The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA) and Respect4Horses are holding a press conference that will feature sponsors and presenters from the International Equine Conference (IEC). The press conference will be held at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) campus in the Stan Fulton Bldg. on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11 A.M.
Current issues surrounding the BLM roundups of our wild horses and burros and horse slaughter for human consumption in the United States and its social and environmental impacts will be discussed at the press conference. The general public as well as students and faculty of the university are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served at the press conference.
Professional teams from U.S., Argentina, England and Hong Kong to compete in inaugural event
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September 14, 2012 (Wellington, FL) – As polo continues to grow across the globe, powerhouse teams from the U.S. and three other countries have emerged to battle it out for top international honors in the inaugural Fortune Heights Super Nations Cup. The 24-goal handicap tournament will take place October 1-5 at China’s exclusive Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club and will feature world-class professional players from the U.S., Argentina, England and Hong Kong.
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(Fort Worth, TX)- National Cutting Horse Association veteran Buster Welch, Rotan, Texas, received the prestigious National Golden Spur Award from the Ranching Heritage Association this past weekend in Lubbock, Texas. He was honored in front of an audience of more than 400 attendees.
Welch was chosen for his commitment to the ranching industry. Aside from his untouched record five NCHA Futurity wins and four NCHA World Champion titles, Welch’s longtime goal was to be a cattle rancher – a dream he’s been able to live for more than 20 years.
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Devon, PA (September 13, 2012) – Dressage at Devon is pleased to announce that the Grand Prix Freestyle will again be broadcast on USEF Network (www.usef.org).
“We doubled our audience last year via the USEF Network and we hope to attract even more viewers this year. The use of social networking on Facebook made the event even more fun for the thousands of viewers who watched the class at home. Although it’s not as great as being there, this broadcast truly makes viewers feel a part of the excitement. This year, the broadcast will be sponsored by County Saddlery, Sport Innovations and British Toad Hall,” said John Henderson, Board Member.
Heidi, 47, whose last name is being withheld to protect her privacy, is bipolar and also suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder along with her anxiety. She spent many years trying to take care of her mental illness by herself by drinking alcohol and smoking crack cocaine and meth. Read Full Story