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Mark Todd selected for New Zealand Olympic eventing team
Mark Todd will head New Zealand’s eventing team at the Beijing Olympic Games, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Better tracking of horse injuries sought
The Kentucky Horse Racing Authority is looking at how to track racehorse injuries and deaths that occur in training as well as racing, from the Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

State senator says congress’ horse hearing is “objectionable”
Kentucky state Sen. Damon Thayer said today a congressional hearing later this week on whether racing is doing enough for horse safety is “objectionable” and said medication regulation should be left to individual states rather than the federal government, from the Courier-Journal. Read more >>

Scientists reverse vasectomy on endangered horse
Scientists at the National Zoo say they have reversed a vasectomy on an endangered horse—the first known operation of its kind on an endangered species, from AP. Read more >>

Animal Control Raids Horse Sanctuary
A caretaker at a horse sanctuary was arrested Monday in connection with an animal cruelty investigation as authorities raided the facility and euthanized about a dozen horses, from KNBC. Read more >>

Man allegedly frees horses on Churchill Downs backside, action results in euthanasia of horse
Those who work the backside of Churchill Downs are stunned after learning of the alleged actions of a man last night that left one horse dead, from KNBC. Read more >>

Fifth horse injured in new attack
A fifth horse has been attacked weeks after four others were slashed as they roamed paddocks near Bonnybridge in the U.K., from the BBC. Read more >>

Obituary

AQHA Past President Everett Salley Dies
Industry mourns an AQHA hall of fame member, from the aqha. Read more >>

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