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Equestrian Sport

Beezie Madden Flies In Kentucky Cup Jump-Off
Beezie Madden, of Cazenovia, NY, showed why she’s one of the best show jumpers in the world in tonight’s $60,000 Kentucky Cup Grand Prix at the Kentucky Horse Park. From USEF. Read more >>

Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show to Host the USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final
The 74th Annual Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show scheduled for July 5-10, 2010, will continue its long-standing tradition of playing host to the USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final. From USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Montana zoning ordinance prevents horse slaughter plant
In a statement presented to Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA), Mayor Kimberly A. Hammond announced an ordinance that  prohibits  the slaughter of more than 25 animals in a seven day period  within the city limits. From Examiner. Read more >>

In Other News

Four-time AQHA/PRCA Horse of the Year Walt dies of aneurysm
Travis Tryan’s great head horse Precious Speck, best known as “Walt,” died April 24 of an aneurysm while warming up for morning slack at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo. From Cuttin Up Radio. Read more >>

Pair to ride horse-racing comedy
Sean Astin and Cheri Oteri are toplining independent comedy “And They’re Off,” set in the world of thoroughbred horse racing. From Variety. Read more >>

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Numbers Up Again in Kentucky; Horse Breeders Should Protect Mares from Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome
Kentucky experts report that eastern tent caterpillar numbers are up for the third consecutive year, although populations vary from location to location. Read more >>

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