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Equine Welfare

Hay Blamed For Death Of 90 Horses in Florida
Ninety horses were found dead in one place on Thursday, from WESH.  Read more >>

Two Texas Horses Test Positive for EEE; Horses Need Protection Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Texas has joined at least five other states this year in reporting cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis infection in horses, from the TAHC.  Read more >>

Politicians Come to Wellington, Fla., to See The Working Alternative to Horse Slaughter
It is not everyday you can get our country’s politicians out to visit a cause that is important to the citizen’s of this nation… but the horses did just that, from PMG.  Read more >>

Hearing officer finds insufficient evidence to suspend horse trainer Dutrow
A hearing officer has found there is insufficient evidence to suspend Big Brown’s trainer Rick Dutrow for violating Kentucky drug rules with another horse, from the Herald-Mail.   Read more >>

Search for missing horse gets professional help
The search for the horse that disappeared in Freetown State Forest last May was renewed Thursday with the help of a professional horse trainer from Virginia, from South Coast Today.  Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

FEI Tribunal Takes a Final Decision in the Prohibited Substance Case Involving the Horse Chupa
The panel of the FEI Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Chupa Chup ridden by Bernardo Alves (BRA) at the 2008 Olympic Games, from the FEI.   Read more >>

Thirty Years On… The Rolex FEI World Cup throws itself into the 31st with verve and vigor
A winning formula has staying power and as 30 years of success of already shown, the Rolex REI World Cup can claim just that, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Silver Medalist Chester Weber to Perform at the Washington International Horse Show
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary at the impressive Verizon Center in downtown Washington, DC October 21-26, from the USEF.  Read more >>

In Other News

Lawsuit Filed Over Four Deaths in Wisconsin Horse Trailer
A woman whose parents and two daughters died from carbon monoxide poisoning while sleeping in a horse trailer before last year’s World Clydesdale Show in Madison, Wis., is suing the maker of a portable heater the victims were using, from WSAW.  Read more >>

Turn a Lead into $5,000 for You or Your Organization With the Sale of an Equine Motorcoach
Through December 2008, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is offering $5,000 to any individual or organization that can supply a lead that translates to the sale of a new Equine Motorcoach™, from the USEF.  Read more >>

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