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Equestrian Competition

List of Qualified Nations for the 2008 Olympic Games – UPDATE
We are pleased to provide you with the updated list of National Federations qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong, from the FEI. Read more >>

Samsung Super League with FEI Gets Underway in France; US Draws Second Spot
A Dutch show jumper will be first into the ring as the 2008 Samsung Super League with FEI series gets underway in La Baule, France tomorrow afternoon, from the USEF. Read more >>

British eventing team announced for 2008 Olympic Games
British Eventing and the British Olympic Association have today announced the GB eventing team for the Beijing Olympics, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

The Queen’s riding horse stands champion at Royal Windsor
As Royal Windsor basked in sunshine on the opening day, The Queen was at ringside to watch her large riding horse Petition and Katie Jerram take the title of riding horse champion, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Michigan resident named APHA World Show artist
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently named Cindy Price of Bellaire, Mich., as its official 2008 World Championship Paint Horse Show artist, from the APHA. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Kentucky Horse Park Offers Equine Adoption Fair to Help Neglected Horses
A number of factors have converged to make this a very difficult year for Kentucky’s horses. Equine overpopulation, a challenging economy and last summer’s draught are among the causes of distress that have put Kentucky’s horses in the national media spotlight, from the USEF. Read more >>

No hay-day for horse owners
Horse owner and boarder Gayle Goetzman feels straddled by high hay prices, from the La Crosse Tribune. Read more >>

Feedbag inflation
Last year around this time, horse trainer Scott Golladay, 53, was paying about $250 for a wagonload of grain for the horses that he boards at his stables in Newport Township, Illinois, from the Lake County News-Sun. Read more >>

Horse healthy at 38
Having turned 38 on Saturday, Lady is healthy as, well, a horse, from The Saginaw News. Read more >>

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