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House Receives Veterinary Association Award

April 24, 2015

Amanda House, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, has received the Florida Veterinary Medical Association's Gold Star Award for 2015.... Read More

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Erskine Named Director of Marion duPont Scott EMC

April 24, 2015

Dr. Michael D. Erskine has acted as interim director of the Virginia Tech facility since May 2013.... Read More

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Mereworth Farm Preserved for Retired Racehorses

April 24, 2015

The 1,200-acre Lexington, Kentucky, farm will serve as a sanctuary for unwanted equines and retired racehorses.... Read More

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The Long-Lost Classic-Format Three-Day Event

April 24, 2015

Learn about the long-format event and why veterinarians are crucial to these competitions.... Read More

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French Eventing Horse, Rider Disqualified from 2014 WEG

April 23, 2015

The FEI Tribunal has disqualified Maxime Livio and Qalao des Mers following a positive test for a controlled medication.... Read More

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Input Sought on Proposed Canadian EIA Management Strategy

April 23, 2015

Comments are requested on a proposed approach for controlling equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Canada.... Read More

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Jockey Club Enhances Graded Stakes Race Vet Record Reporting

April 23, 2015

Owners can make their graded stakes horses' veterinary records public by posting them on a specialized website.... Read More

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UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be held June 2

April 23, 2015

The event will feature presentations on footing, pasture weed management, landscape decisions on horse farms, and more.... Read More

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California Men Charged With Shooting at Wild Burros

April 22, 2015

Three men have been charged with attempting to shoot wild burros in a residential area of Moreno Valley.... Read More

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Money-Saving Tips for Horse Showing

April 22, 2015

How do you trim costs when you compete?... Read More

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Second Maryland Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

April 22, 2015

Two Maryland premises are now quarantined after horses residing at the facilities tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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OTTBs Competing at Rolex Will Receive Recognition from TIP

April 22, 2015

The Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) will award Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event riders competing on Thoroughbreds. ... Read More

Shawn Flarida steered Spooks Gotta Whiz to win individual reining gold at the Parc des Expositions at Caen, Normandy tonight.

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UK Presents Conversation With Leading Reiner Shawn Flarida

April 22, 2015

Shawn Flarida will speak at 6 p.m. on April 27 as part of UK's Distinguished Industry Lecture Series.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Launches Horse Health Tracker App

April 21, 2015

The app is designed to let owners assess horses' health data and share it with the animals' health care teams. ... Read More

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Veterinary Schools on Instagram

April 20, 2015

Several of the accredited veterinary schools in the United States are active on Instagram. Here's a list to follow.... Read More

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BLM to Offer Wild Horses, Burros at Extreme Mustang Makeover

April 20, 2015

The Extreme Mustang Makeover will take place April 24-25 in Queen Creek, Arizona.... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: No New Cases Since April 3

April 20, 2015

Seven Michigan premises remain under quarantine for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Walking Horse Herd Removed from Tennessee Farm

April 19, 2015

More than 50 Tennessee Walking Horses are receiving care after being removed from allegedly deplorable conditions.... Read More

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Equine Rescue Groups to Compete to Help At-Risk Horses

April 19, 2015

More than 100 participants will take part in the ASPCA's 2015 Help a Horse Day grants contest.... Read More

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New Jersey Woman Accused of Horseman's Association Theft

April 18, 2015

Catherine L. Brady allegedly took more than $68,000 from the Delaware Valley Horseman's Association.... Read More

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AAEP Announces Continuing Education Opportunities for Vets

April 17, 2015

Topics will include lower-limb lameness, ophthalmology, ambulatory practice, and poor performance.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Proposed 2015 Pryor Mountain Horse Gather

April 17, 2015

The gather would result in the removal of about 30 young horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Washington State Barn Fire Kills Two Horses

April 17, 2015

A Miniature Horse died in the blaze, while another horse was euthanized the next day due to burns sustained in the fire.... Read More

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NASC Announces Preferred Supplier Program

April 17, 2015

This program designates companies that provide raw materials to those that manufacture and distribute products.... Read More

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Haws' Animal Cruelty Charges Upheld

April 16, 2015

The charges stem from a 2014 probe that revealed nearly a dozen dead horses dead on Shamus Haws' Magna, Utah, property.... Read More