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Equestrian Sport

Para-Equestrian Benefit Next Week in Florida
The U.S. Para Equestrian Association (USPEA) is hosting a benefit for U.S. para-equestrians called “Journey to the Games.” From USEF. Read more >>

Racing News

Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra Could Meet at Oaklawn
Oaklawn Park officials will announce plans for what they are calling a Race for the Ages at a news conference Thursday. From The New York Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Horses get heated facility
If size counts, the biggest crowd-pleasers in this year’s rodeo won’t sing, ride a bull or show a champion. From My San Antonio. Read more >>

Equestrian team volunteers time to send care packages to troops
For West Virginia University students Katie Maguire and Alex Castillo, showing support for troops currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan isn’t just about being a good citizen. It’s personal. From The Daily Athenaeum. Read more >>

Oklahoma House committee OKs horse dental bill
Equine dentists, or teeth floaters, would not face criminal charges for practicing their skills under a bill that won passage in a House committee on Wednesday. From The Oklahoman. Read more >>

Irish showjumpers pledge Nations Cup winnings to Haiti relief
The Irish showjumping team has pledged to donate any prize money won at the Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi on Friday (February 5) to the relief effort in Haiti. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

The Mahoney family found a fake horse and croc on their property
A Melbourne family thought someone was horsing around with them – until they woke up a few days later and discovered they’d been sold a croc. From The Herald Sun. Read more >>

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