Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Drug testing of polo ponies begins nearly a year after 21 died from vitamin injections
New United States Polo Association equine drug testing rules came into effect at polo events nationwide on March 28, coinciding with the start of the U.S. Open Polo Championship ongoing through April 18 in Wellington. From The Sun-Sentinel. Read more >>Equine Welfare

Eat Horse Meat, Spend a Year in a Florida Jail (Updated)
Last year, somebody killed and ate Ivonne Rodriguez’s dappled quarter horse, Geronimo. Miami New Times. Read more >>

In Other News

Family horse severely injured after being dragged
On her way home from dropping her kids off at school, Shanda Armstrong noticed something that hadn’t been there when she left. From KLTV. Read more >>

Horses left after a shelter closed in Epping finally find new homes
Just one day after the Equine Protection of North America (E.P.O.N.A.) rescue shelter in Epping closed its doors March 31, a new nonprofit horse rescue opened. From Seacoast Online. Read more >>

East Yorkshire company makes giant rocking horse
A giant carved wooden rocking horse being made in the East Riding of Yorkshire is thought to be the largest of its kind in the world. From BBC News. Read more >>

Hall of Champions Residents to Sell Original Paintings on Ebay to Help Other Horses
ReRun, Inc., a Thoroughbred adoption charity, announced that it will hold its annual spring auction of “Moneighs®” on Ebay, April 25 – May 2, 2010. From The Kentucky Horse Park. Read more >>

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