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Equestrian Sport

Mills Takes Intermediate Open Reserve at NRBC
Matt Mills caught the attention of all in attendance in the open finals at the 2009 National Reining Breeders Classic in Katy, Texas, with his run aboard The Sargeant Dunnit. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Scores of Neglected Mustangs Imperiled on Nebraska Ranch
At least 60 horses are dead and more than 100 others are seriously emaciated at a mustang facility in Morrill County, Nebraska. From The Topeka Capital-Journal. Read more >>

As Wild Horses Breed, a Voice for Contraception
The long-simmering controversy over what to do with America’s wild horses has come to a boil again. From New York Times. Read more >>

Equine economics
Two years ago, the Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic in Freeland often paid more than $500 for mares to use as surrogates. From Read more >>

In Other News

Equine masseuse helps horses of every trade take weight off the saddle
When Boo gets sore, he gets a massage. Because he is a horse, there isn’t any fancy spa treatment. From Newark Advocate. Read more >>

Drugs, toxins probed in polo horse deaths
Florida investigators said Tuesday that they suspect an adverse reaction to drugs or toxins as the cause of the sudden deaths of 21 polo horses from Venezuela, amid growing calls for routine drug testing in the equine sport. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

A-B keeps Clydesdale image strong and growing
Cooper the Clydesdale was worn out after nosy journalists had spent the morning petting, photographing and filming him. From STL Today. Read more >>

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