In a letter defending last week’s vote by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), its president HRH Princess Haya stressed the right of the majority to decide – the substances were approved by 53-48, with most European federations voting against. From The Telegraph. Read more >>
Meal Donated To Horse Hospital Volunteers
Several people gave up their Thanksgiving holiday to nurse sick horses back to health, but their hard work didn’t go unnoticed. From WSMV. Read more >>
In Other News
Documenting life in the Horse emergency room
When freelance journalist Leslie Guttman set out to write about a year in the life of one of the world’s premier equine veterinary clinics, she couldn’t know the horse industry was about to be plunged into controversy over racehorse welfare. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>
JUMPS BAN: Horse trainers in shock, animal activists overjoyed
Trainers are devastated at today’s decision to end jumps racing, while animal welfare activists are celebrating its demise. From The Moonee Valley Leader. Read more >>
Arabian Horse Foundation begins Swayze scholarship
The Arabian Horse Foundation has established a scholarship in honor of the late actor Patrick Swayze and his wife. From The Dayton Daily News.
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Bronson ponies receive protection
The wild horses of the Bronson Forest are now safe, thanks to a new law passed by the Saskatchewan government. From The Meridian Booster.
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