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Equestrian Sport

Burghley Horse Trials loses one horse at the first vet inspection
The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials got underway today with all but one of the 72 horses forward passing the first veterinary inspection in the main arena, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Hong Kong is ready and awaits with great anticipation the onset of the 2008 Paralympic Games
A senior official of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government stated that Hong Kong’s preparatory work for the equestrian events of the 2008 Paralympic Games has been completed, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Turn up the volume to help horses for slaughter
World Horse Welfare, formerly the ILPH, desperately needs signatures on its Make A Noise petition by October – the charity’s campaign to end the long distance transportation of live horses to slaughter in Europe, from HorseMart.  Read more >>

MSU to host KHC equine abuse/neglect training
Morehead State University will host a three day course on investigating equine abuse and neglect offered by the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) Oct. 1-3 at the Derrickson Agricultural Complex, located on Ky. 377 north of Morehead, from Morehead State University.  Read more >>

Painting to boost reward in deaths of horse, pony
Charleston, S.C., artist Kevin LePrince is offering for auction an oil painting to help increase a cash reward in a case involving the death of a horse and a pony, from the Post and Courier.  Read more >>

Horse lovers save YMCA equestrian program
When the YMCA of Columbia decided to cut the equestrian program at its Lexington facility to save money, the horse lovers erupted, from The State.  Read more >>

Across the Pond

Queen’s horses enjoy Blackpool holiday
Thirty of the Queen’s horses enjoyed a run along the beach in Blackpool, England, after coming to the resort for a holiday, from The Citizen.  Read more >>

Welsh Del Boy is the Beach Donkey of the Year
This year’s hunt for Britain’s finest, happiest beach donkey has produced a strong, handsome winner from Wales, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Horse Whisperer author recovering after poisoning
The author of the international best-selling book The Horse Whisperer was recovering Wednesday after falling ill from eating poisonous mushrooms, from Yahoo.  Read more >>

Jordan launches horse clothing line
Jordan has given her horse a matching makeover, from Yahoo.  Read more >>

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