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Equestrian Sport

FEI World Cup™ Dressage Riders Announced
The FEI has taken some decisions on the Wild Cards considering the 24th FEI World Cup™ Final Dressage, taking place April 15-19 in Las Vegas. The wild cards are granted to Americans Leslie Morse on Kingston and Jan Ebeling on Rafalca. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Health

Morgan Study Being Conducted
The University of Minnesotais performing a study on tying up in Morgan horses. One cause for tying up inhorses of all breeds is type 1 Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM), forwhich there is now a genetic test that uses blood or hair roots. From AMHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Man charged after abandoning horse in Maplewood
A man faces animal cruelty charges after police say a shire horse was left abandoned at an unusual location. From KSTP. Read more >>

Industry News

AQHA Members Visit Capitol Hill, Form Q-Contacts
AQHA’s Public Policy Committee’s vision of a grassroots lobbying group made up of knowledgeable and passionate AQHA members became a reality February 10-12 in Washington, D.C. From AQHA. Read more >>

ApHC Announces Trainer Of The Year Nominees
The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) is proud to announce the Trainer of the Year nominees for 2008. From ApHC. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse killed after car rams buggy near Selinsgrove
A horse was killed and a woman injured Wednesday after a car slammed into the back of an open buggy, thrusting the woman into the air on Sassafras Street. From The Daily Item. Read more >>

Baby Horse Dies in Flood
Concerns of flooding on the Elm River in Westport forced Governor Mike Rounds to issue a declaration of an emergency in an effort to help with flood response efforts. From KSFY. Read more >>

International horse fair bucks financial crisis in Germany
Equitana Essen is considered one of the world’s leading fairs for all things horse-related, from high-tech tack to nutritious snacks all the way to the beasts themselves. From Expatica.com. Read more >>

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