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2010 World Equestrian Games

Take action for World Equestrian Games coverage
If you are interested in watching more than 6 1/2 hours of the World Equestrian Games this fall, please contact NBC sports and let them know. From PortraitsWithHorses. Read more >>

World Equestrian Games expected to have $167M economic impact on Kentucky
The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are expected to have a $167 million economic impact on the state of Kentucky, according to a report released Tuesday by the event’s organizing committee. From Biz Journals. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

New Online FEI Prohibited Substances Database Now Available
The FEI is pleased to announce the launch of the online FEI Prohibited Substances Database which is now available. From US Eventing Association. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Chambers of Carnage – A Sweeping Undercover Investigation of Canada’s Leading Equine Slaughterhouses
In late February 2010, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) received hidden camera footage of horse slaughter practices at Quebec’s Viandes Richelieu and Alberta’s Bouvry Exports – the latter known as North America’s largest exporter of horsemeat. From PR Newswire. Read more >>

Horse slaughtering bill gains support in Missouri House
The Missouri House has given first-round approval to a bill that seeks to bring horse slaughtering back to Missouri. From The News-Leader. Read more >>

In Other News

Think Globally: Equine opportunity beckons in China
Did you know China now has more than 300 horse clubs? From Read more >>

Controversial ad targets delivery of horse drugs
A controversial bill is making its way through the Oklahoma state legislature; it would allow people without a license or medical training to deliver horse tranquilizers and other drugs commonly used in date rapes and abortions. From KFOR. Read more >>

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