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Former Owner of Racehorses Now Works to Save Them
As a longtime owner of thoroughbreds, Madeleine Pickens has made the famous walk to the Churchill Downs paddock with some great racehorses. From The New York Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Emaciated horse becomes Michigan racing champion
When Ernest Davenport first met Jasper, he was an emaciated horse on his way to the slaughterhouse. From The Chicago Tribune. Read more >>

Cal Poly students show off Arabian horses
Aside from classes and her job, Julie Devault devotes three to four hours of her day to volunteering at Cal Poly Pomona’s K.W. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center. From Contra Costa Times. Read more >>

Riding nonprofit sees donations of horses jump
The sun was setting over a barn behind the Show Place Arena and Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro on Tuesday evening, and four adults were leading 13-year-old Kalonji Griffin, who has cerebral palsy, and his horse around an open arena. From Read more >>

Kentucky Horse Council Provides a Resource for New and Potential Horse Owners
Understanding the responsibilities of horse ownership just became much easier thanks to a new DVD, HorseSmarts: Essential Advice for Today’s Horse Owner, from the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) and produced by Marvo Entertainment Group. From The Kentucky Horse Park. Read more >>

Behold your top horses
Spanish horses danced, mariachis played, and a crowd of 2,800 converged Saturday night on the Los Angeles Equestrian Center for the 11th annual Fiesta of the Spanish Horse extravaganza, the capstone of four days of competitions. From Glendale News-Press. Read more >>

NBC Will Air the Rolex Equestrian Championships Right Before the Preakness Stakes
Due to the NHL Playoff game running into three overtimes, the highlight show from the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event will now air Saturday, May 16, 2009, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET as the lead-in to NBC’s coverage of the Preakness. From Read more >>

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