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A budget proposal by President Donald Trump could mean the sale of thousands of wild horses to slaughter. The proposal calls for anticipated savings of $10 million next year from a reduction in the cost of feeding and containing the animals, as well as cutbacks in contraception programs and roundups.

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The Ontario Equestrian Federation and Equine Guelph are pleased to announce yet another level of partnership in order to help address the needs of the horse industry. The “OEF Member Equine Research Fund” is a revolution in helping horses for life by funding ground-breaking research.

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The Presidents of Atlantic Canada’s Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations (PTSOs) are pleased to announce that the inaugural Atlantic Canadian Equestrian (ACE) Championships will take place in the late summer and early fall of 2017, featuring the four disciplines of dressage, eventing, jumping and reining.

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Hugh’s music video for “I Just Can’t Figure You Out” features two beautiful dressage horses ridden in an idyllic setting. Both horse and rider are impeccably turned out, although we would prefer to see the riders with helmets on their heads. The horses are ridden through some very advanced dressage moves, including half-passes and tempe changes.

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Having been in the hospital for over five months, Jim Clarkson’s first trip outside was made even better with some four-legged visitors. Jim, whose health has taken a turn for the worse, has a soft spot for horses, having spent 20 years volunteering with Langley’s Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities.

When you think of the hunter ring the last thing you would expect to see is a safety vest, given the usual traditional look favoured for that ring. But Sandy Ferrell, who suffered three fractured vertebrae after falling off a young horse in December of 2015, is starting her own trend centred around safety and not looks.

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Last year Canadian Tracy Matkea, who winters in Arizona, was out for a trail ride when she fell off and hit her head. While she doesn’t remember much of the accident she knows her foot got stuck in the stirrup and she was dragged for about half a mile.

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