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Equestrian Sport

Todd in line for 7th Olympics
Double Olympic equestrian gold medalist Mark Todd of New Zealand is in line to attend his seventh Olympics in 2012 after being named in an 11-strong New Zealand eventing squad to prepare for the London games. From Sports Illustrated. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Animal protection groups arrive in Haiti
A coalition of animal protection groups has arrived in Haiti to aid animals left stricken by the nation’s devastating earthquake. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

5 horses seized from Portland farm
Five starving, diseased horses are being treated and held as evidence against a Portland man who was charged with five counts of animal cruelty Tuesday morning. From The Tennessean. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse therapy program helping troubled youths start anew
“They’re very tough boys, they’re very macho. Most of them have gang affiliation, have trauma or abuse issues, abandonment issues,” explains Tamara Lamprecht Vasquez, Clinical Supervisor for the Bexar County Juvenile Detention Treatment Center. From KENS5. Read more >>

Arena event to have stick horse race
As a fundraising effort, several well-known figures from around San Angelo will participate in a stick horse race at 6 p.m. From Go San Angelo. Read more >>

VIDEO: Artist converts Hummer into horse carriage
A New York artist has made a statement with a symbol of gas-guzzling excess, converting a Hummer into a horse-drawn carriage. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

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