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    Madden and Ward Named to the USEF Show Jumping Short List
    The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Ad Hoc Committee on Selection has approved naming the horse/rider combinations of Authentic/Beezie Madden and Sapphire/McLain Ward to the Show Jumping Short List for the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong August 8-24, 2008, from the USEF. Read more >>

    Horse flu continues to spread in Mongolia
    More than 130,000 horses have been infected since October 2007 as the horse flu continued to spread in Mongolia, the Mongolian General Authority for Emergency Management (GAEM) said Thursday, from the People’s Daily Online. Read more >>

    The American Riding Instructors Association (ARIA) is proud to name its Year End Award Winners for 2007

    Stables add RFID to equestrian training
    A startup uses RFID technology to better train show riders, from CNN.

    Forsberg suing horse track
    Swedish hockey star Peter Forsberg is suing a local company and the owners of a horse racing track for $1.87 million for causing an accident that led to his horse being put down, from Sports Illustrated. Read more >>

    Saddlebred Association to Offer Internet Video Streaming of Convention Activities
    2008 ASHA Annual Meeting Webcast this weekend, from the American Saddlebred Horse Association. Read more >>

    USET Foundation Provided $2,295,000 for High Performance Programs in 2007
    The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation is pleased to announce that it awarded grants totaling $2,295,000 to the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) for High Performance programs in 2007, from Phelps Media Group. Read more >>

    Ki-Juan Minors Named 2008 Equestrian Idol After an Evening of Fun, Feasting and Fundraising
    Ki-Juan Minors wowed the judges and the energetic crowd of horse lovers on Saturday, February 9, and walked away with the grand prize and the title of “Equestrian Idol,” from the USEF. Read more >>

    USET Foundation “Hong Kong by Night” Olympic Benefit Raises $500,000
    The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation has announced that “Hong Kong by Night,” a benefit held on February 8, 2008, at the International Polo Club in Wellington, FL, raised $500,000, from the USEF. Read more >>

    The Poetic Carriage Driver Has a Kissing Horse
    In St. Augustine, Fla., there are many carriage drivers and many horses who pull carriages, but Terry Herbert and Rusty the horse stand out, from First Coast News. Read more >>


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