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Nation’s Top Dressage Horses & Riders Invited to the USEF Selection Trials for Dressage at Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions
As per the Olympic Selection Procedures, the USEF is extending an invitation to the top dressage horse/rider combinations in the U.S. to participate in the 2008 USEF National Grand Prix Dressage Championship/USEF Selection Trials for the U.S. Olympic Team in Dressage, from the USEF. Read more >> 

The National Cutting Horse Association announces Western Nationals champions
The top weekend show money-earners of the 2007 point year, made their way to Ogden, Utah to compete for the 2007 Wayne Hodges Outlaw Conversions * NCHA Western National Championships, held May 1-11, 2008, from the AHP. Read more >>

2008 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Selection Trials Conclude in Raleigh, NC
The Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Selection Trials concluded the 2008 qualifying season with competitions held across the country in Illinois, California and North Carolina to select the U.S. representatives for the 2008 FEI World Breeding Championships to be held in Verden, Germany, July 31 – August 3, 2008, from the USEF. Read more >>

Missouri State Championship Racking Horse Show set for Saturday
Some of the country’s top ranked racking horses will gather at the Stoddard County Fairgrounds at Dexter’s East City Park this Saturday, June 7, to vie for the title of Missouri State Championship Racking Horse, from The Daily Statesman. Read more >>

 Equine Welfare

Study Shows No Increase in Equine Abuse Following Closure of Horse Slaughterhouses
The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act now pending in Congress would stop the interstate and foreign trade in horses for slaughter for human food, from PRWeb. Read more >>

Fourteen Race Horses Killed in Lubbock County Barn Fire
Fourteen race horses are dead after a suspicious fire ripped through their stalls in South Lubbock County, Texas, Wednesday afternoon, from KCBD. Read more >>

Mustangs on the brink of extinction
It is not news that the United States is a cowboy nation, but it might surprise many that we are destroying the horse we rode in on, from The Modesto Bee. Read more >>

Japan’s smallest horse saved from extinction
The Noma, Japan’s smallest horse and one of its eight native breeds has been saved from extinction, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Big Brown Free of Steroids, Trainer Says
Big Brown will begin the Belmont Stakes from the No. 1 post position, from The New York Times. Read more >> 

UK College of Agriculture field day places emphasis on equine issues
The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host a field day titled, “Agriculture in a New Bioeconomy,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12 at Spindletop Research Farm. The event will raise awareness about issues local producers and landowners are currently facing, from AHP. Read more >>

‘Benji’ Director Turns Attention To Horse Care
Joe Camp made his name as the writer and director of the “Benji” movies, from 10News. Read more >>


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