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APHA waives fees for Fall Show event
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently decided to waive late fees for all non-slot classes at its inaugural APHA Fall Championship Show, which is set for Nov. 6–15 in Fort Worth, Texas, from the APHA.  Read more >>

Time is Running Out for the World Morgan Futurity Auction!
Until November 1 at noon, you can bid on a variety of things at www.worldmorganfuturity.com! from the AMHA.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

USU to host discussions on unwanted horse problem
Economic uncertainty and rising feed prices have let to more horses being abandoned by their owners, and equine specialists at Utah State University are looking to the public for answers, from the Deseret News.  Read more >>

Trail News

Danger on the trails: Wires target horseback riders
Police are investigating reports of suspicious wires on conservation trails in Massachusetts that appear to be targeting horseback riders, from Wicked Local Lincoln.  Read more >>

Human Interest

Program Uses Horses To Help Injured War Veterans
Disabled veterans are taking steps to improve physical and mental ailments from the backs of horses, from CBS Denver.  Read more >>

Brain Cancer Patient Finds Hope With A Race Horse
A woman who was diagnosed with a potentially deadly disease finds hope with a remarkable horse, from CBS2Chicago.  Read more >>

Obituary

Eclipse Award-Winning Mare, Princess Rooney, to be Buried at the Kentucky Horse Park
When Princess Rooney won the 1984 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) at Hollywood Park, she did it in grand style, by seven lengths, a full second faster than that year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, Wild Again. As a result, she earned a permanent place on the list of Thoroughbred racing’s great mares, and became the first Breeders’ Cup winner to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, from the Kentucky Horse Park.  Read more >>

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