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2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Alltech to host forum on equestrian games
The University of Louisville and Alltech, a Nicholasville, Ky.-based global animal health and nutrition company, are planning “Horse Sense,” a free program to educate the public about the events that will make up the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010. From Biz Journals. Read more >>

The World Equestrian Games Travels to U.S.
Massive new arenas stand in various degrees of construction.Hotel reservations are already filling up. Stores and restaurants stock their shelves in anticipation of the crowds to come. From The Rochester College Shield. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Pessoa wins Fidelity grand prix; Kraut, Hough tied for first in World Equestrian Games trials
Three-time World Cup champion Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil rode Champ 163 to victory Saturday night, besting 49 entries in the $75,000 Fidelity Investments Grand Prix. From Palm Beach Daily News. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Ga. men convicted of abusing horses
Two men from Woodstock, Ga., have been convicted of abusing their horses during an extended pack trip into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in western Montana. From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Read more >>

Florida horse slayings prompt state bill
The slaying of more than 20 pet horses in Florida for meat has prompted a bill being filed in the state legislature. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

Hay Bank helps needy horse owners
Nearly three months ago, Amy Ryals spotted a notice on a popular social website that jumped out at her. From The Seattle Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Nonprofit’s horses help people with disabilities
In his short life, 5-year-old Adam Roth has learned to walk twice. From TimesCall. Read more >>

Conn. Horse Guard Members Seek Certification
Connecticut is a step closer to getting its first certified equestrian search and rescue team. From The Hartford Courant. Read more >>

Caption this: Painting horse
Write a caption for this photo of Buggs, a 13-year-old, stock-bred horse trained to paint. From Lehigh Valley Live. Read more >>

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