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Equestrian Sport

EQUESTRIAN: Blow for Todd
Mark Todd, the double Olympic champion who made a comeback in 2008 riding from Bruno Goyens de Heusch’s Wootton Bassett yard, has suffered a major setback. From This is Wiltshire. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Unwanted Horse Coalition releases Best Practices Handbook
The Unwanted Horse Coalition has published a handbook entitled Best Practices: How Your Organization Can Help Unwanted Horses. From US Trotting Association. Read more >>

Together, a Crafton woman and a New Jersey vet save a mare and restore her dignity
Kate Miller was 6 when she fell in love with a horse named Keystone Wallis. From The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more >>

In Other News

Firefighters help horse get back up on her legs
The Bondsville Fire Department had an unusual rescue on New Year’s Day – a horse that had fallen and couldn’t get up. From The Republican. Read more >>

Tampa, Fla.: The nation’s leader in police-horse assaults?
Florida is so well-known for bizarre happenings that humorous news-aggregation site Fark.com even has a separate tag — tags being the categories it uses to organize headlines, like “strange,” “silly” and “obvious” — for the state’s news.  From The LA Times. Read more >>

The Pony Club Announces New President
The Pony Club is kicking off 2010 with Lady Lloyd Webber taking up the reins as their new President. From Pony Club UK. Read more >>

American Horse Publications Horse Industry Survey Deadline Extended to January 31, 2010
American Horse Publications (AHP) is conducting an Horse Industry Survey to gauge participation trends in the U.S. equine industry. From USEF. Read more >>

Steve Davis Named 2009 American Morgan Horse Association Professional Horseman Award Winner
Steve Davis of the University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm recently was selected by his peers as the 2009 American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) Professional Horseman Award winner. From USEF. Read more >>

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