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Hendra virus
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Hendra knowledge: Horse owners could do better

Concerning number of Australian horse-owners indicated little knowledge of dangerous virus.

Faith owes her survival to an Anderson sling, and the dedicated staff from Redwings in Britain. Photos: Redwings
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Faith restored: An uplifting tale of survival

Faith beat the odds, and has now been given a special job.

Stuart Tinney added just 0.4 of a time penalty across country with Pluto Mio to take over the lead in the Adelaide 4*.
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Tinney and Pluto Mio jump to Adelaide 4* lead

Time faults shuffle the leaderboard at the top end, but experienced riders still in control.

A Road ID wrist band in black (personal details obscured).
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Road ID a life-saving tool for riders

Inexpensive piece of equipment could mean the difference between life and death for riders.

Raimondo D'Inzeo and Posilippo on their way to winning gold at the Rome Olympics in 1960.
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Legendary showjumper Raimondo D’Inzeo dies at 88

Renowned Italian military rider won six Olympic medals and was home-town hero in 1960.

Thermographic image showing excessive warmth (seen as red and orange colors), which may be caused by inflammation from soring. The pattern seen is consistent with soring using a chemical agent.
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Committee hears divergent views on anti-soring proposals

Views polarized as lawmakers hear submissions on anti-soring bill.

Seven horses die in string of Ohio road crashes
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Seven horses die in string of Ohio road crashes

Escape of up to 40 horses from pasture sparks night of crashes.

Vet body calls on horse owners to help tackle antimicrobial resistance
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Vet body calls on horse owners to help tackle antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is an emerging clinical problem recognised internationally.

WEG 2014 tickets sell like hot cakes
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WEG 2014 tickets sell like hot cakes

Some 400,000 tickets will be sold for next year’s event in Normandy, France.

Ray, lying in his field, was euthanised on veterinary advice. Photo: British RSPCA
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Five-year ban and suspended jail term over horse care

Both horses in British case euthanised on veterinary advice.

Australia’s Shane Rose, seen here with overnight leader CP Qualified, is in first and third after Dressage at Adelaide (AUS), second leg of the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014 series.
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Shane Rose rides to Adelaide 4-star lead

Aussie rider in first and third places after dressage at Australasia’s only 4-star horse trials.

Forty-five horses euthanised in welfare case in Wales
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Forty-five horses euthanised in welfare case in Wales

“We need to get on and do our best for these animals,” says vet.

FEI Secretary General Ingmar De Vos
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Three North American contenders in frame for WEG 2018

Three formal bid applications received by FEI deadline.

Zigali PS and Daniel Nelson.
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New horse for Eric Lamaze bought from British rider

Zigali PS to join Lamaze’s string as top-level backup for Powerplay.

Ben Maher.
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Ben Maher stays in jumping’s No.1 spot

British showjumper Ben Maher has stayed in the World number 1 position of the Longines Rankings for the third consecutive month.

Two-year-old Jimmy, a half-brother to Black Caviar, has died following complications after he suffered a spider bite.
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Black Caviar’s brother fights for life after spider bite

Two-year-old Jimmy’s chances rated at only 50-50 after developing laminitis.

Buster is no commuter, but he handled his wait for rescue at a busy Bristol bus stop with great aplomb. Photo: HorseWorld
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Bus-stop stallion gets one-way ticket to rescue centre

Buster found abandoned at a bus stop on bustling street near centre of Bristol, England.

Farriery laws in Britain to be reviewed
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Farriery laws in Britain to be reviewed

Aim is to modernise the regulation of farriery and remedy “deficiencies” in the act.,

Sacramento topped the sale at €65,000.
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Offshore buyers grab Irish eventing horses

41 horses sell to five countries for a total of €656,400 at eventing horse auction.

Robert Dallas
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Research awards for two Newmarket horse vets

Two Newmarket-based vets who presented papers at the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Congress in September have won prestigious awards for their outstanding clinical research.

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