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Mosquitoes like this female Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sp.,
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Oklahomans urged to inoculate horses against mosquito-borne diseases

Precautions urged ahead of the mosquito season.

Sport England gives 6 GB equestrian centres £200,000
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Sport England gives 6 GB equestrian centres £200,000

Six equestrian centres in Britain have been granted more than £200,000 between them for projects aimed at improving accessibility and increasing participation in equestrian sport.

Nations with gender equality win more Olympic medals
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Nations with gender equality win more Olympic medals

Research: Women’s empowerment equals Olympic success.

The Kapiti Vaulting Team, back from left, Catarina Strom (Coach), Rhyanne Vasta, Brooke Dunstan, and Evangeline Goldie; Middle: Grace Williamson, Jennifer Ponne, and Georgi Curran. Front: Danielle Schwabe and Lily-Claire Palmer.
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Kiwi vaulting team on high horse for WEG fundraising

First ever NZ vaulting team to World Equestrian Champs aims to raise $60,000.

The European forest elephant is among the animals that are now extinct. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Humans squarely in frame for mass extinctions – study

Danish researchers say correlation is strong between spread of mankind and extinctions.

The first of the horses for the weekend's Global Champions Tour of Shanghai embarks in China.
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China lures jet-setting showjumping horses for Shanghai event

FedEX brings horses from Belgium for competition in China.

Practical steps to avoid the horrors of a barn fire
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Practical steps to avoid the horrors of a barn fire

Sensible tips from experts to minimize the risks of a stable blaze.

German win puts Kiwi rider into WEG contention
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German win puts Kiwi rider into WEG contention

German grand prix win puts Kiwi rider in consideration for WEG 2014.

Shane Sweetnam and Cyklon 1083
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Trio take the prizes at Spruce Meadows opening day

Three top riders posted victories on the opening day of the five-star show in Spruce Meadows, Canada on Wednesday.

California zoo welcomes Grevy's zebra colt foal
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California zoo welcomes Grevy’s zebra colt foal

New foal at The Living Desert helps boost numbers of endangered species.

Jonathan Paget is heading to Australia for his birthday - and the Australian Three Day-Event.
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Hearing over; Paget now awaits tribunal ruling

Jock Paget and Kevin McNab face a wait of several weeks for FEI Tribunal ruling.

One of the seized horses. Photos: Florida SPCA
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Eight horses seized in South Florida welfare case

South Florida SPCA says it now has 70 horses in its care.

Common brown rat (Rattus norvegicus).
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‘Super-toxic’ rat poisons pulled from California shelves

Second Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides going off California shelves from July 1.

Data gathered from the motion-sensing suit can be used to create avatars of the riders and reveal their flaws in the saddle.
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Imbalances found in all riders in study using motion-sensing suit

Researchers see potential in use of motion-sensor suits for riders.

Death of horseman marks sad end of epic African ride
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Death of horseman marks sad end of epic African ride

Long Rider Billy Brenchley succumbs to leukaemia, 18 months after the loss of his fiancee.

Donnersong and Carl Hester.
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Radical new competition system proposed for British Dressage

Major overhaul proposed for dressage in Britain.

Dixie Boy at the time he was taken into care by authorities in Florida. He was passed into the care of Hope Equine Rescue in Auburndale. He has since gained 91 pounds in four weeks and is pictured below.
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“Skeletal” horse bounces back in Florida welfare case

Police say thoroughbred’s owner had paid suspects more than $US1200 for its care.

From left, CSIO St. Gallen's Nayla Stössel JustWorld's Jessica Newman, and Longines President Walter von Känel.
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Meals for 5000 children thanks to Longines jump at St Gallen

Clear The Jump initiative at major Swiss event helps JustWorld initiative for underprivileged children.

Name change for WSPA
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Name change for WSPA

World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) changing name to World Animal Protection.

Mongolian wild ass are among the most mobile of terrestrial mammals, ranging over thousands of square kilometers each year. They are photographed grazing alongside a railway fence at Khulan. Photo: Petra Kaczensky/Vetmeduni Vienna
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Railway fence hems in Mongolia’s migratory wild asses

Conservations warn of dangers posed by infrastructure growth.

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