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Equestrian Sport

365 Days of Excellence in Equestrian Sport: USEF Athletes Win Around the World in 2009
Talk about busy. 2009 has been a whirlwind, new champions of all kinds, title defenders, legends and innovators made headlines this year. From USEF. Read more >>

Ravel Named Adequan/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) would like to congratulate the eleven-year-old, 16.3 hand, Dutch Warmblood gelding, Ravel, owned by Akiko Yamazaki of Woodside, California, and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, California, for being named 2009 Adequan/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year. From USDF. Read more >>

Deadline Extended for 2010 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team Selection
The deadline for submission of applications for the 2010 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team Selection has been extended to January 15, 2010. From AMHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Another Horse Found Slaughtered in Miami-Dade
Despite five arrests and a lull in horse killings since July in Miami-Dade, another horse was found slaughtered last night, its body left on the side of the road. From NBC Miami. Read more >>

In Other News

Wellington quarantine owners meet Olympic horses
Running an equine quarantine facility is more glamorous than you might think. From The Palm Beach Post. Read more >>

Connie Hines, Dies at 79; ‘Mister Ed’ Actress
Connie Hines, an actress best known for playing a supporting role to a talking horse on the television show “Mister Ed,” died on Friday at her home here. She was 79. From The New York Times. Read more >>

Horse a Forsyth girl’s wish come true
Margaret Hurt’s passion is horses, making the long months when chemotherapy made her too sick to ride even more difficult. From NorthFulton.com. Read more >>

Northern Blend: National audience loves the ‘tornado twins’
Every day they watch the colts kick over their food pan, or frolic with the corgi puppies Bill and Ted, it’s a reminder that this year has been an excellent — and constantly surprising — adventure. From The Greely Tribune. Read more >>

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