HorseChannel Newswire


Fingers pointed over fall
As West Australian stewards re-open their inquiry today into the sensational six-horse pile-up in Tuesday’s Perth Cup, the blame game has already started, from The Daily Telegraph. Read more >>

Dead horse leads to animal cruelty charges against Randolph couple
A grisly discovery inside a Cattaraugus County, N.Y., house and barn Saturday led to the arrest of a Randolph man and his girlfriend on animal cruelty charges, state police said, from The Buffalo News. Read more >>

Madonna’s 28-km horse ride
It’s difficult to surmise whether pop icon Madonna, 50, had a song on her lips as she cantered and galloped on a horse all of 28 km through the rough countryside of Rajasthan – with perhaps even the occasional sand dune thrown in – but what she did is a tribute to her fitness and an almost boundless sense of adventure, from the Times of India. Read more >>

Horse Knocks Man Out With Kick To Face
An elderly man was airlifted to a Central Florida hospital on Thursday morning after he was kicked in the face by a horse and knocked unconscious, from Yahoo. Read more >>

Horse Rescue Farm Opens New Indoor Riding Ring
Star Lawson wants children and adults to find their dreams through horses, from The Frederick News-Post. Read more >>

Triple Point Shows for Saddlebred, Roadster and Hackney/Harness Horses Announced
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the 2008 triple point competitions for the Saddlebred, roadster and Hackney/harness divisions, from the USEF. Read more >>

Dansko Fair Hill International to Drop Combined Driving from 2008 Schedule; USEF Eventing Championship CCI*** to Return as Feature Attraction
The Board of Directors of Fair Hill International, Inc. (FHI), has voted not to host a combined driving event at the Dansko Fair Hill International when it returns to the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Fair Hill, MD, October 16-18, 2008, from the USEF. Read more >>

Former Irish olympian Peter Charles to ride for Britain
Show jumper Peter Charles has been given clearance by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to compete on British teams, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

How to Run a Successful and Profitable Local Horse Show – Seminar
The Kentucky Horse Council, headquartered in the National Horse Center at the Kentucky Horse Park, will host a seminar How to Run a Successful (and Profitable) Local Horse Show on January 15, from the Kentucky Horse Park. Read more >>

How horse owners can get ready for disaster
The Marin Horse Council will present “Disaster Preparedness for the Horse Owner” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Marin Humane Society at 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd. in Novato, Calif., from the Marin Independent Journal. Read more >>


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