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Racing News

Santa Anita horse races canceled due to rain
Officials at Santa Anita have canceled racing for Thursday because of torrential rain that has battered Southern California over the past few days. From The Washington Post. Read more >>

Rachel-Zenyatta offer up to $2M
Sam Houston Race Park will offer a maximum purse of $2 million if Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta were both to start in the track’s Gallery Furniture Distaff that has a tentative date of March 27. From ESPN. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Alberta trio accused of shooting wild horse
Two men and a teenager have been charged with shooting a wild horse in southern Alberta. From CBC News. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse ride-a-thon, more events aid Haiti
Stephanie England-Grey isn’t horsing around. She’s serious about helping Haiti’s earthquake victims. From Read more >>

Equestrian photographers auction images for Haiti Earthquake Appeal
Images by 20 of the country’s top equestrian photographers are being auctioned off to raise money for victims of the recent Haitian earthquake. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Fire damages ‘Horse Boy’ facility
An Elgin-area foundation that uses horses in therapy to treat autistic and special needs children is calling for donations of tack, saddles, horse blankets and the like after a fire last week gutted the converted farmhouse that the foundation used for children’s playdates and occasional therapy and instruction. From The Statesman. Read more >>

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