Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Registration Ongoing for USEF’s “High School Equestrian Athlete” Program for the 2009-2010 School Year; New Information for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Seeking Retroactive Status
With more than a thousand high school equestrians already working to earn their varsity letters, and new registrations arriving daily, it’s clear the United States Equestrian Federation’s new High School Equestrian Athlete program is a huge hit across the country. From USEF. Read more >>

Racing News

Study Finds Racehorses Dying at Faster Rates
The first comprehensive analysis of thoroughbred injury data in the United States and Canada shows that racehorses die at the rate of 2.04 per 1,000 starts, a rate twice as deadly as in any other country. From The NY Times. Read more >>

In Other News

New teachers learn through interacting with horses
Vanessa Sikes, an assistant professor in the professional pedagogy department, is exploring a unique way to get new teachers to think outside the lines to engage students who don’t necessarily fit into the neat little boxes they learned about in the classroom. From Lamar University. Read more >>

Orange City Man To Ride Horseback to Des Moines
Steve Van Vliet from Orange City, IA is about to embark on a 226 mile journey to Easter Seals, Camp Sunny Side in Des Moines, IA. From KCAU TV. Read more >>

Students participate in Horse Play, a public art project
Horse Play for Arts Education, a spinoff of Horse Mania 2010, was unveiled Wednesday morning by LexArts with students all over Lexington designing and decorating “foals,” smaller versions of the Horse Mania horses. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

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