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More doping tests for Olympic horses
FEI trying to restore reputation after Athens fiasco, from Sports Illustrated. Read more >>

The Hong Kong Jockey Club signs co-op agreement with International Olympic Committee, paving the way for Hong Kong Olympic Museum
The Hong Kong Jockey Club has entered into a co-op agreemenbt with the IOC Museum that will pave the way for the development of a Hong Kong Olympic Museum, from the FEI. Read more >>

Texas-bred foals at a nearly 30-year low
When Lone Star Park opens today, the first race will be for increasingly rare animals — specifically, for racehorses born and bred in Texas, from the Star-Telegram. Read more >>

Tampa Equestrian Festival Week Three Wrap-up
After a nearly hour-long break because of inclement weather, McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, and his veteran mount Sapphire returned to the ring to complete their first round-course, from the USEF. Read more >>

Horse Park hotel may miss deadline
The executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park is not optimistic that bonds to fund a proposed resort hotel will be sold by the Tuesday deadline, from the Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Dog’s vicious attack injures horse, topples 70-year-old rider
A large pit bull-mix dog viciously and repeatedly attacked a horse on an Auburn State Recreation Area trail in California last week, sending the horse’s 70-year-old rider to the ground, from the Sacramento Bee. Read more >>

Visionaire is the vision for Barbaro trainer at Kentucky Derby
Even as trainer Michael Matz prepares Visionaire for the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday at Keeneland, he cannot help but be reminded of what was and what might have been, from USA Today. Read more >>

Escaramuzas Horse Riding Tradition Continuing
Escaramuzas is a style of horse riding that’s for women only, from MyFoxLA. Read more >>

On a horse, they’re easy riders
With group’s help, disabilities are left behind, from The State. Read more >>

Horse farm sold for $17.2 million
A Boca Raton company bought one of the largest horse farms in Marion County, Fla., this month for nearly $17.2 million, according to county court records, from Ocala.com. Read more >>

Lafayette Police Begin Horse Patrols in Residential Areas
Saint Anthony Park in Lafayette, La., got some unlikely visitors in the form of police on horseback Wednesday. Read more >>

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