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Eight-time Olympic Equestrian J. Michael Plumb Nominated to U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Presented by Allstate
To say J. Michael Plumb was the stalwart of the U.S. Eventing Team for almost 50 years would be an understatement, from the USEF. Read more >>

Steroid ban for horse racing could be on the way
Congress has expanded its probe into steroid use in sports to include horse racing, with one of the industry’s top officials defending what he called a much improved, albeit still imperfect, system of testing, from Erie Times-News. Read more >>

Senate passes horse-harvest resolution
The South Dakota Senate has passed a resolution opposing measures in Congress that would restrict the slaughter and processing of horses, from the Rapid City Journal. Read more >>

Carnation woman charged with felony cruelty in horse abuse
A Carnation, Wash., woman who runs a horse-breeding and boarding business was charged Wednesday with three counts of felony first-degree animal cruelty after animal-control officers found four dead horses, an emaciated foal on the brink of death and nine other horses without food or drinkable water on her property, from The Seattle Times. Read more >>

Firefighters rescue horse from pond
Animal shoulder-deep in pond after ice gave way, stranding it about 20 feet from shore, from the Journal News. Read more >>


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