Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Paul Tapner wins Badminton Horse Trials 2010
The rain was unable to dampen the enthusiasm of Paul Tapner when he followed yesterday’s excellent cross-country round with a clear round in the show jumping on Inonothing to lift the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2010 title. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Horse killed on Badminton cross-country
An investigation is taking place into the fatal accident suffered by Desert Island on the cross-country at the Badminton Horse Trials on Saturday. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Robin Vess found guilty in horse cruelty case
Robin Vess was found guilty on all 42 counts of animal cruelty Friday. From WTOL. Read more >>

Racing News

With Super Saver, Pletcher Ends Derby Drought
On the first Saturday in May 2000, Todd Pletcher was a kid trainer graying prematurely and making his Kentucky Derby debut with four horses developed from what already was a deep and powerful barn. From The New York Times. Read more >>

Rachel’s future uncertain after loss
There were no excuses this time. Not a single one. From ESPN. Read more >>

In Other News

ASHA’s Cutest Foal Contest Entry Submission Deadline is Wednesday, May 12
For the fourth year, the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) is featuring a Cutest Foal contest for the upcoming May/June issue of American Saddlebred magazine, and the deadline to submit entries is Wednesday, May 12. From ASHA. Read more >>

Miniature horses frolic at Brenham monastery
Everything’s bigger in Texas? Not at the Monastery of St. Clare Miniature Horse Farm. From Dallas News. Read more >>

Kansas faces a lack of large-animal vets
Bigger classes and new student loan forgiveness programs are increasing the number of veterinarians in Kansas, but demand continues to far exceed supply — a situation that has implications for the health of humans as well as animals. From The Wichita Eagle. Read more >>

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