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Equestrian Sport

Wuesthofen Completes the Saddle Seat “Triple Crown” at the USEF Saddle Seat Medal Final
In what many are describing as a historic event, the United States Equestrian Federation’s (USEF) Saddle Seat Medal Final came down to a workout of the top two riders—Faye Wuesthofen and Ellen Medley Wright—on exchanged horses. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

USDF Executive Board Statement on Animal Welfare
In response to a recent incident at an international competition, the USDF Executive Board has issued the following official statement. From USDF. Read more >>

In Other News

Conn. nets more than $10K in horse auction
Connecticut officials say they’ve raised more than $10,000 from Saturday’s auction of rescued and rehabilitated horses. From The Hartford Courant. Read more >>

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board welcomes comments
Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will be meeting to discuss issues regarding the management, protection, and control of wild horses and Burros on Western public rangelands on Monday, December 7,  in Reno, Nevada. From Examiner. Read more >>

Barn Personnel Experience Higher-Than Average Rates of Respiratory Symptoms
The estimated 4.6 million Americans involved in the equine industry may be at risk of developing respiratory symptoms due to poor air quality in horse barns, according to a questionnaire study undertaken earlier this year by investigators at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. From Tufts University. Read more >>

Workshop offered on keeping horses in tough economy
The Allegan County Michigan State University Extension office and an MSU equine team will present the program “Equinomics — Keeping Horses in Challenging Economic Times” from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Allegan County Human Services Building. From The Kalamazoo Gazette. Read more >>

Kentucky Horse Park Announces Cost, Energy Savings Projects
Today, with the help of First Lady Jane Beshear and executive cabinet members, the Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) announced plans for several new permanent greening initiatives that will be ready by the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, being held at the park September 25-October 10, 2010. From USEF. Read more >>

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