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2012 Olympic Games

Greenwich Olympic equestrian venue ‘breaks 1866 law’
Campaigners who want to stop Olympic equestrian events being staged in Greenwich Park have threatened to use a legal loophole from the 19th Century. From BBC News. Read more >>

In Other News

Wis. sheriff to auction off horses
Looking for a good horse? The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department can help. From WKOW TV. Read more >>

What’s in a name? Money for Baltimore’s mounted police unit
Goodbye, Blackie. Hello, Slurpee. Like the NASCAR speedsters festooned with ads, the Baltimore Police Department’s horse unit is going the way of corporate sponsorship. From The Baltimore Sun. Read more >>

Girl able to compete in rodeo because of sponsorship
One Newcastle girl will compete in the California High School Rodeo, thanks to a sponsorship from a Granite Bay business. Lincoln News Messenger. Read more >>

Inter-School Horse Show series lets nontraditional athletes shine
Devereaux Raskauskas always loved riding horses. But growing up without one, she wasn’t able to compete in equestrian events with other riders. From The Washington Post. Read more >>

Priscilla Presley reveals Elvis’s obsession with horses
He may have been famous for his blue suede shoes and his iconic quiff, but little is it known that the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley had a soft spot for horses. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

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