Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equine Welfare

The Jockey Club Renews Retirement Checkoff Program
The Jockey Club is once again offering owners and breeders the opportunity to contribute, through a voluntary checkoff program, to Thoroughbred aftercare programs at the time they register their foals in 2010. From The Jockey Club. Read more >>

In Other News

Two mustangs die in Calico roundup north of Reno
Two horses died, and a third leaped over a fence and escaped through barbed wire in the first week of a roundup of wild horses in the Black Rock Desert 100 miles north of Reno. From The Reno Gazette Journal. Read more >>

Thieves in Grant are stealing horse tails for money
A Newaygo County family is dealing with an unusual destruction of property case. It involves the family’s horse and its tail. From WZZM13. Read more >>

Kentucky Horse Council Works to Demystify Green Horse Farming
If spreading manure and draining waste water onto plants is your idea of going green you may be in for a big surprise. From USEF. Read more >>

They’re Joust Horsing Around
Horse enthusiasts turned out Tuesday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center to catch glimpses of jousting, roping, open paddock, exhibits and precision teams as part Equestfest. From Glendale News Press. Read more >>

Ky. racing panel to fund equine research studies
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has announced six new equine research projects being conducted through the University of Kentucky. From The Stamford Advocate. Read more >>

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