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Equestrian Sport

Outdoor stadium applauded at Rolex
You can see it from the parking lot. An imposing open structure of hunter green and limestone blocks, shading the seats that surround the large outdoor arena where, in earlier days, gladiators might have battled. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Polo needs drug testing for horses, Humane Society says
The sport of polo needs new oversight to protect its prized horses, the nation’s largest animal protection organization said after reports that a pharmacy’s mistake with medication may have killed 21 animals. From CNN. Read more >>

Animal cruelty charged: Horses, land both suffered at ranch
The Nebraska rancher whose emaciated horses are being rescued this week grazed more than 200 mustangs on his 1,900-acre 3-Strikes Mustang Ranch, Sand Hills land that now stands a barren contrast to its green neighbors. From Read more >>

Humane Society warns about severely underweight horse
As she trotted through the streets of Thibodaux this past Mardi Gras season, Misty, a brown-and-white paint horse, impressed onlookers and provided her owner Robert Ross with a sense of pride and satisfaction. From Daily Comet. Read more >>

In Other News

Rolex merchants prepare for WEG
Along with the horses, riders and crowds at the Kentucky Horse Park this week, merchants are a major part of the landscape at the Rolex Three-Day Event. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

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