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Equestrian Sport

FEI to Freeze Rolex Rankings Points for Riders on Maternity Leave
The FEI is to freeze the Rolex Rankings points for Jumping riders on maternity leave, starting with the April Rankings issued today. From FEI. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse owner’s story is cautionary tale about equine slaughter
For Carol Brown, breeding Thoroughbreds was more about the hope than the money. From Read more >>

BBC cops flak over Grand National race deaths
The deaths of three horses at Britain’s Grand National race meeting within 35 minutes has seen the BBC come under fire from an animal welfare group over its coverage. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

In Other News

All Thing Equine
As the Kentucky Horse Park gears up for the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games (WEG) come September, Lexington is busy rolling out the red carpet for all comers, whether horse aficionados, curious tourists or fun-seeking locals. From The Lane Report. Read more >>

Weary of issue, Oklahoma House sends horse dentistry bill to Henry
A bill that would allow equine dentists — commonly called horse teeth floaters — to practice without being arrested cleared the last legislative hurdle Thursday and is on its way to the governor. From The Oklahoman. Read more >>

Equine Advocates honoring Bo Derek, Sheikh Mohammed
Equine Advocates will honor actress and California Horse Racing Board member Bo Derek and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and head of Godolphin Racing and Darley, at its Ninth Annual Award Dinner and Charity Auction on July 29 in Saratoga Springs, New York. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

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