Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Good Hands Finals Awarded to Mid-America Mane Event for 2010-2012
The National Horse Show Association (NHSA) has awarded a three-year contract for the Good HandsFinals to be held at the Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show at the state fairgrounds in Springfield, IL. From ASHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

BHS launch new rehoming scheme
The British Horse Society receives many requests for help from horse owners urgently seeking new homes for their horses. From British Horse Society. Read more >>

Alberta horse slaughterhouse probed by RCMP
A slaughterhouse in Fort Macleod, Alta., owned by a Calgary company is under investigation by the RCMP over allegations that it has been killing horses inhumanely at its facility. From CBC. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse in carriage wreck is out of a job
The horse that was pulling the carriage hit by a Lexus in downtown Atlanta last week suffered a career-ending injury. From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Read more >>

Kentucky Horse Park Chosen For Debut Of Documentary On John Henry
A documentary film about one of the most successful and beloved horses in U.S. horseracing history will make its theatrical debut on May 2 at the Kentucky Horse Park. From MSNBC. Read more >>

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