Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Controversial Express Eventing competition will run again
The controversial Express Eventing competition will be next year — in a different venue and different format. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

People, horses bond in vaulting competition
Equestrian vaulting — a sport in which athletes perform gymnastics on a moving horse — is much more popular in Europe than in the United States, but Virginia and Rick Hawthorne hope to change that. From The Las Vegas Review Journal. Read more >>

Racing News

Collection of European horses expected to be formidable group at Breeders’ Cup
They have produced some of the more memorable performances in Breeders’ Cup history, from champions like Miesque and High Chapparal to stunners such as Arcangues. From The Chicago Tribune. Read more >>

Zenyatta could shine brightest in Classic
Jerry and Ann Moss escaped this past weekend from the buildup for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, attending the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 25th anniversary concerts in New York. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Caring for horses during fire becomes a service project
Equestrian Alaina Kral of Carmel Valley can remember how during the October 2007 wildfires, evacuation centers were overwhelmed and her horses had nowhere to go. From The San Diego Union Tribune. Read more >>

NH community hopes to restore mounted police unit
Some Hampton officials hope that police officers will continue to patrol the coastal community on horseback during the summer. From WCAX. Read more >>

International Team Sequences Domestic Horse Genome
Members of the Horse Genome Project reported today in Science that they have completed a high quality draft genome for the domestic horse Equus caballus. From GenomeWeb. Read more >>

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