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Courtney King-Dye Responds to FEI Tribunal Decision in the Positive Medication Case with Her Olympic Games Mount Mythilus
Courtney King-Dye, a member of the U.S. equestrian team’s three-member dressage squad that competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong, China, rode Mythilus to a 13th place finish individually and helped the U.S. to finish in fourth place overall by placing seventh in the Grand Prix, the team round of competition, from PMG.  Read more >>

Accounting requested for walking horse funds
Kentucky regulators have asked a walking horse group to show that members who received money from a state fund have not violated a federal law ensuring that horses aren’t mistreated, from the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

USEF Report by National Safety Officer on Changes to Eventing Rules and Qualifications
The National Safety Officer, Malcolm Hook, has released the following report on the safety measures implemented to advance safety in the sport of Eventing, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Clark and Law Take Home Top Honors at Young Event Horse Championships
At this year’s 2008 Spalding Labs/United States Eventing Association (USEA) Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships, all of the riders and their four- and five-year-old eventers came to win, and all the final results came down to the last rides of the day, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equine Health

Mass. horse felled by mosquito-borne virus
Massachusetts health officials are warning people to take precautions against mosquito bites after a horse in Freetown became infected with eastern equine encephalitis, from The Boston Globe.  Read more >>

In Memory

The Queen’s former Gold Jubilee lead horse dies aged 25
Monarch, the grey roan gelding that led the team of eight drawing The Queen’s Gold State Coach during the Golden Jubilee celebrations of 2002, has died aged 25, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Across the Nation

Kentucky Water Towers to Depict American Saddlebreds
Two water towers in Shelby County will soon showcase its biggest tourist attraction—American Saddlebreds, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Morgan Dressage Association to Award Scholarships Again in 2009
An exciting benefit to being a member of the Morgan Dressage Association (MDA) is the Annual Scholarship Awards, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Horse Sports False Teeth
Here’s a situation we’re pretty sure you’ve never heard of: dentures for horses, from News On 6.  Read more >>

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