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Preparation Resources for Hurricane Ike
Links and other helpful information, from the TVMA.  Read more >>

Horse quarantine lifted on four sites
Four more properties have been released from quarantine because all horses on them tested negative for Equine Piroplasmosis, according to the Department of Agriculture, from the Bradenton Herald.  Read more >>

Spanish Riding School of Vienna accepts British female rider
A British female rider is one of the first two women to pass the entrance exam for the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Ky. horse regulators asking for more funds
The self-proclaimed horse capital of the world is running low on the financial capital necessary to regulate racing, from the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Tryon Triumphs Despite Dismal Conditions at USEF Open Horse Trials Championship
The Wellpride USEA American Eventing Championships were, like much of the country, the victim of some volatile weather over the weekend of September 13-14, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Tickets for 50th Anniversary Washington International Horse Show Now Available
Tickets for the 50th anniversary of the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) are now on sale. The WIHS is the highlight of the equestrian calendar and one of the most prestigious competitions in North America, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Human Interest

Injured horse has become a local celebrity
The horse, which hasn’t been claimed, fell from a moving trailer, from Tulsa World.  Read more >>

Sept. 18, 1830: Horse Beats Iron Horse, for the Time Being
1830: America’s first native locomotive loses a smackdown race to a draft horse. Embarrassment does not alter the course of history, from Wired.   Read more >>


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