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Public Invited to “Olympic Journey,” a Gala Event Celebrating the Road to Hong Kong Featuring Olympian Phillip Dutton
Four-time Olympian Phillip Dutton, Olympic Nutritionist Dr. Joe Pagan and United States Olympic Team Veterinarian Dr. Brendan Furlong will share their nutritional insights and equine competition experiences from Hong Kong at a feature presentation “The Olympic Story” at the United States Equestrian Team Foundation at 1040 Pottersville Road on Wednesday, October 22, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., from the USEF.  Read more >>

AMHA Unveils New Graphic Identity
The American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) has unveiled its new graphic identity as the foundation for promoting the Morgan horse, from the AMHA.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

More animals test positive for West Nile in Contra Costa
Six dead birds, a horse and one group of mosquitoes were found with West Nile virus over the past week in California’s Contra Costa County, the Mosquito & Vector Control District said in a news release, from the Contra Costa Times.  Read more >>

Horse Rescued from Overturned Trailer on 210 Freeway in Los Angeles
Watch the video, from MyFoxLA.  Read more >>

Breeders’ Cup horses to be drug tested
Horses pre-entered in the 14 Breeders’ Cup races to be run Oct. 24-25 at Santa Anita will face drug testing ahead of racing’s richest event, from Fox Sports.  Read more >>

Pit Bull Attacks Former Show Horse In NH
She was an award-winning Arabian show horse known back in the day as Eagle’s Crossing, from WBZTV.  Read more >>

In the Media

Hugh Jackman stuns Kidman with buff body and horse skills
Hugh Jackman got into character to play a stockman in Baz Luhrmann’s Australia by learning to ride a horse like a pro, working out daily and eating every three hours, from Contact Music.  Read more >>

Human Interest

Giddyup! New Stable Returns Parks Department Horse Housing to Central Park
Civilian horse-lovers were not the only New Yorkers to mourn the departure of the more-than-100-year-old Claremont Stables from the Upper West Side in 2007, from The New York Observer.  Read more >>

Two Notable Saddlebred Supporters, Betty E. Brockman and Dinwiddie Lampton, Jr., Mourned
Two American Saddlebred supporters recognizable to many in the Saddlebred community have died: Betty E. Brockman, and Dinwiddie Lampton, Jr., from the USEF.  Read more >>

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