HorseChannel Newswire


Horse Park’s Rolex course called safe
Organizers say they already have taken every safety precaution for the upcoming Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and are not planning any extra steps in the wake of accidents that caused the deaths of a dozen riders worldwide over the past year and a half, from the Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Badminton Horse Trials’ work on cross-country ground pays off
Badminton Horse Trials director Hugh Thomas unveiled this year’s cross-country course and the work which has been done on the ground to the press on Tuesday (8 April, ’08), from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Conrad Burns registers as lobbyist for horse group
Former Sen. Conrad Burns has registered as a lobbyist, working for a group that supports the slaughter of wild horses. Burns registered with the Senate as a lobbyist for the American Quarter Horse Association Feb. 7, just a few weeks after he became eligible to lobby under Senate rules, from the Missoulian. Read more >>

USEF Announces Third Annual Youth Sportsman’s Award
As part of the continuing efforts to expand the base of young people contributing to the leadership and promotion of equestrian sports, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the third annual Youth Sportsman’s Award, from the USEF. Read more >>

FEI Plans for Youth Committee
This week was a turning point for Youth within the FEI, from the FEI. Read more >>

Auerbach Chairs Horse Retirement Fund
Owner and breeder Madeline Auerbach has been named chairman of the 12-member board of directors overseeing a newly established charity fund to care for retired Thoroughbreds, the California Retirement Management Account, from BloodHorse. Read more >>

Officals Search For Person Who Dumped Horse
Anyone who might have information about the incident, or could identify the horse or where it lived or its owner, is asked to call Animal Control at 655-6475, from Highlands Today. Read more >>

Suspected horse swindler leaving trail of crime
The law hopes to unsaddle a suspected horse swindler who is facing 20 years behind bars if convicted, from The County Press. Read more >>

Charges filed in horse-carcass case
Criminal charges have been filed against Don Miller, the owner of a Rowan County, Ky., farm where 31 dead horses were found on Tuesday, from The Enquirer. Read more >>

Horse falls into old well, gets out alive with a little help from friends
On Sunday afternoon, April 6, Wendell Scott was calling for his six horses to come in, but only four of them did, from the Macon County Times. Read more >>

China Expert to Protest High Gas Prices with Horse Ride in Santa Monica Sunday, April 13
As another means of protesting the escalating gas prices, Peter de Krassel, an internationally-renowned expert on China (, business entrepreneur, author, columnist and lecturer, will ride a horse–attired in contemporary Chinese clothing–on San Vicente Blvd in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, between 11:30 and 12 noon, from Centre Daily. Read more >>

Horses do the painting at Orlando-area horse festival
Have you ever seen a horse painting a picture or watched Jack Russell terriers racing against each other? from the Orlando Sentinel. Read more >>


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