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The life and legacy of one of America’s original sporting heroes, the legendary Man o’ War, will be the highlight of a year-long celebration at the Kentucky Horse Park beginning on March 29, his birthday. “Man o’ War is a true American icon, born in Kentucky before going on to capture the country’s imagination by winning 20 of 21 races, smashing records and setting the bar that all other Thoroughbreds are measured by,” said Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director Laura Prewitt. “We are excited to announce not only an amazing exhibit, but also numerous events that will be held here at his final resting place, the Kentucky Horse Park, and throughout central Kentucky.”

The Arizona Cutting Horse Association wants to tell you about several events they have scheduled for 2017.

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted on January 13, 2017, to withdraw from consideration for hosting the ninth International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) World Equestrian Games, to be held in 2022.

The Paralympics - Building on the work of pioneers. It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the recent death of Dr. Gillian Lawrence. We can scarcely believe this day has arrived, for she was the heart and soul ― the weft and warp ― of CanTRA for many years.

The Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is pleased to announce the Baylor University research team recently completed its research project, “Examination of the Effects of Equine Assisted Activities on PTSD Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Functioning in Combat Veterans.” This 2014 HHRF-awarded grant, led by Dr. Beth Lanning, is now being submitted for publication.

On November 22, 2016, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, which will now go to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board for final approval in 2017.

Rio 2016 Olympic Jumping champion Nick Skelton (GBR) FEI Awards gala dinner in Tokyo (JPN) nick skelton FEI Best Athlete honour, Brazil’s Rodolpho Riskalla, Sönke Rothenberger, Mark Beever (GBR), SA Charif Moulay Abdellah Alaoui, President of the Royal Moroccan Federation for Equestrian Sports, Rodolpho Riskalla (BRA)

Rio 2016 Olympic Jumping champion Nick Skelton (GBR) added another major accolade to his collection on November 22, 2016, when he was declared the winner of the top prize at the prestigious 2016 FEI Awards gala dinner in Tokyo (JPN), in the presence of guest of honour, FEI Honorary President, HRH Princess Haya.



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