Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

World Cup champs Steffen Peters, Ravel lead as Exquis World Dressage Masters begins
The superstars of dressage have descended upon Wellington for the second consecutive year in the 2010 Exquis World Dressage Masters at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. From Palm Beach Daily News. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

The Unwanted Horse in the United States – international implications
Horses in the United States no longer wanted have been sold or discarded by their owners throughout history, but it is only in the last few years this subset of the horse population has been designated “unwanted”. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

Man sentenced to prison in horse killing
A man who pleaded guilty in January to stabbing a horse to death was sentenced Thursday in Rensselaer County Court to serve between 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison, as per a plea agreement. From The Bennington Banner. Read more >>

Racing News

No guarantee that the ladies will show
The potential of having Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra and undefeated champion mare Zenyatta face each other on the racetrack is the biggest thoroughbred soap opera this individual can remember. From The Sports Network. Read more >>

In Other News

SDPD Horse Patrol Auction Begins
A crowd of potential buyers gathered in Balboa Park Thursday to walk around the stalls and pet the long noses and soft fur of a small group of seasoned San Diego police department vets. From NBC San Diego. Read more >>

Donkey can buy platinum dentures
How many of you would receive nearly 300 cards and a load of cash when people learned you were sick? From The Kansas City Star. Read more >>

Another NV wild-horse roundup faces lawsuit
A national law firm says it plans to sue to stop the government’s planned roundup of nearly 500 wild horses from the range in eastern Nevada. From Local News 8. Read more >>

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  1. The Mustang roundups are more than just eliminating Mustangs. It is not just the BLM who have to be delt with. There are political and financial benefits to putting Mustangs in a ‘tourist’ environment, plus the fact that the Mustangs range will be exploited for resourses, like the multi-billion dollar natural gas Ruby Pipeline Project. All things considered, any assistance in stopping the roundups is appreciated.


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