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Rebecca Hart Wins 2008 USEF National Para Equestrian Championships
After three days of competition at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, IL, Rebecca Hart and Norteassa claimed the title of the United States Equestrian Federation’s (USEF) 2008 National Para Equestrian Championships, from Hunter Jumper News. Read more >>

Junior rider’s horse dies at Chepstow Horse Trials in Britain
Which Way II, ridden by junior event rider Alice Norman, collapsed and died on the cross-country course at Chepstow Horse Trials, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

The Latest Racing News

Kentucky Horse Racing Officials Discuss Steroid Ban
Members of a Kentucky panel that oversees drug rules for horse racing got into a lively discussion Tuesday about whether the state should ban or regulate steroids, from Lex18. Read more >>

Kentucky Horse Racing Authority hires medical director
The Kentucky Horse Racing Authority has hired Dr. Mary Scollay to serve in the newly created position of medical director, from Business First. Read more >>

Breeding, betting and dirt at issue in horse racing reform
The public’s revulsion over the high-profile breakdowns within thoroughbred racing has reached a crisis point that demands a strong and determined response from the industry, according to prominent horsemen, including breeders, trainers and jockeys, from USA Today. Read more >>

HORSE RACING: Big Brown arrives at Belmont Park
The street sweepers rolled past the stables at Belmont Park more than an hour before Big Brown arrived, as workers hurried to finish painting his new home at Barn 2, from the HeraldNet. Read more >>

Industry News

Congress Passes Farm Bill with Provisions Beneficial to Horses
After months of negotiations between the House and Senate, Congress passed the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, commonly known as the Farm Bill, from the American Horse Council. Read more >>

American Quarter Horse Foundation Receives Record $2 Million Gift
The American Quarter Horse Foundation announced today that it received the largest gift from an individual in its history, from the AQHA. Read more >>

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