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Equestrian Sport

Chicago 2016 Olympics Choice for Equestrian Events is Tempel Farms
The City of Chicago is one of the cities being considered for the 2016 Olympics, an event that would bring an influx of people from around the world into Illinois. From Associated Content. Read more >>

Townend canters to Burghley title
Oliver Townend completed British eventing’s most prestigious double by adding the Burghley Horse Trials title to the Badminton crown he won in May. From BBC News. Read more >>

Racing News

Rachel Alexandra amazes in Woodward victory
On Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, superstar filly Rachel Alexandra passed her toughest test to date and cemented her credentials as the leading contender for the Eclipse Award as Horse of the Year. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Sheriff says barbed wire killed horse
The Iowa County Sheriff has concluded that a new barbed wire fence, rather than a human attacker, was responsible for the recent death of a horse on a West Amana farm. From The Chicago Tribune. Read more >>

Riverside resident uses skulls to promote equine dental care
Brian Borg has collected the skulls of 24 horses to educate the public, especially horse owners, about the need for proper dental care for the animals. From The Press-Enterprise. Read more >>

Some wild horses released
Seventeen Pryor Mountain mustangs were returned to their range on Friday, only a day after being captured. From The Billings Gazette. Read more >>

Horse Trainer Teaches Zoo Keepers Elephant Training Techniques
Despite their immense stature, elephants are delicate creatures. From ABC News. Read more >>

Tom Selleck wins court battle over lame horse
Tom Selleck has been awarded more than $187,000 after a San Diego County jury found the actor was duped and sold a lame horse. From San Jose Mercury News. Read more >>

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