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Equestrian Sport

Anti-doping unit urged for equestrian
The International Equestrian Federation has been advised to create an independent investigation unit to help clean up lingering drug problems in the sport. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

EDITORIAL: Celebration cleaning up at long last
Forty years after laws took effect to protect walking horses from inhumane treatment, the industry may finally be getting serious about cleaning up. From The Daily News Journal. Read more >>

In Other News

SCAD’s equestrian studies degree program accredited
The Savannah College of Art and Design announced Tuesday that its equestrian studies bachelor’s degree program has been approved by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. From The Island Packet. Read more >>

Horse advocates seek higher help
With the chances slim that a federal judge will halt a wild horse roundup in Montana’s Pryor Mountains, mustang advocates are turning to the media and God in hopes of an intervention. From The Billings Gazette. Read more >>

Mass evacuation of animals from Los Angeles inferno
Horses, chimpanzees, ostriches and emus have been part of a mass evacuation of animals fleeing the Los Angeles inferno that has stretched resources to breaking point, officials said. From The Sydney Morning Herald. Read more >>

Program Brings Out Best In Inmates, Horses
When they arrive at the Wyoming Honor Farm minimum-security prison, they’re afraid. They lack trust and they usually either want to fight or escape — or both. From CBS4 Denver. Read more >>

Horse barn fire called ‘suspicious’
Arson investigators are now calling Tuesday’s early morning fire at the Kentucky Exposition Center “suspicious” because of the location and size. From WAVE3. Read more >>

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