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Five To Be Inducted Into NRHA Hall of Fame
In 2008 the National Reining Horse Association will induct five new members into its NRHA Hall of Fame. There are three horses, an association, and one member, from the NRHA. Read more >>

$17,000 Distributed to Fire Victims from USEF’s Disaster Relief Fund
The California wildfires caught the attention of the world in 2007 and humans weren’t the only ones affected, from the USEF. Read more >>

AVMA: U.S. Horse Slaughter Exports To Mexico Increase 312%
Since all three U.S. horse slaughter operations were ordered closed last year, the number of horses exported to Mexico for slaughter has exploded, from Cattle Network. Read more >>

VEW Releases White Paper on Horse Slaughter
Veterinarians for Equine Welfare (VEW) has just issued a new white paper entitled “Horse Slaughter – Its Ethical Impact and Subsequent Response of the Veterinary Profession,” from Texas Horse Talk. Read more >>

Carriage horse makes mad dash
A carriage horse that slipped its bridle raced down South Battery in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday afternoon, and at least six of the 13 people aboard were injured when the carriage tipped over while turning onto Meeting Street, from The Post and Courier. Read more >>

Car Hits Horse Running Through Streets In Deadly Crash
State troopers said a person died after a car crashed into a horse that was running wild in Bethany, Conn., from NBC30. Read more >>

Equine aficionados enjoy surge in horse population
The number of horses in Michigan has jumped more than 16 percent over the past 10 years, a new statewide survey shows, from the Lansing State Journal. Read more >>

Horse Park to receive special Eclipse Award
The Kentucky Horse Park, home to the great John Henry for nearly a quarter-century, has been honored with a special Eclipse Award for contributions to thoroughbred racing, from the Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

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