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Equestrian Sport

Update on a Doping/Medication Case at the 2008 Olympic Games
The FEI has received confirmation that the B sample of the horse Rufus, ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa at the 2008 Olympic Games, has yielded a positive test result for the banned substance nonivamide thus confirming the initial positive findings from the A sample, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Who’s Abandoning Horses In South Fort Worth?
The Humane Society of North Texas says it’s seeing a disturbing trend recently, from CBS11TV.  Read more >>

Tough economy, legislation presses horse industry
Peggy Goeke said she has a couple of foals from a good brood mare and a hand-picked stallion, from the Warrenton Journal.  Read more >>

Retired Racers Find a New Track
Rosey, a thoroughbred, canters through a left-hand turn like, well, a thoroughbred: head high, eyes proud, locomotive haunches driving ballerina legs, from The Washington Post.  Read more >>

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides in Syracuse?
They’re popular in the big city and soon you could see horse drawn carriages around downtown Syracuse, from WTVH.  Read more >>

Human Interest

Willie is just a mini horse but for some he’s a brief bridge to the past
This is a place where memories are scarce, from Naples Daily News.  Read more >>


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