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Equestrian Sport

USEF to Host Driving Clinic at CDE Lexington to Begin Preparation for 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games; Fundraising Drive Underway
The USEF will be hosting a Driving Clinic for Four-in-Hand drivers in order to develop a strong team heading toward the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), from the USEF.  Read more >>

Six Super Seasons of the Samsung Super League with FEI Series
When the Samsung Super League with FEI series arrived on the international scene back in 2003, few could have imagined the effect it would have on the sport of show jumping, from the USEF.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

West Nile virus leads to horse’s death
A horse stricken with West Nile virus had to be euthanized this week, and Health Officials are warning Utahns to take precaution against the disease even into autumn, from the Deseret News.  Read more >>

Arkansas Horse Council wants horse slaughterhouses legalized again
The Arkansas Horse Council wants U.S. lawmakers to bring horse slaughterhouses back to the U.S., from Fox16.  Read more >>

RMTC Board Approves Major Drug Testing Initiative
At their September 24 board of directors meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) announced a five-part drug testing initiative aimed at developing laboratory and drug testing standards comparable to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) model, from the Jockey Club.  Read more >>

Deputy agriculture secretary urges more help for horse industry
Though slots are pumping more money into Pennsylvania’s horse industry, agriculture officials say the state can do more to help horses and breeders with gamblers’ money, from The Evening Sun.  Read more >>


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