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Equestrian Sport

Paralympics Village Opens and First Horses for Paralympics Arrive
The mayor of the Paralympic Village, Elsie Leung, officiated at Thursday’s ceremony to declare the village open for the Beijing 2008 Paralympics Equestrian Events being held in Hong Kong, September 7-11, from the USEF.  Read more >>

2008 World Single Driving Championship Underway in Jarantow Poland – Good Start for Bill Peacock
The fifth edition of the FEI World Single Driving Championship, which takes place in Jarantow, Poland, has officially begun, from the USEF.  Read more >>

NRHA Regional Affiliate Finals slide across North America
The world of Reining is coming to an arena near you as National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) North American Regional Affiliate Finals slides into ten locations across the United States, Canada and Mexico, from the NRHA.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Desperate dash by breeder to save dying Spanish horses
A rescue mission is being launched for the starving horses in the Spanish town of Medina Sidonia by a Herefordshire breeder, from Horse and Hound.   Read more >>

Arabian Horse Foundation Awards $20,000 For Equine Research, Horse Rescue And Rehoming
The Arabian Horse Foundation has announced that it will award nearly $20,000 in grant monies to fund requests for Equine Research and Horse Rescue and Rehoming, from the Arabian Horse Association.  Read more >>

Alaska woman fatally attacked by own horse
A 48-year-old Ninilchik woman has died after she was attacked by her stud horse, from Fox News.  Read more >>

Human Interest

BMV Makes Available Horse License Plates
Officials said starting Thursday, a new specialty license plate recognizing the horse industry is available through the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), from WHIOTV.  Read more >>

From a horse to a memoir to a husband to Concord
Bestseller has launched her back into the world, from the Concord Monitor.  Read more >>

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