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Updates on the Olympic Prohibited Substance Cases
Hearings with the FEI Tribunal in the five Olympic prohibited substance cases have now been held. An update on each case follows, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Industry News

United States Hunter Jumper Association is Making the Big Jump
The United States Hunter Jumper Association’s (USHJA) “Building For Growth” Capital Campaign officially launched on Thursday, September 25, at the Kentucky Horse Park, from the USEF.  Read more >>

AQHA Announces New Opportunity for Members to Propose Rule Changes
The American Quarter Horse Association Nominations & Credentials Committee and Executive Committee recently approved the use of a Rule Change Proposal Form by members who want to submit proposed rule changes for the AQHA Official Handbook, from the AQHA.  Read more >>

The American Horse Council wants your help
Join the Congressional Calvary and make sure the voice of the horse community is heard in Washington, from the AQHA.  Read more >>

Dedicated APHA members getting their youngsters involved with American Paint Horses at early ages
It seems that talented equestrians are getting younger every year, as evidenced by American Paint Junior Horse Association (AjPHA) records showing seven members 1 year of age or less, from AHP.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Killer horse disease hits Ethiopia
An outbreak of African horse sickness has killed more than 2,000 horses, mules and donkeys in Ethiopia since March, an official said Wednesday, from Yahoo.  Read more >>

Having your trailer well-lit might help you to load your horse
Lighting may play just play a miniscule part in reducing stress on your horse during loading, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

In Other News

Cowgirl Thinks Twice, Returns to Win Extreme Cowboy Race™
Discouraged by a 10th place preliminary finish that barely earned her a finalist slot, Extreme Cowboy Race™ contestant Jean Oliver almost didn’t return the next day for the finals at the Sky Ute Event Center, from AHP.  Read more >>

Art exhibit features the spirit of the horse
With terms such as “horse power,” “you can lead a horse to water….,” “dark horse” candidates and “Trojan horse” tactics, the romance of the horse has endured, from the Newport News-Times.  Read more >>


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