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Horse abuse case | More serious charges filed
A family at the center of a two-state investigation into horse neglect — including a former state agriculture official — now face 14 felony charges of animal abuse, from The State. Read more >>

Officials stumped in horse deaths
A Texas City woman woke Thursday to find one of her horses shot and killed, almost one year after the same thing happened, from The Daily News. Read more >> Idaho Alert – MN – Missing -Friesian Stallion Grand Meadow-Mower Co – Jan 2008
Freedom’s owner is frantic! from NetPosse.

Kentucky Horse Park to Launch New 5-Month Equine Education Course
The Education Department of the Kentucky Horse Park strives to be a vital member of the horse industry and the community at large by serving as a center for equine education and learning, from the KHP. Read more >>

Virginia Racing Commission adopts steroid ban
The Virginia Racing Commission at its monthly meeting on Wednesday adopted regulations that prohibit the use of anabolic and androgenic steroids in race horses in the state, from Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

Rescue horses to get sniffer training
A rural British Columbia search-and-rescue group is banking on a Minnesota man to teach their horses to become trained “sniffers” like dogs, from UPI. Read more >>

American Farrier’s Association to Provide Farriers for 2010 Games
The World Games 2010 Foundation announced that the American Farrier’s Association has been named the Official Certified Farriers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, from the USEF. Read more >>

Hong Kong – Who’s Who; Facts and Figures; Dates and Deadlines
The successful Heat and Humidity Workshop recently staged in Lausanne put the challenges facing horses and riders at this summer’s Olympic Games in Hong Kong into ever-sharper focus and provided a wealth of information for veterinary officials and others involved in the world of equestrian sport, from the USEF. Read more >>


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