HorseChannel Newswire


Olympians Representing USET Foundation Cheered by Millions in 119th Rose Parade
“This will be the most people we will ever ride in front of,” said Melanie Smith Taylor to Beezie Madden as they rode down Colorado Avenue in the 119th Rose Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California, as part of the 12-member all-Olympian squad representing the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation, from Phelps Media Group. Read more >>

Royal support for strangles through Queen’s Christmas donation
The Queen has made a Christmas donation to the British Horse Society (BHS) and the Animal Health Trust’s strangles appeal, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

British team horse Pilgrim sold to Norway before Olympics
British team managers are bemoaning the sale of David McPherson’s European bronze medal-winning show jumper, Pilgrim, to Norway, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

William Fox-Pitt adds new advanced eventer to his string
William Fox-Pitt has a new advanced ride, the nine-year-old Trakehner Seacookie, formerly ridden by German team member Ingrid Klimke, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Don Rice Injured in Horse Mishap
Eight-time Tampa Bay Downs leading trainer Don Rice was hospitalized in critical condition after he was apparently kicked in the head by a horse at his Central Florida farm, from BloodHorse. Read more >>

Horse Rescued After 2 Hours In Icy Pond
Dolly the draught horse is warming up in a heated stable after spending as long as two hours treading water in an icy pond Thursday near Hebron, Ind., from CBS 2 Chicago. Read more >>

Horse Shot In Davison County
Authorities in Davison County, S.D., say someone has shot a horse near Mount Vernon, from Keloland. Read more >>

Depp says Burton dragged him through mud, horse manure
Johnny Depp says director Tim Burton once tormented him by dragging him through mud and horse manure, from AZCentral. Read more >>


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