Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Townend looks to complete eventing slam in Lexington
Oliver Townend’s quest to win the prestigious Grand Slam of Eventing concludes next week at the Rolex Kentucky Equestrian Championships in Lexington. From Universal Sports. Read more >>

Show Jumping Stars to Shine at the Kentucky Horse Park During the Kentucky Cup Jumping Test Event
The Kentucky Cup Jumping Test Event will feature some of the biggest stars in the sport. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

NYC carriage horses to get vacation, larger stalls
New York’s City Council has passed regulations requiring carriage horses to have larger stalls, five weeks off per year and blankets in cold and wet weather. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

In Other News

Drunk man rides horse into mule festival
Witnesses said that the man rode his horse into a restricted area that had been closed to animal traffic in the annual Mule Day festival in Columbia, Tennessee – a celebration of all things mule-related – and was asking passers-by for beer. From Metro. Read more >>

Big Jake is world’s tallest living horse
Friday will be a big day for Big Jake. That’s when he’ll be officially presented, to thousands of horse lovers, as the Guinness World Record-holder for world’s tallest living horse. From The Portage Daily Register. Read more >>

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