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Ohio State Hosting Mare and Foal Care Lecture

January 07, 2008

Horse owners can stave off winter-induced horse withdrawal and get some equine education through The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The school will be hosting a series of classes to provide timely and practical updates on... Read More

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Walking Horse Celebration CEO Stepping Down

November 29, 2007

The Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration recently announced that Chief Executive Officer and Show Manager Ron Thomas, will no longer serve in that position.

After an extensive career in the insurance... Read More

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Nominees Sought for Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal Disease

November 26, 2007

Nominations have opened for two-year membership appointments to the committee that advises the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture on actions necessary to prevent the introduction of foreign livestock and poultry diseases into the United States.... Read More

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Blazer Horse Breeder Cutting Back on Herd

November 22, 2007

Seven decades after buying his first horse, an Idaho horseman who developed his own breed is selling more than half his herd.

77-year-old Neil Hinck planned to sell about 215 horses over the weekend in Caldwell.

He bought his firs... Read More

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Minnesota Authorities Investigating Mutilation of Pet Horse

November 06, 2007

Authorities were investigating the killing and mutilation of an 11-year-old girl's pet horse in Central Minnesota.

Katie Symalla discovered her horse, Savannah, dead in the field by her family's farm in Long Prairie on Saturday.

She wa... Read More

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Wolves that Killed Horse to be Removed from New Mexico Forest

October 30, 2007

Two endangered Mexican gray wolves have been targeted for removal from the Gila National Forest in southwestern New Mexico.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the trapping of the wolves, both part of the Aspen Pack, because the... Read More

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Hay Shortage Hits Southern Illinois Horse Owners

October 28, 2007

An article by Scott Fitzgerald on TheSouthern.com reports that horse owners in Southern Illinois are facing difficulties feeding horses because... Read More

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Indiana Man and 22 Horses Killed in Barn Fire

October 28, 2007

A late-night fire swept through a northern Indiana barn Oct. 25 killing a man and 22 horses he was hired to care for, police said.

John Lesniak, 60, died in the barn, which was fully engulfed in flames when police and firefighters arrive... Read More

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Public Forum Set for New Florida Horse-Sale Law

October 26, 2007

A public forum to discuss a new state law concerning the sale of horses in Florida will be held Oct. 29 in Tallahassee.

The forum, which will be held at 2 p.m. at the Eyster Auditorium of the Connor Building, 3125... Read More

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Intensive Care Unit to be Added to University of Liverpool Equine Hospital

October 25, 2007

The University of Liverpool in the U.K. will be able to create a special intensive care unit (ICU) for horses as the result of a £300,000 ($615,308) gift.

The ICU will provide unique facilities to help horses recuperate following colic... Read More

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Merial Acquires New Zealand Animal Health Company Ancare

October 24, 2007

Merial Limited, one of the world's largest animal health companies, has acquired Ancare, an animal health products company based in New Zealand.

The acquisition includes all of Ancare's commercial and manufacturing... Read More

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Dogs Kill Miniature Horse Donated to Cancer-Stricken Child

October 24, 2007

A Miniature Horse given to a boy with brain cancer by the Make-A-Wish Foundation was killed by a pair of pit bulls who were found roaming in his yard, authorities said.

The 31-inch tall horse, Anniversary, was donated by the foundation to... Read More

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California Wildfires: Winds Expected to Ease

October 24, 2007

On the fourth day of a vicious firestorm, exhausted firefighters and weary residents looked forward Wednesday to a break--an expected slackening of the fierce winds that have fanned the state's explosive wildland blazes.

Forecasters said the... Read More

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Some Southern California Horse Owners Returning Home

October 24, 2007

Southern California horse and farm owners were beginning to gather information on their animals and property Oct. 24 in the wake of the wildfires that have hit the area. Fires continue to rage in San Diego County, but some evacuated people were... Read More

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Horse Sets Off Chain Reaction Montana Highway Crash; Two Killed

October 23, 2007

A van that became stranded after hitting a horse on Montana 212 near Busby was rear-ended by a semi tractor-trailer, killing two people, Big Horn County, Mont., officials said.

The van struck the horse around 10:15 p.m. Sunday. The driver... Read More

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California Horse Owners, Vets Wait to Access Burned Areas

October 23, 2007

It's a waiting game now for horse owners and veterinarians in the areas of Southern California affected by wildfires--waiting to see if the fires still roaring through the area will miss the designated evacuation points that each hold hundreds o... Read More

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USRider: Hauling Vehicles are Easy Targets for Catalytic Converter Theft

October 22, 2007

According to USRider, catalytic converters are being stolen from vehicles across the country. The group recently warned horse owners and others who regularly haul animals to be on guard.

"This is especially relevant to our members who drive... Read More

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Wildfires Rage in Southern California

October 22, 2007

Wildfires fanned by fierce desert winds consumed huge swaths of bone-dry Southern California on Monday, burning buildings and forcing evacuations from Malibu to San Diego, including a jail, a hospital, and nursing homes.

About a dozen blazes... Read More

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Sport Horse Weanling Sale in Kentucky

September 19, 2007

Thirteen CanAm Sport Horse breeders have collaborated to present the first select sale of CanAm Sport Horse weanlings ever held in the United States at the CanAm Sport Horse Classic Showcase, Sale and Futurity, Oct.19-21, 2007, at the Kentucky... Read More

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Mistrial Motion Delays Horse Killing Case Verdict

September 13, 2007

The trial of two Pike County, Ky., teenagers accused of killing three horses and torturing several others was put on hold Sept. 11 when presiding Pike County Circuit Judge Eddy Coleman declared a mistrial in the case.

According to his... Read More

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$10K Offered for Information on California Horse Shootings

September 13, 2007

Several people called the Madera, Calif., sheriff's department to express outrage of the shooting of two horses over the weekend, but one anonymous caller went further, offering $10,000 in cash to anyone with information leading to the shooter,... Read More

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Annual Maryland Horse Conference Scheduled for November

September 11, 2007

University of Maryland will be holding its 3rd Annual Maryland Horse Conference on Saturday, November 10, 2007. The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Montgomery College in Germantown, Md.

The conference attracts hundreds of... Read More

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Tufts School of Vet Medicine Hosting Open House Sept. 8

August 24, 2007

The Tufts Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting an open house Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in North Grafton, Mass.

Visitors are invited to walk through the facilities for small and large animals, as well as visit with the... Read More

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28-Year-Old Pony Reported Stolen in Maryland

August 23, 2007

Stolen Horse International has turned to NetPosse volunteers and the public to help with the recovery of Nick, a 28-year-old grey pony that disappeared from his Elkton, Md., home Aug. 21.

Since there were no clear signs on how he could... Read More

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AHP Silent Auction and Raffle Raises Over $4,300

August 05, 2007

The 15th annual Student Fund silent auction and raffle was held on Friday, June 22, during the AHP “Fiesta del Caballo” Seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Student Fund began in 1993 as a way for members to support the Student Award... Read More