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Texas attorney general upholds ban on shipping horse meat across state
Attorney General Greg Abbott said Wednesday that it’s illegal to ship horse meat across Texas, from The Dallas Morning News. Read more >>

Horse trainer: Eight Belles was not on steroids
The trainer of Eight Belles is certain the filly was never on steroids, and has ordered tests to prove it, from The Denver Post. Read more >>

Prince Philip receives Queen’s Award for Equestrianism
Prince Philip has been recognised for his “outstanding services to equestrianism” by the British Horse Society (BHS), from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Middleton, Wis., sculptor picked to create statue of Barbaro
Alexa King figures she has already completed the hardest part of one of the most prestigious projects of her career as an equine sculptor, from The Capital Times. Read more >>

Another Samsung Super League with FEI Season on the Horizon for the World’s Best Show Jumpers
When the sixth Samsung Super League with FEI season gets under way in three weeks’ time it will mark an important moment in the history of international team show jumping, from the USEF. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Artificial turf considered for Saratoga track
Replacing dirt with artificial turf at New York’s thoroughbred tracks is an idea starting to draw more attention after the fatal injury to a horse running in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, from the Daily Gazette. Read more >>

Horse Trainer Involved In Possible Cruelty Case
Dona Ana County, N.M., investigators say they got a tip call about two extremely thin horses kept in stables just off Interstate 25 at Radium Springs, from KFOX TV. Read more >>

Owner thinks horse attacked by mountain lion
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is investigating what may be a mountain lion attack on a pregnant mare just east of Bismarck, from The Bismarck Tribune. Read more >>

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