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Horse dies of heart attack after chuckwagon race at Calgary Stampede
A horse has died of a heart attack following a chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede. From The Canadian Press. Read more >>

Horse-tripping bill sent to governor
Horse tripping, a common sport in small rodeos where a galloping horse is roped to the ground for points and entertainment, would be illegal in Arizona if Gov. Jan Brewer signs the bill state lawmakers sent her last week. From AZ Central. Read more >>

In Other News

Equestrian Show Saved
Dressage trainer Lisa Blackmon isn’t in the business of making snap decisions, but her latest…”We didn’t even think about it.” From The 33 TV. Read more >>

Trolley horses withstand water-balloon scare
Sal Orona Jr. was talking with a customer about his family’s business, Solvang Trolley and Carriage Company, when his horse Clara was spooked by a water balloon thrown in their direction on Saturday June 27. From Santa Ynez Valley News. Read more >>

Second wild horse roundup set
Federal officials will use a combination of helicopter roundups and fertility control methods to reduce wild horse numbers around Lander later this year, according to Bureau of Land Management administrators. From The Casper Star-Tribune. Read more >>

Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak Requires Special Health Papers for Youth World
Due to the recent outbreak of vesicular stomatitis (VS) in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, the Oklahoma State Veterinarian has instituted new regulations for horses entering Oklahoma from affected states. From AQHA. Read more >>

Washington County reigns in, evaluates, horse boarding legislation
Washington County has reigned in the decision surrounding the reclassification of horse boarding facilities until they have undertaken a study evaluating the issue. From The Woodbury Bulletin. Read more >>

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