The HorseChannel Newswire
Updated: 01/19/2008


Horse owners can do little as crisis grows
The Kentucky Horse Council is hurriedly gathering information from the state veterinarian and various horse interests across the state to assess what it says is a growing crisis in horse care in a state famous for its horses, from The Courier-Journal. Read More >>

Two Canadian Riders Opt Out of Olympics
Three top dressage riders-one from Switzerland and two from Canada—have renounced their participation in the 2008 summer Olympics in China, citing potential equine health hazards posed by extreme climate and travel conditions, from the Alberta Equestrian Federation. Read More >>

Horse found shot in head
To most people, a horse is just a horse. But not for Irene Griffith, from Tampa Bays 10. Read More >>

Rural horse ranch owners dumping waste in creek
Officials from local and state agencies have learned that horse ranch operators in unincorporated Contra Costa County, Calif., have been draining waste from their mobile home into nearby Tassajara Creek, from Contra Costa Times. Read More >>

Horse Farrier Accused Of Stealing From Clients
A man who specializes in horse hoof care is in custody, accused of stealing from his clients, from KPTV. Read More >>

Dates Finalized for 2008 World Reining Championships
2008 will be an important milestone in the international Reining community. Previously, a World Reining Championship had only been offered at the FEI World Equestrian Games, from the USEF. Read More >>

Ken Smith Wins WEF Opening Day Working Hunter
Ken Smith kicked off the opening day of the CN Winter Equestrian Festival with wins in two Regular Working Hunter classes aboard seven-year-old gray gelding Cento at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Wednesday, from the USEF. Read More >>

Man Travels Country by Horse and Wagon
150 years ago, this would not have been uncommon. But today? from My Fox Philadelphia. Read More >>

APHA offers more with new show management Web site
Now, it’s easier than ever for show personnel to stay organized with the help of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA), which recently debuted a new interactive Web site, which can be accessed from, from the APHA. Read More >>



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