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2012 Olympics

Plans submitted for Olympic equestrian events at Greenwich Park
A controversial planning application to use a royal park as the stage for Olympic equestrian events has finally been submitted. From News Shopper. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

George Williams Takes Over the Reins at USDF
During last week’s U.S. Dressage Federation Annual Convention in Austin, Texas, George Williams, who has been serving as the vice president of USDF,  was elected to replace Sam Barish as president of USDF. From Dressage Daily. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Lawyer fined over snowbound horses rescued in B.C.
An Edmonton lawyer who left two horses behind in deep snow and extreme cold near McBride, B.C., last year was fined $1,000 and sentenced to 12 months probation in provincial court Friday. From The Edmonton Sun. Read more >>

In Other News

Barn in tragic fire will be rebuilt
Stan Crowe said he woke up at 6 a.m. Monday and just looked up at the ceiling for two hours until his wife told him to get out of bed. From The Dayton Daily News. Read more >>

Friendship knows no boundaries at Vermont equestrian center
Friendships come in all shapes and sizes, between different ages, races, and genders, and – on one farm in Vermont – different species. From NECN. Read more >>

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