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Equestrian Sport

Leading equine vets write letter of protest to Princess Haya
A group of leading international vets have written to Princess Haya (pictured), the President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), to protest over the controversial decision to allow the reintroduction of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, including bute, to treat horses. From Inside the Games. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Black Market Butchers Continue Killing Pet Horses
Investigators said some people are willing to shell out big money to dine on horse meat, believing it has magic, curative powers. From WPBF. Read more >>

Starving horses will be cared for at state fairgrounds
The Tennessee State Fairgrounds were converted to a veterinary ward Tuesday for 84 horses suffering from starvation, untreated wounds and lack of care, a Humane Society of the United States  spokeswoman said. From The Tennesseean. Read more >>

The HSUS Releases Statement on ‘Blue Tongue Dressage’ Video
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, issued the following statement concerning the recent YouTube video depicting Swedish Olympic rider Patrik Kittel riding his stallion, Watermill Scandic, is a state of hyperflexion. From HSUS. Read more >>

In Other News

Free Horses: All-Breed Adoption Service Launched on TheHorse.com
In honor of this Thanksgiving season, TheHorse.com is proud to announce it has opened a no-cost listing service for any breed of horse that is free to a good home. From The Horse. Read more >>

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