Stadium Jumping Inc. Releases Official Statement on Wellington Outbreak

In light of the apparent outbreak of an infectious equine disease within the equestrian community of Wellington, Stadium Jumping, Inc. has announced that this weekend's AGA National Championship and the Christmas Festival Horse Show have been cancelled.

"Until we know more about this situation, and get further advice from the veterinarians and professionals that are on the scene and on top of this emergency, it would be irresponsible for us to move forward with this weekend's competition," said Stadium Jumping, Inc. President Eugene R. Mische.

"Safeguarding the horses in our community and the protection of the equestrian industry in Wellington is our utmost and primary concern," We would much prefer to err on the side of caution than to put even a single horse at risk," Mische said.

Further press releases will be forthcoming as more information becomes available.

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