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BCHA Negotiates Solutions to Keep Trails Open Nationally
Since 2004, Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) has struggled to make the US Forest Service aware of the impacts that their proposed trail classification system would have on all horse use of trails, from the AHP.  Read more >>

Becoming the FEI World Cup Driving
Witnessing the successes of the FEI World Cup Jumping (introduced in 1978) and the FEI World Cup Dressage (introduced in 1985), the International Driving Community contemplated for some years the creation of a World Cup for Driving, from the FEI.  Read more >>

Eddie Baggs: Research could change face of horse industry
Thanks to research done at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, the horse trade could get a technological boost through the use of microchips, from the Denton Record-Chronicle.  Read more >>

Young black South Africans saddle up in Soweto
The Soweto Riding School is the brainchild of 63-year-old Enos Mafokate, South Africa’s first black show jumper, who fell in love with the sport as a horse-mad boy hoping for a chance to look after the horses of picnicking whites, from Yahoo.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse found shot in the head in Central Ore.
A horse found shot in the head is recovering at the Bend Equine Medical Center, from KTVZ.  Read more >>

Sheriff Investigating Horse Shootings
Deputies in Camden County are investigating the shooting of two horses over the weekend, from OzarksFirst.com.  Read more >>

Human Interest

The legend of Secretariat lives on
Even 35 years after his historic Triple Crown run, the name Secretariat remains as perhaps the most recognizable thoroughbred horse in the world, from The Journal.  Read more >>

Devotion to one horse pays off for 76-year-old trainer
A 76-year-old trainer with one horse to care for reaches the ultimate championship event with one of the favorites, from USA Today.  Read more >>

National Horse Show Presentation Lamp Designed by Hubbard and Gifted to Alfred Vanderbilt in 1914 Surfaces to Sell at Rago’s on December 6th, 2008
No one at Rago’s had ever seen anything like it before, from PRNewswire.  Read more >>

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