Horse Illustrated Newswire


2012 Olympic Games

British equestrian team throw support behind Greenwich Park
Controversial plans to stage the equestrian events in Greenwich Park during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics have received a boost after the venue was praised by a group of British riders who have visited it for the first time. From Inside the Games. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Children help rehabilitate rescued horses
She was the worst of the survivors from a massive equine rescue in 2003. From KGW. Read more >>

Tel Aviv bans horse-drawn carriages
Tel Aviv has become the first city in Israel to prohibit the entry of horse-drawn carriages into its territory. From Ynet News. Read more >>

Mongolia horse meat H1N1
The price of horse meat has risen in Mongolia, as a surge in H1N1 cases and dearth of vaccines has people turning to folk remedies. From The Post-Chronicle. Read more >>

In Other News

Teen, Horse Killed In Crash With Car
A 15-year-old girl and a horse were both killed in a crash with a motor vehicle. From NBC4. Read more >>

Icelandic horses strut their stuff at Freetown farm
Owners of Icelandic horses will testify that once you’ve met one of these hardy, sociable equines, you’ve made a friend for life. From South Coast Today. Read more >>

2009 International Friesian Show Horse Association World and Grand National Championship Horse Show Features Top Competition
 For the third year in a row, the National Equestrian Centre in Lake St Louis, MO, was home for a week to some of the best Friesian horses in the world. From USEF. Read more >>

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