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Walking horse CEO resigns
The head of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration was asked to resign from the post he assumed  in 1984, the event’s board chairman said Thursday, from the Tennessean. Read more >>

Horse fighting condemned as ‘barbaric’
Disturbing images of horses fighting each other in an organized event in China have been condemned by animal rights groups as “barbaric” and “inhumane,” from the Daily Telegraph. Read more >>

Horse’s death an accident
A horse that was thought to have been shot accidentally by hunters actually died from impalement, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, from Read more >>

2008 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day EventNamed One of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the Month of April
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Farnam, has once again been designated one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the month of April, from the USEF. Read more >>

2007 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series Final Standings
Cara Cheska, Alexandra Wolff, Lindsay Ramar and Tina Dilandri emerged as champions of the 2007 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, from the USEF. Read more >>

School Days! HITS to Feature On-Site Education Centers This Winter
Each year, hundreds of school-age riders attend the HITS Winter Show Circuits in Thermal and Ocala, opting for life at the show grounds instead of at the school grounds, from the USEF. Read more >>

One of horse racing’s greatest remembered
Bill Hartack, the legendary jockey who died this week from heart disease at age 74 while on a hunting trip, was one of only two riders to win five Kentucky Derbies, from USA Today. Read more >>

Horse lovers fall for beauty and toughness of Kigers
If our love affair with the fabled Kiger mustang, perhaps the most sought-after wild horse in the West, can be summed up by a single person, then listen to Betty Linnell, from the Ashland Daily Tidings. Read more >>

Noted Horse Breeder Abelardo Morales to Sell Peninsula Farm in J.P. King Auction
When world renowned horse breeder and trainer Abelardo Morales purchased Peninsula Farm in 2001, it created a stir in the local community known as the Horse Capital of the World, from Yahoo. Read more >>

A horse is a horse, of course — not
All-new music, choreography and routines will be on display when the Lipizzaner Stallions – now in their 37th year – prance into Charlotte Bobcats Arena on Sunday, from The Charlotte Observer. Read more >>




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