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Ban on horse tripping OK’d by Arizona House
A bill advancing in the state Legislature would make tripping a galloping horse a misdemeanor under Arizona law, from azCentral.com. Read more >>

Opinion: Captive Bolt Deemed Inhumane by one USDA Chief Inspector
Listen to what Lester Friedlander, former Chief Inspector for the USDA has to say, from Gather.
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Investigation into horse deaths at Sedgefield Racecourse
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is investigating why so many horses have died at Sedgefield racecourse in the last year, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Tampa Equestrian Festival Week 2 Wrap-up, March 26-30, 2008, Tampa Bay Classic
William Lowry and Rio Corde were the last of 30 riders on course in the $75,000 Just World Grand Prix of Tampa, last to go in the jump off, but first when it counted – during the awards ceremony, from Phelps Media Group. Read more >>

New world record for biggest horse
A colossal shire horse in Australia has been proclaimed the biggest horse in the world by its owner, beating the current Guinness World Record by several inches, from the Telegraph. Read more >>

American Hackney Horse Society Foundation Announces 2008 Adult Amateur Driving Challenge
The American Hackney Horse Society Foundation’s (AHHSF) goal is to preserve the past, promote the future and improve the breed of the American Hackney, from the USEF. Read more >>

No truth to rumor that horse slaughterhouse to be built
It’s a pretty cruel April Fool’s story from an equine point of view, from the Nevada Appeal. Read more >>

Horse farm owners fight zoning limits
In what may become a battleground for agricultural rights versus local zoning, a Brewster, Mass., couple are tussling with the building inspector over their right to move horses onto their farm without an official occupancy permit, from the Cape Cod Times. Read more >> 

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