The HorseChannel Newswire
Updated 12/11/2007


NYC may say whoa to horse-drawn carriages
The horse-drawn carriages that clip-clop around Central Park could be banned under City Council legislation to be introduced at the urging of animal advocates who say the horses are treated inhumanely, from MSNBC. Read More >>

BLM evaluation: Horse goals unmet in Montana
A recently released evaluation of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range’s management practices paints a bleak picture of the health of the island range ecosystem and charts the inability of the federal agency in charge of managing the area to meet its own goals, from the Billings Gazette. Read More >>

McLain Ward Wins $100,000 National Horse Show Grand Prix, CSI-W, Farrington Named Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Champion
Written by: Jennifer Wood
Eleven years ago this month in Wellington, Fla., McLain Ward lost the AGA Championships when he had one time fault and Margie Engle was the only clear round in the class, from Phelps Media Group.  Read More >>

National Horse Show wraps up Sunday in Wellington, but will it return?
The National Horse Show wraps up successfully Sunday after a year of uncertainty, but its troubles may not be over, from the Sun-Sentinel. Read More >>

Are bidet ads too much to bare at horse show?
It’s hard to miss the advertisement, with its four women’s bare bottoms, each of them sporting a white smiley face, from the Sun-Sentinel. Read More >>

USEF Names Eventing Winter Training List
The United States Equestrian Federation’s Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the following horse and rider combinations for the Eventing Winter Training List. These riders will have the opportunity to train with Chef d’Equipe, Capt. Mark Phillips and Laura Kraut, a member of the U.S. Show Jumping Team, in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games, from the USEF. Read More >>

IJRC Top-10 FINAL presented by Rolex
Ireland’s Jessica Kuerten stormed to victory in convincing fashion at the seventh IJRC Top-10 Final sponsored by Rolex in Geneva tonight where defending World Cup champion Beat Mandli from Switzerland slotted into second ahead of Germany’s Ludger Beerbaum in third, from the FEI. Read More >>

Try out FEI World Cup Driving: Budapest (Hun) 7-9 December 2007
The Sports Arena in Hungary’s capital city Budapest was the stage of a trial World Cup Driving competition this weekend, from the FEI. Read More >>

$142M horse racing track to give Michigan 1,400 jobs
Construction is scheduled to begin in March on a new $142 million thoroughbred horse racing track near Detroit Metropolitan Airport, from the Toledo Blade. Read More >>

County Budget Taking Hit After Horse Abuse Case
Jackson County, Mich., is taking a budget hit after tending to more than 80 horses seized last spring in an animal cruelty investigation, from WLNS. Read More >>

Horse Therapy Helps Disabled Boy “Ride to Walk”
Five-year-old Kole Miller of Roseville, Calif., has a rare and disturbing genetic disorder that affects mainly boys, from News10. Read More >>

U of M offers regional horse programs
The University of Minnesota Horse Team is offering five regional horse owner education programs throughout Minnesota in 2008, from the Tri-State Neighbor. Read More >>

A haven for horse lovers within the city
Roy Rogers and Trigger would be proud, from The Los Angeles Times. Read More >>

Horse Flipper
When Sarah D’Auriol fell off a horse at age 4, her mother offered this advice: Get back on. And do some flips while you’re at it, from the Palm Beach Post. Read More >>

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