HorseChannel Newswire


New 160km endurance record set in Dubai
Omair Hussain Al Bloushi smashed the world record in the 160km Endurance Cup in Dubai on Saturday, 12 January, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Horse Rustlers Target Ranches In SW Miami Dade
In the Old West, horse rustlers were usually hung, shot, or worse, from CBS4. Read more >>

Kill all wild horses in Australian national park: environmentalists
Environmentalists called Wednesday for hundreds of wild horses to be shot dead to prevent a unique Australian national park becoming a “horse paddock,” with little room for native species, from Yahoo. Read more >>

Horse Rescue Group Accused of Animal Cruelty
When Carol Martin started the Flying Ah Horse Rescue Ranch five years ago, she wanted to rescue horses, from The Denver Channel. Read more >>

Police, Amish at odds over not having lights, slow-moving symbol on horse-drawn buggies
When police cited three Amish men from western Kentucky for not having lights and a slow-moving vehicle symbol on their horse-drawn buggies, it started a conflict between religious freedom and state law, from the Star Tribune. Read more >>

Concept of Dressage Qualification Standards Supported by USEF Board; Action Postponed Until 2009
On January 13, the final day of the USEF Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors considered rule change proposals for all breeds and disciplines. Included in this review was the much-discussed “performance standards” proposal from the Dressage Committee, which would establish a qualification process for competing at certain levels at USEF-Licensed Dressage Competitions, from the USEF. Read more >>

UM student helps corral horse after escape from trailer on I-95 in Maine
Maybe it just wanted a Happy Meal, from Bangor Daily News. Read more >>


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