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Equestrian Sport

Second Highest Entries in NRHA Futurity History
As of the August 1 payment date for the 2009 National Reining Horse Association Futurity, entries in the prestigious event rank second among all-time entries for the show. From NRHA. Read more >>

Racing News

More than 1,200 horses killed at tracks in 2008
The rush to improve safety since Eight Belles was euthanized at last year’s Kentucky Derby did little to curb the number of horses dying at American racetracks in 2008, The Associated Press found in a national count. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

In Other News

Fallon: Child in fatal horse accident is identified
Monday will be a long one for students and faculty at E.C. Best Elementary School in Fallon after first-grader Kendra Bebee died Sunday in a horse accident. From Reno Gazette-Journal. Read more >>

Allegan County plans more horse camping
Allegan County officials are planning to make the county more of an equestrian destination than it is already. From mLive. Read more >>

Kentucky Horse Park draws $3.75 million pavilion
One more makes 34, as the American Morgan Horse Institute has become part of the Kentucky Horse Park’s National Horse Center of equine breeds and organizations. From Business Lexington. Read more >>

Nominations Open for United States Hunter Jumper Association Hunter Development Incentive Fund
The Hunter Development Incentive Fund (HDIF) was created by the United States Hunter Jumper Association’s (USHJA) Breeders Committee to recognize and reward breeders and owners of American-bred hunters. From Performance Horse Registry. Read more >>

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