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Equestrian Sport

Chiacchia set to ride in event

Red Hills Horse Trials crowd favorite Darren Chiacchia, who almost lost his life in a horrific spill at the 2008 event, returns to the area to ride Saturday and Sunday. From Tallahassee.com. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Deformed colt saved at equine rescue operation

A colt born just 30 days ago has been given a second chance to survive by an East Texas equine rescue group. From KLTV. Read more >>

In Other News

Austrian develops first hybrid-powered horse carriage

An Austrian coachman says he has developed the world’s first hybrid horse carriage with an electrical motor – not to save carbon emissions, but to make the animals’ lives easier, Austrian broadcaster ORF reported Sunday. From Monsters and Critics. Read more >>

Groups in legal dispute over horse breed

Two groups that aim to preserve the Nokota horse are tangled in a legal dispute over rights to the Nokota name. From The Jamestown Sun. Read more >>

Cowboy Challenge couples equestrian fun, charity

It doesn’t have the fast pace of a NASCAR race or the drama of a marathon. But who needs all that when you’ve got a horse? From Tampa Bay Online. Read more >>

Show not immune to budget concerns

In the midst of a recovering recession, officials at the Washington International Horse Show anticipated the need to cut back on spending this year, and little on their budget was sacred. From The Washington Post. Read more >>

Wild horses under warden’s spell

Catching wild horses for a living sounds like a pastime more suited to the wild west, but for Lucy Hamblett it is a key part of her job in urban Cardiff. From BBC News. Read more >>

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