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Equestrian Sport

Doping ban rules Germany’s Ahlmann out of Olympics
German equestrian Christian Ahlmann will not be allowed to compete at the 2012 London Olympics because of his eight-month ban for riding a doped horse at last year’s Beijing Games. From ESPN. Read more >>

U.S. in Fourth Place after Dressage Phase of FEI World Pony Driving Championships
The U.S. team at the FEI World Pony Driving Championships in Greven-Bockholt, Germany, is currently in fourth position in the standings after dressage. From USEF. Read more >>

Anne Gribbons Named as USEF Dressage Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that pending successful contract negotiations, Anne Gribbons will be named as USEF Dressage Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor through 2012. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Police Searching For Man They Believe Neglected 37 Horses
Police are searching for an Adams County man whom they believe neglected nearly 40 horses on his property. From Indiana’s News Center. Read more >>

In Other News

NYPD says neigh to Hub horses
The good news is, there’s no danger any former Boston police steeds will be patrolling Yankee Stadium any time soon. From The Boston Herald. Read more >>

St. Louis police move horses exposed to lead
The St. Louis department will be moving its horses used for its mounted patrols after a test showed the stable where they live could be harmful to the horses’ health. From St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more >>

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