Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equestrian Sport

Anky Not to Go to WEG in Kentucky
Anky van Grunsven announced Monday that she will not seek to go to the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky beginning Sept. 25. From Dressage News. Read more >>

Equestrian makes comeback after being thrown from a horse
At 11, Madison Lawson had a natural feel and balance on a horse that her dressage coach noticed straight away. From The Star. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Starving Horses Rescued, More Charges Could Come
A Prichard man has been charged with one count of animal cruelty over 51 emaciated horses, mules and donkeys found on his farm, along with 42 neglected puppies and dogs. From WSAZ. Read more >>

Nevada wild horse case turned over to prosecutors
A Nevada district attorney is considering whether to file criminal charges against federal land managers who are accused by animal rights activists of mistreating wild horses in a roundup. From The Las Vegas Sun. Read more >>

Man who dragged horse sentenced for felony cruelty
A man who dragged an elderly and malnourished horse through a pasture with his pickup truck was sentenced Thursday to one year in jail for felony aggravated animal cruelty. From The Denver Post. Read more >>

In Other News

Equine amputee puts her best foot forward
If cats do indeed have nine lives, Sweet Nothing is living proof that horses have at least three. From The Globe and Mail. Read more >>

Tradition Thrives At Baghdad Equestrian Club
An equestrian ritual of anticipation unfolds just as it has for more than eight decades in West Baghdad’s Amariya neighborhood. From NPR. Read more >>

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