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Horse advocates rally against NV administration
About two dozen wild horse advocates rallied outside the state capitol complex on Wednesday to protest the Nevada Department of Agriculture’s handling of the animals. From Mercury News. Read more >>

Drugs and Medications Corner: The Dangers of Overmedication and Under Diagnosis in the Sport Horse
In this day and age, there are many medications available to both human and horses. While some of these medications are quite benign, most of them have varying degrees of side effects. From USEF. Read more >>

In Other News

Trot over to Ava for equine event
Missouri Fox Trotters and the people who love them will gather today through Saturday at the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association’s main arena in Ava for their annual National Trail Ride and Fox Trotter Sale. From The News-Leader. Read more >>

Horse racing proposed in airport parking
Officials who want slots at Miami International Airport suggested turning an airport parking lot into a horse racing track to make the proposal work if necessary. From The Miami Herald. Read more >>

Fans get up close with Mine That Bird
Oblivious to the steady rain that soaked Churchill Downs Wednesday morning, 11-year-old Rion Graves happily assumed his daily perch, climbing up a short ladder to pat Mine That Bird while the Kentucky Derby winner received a 20-minute hydrotherapy treatment. From The Louisville Courier-Journal. Read more >>

A Healing Place for Women and Horses
It’s called the Center for Women in Racing and the name of the historic house on a hill doesn’t begin to hint at what is being done there. From WTVQ. Read more >>

Rescuers free horse trapped in mud pit
A seven-year-old horse named Blaze escaped from his owners property early Wednesday morning and ended up in deep trouble. From WLOX. Read more >>

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