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Equestrian Sport

Jersey Fresh event marred once again by death of horse
For the second year in a row, the Jersey Fresh eventing competition was marred by the death of a horse, as Bailey Wick suffered a fatal accident on the cross-country course at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown Saturday. From NJ.com. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Proposed wild horse holding facilities criticized
Federal land managers have announced plans for two more long-term holding facilities for wild horses, a move criticized by animal advocates who say it will leave more mustangs in permanent captivity than on the range. From Mercury News. Read more >>

Racing News

An Owner Clears a Filly’s Preakness Path
How many ways can horse racing shoot itself in the foot? It appeared to find a new one Sunday. From The New York Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Maine Gets License Plate Featuring Dog, Other Pets
A new animal welfare specialty license plate has been created for the state of Maine. From DogChannel. Read more >>

An equine art mystery
After one of his Courtney Avenue neighbors died and her house was sold, Gordon Burnette noticed several old paintings left by the curb with some other junk. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Study sees NC horse industry boosting rural areas
North Carolina’s advocate for rural economies has some ideas about how the state’s horse industry can help business down on the farm. From The Fayetteville Observer. Read more >>

Mayor as Nervous Father: ‘You Just Hold Your Breath’
He craned his neck and turned his body this way and that, his eyes trained on the horse and rider in front of him. From New York Times. Read more >>

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