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Equine Welfare

Despite Recession, ASPCA Closes 2009 with More Than $540,000 in Grants to Equine Organizations
The ASPCA® awarded $546,789 in the form of 164 equine grants to rescue groups and humane organizations across the country in 2009, according to its just-released year-end report. Read more >>

In Other News

Challenge to Arabian body over slaughter stance
A group of American Arabian Horse Association members have joined forces to challenge its board’s support for re-opening US slaughter facilities. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

MN GOP Candidate Pushes Horse-Lover License Plates
One of the Republican front-runners in the governor’s race is pushing legislation to establish special license plates for horse lovers. From WCCO. Read more >>

BLM delays eastern Nevada wild horse roundup
Federal land managers said Monday they’ll delay a roundup of most of the nearly 600 wild horses in a range in eastern Nevada, at least until after the herd’s spring foaling season. From The Washington Post. Read more >>

Princess leads equestrians’ Haiti relief effort
Equestrians around the world are riding to the rescue of Haiti, devastated by last month’s deadly earthquake. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Old age claims Isabell Werth’s Fabienne
Isabell Werth’s former top dressage mare Fabienne died late last month at the age of 29. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

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