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2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Fight polio at WEG by buying a hot dog — or selling some
When you buy food or drinks at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games this fall, you might be helping to eradicate polio on the other side of the world. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

2010 World Equestrian Games without Anky van Grunsven
The news of Anky van Grunsven’s withdrawal from 2010 World Equestrian Games contention sent a shock wave through the dressage world as it was the first time since 1991 than the Dutch triple individual Olympic gold medallist would not be present at an international dressage championship. From Eurodressage. Read more >>

In Other News

Barn Flooded with Water, Then Support
“It’s the most beautiful spot in the world,” Rob Lewis said of the Huntcliff stables in Sandy Springs. “Right on the river.” From 11Alive. Read more >>

Mare taken from four-day-old foal found dead
A mare stolen away from her four-day-old foal in Kansas has been found dead. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

At Long Last, Stables Are Empty
After a fruitless campaign to stay put, Shamrock Stables shut its doors Monday morning as the final horse carriage rolled out onto West 45th Street, leaving behind the odds and ends of a family-owned business that was once a major part of New York City’s carriage-horse industry: bales of hay, untended manure, an old trunk filled with horseshoes and a pair of boots. From The New York Times. Read more >>

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