Horse Illustrated Newswire


2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

UK sports helping to promote WEG
The University of Kentucky is providing medical services to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but its greatest help to the Games might come from basketball. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Blue Hors Matine put down after breaking leg
Danish dressage sensation Blue Hors Matine has been put down today after breaking her leg in the field. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

British show jumping team remains relegated in FEI Nation’s Cup
Britain’s show jumping team remains relegated to the “second division” of the FEI Nation’s Cup. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Trial run for dressage’s new Olympic format
The proposed new format for Olympic dressage competition will be trialed at the CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival later this year, with the aim of making the sport more understandable for spectators and competitors. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Too many horses
The root cause of horse neglect is over-breeding, horse welfare advocates say. From The Gazette Times. Read more >>

Local group, BLM work together to care for wild horses, avoid protests
A symbol of the wild West still flourishes in Mesa County. From The Grand Junction Sentinel. Read more >>

In Other News

Department rescues horse from pond before party
A firefighter who was to be honored for 50 years of service to the volunteer fire department didn’t miss a horse rescue call about three and half hours before the celebration, said Wayne Township Fire Chief Jeff Thompson. From Star Beacon. Read more >>

Judge denies horse advocates’ appeal
The construction of water sources for wild horses in the Pryor Mountains could begin as early as this spring after a federal judge denied an appeal of the plan guiding management of the horses. From The Billings Gazette. Read more >>

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