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2010 World Equestrian Games

City Unveils More Plans For World Equestrian Games
The countdown is winding down. We’re just 18 months from the World Equestrian Games. On Wednesday, organizers and city leaders met to update the public on the progress and improvements being made. From WKYT. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Winter Equestrian Festival culminates in $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
The FTI Winter Equestrian Festival ends this week at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby is the highlight event Saturday night at 7 p.m. Prize money, including $15,000 for first place, will be on the line. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

UHC Speaker Program Growing
The Unwanted Horse Coalition’s National Speaker Program has been up and running since January 2009 with immediate success. From the Unwanted Horse Coaliton. Read more >>

Study of N.D. horse slaughter plant endorsed
North Dakota’s Senate has endorsed spending $50,000 for a study of whether a horse slaughterhouse would be workable in the state. From The Dickinson Press. Read more >>

In Other News

Chocolate expo is a sweet way to help Camp Venture
The expo, which is on the fourth floor of the Palisades Center in West Nyack, is expected to draw up to 15,000 people, says organizer Marvin Baum of Baum Image Group in Valley Cottage. From Read more >>

Zebra found on I-75 thrives after rehab
Evidence the zebra is about to celebrate his one-year anniversary at Noah’s Ark, the Locust Grove facility that took him in after he was found injured along I-75. From Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Read more >>

New License Plate Promotes Horse Industry
The new equine specialty license plate, which promotes the horse industry and its educational programs, can be ordered today. From Read more >>

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