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Equestrian Sport

USEF Names Drivers and Horses for 2009 World Driving Championships
The USEF has named the following Drivers and Horses to represent the United States at the 2009 World Driving Championships. From USEF.org. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

New York horsemen donate to equine welfare efforts
The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association donated $10,000 to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals International in Hudson, New York. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

AVMA convention attendees to help refurbish equine shelter
Many veterinarians attending the 2009 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) convention will volunteer some time to make repairs and cosmetic improvements to a nearby equine shelter. From DVM360. Read more >>

Industry Groups Announce Pledges to Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
The New York Racing Association (NYRA) and many members of the Jockeys’ Guild who ride at its three racetracks, along with the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) and The Jockey Club, have jointly pledged more than $100,000 in financial support in 2009 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. From The Jockey Club.
From The Jockey Club. Read more >>

In Other News

Marines’ beasts of burden are again leading the pack
With 75 pounds of military gear cinched on her furry back, Annie was stubborn the whole way. Read more >>

Helmet law protects kids
Some cowboys wear Stetsons when they ride, but Kevin Hemming straps on a helmet. From Nassau County Record. Read more >>

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