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Equestrian Sport

Equestrian: Todd out of 2010 squad
Mark Todd and Gandalf have been left out of the national eventing squad for next year’s world equestrian games, but are in the preliminary 2012 lineup. From The New Zealand Herald. Read more >>

Jersey Fresh competition will continue next year, Horse Park of New Jersey officials say
The Horse Park of New Jersey’s Jersey Fresh eventing competition, which at one point was on the verge of being canceled for this year, definitely will be held in 2010. From Read more >>

German equestrian doping clampdown attacked
In recent weeks the national federation has suspended its elite riders ahead of any International Equestrian Federation (FEI) hearings, the most recent being multiple dressage medallist Isabell Werth. From The Telegraph. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

H-SPAN delivers the American Horse Council’s 2009 National Issues Forum
The American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum, sponsored by Luitpold, focused on the “Welfare of the Horse.” From HorseTV. Read more >>

11 horses found dead on North Texas ranch
Authorities in North Texas are investigating the deaths of 11 horses, possibly from a lack of food and water. From Dallas Morning News. Read more >>

Two horses found slaughtered in Miami-Dade
Someone, somewhere knows who’s doing this. Detective Mario Fernandez of the Miami-Dade Police Agricultural Patrol section is sure of it. From Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>

In Other News

Imlay City horse trader jailed for 30 days after bilking buyers
Chisholm Alexander, 33, an Imlay City horse trader who plead guilty last month to using the Internet to rip off would-be horse buyers learned his fate Tuesday. From The County Press. Read more >>

W.Va. tightens rules on equine health
The state Department of Agriculture has tightened health requirements for horses, donkeys and other equine being shown or sold in West Virginia. From Charleston Daily Mail. Read more >>

The job of taking care of the horses
The riders and their trusty steeds get all the glory, not to mention prize money, at the Lake Placid Horse Shows. From Lake Placid News. Read more >>

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