Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Anky van Grunsven to miss World Cup dressage final
Nine-times World Cup dressage champion Anky van Grunsven has missed out on qualifying for this year’s final in S-Hertogenbosh, the Netherlands. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Totilas hot favourite for World Cup dressage final
Dressage’s sensation of the season – the spectacular black stallion Moorlands Totilas ridden by Edward Gal – is the hot favourite to take the 2009/2010 FEI World Cup Dressage title later this month. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

McLain Ward tops World Equestrian Games $40K selection trial
Two-time Olympian McLain Ward and Rothchild topped 32 starters Wednesday in the $40,000 USEF World Equestrian Games Selection Trial #3 with Oregonian Rich Fellers and Flexible taking second. From The Palm Beach Daily News. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Abandoned horse bill advances
A bill to help local governments deal with stray and abandoned horses received unanimous approval Thursday from the Senate Agriculture Committee. From The Louisville Courier-Journal. Read more >>

In Other News

Legal fight to save DSU equestrian team expands
15 members of the Delaware State equestrian team are taking the school to court, claiming DSU’s decision to drop the sport at the end of the current season violates Title IX and its gender equity provisions. From WHYY. Read more >>

Graham’s Equestrian Dreams
Lauren Graham had a back-up career planned if she failed at acting – the BAD SANTA star wanted to be a professional jockey. From Contactmusic News. Read more >>

Hay drive for horses being coordinated
The current economy and the horse market topped by extremes of cold and snow this winter have left many horse owners unable to provide adequate nutrition for their horses and unable sell or even give away those horses. From The News Leader. Read more >>

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