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Equine Welfare

Photos of the Aftermath of Hurricane Ike
Livestock issues following Hurricane Ike were addressed by a coordinated response by state, federal and producer organizations, from the TAHC.  Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Winner head over heels in 2008 Extreme Mustang Makeover
Mark Lyon of Arlington, Neb., took the grand prize at the second annual Fort Dodge Extreme Mustang Makeover Legends Finals, September 20 in Fort Worth, Texas, in the event’s most difficult level of competition, after falling from his horse mid-performance, from Extreme Mustang Makeover.  Read more >>

Updated USDF Policies and Procedures Now Available
An updated version of the USDF Policies and Procedures is now available, from the USDF.  Read more >>

President’s Letter: “The Powers That Be?” It’s Just You and I!
Since becoming president of the USEA I have encouraged free and open discussion and unfettered debate regarding every aspect of our sport’s governance and administration, from the USEA.  Read more >>

Around the World

Fears of fresh horse flu outbreak
Equine influenza, the virus that almost crippled the racing and breeding industries a year ago in Australia, may not have been eradicated, from the Herald Sun.  Read more >>

Horse Racing

Trainer Jones considering ’09 retirement
Larry Jones, the trainer of ill-fated Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) runner-up Eight Belles, plans to retire from racing following the 2009 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, from Thoroughbred Times.  Read more >>



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