Foxhunters Needed for the Thoroughbred Makeover!

Foxhunting is an important second career discipline for off-track Thoroughbreds and the Retired Racehorse Project wants to showcase foxhunting Thoroughbreds in its Thoroughbred Makeover.The event will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park, the weekend of October 23. For the foxhunting portion of the competition, RRP is exploring the possibility of bringing hounds to the Horse Park and conducting a short drag hunt in which horses will be judged according to the guidelines of the North American Field Hunter Championships. The event might also include a handy hunter class in the arena. Total prize money available for each discipline class is determined based on the number of participants. The more foxhunters entered, the more prize money to be won!

NSLM 2013-2014 John H. Daniels Fellows Announced

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MIDDLEBURG, VA - The National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM) announces the John H. Daniels Fellows for 2013 – 2014. The program began in 2007 in honor of sportsman and book collector, John H. Daniels (1921-2006), a longtime supporter of the Library. Awards are made annually. Fellows from around the United States and several other countries have become scholars-in-residence at the NSLM for periods of one year or less. Disciplines include history, literature, equine studies, journalism, art history, anthropology, area studies and sport and environmental history. The new list brings the number of awardees to forty-five.

To read more, please go to http://www.nsl.org/press

Washington Update From the American Horse Council

AHC LogoAHC Announces 2013 Issues Forum in Washinton, DC June 16-19: A Healthy Horse, a Healthy Industry. Click here for details and to register for this important event!

National Coalition of Equine Organizationsand Companies Launch TimetoRide.com Click here for details.

Senators Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

Processing of H-2B Applications to Resume

                         Click here for all recent Washington Updates from the American Horse Council

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