HorseChannel Newswire


Kraut Stays on Top at USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping; Shahinian-Simpson and Simpson Tied for Second
Severe weather on Thursday March 6 caused the postponement of the $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup which a also served as the fourth leg of the USEF Selection Trials for Show Jumping at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Florida, from the USEF. Read more >>

Graburn and Weber Win First Two USEF Selection Trials for 2008 Driving World Championships
Sterling Graburn of Bonifay, Florida won the first USEF Selection Trial for the 2008 World Singles Driving Championships held at the Sunshine State CDE (CAI-B Ocala) in Ocala, FL February 28-March 2, from the USEF. Read more >>

Olympic Equestrian Facilities Inspected by Equestrian Committee
President of the Equestrian Committee (Hong Kong) of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG), Chief Secretary for Administration Henry Tang and members of the committee toured the Hong Kong Olympic and Paralympic Village and core equestrian venue in Sha Tin on March 4, from the USEF. Read more >>

Australian event rider questions Olympic security in Hong Kong
The Australian equestrian team will take security cameras to the Olympic Games in Hong Kong this summer after the horse ridden by eventer Shane Rose tested positive to a banned substance during the test event last August, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

New Opportunity for Reiners—Inaugural USEF CRI* National Championship to be Held in 2008
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is launching a new International Reining initiative for 2008, from the USEF.  Read more >>

American Saddlebred Horse Association Offers Junior Exhibitor Driving Challenge
The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) and Elisabeth Goth Chelberg are pleased to offer the ASHA Junior Exhibitor Driving Challenge program to promote the sport of driving American Saddlebreds for young enthusiasts, from the USEF. Read more >>

Wild mustangs, horse trainers to be paired for competition
Horse trainers from all over the state are gathering Friday in Sacramento to find out what wild mustang they will take home for 90 days in a competition to see who can gentle their steed the best, from the Sacramento Bee. Read more >>

UVM’s Morgan Horse Farm gets $1 million gift
The University of Vermont’s Morgan Horse Farm is getting a $1 million gift from a Burlington philanthropist, from WCAX. Read more >>

Cracker horse advocates finish ride
After spending a week and a half on the trail, a couple of cracker horses – and their riders – made it to Tallahassee, Fla., on Thursday and were welcomed by Charles Bronson, the state’s commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, from the Bradenton Herald. Read more >>

Lee The Horse Logger
A Montana man travels through the valley tonight, by horse and buggy, from WKBN. Read more >>


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