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Equestrian Sport

Para Equestrian Comes to Norway
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) European & Open Para Equestrian Championships have successfully finished, after an impressive showing of athletes from all around the world in the southern Norwegian town of Kristiansand. From The International Paralymic Committee. Read more >>

Equine Health

Giving horses a leg up
In 2007, a 6-year-old horse named Marble became ill in the middle of the night and was about to be rushed to the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University for treatment. From The Worcester Telegram. Read more >>

Hoosier Park quarantines horses
A suspected contagious infection has led to the quarantine of 59 horses stabled in a barn at Hoosier Park. From The Herald Bulletin. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Mustang Alley: Rescue group a haven for abandoned horses
Kathy Grant operates a refuge and rescue facility for victims of the recession in Greene County. From Kingsport Times-News. Read more >>

Chesco Horse Farm Needs Donations After Fire
A Chester County horse rescue is asking for help after a barn burned down on Saturday afternoon. No animals or people were injured in the four alarm fire. From KYW1060. Read more >>

PETA pushes ‘horseless carriages’ in Central Park
Electric cars made to look like antique automobiles would preserve the old-time flavor for New York tourists while sparing the animals, the group says. From The LA Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Thieves nab five horses in Seffner
Three thieves boldly drove into a pasture off Williams Road while a neighbor watched Monday and made off with five horses, sheriff’s officials say. From Tampa Bay Online. Read more >>

Mongolia stages ‘world’s longest horse race’
More than two dozen horsemen raced across the finish line in Mongolia this month after a test of endurance that would have impressed even legendary conqueror Genghis Khan. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

It’s a lot like surfing, just with horses
The latest craze in the world of surfing does not require a board or big waves. From The Herald-Tribune. Read more >>

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