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Free-ranging wild horses. © BLM/Utah
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Drought sparks emergency wild horse muster in Oregon

Federal land managers to remove up to 75 mustangs because of water shortage.

Two million people connected around the world for the FEI’s #SupportYourNation social media competition during last week’s Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona, where Gerco Schröder and Glock’s London were part of the triumphant Dutch team.
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Show of support earns free trip to 2015 jumping cup final

Winner chosen at random from more than two million entries in FEI’s #SupportYourNation contest.

Viva's Salieri W and Tom Dvorak
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Passing of leading Canadian dressage horse Viva’s Salieri W

Hanoverian stallion was in Canada’s silver medal winning team at the 2011 Pan American Games.

Kansas State University to drop women's equestrian sport in favor of soccer
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Kansas State University to drop women’s equestrian sport in favor of soccer

“The sport simply hasn’t grown as was hoped.”

1800 Arabian horses expected at US national show
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1800 Arabian horses expected at US national show

Nine-day US celebration of the breed begins in Oklahoma this Friday.

NZ driver critically hurt in collision with horse
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NZ driver critically hurt in collision with horse

Rescue choppers unable to reach remote scene because of fog.

Carly-Mae Pye
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Jockeys in US, Australia die after racing accidents

Dark day for racing as injuries claim the lives of jockeys in Queensland and Indiana.

Charges over alleged neglect of horses in Leona Valley, California
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Charges over alleged neglect of horses in Leona Valley, California

Nine counts laid by local District Attorney’s Office.

Pictured at the test day for Emerald International Equestrian Centre in Co Kildare, from left, Pippa McDonald-Clinch (show director), Michael Buckley (project manager at Emerald), Caroline Teltsch (event manager), show jumper Tholm Keane on Delano W, James Buckley (managing director), Noel Buckley (director) and Noel Boyle (event director).
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Riders praise Ireland’s refurbished Emerald Equestrian centre

Centre boasts Ireland’s largest indoor jumping arena.

The horse-themed floor mosaic, with Hermes, left, and an unidentified male at right, possible Phillip II, the father of Alexander the Great. Photos: Greek Culture Ministry
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Horse-themed floor mosaic dating back 2300 years found in tomb

Greek tomb may hold remains of relative of Alexander the Great.

Jamie Link
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Kentucky Horse Park names new director

Deputy chief of staff to Kentucky Governor named to important role.

Jodie Amos and Wise Crack seal eventing's Britannia League
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Jodie Amos and Wise Crack seal eventing’s Britannia League

Part-arabian eventer wins inaugural series by a healthy margin from Francis Whittington and Easy Target.

A chariot linch pin from three angles, showing the intricate decoration at the ends. Photo: University of Leicester
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Stunning discovery of ancient chariot parts, equestrian tools

2200-year-old find includes a curry comb and two curved blades for hoof care.

File image
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Dental health of elite athletes is poor, say researchers

Problem of poor oral health among athletes showing no signs of improvement.

Effectiveness of grazing muzzles explored in US study
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Effectiveness of grazing muzzles explored in US study

Muzzle decreased forage consumption by an average of 30% during four hours of grazing.

Tommy Waara, pictured on his Kaimanawa, is one of the trainers taking part in the Kaimanawa Stallion Challenge.
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Wild horse showdown to prove Kaimanawas are ‘more than bush ponies’

Former wild stallions to show their skills and trainability at Equidays.

Brits take feature titles at Weston Park horse trials
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Brits take feature titles at Weston Park horse trials

Riders praise venue and organisation as eventing season draws to a close.

Trio honoured with Sefton awards for horse safety work
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Trio honoured with Sefton awards for horse safety work

Three horse and rider safety advocates recognised with Sefton awards.

Riddle Master
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Dressage Canada names new Officials Committee chair

Karen Thompson-Harry will serve a three-year term from January 1, 2015.

Two jaws from anthracobunids recovered from 48 million year old sediments are pictured next to a horse skull. The study found that anthracobunids were an ancient relative of horses, rhinos, and tapirs. Photo:Cooper Lab, Northeast Ohio Medical University
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Asian fossils confirmed as close relative of modern horses

Unearthed bones add to understanding of the evolution of odd-toed ungulates.

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