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Equestrian Sport

Tryon Delivers with a New Star at 2008 USEF National CCI*** Eventing Championship; Prather Finishes on Dressage Score to win CCI** Championship at the Dansko Fair Hill International
It’s nice to be right about a horse, and Amy Tryon proved to the world what she always knew about Coal Creek, from the USEF.  Read more >>

US Polo Association sets hat standards for riders
The US Polo Association (USPA) has written specific, across-the-board standards for protective headgear into its rules. It is the first governing body of polo to follow the lead of other horse sports in doing so, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Equine encephalitis found in Denton County horse
Two horses in Texas, one of them in Denton County, have been diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The Denton County horse had been vaccinated, from The Little Elm Journal.  Read more >>

Horse Haven fundraiser part of nationwide effort
For the first time ever, thousands of horse lovers nationwide saddled up for a widespread effort to save the lives of abused and neglected horses everywhere, including right here in East Tennessee, from WBIR.  Read more >>

Human Interest

Jack the quarter horse befriends seniors
His visits to a San Juan Capistrano, Calif., community brings smiles and, sometimes, gasps, from the Orange County Register.  Read more >>

Austin, Texas, exhibit shows how U.S. presidents have embraced cowboy aura to promote themselves, policies
The image of “man on a horse” has long carried with it the idea of courage, strength, honor and ability – all the traits a presidential candidate wants to convey to voters, from The Dallas Morning News.   Read more >>

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