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Darren Chiacchia and the Equestrian World
Darren Chiacchia remains unconscious in critical condition but is now breathing independently without the assistance of a ventilator, from the USEA. Read more >>

Mixed Emotions After Red Hills Horse Trials
Wet, soggy mud. Cool shallow water. Tolling, treacherous hills. The ingredients that make the Red Hills Horse Trials one of the most challenging sporting events around, from WCTV-TV. Read more >>

Reward offered in horse shooting

The Humane Society of the United States is offering up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting of a horse on the southeast side of Indianapolis, from The Herald Bulletin. Read more >>

Dogs kill miniature horse in Lubbock
A pair of dogs killed a miniature horse in south Lubbock County, Texas, on Monday morning, bringing the animal death count from dog attacks up to at least 23 this year, from Lubbock Online. Read more >>

Heavy horse breeds under threat
Britain’s heavy horse breeds are under threat with one – the Suffolk punch – reduced to a few hundred mares, say conservationists, from the BBC. Read more >>

Olympic News from the Hong Kong Jockey Club
The two masterminds behind the Olympic equestrian cross-country course plus the man who will make it all happen at Games time in August met with the media at Beas River on March 17 to explain the brains and the brawn that create a true Olympic cross-country course, from the USEA. Read more >>

Mark Todd on track to qualify for 2008 Olympic Games
Mark Todd’s quest to qualify for this summer’s Olympics in Hong Kong remains on track after he won the CIC*** at Puhinui, on New Zealand’s North Island, at the weekend (14-16 March), from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Horse sickness spreads to the Eastern Cape
The African Horse Sickness that has gripped the Western Cape in Africa has now spread to the Eastern Cape there, from SABC News. Read more >>

$300,000 Raised for Breast Cancer Research Foundation at 2008 Challenge of the Americas
The Challenge of the Americas is pleased to announce that the event held on March 8, 2008, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL, raised $300,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, from PMG. Read more >>

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