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Olympic gold medallist Eric Lamaze on the lookout for another top horse
There are challenges ahead for Eric Lamaze even after winning an Olympic gold medal and becoming the world’s No. 1 rider in show jumping. From The Canadian Press. Read more >>

Gorgeous Egyptian Horses Create an “Event” to Remember
During the week of June 2-7, the Egyptian Event was held in Lexington at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Egyptian Event is known for tough competition, open only to Arabian horses of Egyptian breeding. From USEF. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse racing in Iraq gallops through the hard times 
Seven thoroughbred horses thundered down the backstretch engulfed in a cloud of desert dust before Rose of Ali surged across the finish line first, spurred by the zealous whip of a jockey in white silks. From Emirates Business 24/7. Read more >>

Local Riding Farm Responds to New Equestrian Safety Law
Horseback riding is a popular activity for children and adults. Until now, it’s been up to the organization to determine if participants must wear helmets. From WMBB. Read more >>

Overbook Farm plans complete dispersal
Overbrook Farm, developed by the late William T. Young into one of the nation’s most successful breeding establishments, will completely disperse its Thoroughbred yearlings, breeding stock, and the majority of its horses in training beginning at Keeneland’s September yearling sale. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

Killer bees attack SoCal woman and her horse
Africanized honey bees swarmed a woman and her horse on a Palos Verdes Peninsula trail. From Mercury News. Read more >>

Former Equestrian Olympian and Famous Restaurateur Norman Brinker Dies at 78
Norman Brinker, who served as an alternate with the United States show jumping team at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games in Helsinki, passed away due to pneumonia while on vacation in Colorado. From USEF. Read more >>

Celebrating 70 Years of NEMHS
July marks the 70th year of the New England Morgan Horse Show. The New England show committee would like to invite all past and current exhibitors and friends to join us Thursday, July 23 at 7 p.m. under the tent to celebrate our 70 years of history. From AMHA. Read more >>

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