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Show News

U.S. Jumps to Overall Lead after Second Leg of Samsung Super League with FEI
The U.S. Show Jumping squad of Anne Kursinski (Roxanna 112), Charlie Jayne (Urbanus), Nicole Simpson (SRF Dragonfly) and Will Simpson (Carlsson vom Dach) put on an impressive display in Rome, Italy to finish second in the Nations Cup and take over the top spot of the Samsung Super League, from the USEF. Read more >>

A Tall Order? Not if Your Name is Todd
It had been in the back of his mind for some time, but it was while enjoying a few social drinks with friends over the Christmas period that former Eventing super-star Mark Todd decided he would give it a go, from the USEF. Read more >>

Jessica Kurten says she won’t be available to ride at the Olympics
Ireland’s top show jumper Jessica Kurten has informed selectors she will not be available to compete for her country at this summer’s Olympics, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Accidental death verdict on indoor cross country fall
A verdict of accidental death has been returned by the inquest into the tragic accident that claimed the life of 12 year-old Shannon Bloomfield (pictured) at Milton Keynes Eventing Centre on 27 January, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Human Interest

U2 Manager McGuiness Hurt in Horrific Horse Fall
Irish rockers U2’s longtime manager Paul McGuiness narrowly escaped paralysis recently after he was involved in a horrific horse riding accident, from ContactMusic. Read more >>

Horse program aimed at helping at-risk Indian youth
Horses are part of new court diversion program aimed at building trust, responsibility and self-esteem in at-risk American Indian youth, from The Bismarck Tribune. Read more >>

Racing News

Horse racing: Iowa no longer alone in reining in steroids
For more than a decade, Iowa stood alone in testing racehorses for steroids, from the Des Moines Register. Read more >>


Horse meat spilled on interstate; I-70 shut down for hours
Drivers heading westbound into Grand Junction, Utah, Sunday morning on I-70 weren’t able to use the entire stretch of highway, from KJCT8. Read more >>


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