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Equestrian Sport

Olympic Equestrian Events a Resounding Success
Hong Kong has passed a searching examination by successfully co-hosting the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events, the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr. Henry Tang, said today, from the USEA.  Read more >>

FEI World Championships for Young Endurance Horses
The FEI World Endurance Championships for 7 and 8 year old horses was held, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Notice to Beginner Novice Competitors – Change to AEC Qualifications
In 2006, in response to many requests from our Beginner Novice riders, the USEA added Beginner Novice divisions to the Wellpride/USEA American Eventing Championships, from the USEA.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse At State Fair Had Rabies
The state Department of Health and Human Services is advising the public that a horse that was on display at the Missouri State Fair has died of rabies, from  Read more >>

Investigation into Exmoor pony stampede death
Exmoor National Parks Authority has launched an investigation into the death of a pony in a stampede in July, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Human Interest

Kentucky Horse Park faces competition, but it still stands alone
When the Kentucky Horse Park opened its doors 30 years ago this fall, it was the only horse park in the nation, from the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Read more >>

Hollywood legend Tony Curtis was in Montreal to promote new documentary
Tony Curtis can still draw fans. At 82, his famous dark hair – once swept up in the DA hairdo copied by Elvis Presley – is gone, replaced by a bald head covered with a white cowboy hat, from The Canadian Press.  Read more >>


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