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2010 World Equestrian Games

WEG and sponsors get creative
When organizers started raising money to hold the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, they thought they could follow a pretty simple financial formula. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

AQHA Partners with Reining Horse Sports Foundation on Expanded World Equestrian Games Television Coverage
The American Quarter Horse Association, the official Breed Sponsor of Reining at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, announces its partnership with the Reining Horse Sports Foundation to expand television coverage of reining on the opening weekend of the Games. From AQHA. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Winner of Jersey Fresh event suspended after horse tests positive for steroid
The winner of May’s Jersey Fresh 3-star-rated event has been suspended, after his horse tested positive for an anabolic steroid the rider says was given in January to boost the gelding’s appetite. From NJ.com. Read more >>

Maxance McManamy and Laura Roberts Score Eventing Gold at NAJYRC
Both the Team and Individual medals were decided today in three-day eventing as both the CCI** and CCI* riders returned to the arena to complete their show jumping test in the USEA North American Junior & Young Rider Eventing Championships. From USEF. Read more >>

Maple Leaf Flies High In Reining Individual Final
Equipped with a new indoor facility, six strong teams and some of the most outstanding reining horses in North America, the SmartPak™ North American Young Rider Reining Championships came to an emotional and suspenseful close today with the prestigious Individual competition. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse death highlights ‘appalling’ jumps racing
Controversial jumps racing is again in the spotlight after another horse died in Victoria on Sunday. From Australian Broadcasting Company. Read more >>

In Other News

Southeast Equestrian Team An Unlikely Outlet for Kids
Thirteen-year-old Jennifer Jones and 12-year-old Johnice Patterson slowly approached with a large leather bridle over their heads as the horse jerked away. From The Washington Post. Read more >>

Math tutor Nora Ford’s cancer fight helped her overcome fear of horses
Nora Ford looks good on a horse. In a picture of her fording a stream, she looks comfortable and content. From The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Read more >>

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