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Horse-slaughter bill outcry keeps it alive
After an avalanche of criticism, public support is growing for a bill proposing horse slaughtering in South Dakota, a state lawmaker says, from the Rapid City Journal. Read more >>

BLM recommends reducing wild horse herd
A wild-horse herd along the Montana-Wyoming border that traces its ancestry to the mounts ridden by Spanish conquistadors could be reduced through adoption by more than 35 percent, under recommendations released Monday by federal officials, from the Billings Gazette. Read more >>

Shelters brim with abandoned horses
Bridle in hand, 12-year-old Madison Marino guides Sassy out for an afternoon stroll in the corral at Horse Rescue of North Scottsdale, Ariz., from AZCentral. Read more >>

Horse care bill: $133,031
Jackson County, Mich., Animal Control spent $133,031 caring for dozens of horses in a high-profile case involving alleged neglect in Grass Lake Township, according to a financial report, from MLive. Read more >>

North American Thoroughbred Society Launches 2008 North American Series Awards
Thoroughbreds and Riders Able to Gain Recognition for Achievements at National, Regional, Local Levels, from the USEF. Read more >>

World’s Best Horse to Run in Dubai
American Horse of the Year and the world’s top-rated horse still in training, Curlin, is set to make his eagerly-awaited reappearance at the Dubai International Racing Carnival later this month, before a crack at the Dubai World Cup on March 29, from the Virtual Form Guide. Read more >>

Saddle Horse Adoption Scheduled For Saturday
Officials of the Nevada Department of Corrections report success with the Warm Springs Correctional Center Wild Horse Gentling Program in Carson City, Nevada, from Las Vegas Now. Read more >>

Atari’s ‘My Horse and Me(TM)’ Trots to Store Shelves
Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR – News), one of the world’s most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher and distributor, today announced that My Horse and Me(TM), the ultimate equestrian sports and lifestyle video game experience for Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM) has shipped to stores nationwide in North America with the PC version following shortly, from Yahoo. Read more >>

Out And About Kentucky Style: New horse-themed B&B is top notch
Since when did Oldham County, Ky., claim to have a world class bed and breakfast? from The News-Democrat & Leader. Read more >>


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