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Spring Steeplechase at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center canceled
The April 4 Spring Steeplechase at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington has been canceled. From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

100-Mile Horse Race Draws Over 200 Riders to Chester
Local residents who want to visit with those participating in the 100-mile race right outside of Chester are welcome to do so at no charge, just park in the field next to the fence and walk down the path to where the campsites are. From Courier-Herald. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse crime becomes mane concern
An initiative is under way in south west Scotland to help tackle the issue of equine crime in the area. From BBC News. Read more >>

Afton man loses ownership rights to seized horses
An Afton man who saw 39 sickly horses and two donkeys carted away from his Waynesboro farm last week lost his rights to own the animals Friday during a petition hearing in Waynesboro General District Court. From News-Leader. Read more >>

In Other News

A Long Way From Home, Moving at Great Speed
The first race at Aqueduct on Thursday unfolded under moody skies and a blanket of mist. It was hard, at the beginning, to discern the jockey in green and white silks astride the chestnut filly Spa Princess in the middle of the thundering pack, until the final turn. From NY Times. Read more >>

Woman who plays classical music to soothe horses told to get licence
Rosemary Greenway has been playing passages of opera and orchestral symphonies on the radio to the animals at her stables for more than 20 years, convinced that it helps soothe them. From The Telegraph. Read more >>

AMHAY Art Contest
The AMHA Youth Council is holding an art contest to determine the logo that will be used to promote the Youth Council Charity event “Justin Time For A Cure,” at the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show. From AMHA. Read more >>

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