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Horse Park director arrested
The executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park was arrested early yesterday on a charge of alcohol intoxication, from the Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Equine flu forces Australia into early Olympic decision
Australian Olympic prospects will learn next week whether they will be sent overseas for six months’ quarantine prior to the Olympics because of the equine influenza outbreak, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

County Pulls for U-Md. to Rethink Proposed Horse Park
Howard officials hope the University of Maryland will reconsider its quick dismissal of using the university’s research farm west of Ellicott City as the setting for a state horse park, from the Washington Post. Read more >>

Horse market could be in trouble, local experts say
Kalona’s welcome sign bears proof of the importance horses play in the Iowa community, from The Kalona News. Read more >>

Horse throw kills boy
An 18-month-old Perth boy has died after a horse picked him up with his teeth and threw him several metres, from The New Zealand Herald. Read more >>

Death of equestrian journalist and author Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Author of numerous equestrian books, journalist and former Horse & Hound consultant editor Elwyn Hartley Edwards died on Sunday, aged 80, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Nine Awarded in ASHA Junior Exhibitor Youth Driving Challenge Finals
The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) Junior Exhibitor Youth Driving Challenge, funded by Elisabeth Goth Chelberg, held its finals in November during the American Royal in Kansas City, from the USEF. Read more >>

Grande Gil Becomes First Saddlebred Triple Crown Winner Since 2004
With Grande Gil’s win at the American Royal in November, the five-year-old gelding has claimed the first American Saddlebred Triple Crown since 2004, sweeping the three-gaited open championships at Lexington Junior League, Kentucky State Fair and American Royal—the three shows which comprise the Saddlebred Triple Crown, from the USEF. Read more >>

HITS Ocala: The Winter Show Circuit in the Heart of Horse Country
HITS is preparing for another banner year at its Post Time Farm facility in Ocala, FL, from the USEF. Read more >>

FEI World Cup™ YR Final Frankfurt December 13-16
At the Festhallen in Frankfurt this weekend not only a World Cup™ qualifier dressage of the Western European League for the seniors takes place, but their YR-colleagues from 21 or below have their World Cup™ Final for Young Riders as well, from the FEI. Read more >>

Aachen comes out top with dressage riders for 10th time
Dressage riders have voted the World Equestrian Festival at Aachen as the best international outdoor event of the year for the 10th consecutive time, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Large Animals Equal Large Problems in an Emergency
Everywhere in America thousands of large animals are transported through our communities daily, from American Horse Publications. Read more >>

Rumble in the Jungle
This is the story of an adventurous and zealous horse doted with a multitude of talents called Nickelby, from the FEI. Read more >>

Better control your horse in Norway
An 85-year-old Norwegian man learned the hard way this year that one should control your horse while riding or face some serious consequences, from UPI. Read more >>

USEF Members Encouraged to Participate in Survey to Determine the Needs of Attendees of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center is working with organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ to insure event participants and spectators have access to all the products and services they will require during their visit to Lexington, KY, from the USEF. Read more >>

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