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
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
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
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
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
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
July 26, 2007
Settlement terms have been reached in the lawsuit between Thoroughbred owners J. Paul Reddam and Kenneth Ramsey over an alleged injured horse, one day after a jury trial was scheduled to begin in a California superior court.
Terms of the... Read More
July 24, 2007
Rags to Riches appeared to be sound and in good condition after being examined by Steve Allday, DVM, July 23 at Belmont Park.
The daughter of A.P. Indy out of the Deputy Minister mare Better Than Honour was pulled up on the track July 22 at th... Read More
July 22, 2007
State horse racing regulators have adopted emergency rules that restrict the use of toe grabs, which act like cleats on horseshoes but have been linked to horse injuries.The Indiana Horse Racing Commission also adopted a new doping policy... Read More
July 13, 2007
Advancing animal medicine tomorrow depends upon the students in veterinary school today. In 2006 Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) launched the Veterinary Student Scholars Program. By giving students the opportunity to work on research projects... Read More
July 11, 2007
A 34-year-old man could face charges in connection with a fatal crash that killed a 12-year-old girl and the horse she was riding on a rural road in Birch Run Township, Mich.
Krystal Speer and her Shetland pony mix, Buster, died Saturday... Read More
June 23, 2007
More than 150 people gathered at Washington’s L’Enfant Plaza Hotel from June 17 to 19 to participate in the American Horse Council’s 2007 National Issues Forum.
“With so many federal bills and regulatory issues facing the horse industry... Read More
June 21, 2007
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) has entered into an agreement to create an Educational Alliance with Cargill/Nutrena, Inc. that will benefit the college and enhance the education of DVM... Read More
May 30, 2007
A pit bull terrier is dead after attacking three Waterloo, Iowa, police horse patrol officers in a residential area May 29.
The unleashed and unfenced dog attacked both the officers and their horses yesterday. Police say the dog bit a horse... Read More
May 09, 2007
A dozen states are competing for a government research lab full of killer germs like anthrax, avian flu and foot-and-mouth disease--a prospect some of their residents want to avoid like the plague.
The states are bidding for a proposed... Read More
April 16, 2007
The American Horse Council (AHC) selected the Larkin State Park Trail in Southbury, Oxford, Naugatuck and Waterbury, Conn., as the first AHC Featured Riding Trail.
The AHC Featured Riding Trail program is part of a new section on the... Read More
March 26, 2007
In order to comply with a March 12, 2007, preliminary injunction order by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is... Read More
March 03, 2007
Stallion Management, a 10-lesson course covering every aspect of handling and breeding a stallion, is now available as part of the equine study curriculum at Read More
February 26, 2007
A Budweiser Clydesdale filly went for $20,000 at a fund-raising auction staged by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Reno.
Rodger Fleming of Butler, Pa., a member of the foundation's board of directors, submitted the winning bid Saturday... Read More
February 23, 2007
Rodeo parade spectators watched in horror Thursday as a 5-year-old girl was thrown off her mount and trampled by an out-of-control team of horses pulling a wagon. She later died.
The girl, identified by police as Brielle Boisvert, was three... Read More
February 12, 2007
Three people were arrested Friday (Feb. 9) in connection with death of a New Jersey horse that was fatally shot with an arrow Jan. 21, the
February 06, 2007
The University of Rhode Island has received a $357,000 federal grant to study cattle ticks.
The money from the Department of Agriculture will be used to help researchers better understand how ticks transmit diseases to humans. Shahid Karim,... Read More
February 04, 2007
Mom's Command, champion 3-year-old filly of 1985, was quietly euthanatized in the early afternoon Feb. 3 at owner/breeder Peter Fuller's Runnymede Farm in North Hampton, N.H., due to increasing infirmities related to age.
The 24-year-old... Read More
February 03, 2007
In a report by Phil Whilte of the Star-Tribune in Wyoming, a 23,000-acre ranch west of Laramie was found to have nine horses in below-average condition and one horse that could not rise and was euthanatized, according to a report from... Read More
January 11, 2007
Reported rabies cases in North Carolina in 2006 increased 13.5% over the previous year, state public health officials said Wednesday, while urging pet owners to have their animals vaccinated.
"As the new year starts, now is the time to chec... Read More
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