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Equestrian Sport

Olympia show sees £60m of horses wow equestrian fans
For six days every year, many of the world’s top riders spend the week leading up to Christmas at the Olympia Grand Hall, just down the road from Kensington High Street, to compete in the festive indoor showjumping event. From BBC Sport. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse killings bring more attention to illegal Miami-Dade slaughterhouses
For 20 years, Tony Maqueira has routinely trucked pigs down from upstate to sell in rural Northwest Miami-Dade. From The Miami Herald. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse industry’s heyday has passed
The Florida equine industry, largely buoyed by the thoroughbred segment centered in Marion County, saw unprecedented growth during much of the current decade. From Read more >>

Milford Firefighters Rescue Horse On Ice
Amid countless snow-related calls Sunday, Milford fire officials received one of their more unusual requests: Could they help a horse to its feet? From The Hartford Courant. Read more >>

Olympic torch rides in horse-drawn carriage
The Olympic torch has been transported on an ice-hockey sledge, a kayak, a horse, a surfboard — and now it has experienced a horse-drawn carriage ride through Niagara-on-the Lake’s pristine wine country. From Read more >>

Cowell answers horse refuge plea
The Horse Refuge, which is based in Wittersham, near Tenterden, needs to raise £600,00 by next month. From BBC News. Read more >>

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