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Tips for Developing a Firewise Evacuation Plan

September 17, 2013

Wildfire can become a real threat to horse farms.... Read More

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BEVA has Busiest Year Yet Supporting the Industry

September 15, 2013

The past year has been one of the busiest in the British Equine Veterinary Association's (BEVA) history. ... Read More

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Nominations Sought for USEF Awards

September 15, 2013

The deadline to submit nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award and Pegasus Medal of Honor is Sept. 23.... Read More

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Dude Ranches Lead the Way in Eco-Friendly Tourism

September 14, 2013

Many dude ranches take a hands-on approach to what is now known as eco-tourism.... Read More

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Mirror, Mirror . . . I See My Horse Looking Back at Me

September 14, 2013

Two studies investigated whether women see horses as self-objects and how perceptions change as women age.... Read More

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Nevada Officials Urge Caution around Feral Horses

September 11, 2013

Officials urge citizens to keep an eye out and use caution around all feral and estray horses. ... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Survey's Horse Health Implications

September 10, 2013

The Kentucky Equine Survey results open the door for new health surveillance and disease mitigating measures.... Read More

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Why Are Industry Surveys Important for Horse Owners?

September 06, 2013

Dr. Jill Stowe explains why industry studies, like the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey, are important.... Read More

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Kentucky's Equine Industry has $3 Billion Economic Impact

September 06, 2013

Kentucky's equine industry had a total economic impact of almost $3 billion, generated 40,665 jobs last year.... Read More

Stuart Brown, DVM, was named 2013 Friend of the University of Kentucky’s Ag Equine Programs. Jill Stowe, PhD, presented the award during the Equine Science and Management reception Sept. 3 at Spindletop Hall, in Lexington, Ky.

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Brown named 2013 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

September 04, 2013

Brown specializes in equine reproduction with Hagyard Equine Medical Institute.... Read More

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The Jockey Club Announces 2013 TIP Winners

September 04, 2013

The Jockey Club TIP has announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards for 2013. ... Read More

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PATH Intl. Launches Online Auction

September 01, 2013

The auction includes items that can be used during the organization's 2013 conference in Orlando, Fla. ... Read More

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Paralympian Lauren Barwick Schedules Appearances

August 30, 2013

Canadian Paralympian Lauren Barwick will host “A Day with Lauren Barwick” at Lake Erie College.... Read More

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Las Vegas-based Horses4Heroes Holds 9/11 Remembrance Weekend

August 30, 2013

The fourth annual event event takes place Sept. 6-9.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Adds Trail Riding Blog

August 29, 2013

The blog is geared toward recreational riders and will focus on land use, safety, and trail horse health.... Read More

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Help Your Favorite Animal Nonprofit Win Skin Care Products

August 29, 2013

Vote for your favorite animal nonprofit organization to win a year's supply of wound and skin care products. ... Read More

A horse patient completes an underwater treadmill therapy session in the new Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center at the University of Tennessee's Veterinary Medical Center, in Knoxville.

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University of Tennessee Hosts Equine Facility Grand Opening

August 29, 2013

The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of the University of Tennessee's new equine facilities. ... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Hosts Fundraiser

August 28, 2013

The 5th Annual The Betsy gala will raise money for the Markey Cancer Foundation.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Council Hires New Executive Director

August 28, 2013

Lawyer and horsewoman Susan Schneider steps into the organization's leadership role.... Read More

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Penn Vet Protects 145 Acres of Farmland

August 23, 2013

The school has ensured that 145 acres of its New Bolton Center Campus is protected from development.... Read More

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A Happy, Horsey Marriage

August 19, 2013

What advice do you have for newlyweds when it comes to balancing marital bliss and horse keeping?... Read More

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KHC Announces New Executive Director

August 14, 2013

Susan Schneider, a native Kentuckian, will begin her role as executive director on Aug. 21.... Read More

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Endorsements Continue for the AHC Welfare Code of Practice

August 14, 2013

The code outlines what it means for an organization to be committed to responsible horse care and ownership.... Read More

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2013 Kentucky Trail Summit Registration Now Open

August 11, 2013

Results from the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey show that one in three horses are used for trail riding.... Read More

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FEI, IEOA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

August 09, 2013

The MOU covers universal issues such as horse welfare, recognition, FEI rules and regulations, and more.... Read More