industry News

My Rockin Ryon wins 2008 MD Barns Silver Spur Award
My Rockin Ryon received the MD Barns Silver Spur Award at the 69th AQHA Convention March 8 in San Antonio, Texas. From AQHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Animal advocates decry Texas horse feedlot
Animal health advocates want improvements made at a West Texas horse feedlot where they say live horses are feeding in pens as carcasses decompose in the open and that some horses eat hay from atop compost piles. From Houston Chronicle. Read more >>

In Other News

Seeking horse-crossing warnings
After being struck by a van while riding her horse, the equestrian is hoping the township will install signs. From MSNBC. Read more >>

Injured Deerfield Man Vows To Continue Horse-Drawn Trip
A Deerfield man traveling cross-county in a horse-drawn RV continues to recover and plans to return to the road. From WMUR. Read More >>

Feds to auction Nevada’s popular curly horses
In a Palomino Valley corral, some wild stallions and mares have curly manes, corkscrew tails and winter coats that make the mustangs look like tall, skinny brown sheep. From Read more >>

Pit bull bites horse; horse crushes pit bull
A pit bull died this week when a horse it was chasing and biting was struck by an SUV and fell on the dog, crushing it, a police sergeant said. From Caller-Times. Read more >>

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