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Equine Welfare

House weighs ban on equine double-decker transport
The House of Representatives is considering a bill to ban transporting horses in double-deck trailers, thereby turning into federal law a similar rule the U.S. Department of Agriculture has had in place the last two years. From DVM360. Read more >>

Miramar horses’ slaughter: Animal cruelty among potential charges, police say
Police announced today that whoever recently slaughtered two horses for their meat in Miramar could face a litany of charges, including animal cruelty. From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

Racing News

Horse Racing Notebook: It’s Underdog vs. Supergirl
Go ahead, make fun of him again. Mine That Bird showed up at the Kentucky Derby with a resale-shop aura. From The Houston Chronicle. Read more >>

In Other News

NBC Will Air the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Prior to the Preakness Stakes on May 16
Just before super-filly Rachel Alexandra tries to spoil Kentucky Derby longshot winner Mine That Bird’s attempt to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, don’t miss Headley Brittania gallop to the top of the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** with a history-making performance. From USEF. Read more >>

Princess opens equine hospital
300 guests watched Princess Haya of Jordan officially open Newmarket Equine Hospital, rated as one of the best in Europe. From Cambridge News. Read more >>

Walking for horses
Horse – search for the word on the internet and instantly on the screen will materialize magnificent photographs of sleek horses running along a beach, trotting in a pasture with head held high and horses carrying young ladies on their backs. From The People’s Defender. Read more >>

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