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Equestrian Sport

American Saddlebred’s Biggest Stage Crowns New and Repeat World’s Grand Champions
The 2009 World’s Championship Horse Show (WCHS), held annually in conjunction with the Kentucky State Fair, was held at Louisville’s Freedom Hall from Sunday, August 23, through Saturday, August 29. From ASHA. Read more >>

Morgan to Compete in NRHA Finals
Disco Fever (Twin Pond Disco Kid x Concert Danaka), a nine-year-old chestnut gelding, will be competing in the NRHA Northeast Regional Affiliate Finals in Lexington, KY, September 9-13, 2009. From AMHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse-carriage ban is sought by PETA
Animal rights activists want Salt Lake City to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the wake of an incident Saturday, when a runaway horse pulling a family of tourists created a spectacle downtown. From The Salt Lake Tribune. Read more >>

In Other News

U.S. judge OKs roundup of wild horses
A federal judge has cleared the way for a government roundup of about 190 wild horses along the Montana-Wyoming border. From USA Today. Read more >>

Police seek tips in horse theft
A 4-year-old mare was stolen from Center Brook Farm, which is being investigated for cases of alleged animal neglect, State Police said. From The Times Union. Read more >>

Established equine lab to reopen under new owners
Horse health is a big business, and two Lexington-based women have taken steps to take that business to the next level by venturing out on their own after the equine diagnostic laboratory in which they worked was ordered closed by its parent company. From Business Lexington. Read more >>

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  1. That horse neglect case… That’s terrible. I really don’t understand what gives anyone any sort of motivation to do such a cruel thing to such an innocent animal. There is no need for it at all. I believe animals should be respected just as much as humans if not more…


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