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Equestrian Sport

USEF Names Partial Short List for 2010 Land Rover US Eventing Team
A partial Short List for the 2010 Land Rover US Eventing Team has been named to represent the United States at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY. From US Eventing. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

26 Starved Horses Get a Second Chance
The horses range in age; range in condition, but when you look at these animals, their rib cages visible, spines protruding and hair falling out, you realize just how sick they really are. From ABC 2 News. Read more >>

Crist vetos 2 Florida agriculture bills
Gov. Charlie Crist has vetoed a pair of bills that would have expanded a tax break on agricultural land and exempted farms from local environmental laws. From Business Week. Read more >>

In Other News

Miami mounted officer taking part in career day is thrown from horse
Students taking part in “career day” at Treasure Island Elementary School on Friday witnessed first hand the dangers of a profession when a Miami mounted police officer taking part in the program was thrown from his horse. From The Miami Herald. Read more >>

Scotland’s equine ‘giant panda’ facing an uncertain future
Rarer than the giant panda, there is a little-known breed of Scottish pony that is facing an uncertain future. From Caledonian Mercury. Read more >>

Ted Turner in Ky. to promote WEG environmental work
Media mogul Ted Turner, founder of CNN, visited the Bluegrass State this weekend to promote environmental initiatives, including some that will help make the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games more green. From The Lexignton Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Farm owner finds horse dead, killed by bees
When Farm owner Charlie Myers he returned home Saturday afternoon, he saw his albino horse Storm lying dead and his other horse Pride still clinging to life, who would later perish as well. From KRIS TV. Read more >>

Northwest Washington residents capture runaway horse
A runaway horse, without saddle, bridle or rider, galloped through the streets of upper Northwest Washington on Sunday evening, provoking concern and astonishment, and many calls to the police. From The Washington Post. Read more >>

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