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Equestrian Sport

Lebanon man can’t rein in his passion for equestrian games
Dressed in a top hat and white gloves, Gavin Robson is the epitome of old-world class as he masterfully guides four horses with four reigns clutched tightly in his hands. From The Fairfield Echo. Read more >>

2009 Adequan/USDF National Symposium Featuring Jan Brink
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to welcome featured presenter Jan Brink to the 2009 Adequan/USDF National Symposium. From USDF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse roundup halted
The Bureau of Land Management ended its controversial wild horse roundup in the Pryor Mountains on Wednesday, seven days after it started, and began releasing the captured animals back onto the 38,000-acre range. From The Billings Gazette. Read more >>

Injured walking horses will not be eligible for breeders incentive fund
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved new standards Tuesday designed to prevent injured walking horses from being eligible for the state’s lucrative breeders incentive fund. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

In Other News

Helping hand for forgotten horse
When rescuers found the horse, he was tied to a palm tree on a Northwest Miami-Dade farm where animals die for meat: a skinny, diseased wreck with rotting hooves and hide. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Estacada firefighters rescue 2,400-pound draft horse
She has a swollen eye and a few scrapes. But Sylvia, a 2,400-pound draft horse, is recovering nicely after falling into a 15-foot-deep hole Monday night. From Oregon Live. Read more >>

USEF and The EQUUS Foundation Announce the Inaugural EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award
The United States Equestrian Federation and The EQUUS Foundation have joined together to create an industry-wide award. From USEF. Read more >>

Day of the Horse gallops to Conejo Creek Park
The fifth annual Day of the Horse will start at 10 a.m. Sat., Sept. 12 at the Conejo Creek Equestrian Park, 1300 Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. From The Acorn. Read more >>

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