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Equine Welfare

Adams calls for regulation of horse-drawn carriage businesses
In a Sept. 10 letter to Sue Klobertanz, head of the Bureau of Revenue, Adams recommended that the agency take write new city codes to cover working conditions for the businesses and their animals. From The Southwest Community Connection. Read more >>

Horse gets 2nd chance
Monzelle, a spirited, young horse, was headed to slaughter before being rescued and went on to take the highest post in a horse show at the Cornerstone Ranch just three days after arriving at his new home. From the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Read more >>

Equine Health

Peyton horse gets rabies; first case in 25 years
A horse in Peyton has contracted rabies, the first case of a horse getting the disease in at least 25 years, the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment said Tuesday. From The Colorado Springs Gazette. Read more >>

In Other News

Arabian Horse Lover Patrick Swayze dies at 57
Patrick Swayze, a passionate and valued member of the Arabian horse community died from pancreatic cancer complications at the age of 57. From The Arabian Horse Association. Read more >>

Sarnoff Chosen by Global Animal Management to Develop the First Portable Equine Iris Capture and Identification System
Sarnoff Corporation today announced it has been selected by Global Animal Management, Inc. (GAM) to develop the first portable equine iris capture and identification system to help identify and track horses. From Business Wire. Read more >>

First million-dollar horse sells at Keeneland
The first million-dollar horse was sold Tuesday morning at Keeneland’s yearling sale, a day after the opening session failed to produce a seven-figure bid for the first time in 13 years. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

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