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Equestrian Sport

Cutting horses chase third jewel of Triple Crown
Every year, the National Cutting Horse Association conducts three shows at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum and each competition runs about three weeks. From The Star-Telegram. Read more >>

Equestrian Vaulting to be Included in the 2009 Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships
Equestrian Vaulters and their horses will be included as a demonsrtaion sport in the 2009 Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC) on July 22, 2009 from 11:30 to 3:30. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse Tripping to be Outlawed by Governor Brewer
Its practice is even dumber than its name. “Horse tripping,” a “sport” where “cowboys” track and literally trip a running horse, is expected to be outlawed by Governor Jan Brewer today. From Phoenix New Times. Read more >>

Retired Dallas County sheriff’s horses headed for auction
They’ve worked hard for the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department over the years and now they need a nice home. Dallas News. Read more >>

In Other News

Park bans horse carts in dung row
Jaunting car drivers have been banned from taking their horse carts into an Irish national park after refusing to fit them with dung-catching devices. From BBC News. Read more >>

Funny Cider has look of a winner
Mint juleps might be the drink of choice at the Kentucky Derby, but one former winner is now marketing his own beverage, substituting apples for mint and leaving out the bourbon. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

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