Tue October 2, 2012

Investigating the BLM’s Wild Horse Sales Program

A BLM helicopter rounds up horses in the Stone Cabin Valley of Nevada in the winter of 2012.
Dave Philipps
  • Grace Hood interviewing Dave Philipps for All Things Considered


Thu September 27, 2012
Around the Nation

Florida Police Arrest Inebriated Horse Rider



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Tue August 7, 2012
The Torch

Equestrian Group Clears Way For Cloned Horses To Compete In The Olympics

A cloned foal named "ET Cryozootech Stallion" stands with Hugo Simon, Austrian former Olympic rider of "princeps" (initial donor) ET. The main equestrian organization has ended its ban on clones in the Olympics
Laurent Cipriani AFP/Getty Images

Will the London 2012 Games be remembered as the last Olympics of the pre-clone era? The answer is maybe — because the group that oversees equestrian events has given its OK to allowing cloned horses to compete in the Summer Olympics.

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Thu August 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Ann Romney 'Thrilled To Death' By Her Horse's Olympic Performance

Jan Ebeling of the U.S. on Rafalca competes in the Dressage preliminaries of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
John MacDougall AFP/Getty Images

Ann Romney was in London today to watch the Olympic debut of a horse she co-owns.

During the first day of the individual dressage competition, Rafalca scored 70.243, which landed her in 13th place so far. The event, if you're not familiar, is usually described as a kind of ballet for horses.

Romney seemed satisfied with the performance, which continues tomorrow.

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Wed July 11, 2012

After 2011 Fire, CSU Equine Reproduction Lab to be Rebuilt

Artist's Rendering of new Equine Reproductive Lab at CSU
Colorado State University

Colorado State University has begun constructing a new Equine Reproduction Laboratory on the Foothills campus after a fire in 2011 destroyed the original building.

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