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Horse owner pleads not guilty to cruelty
The owner of 18 horses killed in an October crash near Wadsworth, Ill., pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges Monday in Lake County, Ill., circuit court, from the Daily Herald. Read more >>

17 more horses seized from Trexlers; case to go to grand jury
Richland County, S.C., sheriff’s deputies Monday seized 17 more horses owned by a state agriculture official’s family already accused of abusing dozens of other horses in two states, from The State. Read more >>

Horse owners laud upcoming lemon law
When you buy a car, state law offers some protection against misleading sales techniques. Florida lawmakers decided horse buyers need a “lemon law,” too, from the News-Journal Online. Read more >>

Cervi, Sting Ray provide potent 1-2 punch
Barrel racing champ’s run sets Houston record, from the Houston Chronicle. Read more >>

Effort to save UL Horse Farm gains momentum
The grassroots effort to save University of Lousiana’s Horse Farm property as green space appears to be gaining ground, from The Daily Advertiser. Read more >>

AQHA Announces 2007 Professional Horsemen Awards
During the March 1 awards banquet at the American Quarter Horse Association 2008 annual convention in San Francisco, the Association announced the 2007 professional horsemen award winners, from the AQHA. Read more >>

USEF Announces New Roadster Division Requirements
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) would like to advise all members that participate in the Roadster Division to be aware of a new rule (RD101.2) that takes effect April 1, 2008 which will require all owners, exhibitors and trainers of horses and ponies to be members of the American Road Horse and Pony Association (ARHPA), from the USEF. Read more >>

Arabber horses learning to trust again
King was ready to lie down and die, from the Examiner. Read more >>


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