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Hurricane Ike Updates

Call to Action: Gulf Coast / Hurricane Ike – Donate Now to the USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund
A full week after the torrents of Hurricane Ike battered the Gulf Coast of Texas, the scene is still one of shock and destruction, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Texas Animal Health Commission: Hurricane Ike Update
The TAHC’s Area Command continues operations in the TAHC headquarters in Austin, with on-site representatives from the USDA’s Veterinary Services, Animal Care, and National Resources Conservation Services; the Texas Department of Agriculture, and TXSART, from the TAHC.  Read more >>

Resident views damage and food distribution by horse
Marissa Lehman and Hank surveyed the damage in Splendora, Texas, after Hurricane Ike as they did together after Hurricane Rita, from The Observer.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Tennessee: Celebration has more walking horse soring violations
Charlotte Stolz has spent the week mourning one of her best friends, from the Chattanooga Times Free Press.  Read more >>

Maine Horse Dies Of Eastern Equine Encephalitis
State health officials say a horse in Maine has died of Eastern equine encephalitis, from WLBZ2.  Read more >>

Illinois doctor guilty of horse abuse
A Coles County, Ill., judge has found a doctor guilty of dozens of misdemeanor animal cruelty charges stemming from the mistreatment of horses, from STL Today.  Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Clayton Fredericks is on top of the world
Clayton Fredericks (AUS) had become the second rider in eventing history to win a second HSBC FEI World Cup Eventing Final, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Germany takes the title in style
Germany reigned supreme at the Samsung Super League with FEI final in Barcelona, Spain, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Twin Rivers International Horse Trials and Festival to Welcome Home Olympic Medalist and Offer Top Competition for Future Olympic Riders
Located in scenic Paso Robles, California, the Fall International Horse Trials and festival at Twin Rivers Ranch will have lots to celebrate this coming week from September 26-28, from the USEA.   Read more >>

Your Horse Money

Livestock board omits horse tax
Horse owners in eastern New Mexico can look forward to a tax break this year due to an oversight by the New Mexico Livestock Board, from PNT Online.  Read more >>

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