The HorseChannel Newswire
Updated: 12/21/2007

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Senate Passes Farm Bill Helpful To Horses
The American Horse Council (AHC) reports that the recently passed Senate Farm Bill includes several key provisions that would benefit the horse industry, from the American Horse Council. Read More >>

Report points to horse range problems
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 Casper Star-Tribune. Read More >>

Horse, cruelty victim, now up for adoption
A horse seized from a couple convicted of animal cruelty is in need of a new home, according to Joanne Bourbeau, a regional director for the Humane Society of the United States, from the Bennington Banner. Read More >>

Horse Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges
State agriculture officials say they plan to charge a Shorter, Ala., man with animal cruelty after finding undernourished horses on his property, from WSFA. Read More >>

Authorities rescue escaped horse after two-day chase
It’s not that they were on their high horse about it. It’s just that it really wasn’t the kind of detective work Lawrence County, Ohio, deputies usually expect to do on a regular shift, from the Ironton Tribune. Read More >>

Firefighters rescue horse that was stuck on fence
Jodie Mathews thought she’d lost her precious Dread, from The Town Talk. Read More >>

Arabian and Friesian Enthusiast Jeff Wonnell Passes Away
Jeff Wonnell, a lifelong consummate horseman who assisted with the introduction of the Friesian breed to the Federation, passed away on Nov. 21, 2007, from injuries related to an accidental fall at his Branson West, Mo., home, from the USEF. Read More >>

Florida OKs Quarter Horse Permit
There may be more opportunities for Thoroughbreds to race in Florida in the coming years as at least one proposed Quarter Horse track has received a permit from the state, with a second such facility under consideration for similar licensing, from BloodHorse. Read More >>

NWHA to host DQP Clinic
The National Walking Horse Association will host its annual Designated Qualified Persons (DQP) training clinic on Feb. 16-17 in Murfreesboro, Tenn., from American Horse Publications. Read More >>

USEF to Host Para Equestrian Training Session with Missy Ransehousen
The USEF is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Para Equestrian Training Session with US Para Equestrian Team Coach and international event rider Missy Ransehousen, Jan. 19-20, 2008, at the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., from the USEF. Read More >>

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