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Equestrian Sport

FEI Tribunal Takes a Final Decision in the Prohibited Substance Case Involving the Horse Lantinus
The panel of the FEI Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Lantinus 3 ridden by Denis Lynch (IRL) at the 2008 Olympic Games, from the FEI.  Read more >>

2008 Adequan/USDF Final Year-End Award Standings Now Available
The 2008 Adequan/USDF Final Year-End Award Standings are now available, from the USDF.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

State bans use of performance-enhancing drugs for racehorses
Following 15 other states, Massachusetts yesterday banned the use of performance-enhancing drugs for racehorses, adopting a national model policy aimed at protecting horses, from the Boston Globe.  Read more >>

Animal Welfare Assurance Task Force meets
The American Quarter Horse Association’s Animal Welfare Assurance Task Force met September 16-17 in to discuss issues facing the industry and ways to continue protecting the American Quarter Horse and other equines, from the AQHA.  Read more >>

Utah, Colorado plan wild-horse roundup
More than 700 wild horses soon will be gathered and removed from ranges in Colorado and Utah while wild horse advocates and managers await a federal report that may drastically affect the future of these symbolic animals nationwide, from the Deseret News.  Read more >>

The Jockey Club Releases 2008 Report of Mares Bred Statistics
The Jockey Club today released Report of Mares Bred (RMB) statistics for 2008 that show a continued decline in North American Thoroughbred breeding activity, from the Jockey Club.  Read more >>

Human Interest

2008 USDF Youth Art Contest Winners Announced
The 2008 USDF Youth Art Contest winners can now be seen on the USDF Web site, from the USDF.  Read more >>

Stable relations: the tale of a horse and his boy
Wonder horse Weekend Hussler bites everyone who enters his specially padded stable box. Everyone except five-year-old Harry McDonald, from Merimbula News Weekly.  Read more >>

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