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2010 World Equestrian Games

Parlez-vous WEG? Volunteer translators must take test

Volunteers at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games could herd crowds, check tickets, escort athletes and do any number of other tasks during the event next year with no specific qualifications. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Huge worldwide row splits the sport of polo in half

A huge row has erupted within the sport of polo, with the world’s three largest polo associations splitting from the international governing body. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Equine community pulls together for rescued horses

It’s been said that the wagon rests in winter, the sleigh in summer, the horse never. From The Reading Eagle. Read more >>

Racing News

Barred for Drugs, Trainers Find Easy Return to Track

In 2007, Kentucky racing officials found cobra venom, a powerful painkiller, in the barn of Patrick Biancone, a horse trainer with prestigious victories from Hong Kong to France. From The New York Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Sentry Hill resident, 102, enjoys day of horse riding

Sentry Hill resident Betty Libbey was back in the saddle recently when her dream of riding a horse again came true at the Equest Therapeutic Riding Center at Spring Creek Farm in Lyman. From Seacoast Online. Read more >>

United Pegasus Foundation struggles to care for retired horses

The most enchanting collection of thoroughbred racing memorabilia in Southern California might be the 60 retired geldings enshrined at a sprawling ranch near the base of the Tehachapi mountains. From The Daily Bulletin. Read more >>

Indio gets new life as Mackenzie’s new horse

Don’t worry about Mackenzie, Kim Gully said of her 7-year-old daughter as the little girl met a new and very large member of the family Wednesday morning. From The News-Leader. Read more >>

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