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Equine Welfare

Second horse in three days dies at Stampede
A horse had to be put down after it collapsed during a chuckwagon race Tuesday — the second horse fatality in three days at the Calgary Stampede. From Read more >>

BLM’s Wild Horse Elimination Plan Angers Ecologist
The Bureau of Land Management is planning to eliminate all wild horses from 11 legal herd areas in the agency’s Ely District of Nevada, a proposal that has wildlife ecologists up in arms. From Environment News Service. Read more >>

‘What A Horse’ seeks city funding
A supporter of the Celebration told Shelbyville City Council that the recent controversy surrounding soring and inspections of walking horses is having an enormous negative impact on the region’s economy. From The Shelbyville Times-Gazette. Read more >>

Horses, burros available for adoption in Angels Camp
Residents of the Sierra foothills and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to add a horse or burro to their families, when the Bureau of Land Management brings its Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. From The Ledger-Dispatch. Read more >>

Horse abuse case investigated in Stanley County
Authorities in Stanley County are investigating the theft and apparent abuse of a successful rodeo barrel-racing horse. From The Rapid City Journal. Read more >>

In Other News

Sonora horse killed after being dragged nearly 4 miles behind trailer
A horse was killed Monday night after it was dragged for nearly 4 miles behind a trailer, police said. From The Modesto Bee. Read more >>

LOTRO Design a Horse Contest
We’re pleased to announce a brand new contest for players of The Lord of the Rings Online; the LOTRO “Design a Horse Contest”! From Lord of the Rings Online. Read more >>

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