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Equestrian Sport

German equestrain federation disbands Olympic team
The German equestrian federation disbanded its Olympic team on Thursday and suspended a four-time Olympic champion following a string of allegations involving doping and illegal medication. From USA Today. Read more >>

Showjumper Kroon suspended for doping
Swedish showjumper Sofia Kroon has been suspended 15 months by the country’s equestrian federation after two of her horses tested positive for a banned substance. From USA Today. Read more >>

In Other News

Compton Jr. Posse to Fundraise For New Equestrian School
Carson middle school student Nathan Bonner has been riding horses for the past year. During that time, the activity has gone from a hobby to a way of life. From LA Watts Times. Read more >>

Girl forms special bond with her blind horse
Alex Cline, 15, is used to the question: “How do you ride a blind horse?” “I just ride her the same way I rode her before she went blind,” the Scottsdale Saddle Club Drill Team member replies. From AZ Central. Read more >>

BLM offers allowance on purchase of horses, burros
Adopters of selected adult wild horses can receive a one-time allowance of $500 from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to help offset the cost of keeping the animal. From The Duncan Banner. Read more >>

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