The HorseChannel Newswire
Updated: 08-31-07


Horse flu spreads to Australian racing stables
Australia’s horse flu crisis intensified Thursday as the virus spread to racing stables in New South Wales state, forcing the immediate cancellation of Sydney’s spring race carnival, from Yahoo. More >>

Govt announces $4m horse flu fund
The Federal Government of Australia has established a $4 million fund to provide grants to people affected by the equine influenza outbreak, from ABC News. More >>

Desperate Aussies eye camel races because of horse flu
Australia’s racing fraternity, driven to desperation by an outbreak of horse flu, could saddle up camels or hold phantom meetings without spectators, local media reported Thursday, from Yahoo. More >>

Horse rescue to lose 120-acre parcel
The last refuge for unwanted horses in La Plata County, Colo., is itself in search of refuge, from The Durango Herald. More >>

American Saddlebred Horse Association Competition Registration Now Available Online
Formal registration of all competitions offering Saddlebred classes by the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) is now under way, from the USEF. More >>

Pratoni del Vivaro – Italy’s Olympic Heroes Immortalised
The Federal Equestrian Centre at Pratoni del Vivaro, which was created in 1960 for the Rome Olympics and now, 47 years later, hosts the European Eventing Championships on September 13-16, has drawn on equestrian history to provide uniquely nostalgic reminders of Italy’s past Olympic triumphs, from the FEI. More >>

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