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Eight Horses Jump Clean in the first USEF Selection Trial for Show Jumping
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Selection Trials for Show Jumping got underway at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL on Thursday February 28, 2008, on one of the coldest evenings in recent memory, from the USEF. Read more >>

U.S. Selects 2008 Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup Teams
The U.S. Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup is pleased to announce the members of its teams for 2008, from the USEF. Read more >>

Vet: Horse Bones Found in Shallow Graves
Sumter County, S.C.,  authorities are resuming their search for animals remains found on a property there, from WLTX. Read more >>

Natalie Portman–Portman’s horse-riding accident
Natalie Portman narrowly escaped serious injury after she was thrown from the back of a horse during a vacation in Africa, from ContactMusic. Read more >>

New Hotline for Kentucky Horse Owners
In an effort to support the needs of the horse and horse owner in Kentucky, the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC), in partnership with the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners and the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, has established a hotline (866-634-0030) for Kentucky horse owners, from the USEF. Read more >>

Michael Whitaker loses ride on Des Hayettes horses
Show jumper Michael Whitaker has lost two of his highest-earning horses after a disagreement with their French owner, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation Award Created
A George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation Award open to U.S., Canadian and international riders ages 18 and younger is being offered for the first time at the 2008 CN Winter Equestrian Festival in honor of the rider who literally wrote the book on the discipline, from the USEF. Read more >>

USEF Announces Show Schedule for 2008 Hunter National Championships
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Executive Committee has approved the dates and locations for the following 2008 USEF Hunter National Championships, from the USEF. Read more >>

Energetic horse show a showcase of tolerance, says creator
Bartabas, enigmatic visionary behind one of the world’s most spectacular circuses, says his latest equestrian extravaganza is a celebration of life that transcends nationality, religion and race, from Yahoo. Read more >>

Saddlebred World Loses Giants Pugh, Barham
The Saddlebred community has lost two renowned horsemen, from USEF. Read more >>



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