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Equestrian Sport

Reining Test Event Kicks Off 2010 Activities
The World Games 2010 Foundation will begin activities for the much anticipated 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games this summer when the Kentucky Cup Reining—the official test event for the discipline of reining—will slide into the new indoor arena at the Kentucky Horse Park this July. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Legal challenge for US horse slaughter plant
The new Montana law encouraging investors to build a horse slaughter plant in the US state could face legal opposition on a couple of fronts, according to an article this week in The Horse magazine. From FarmOnline. Read more >>

Famous faces get creative to help the BHS fight indiscriminate breeding in horses
A number of famous faces will be among those supporting a new welfare campaign to be launched by The British Horse Society (BHS) at Badminton. From The British Horse Society. Read more >>

Racing News

Who Speaks for Rachel Alexandra?
Sometimes in sports both sides are so disgusting that you can’t decide which you would rather see lose. From The New York Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Seabiscuit gets stamp of approval
Monday morning my wife Pat and I headed off to the post office to purchase the commemorative Seabiscuit stamp. From Press Democrat. Read more >>

Horse Makes A Break For Bangor Highway
A horse that ran away from Bangor Raceway at Bass Park made its way onto I-395 before being corraled and stopped. From WCSH6. Read more >>

Give a kid a leg up on life; donate your gently used cowboy boots
The American Paint Horse Foundation needs your help to give kids a leg up on life by donating new or gently used cowboy boots for young riders. From APHA. Read more >>

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