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Equestrian Sport

Horse Park hosts Jersey Fresh Three-Day Event
Local residents will have the opportunity to watch some of the most talented East Coast horses and riders test their mettle at the Jersey Fresh Three-Day Event. From The Examiner. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horsemen’s bill to rescue unwanted race horses blocked; PETA paranoia blamed
PETA paranoia is being blamed for a bill being held up in the Oklahoma House to rescue neglected race horses who are dying of sickness and neglect. From Read more >>

Racing News

Jumps races suspended after horse deaths
The Racing Victoria board will host an urgent meeting next week to decide whether to continue jumps races. From ABC News. Read more >>

Rachel Alexandra Is Sold and May Run Preakness
Rachel Alexandra, the 3-year-old super filly who ran past the Kentucky Oaks field Friday at Churchill Downs, has been purchased by a partnership led by Jess Jackson, who campaigned Curlin, the two-time Horse of the Year. From The New York Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Wild Horses and Burros Headed to Augusta, MI for Weekend Adoption
The U.S. Department of Interior’s, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will offer approximately 60 wild horses on May 8 – 9, 2009, ranging from yearling to 5 years old. From WIFR. Read more >>

Queen Creek riders get kick out of ‘horse soccer’
When Kris Patch takes her three kids to play in a soccer match, they saddle up their horses and let their mounts do the fancy footwork. From Read more >>

Annual horse drive coming through Maybell
Donald Broom, 42, has worked at Moffat County’s Sombrero Ranches for about a quarter century, and is now a member of the tourism business’ management team. From Craig Daily Press. Read more >>

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