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Equestrian Sport

Kurten to miss Rolex FEI World Cup final
Ireland’s Jessica Kurten will not be competing in the Rolex FEI World Cup final in Geneva, Switzerland, this weekend, following a fall from a horse at her yard in Germany at the end of last week. From RTE Sport. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Shocks bounces back from nasty collar wound
A donkey is recovering at a sanctuary in Ireland after being found with appalling neck wounds from an ingrown collar. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

Let’s be known for horse rescuing, not slaughtering
State Rep. Frank Nicely says horses are being abandoned and horse owners need to recoup their investment by selling their animal to a slaughterhouse. From The Tennessean. Read more >>

In Other News

Pony up: Budweiser Clydesdales now charge $2,000 appearance fee
A Budweiser Clydesdale clopped into a packed gymnasium at a San Diego naval hospital last December and was greeted by 300 people — injured servicemen and servicewomen surrounded by their families and hospital staff. From Silicon Valley Mercury News. Read more >>

Girl dies after being trampled by horse
Four-year-old Samantha Sillero loved riding horses with her parents, and she never had any problems with the animals until the fatal accident over the weekend at a rodeo event, family members said Monday. From The Houston Chronicle. Read more >>

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