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13 Fires Burning in California, Horse Evacuation Sites Available

September 01, 2009

It's fire season in California, where a shortage of rainfall has resulted in dry conditions. As of Monday evening, there were 13 fires burning throughout the state.

In Southern California, the Station Fire in the Angeles National... Read More

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AQHA Suspends Texas Trainer

May 07, 2009

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has suspended trainer Cleve Wells in connection with the treatment a horse received from an employee at Wells' Burleson, Texas, facility.

On April 23, the AQHA Executive Committee announced that... Read More

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Postal Service to Unveil Seabiscuit Stamped Envelope

May 05, 2009

Walter Mondale, former vice president of the United States and U.S. Ambassador to Japan, and his wife Joan, member of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, will lead a special first day of sale ceremony at noon May 11, for the new commemorativ... Read More

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Dressage Mare Rocher Retires

April 08, 2009

The crowd-pleasing Westfalen mare Rocher, who might be known best for her flopping ears and hair-raising extended trot, will retire from international competition, according to Gypsy Woods Farm owners Charles (Chuck) and Joann Smith.... Read More

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Easyboot Rx

March 31, 2009

EasyCare has developed the Easyboot Rx, a new rehabilitation boot and padding system.

The Easyboot Rx provides support and relief for horses suffering from chronic lameness, laminitis, injury, surgery, navicular disease, and other lower... Read More

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Georgia Receives Grant for Glanders Vaccine Development

February 26, 2009

Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) have received a three-year $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a vaccine to protect against glanders and melioidosis, diseases caused by pathogens that pose potential... Read More

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Equine-Friendly Land Use Planning Booklet Available

February 18, 2009

The Equestrian Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) has released a new booklet, entitled "Horses Make Good Neighbors." This full-color publication is designed to help horse enthusiasts educate people who are not familiar with horses about the... Read More

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Racing Group to Give $500K in Scholarships

February 09, 2009

The Race For Education will award more than $500,000 in scholarship money this year to young people in the equine industry, bringing the organization's total scholarship awards to more than $2.5 million since its inception in 2002... Read More

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Rutgers Equine Science Center Schedules Horses 2009 Conference

January 30, 2009

Horses 2009 is coming to Rutgers on Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29, 2009, organized by the Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

The program will offer attendees an intense learning experience, with... Read More

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Purina to Introduce New Equine Products

January 20, 2009

Seven new and enhanced horse feed products will be unveiled at Purina's leading annual equine event, according to Purina Horse Business Group. The Purina Horse Owner's Workshop (HOW), which will be held at more than 1,000 Purina dealers across... Read More

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Eclipse Award Finalists Announced

January 09, 2009

The finalists for 2008 Eclipse Awards were released Jan. 8, with the winners to be announced Jan. 26 at a ceremony in Miami, Fla. The finalists for Horse of the Year are not announced until the awards ceremony.

The winners are determined by... Read More

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MSU Web Series Puts Focus on Equine Environment

January 08, 2009

Horse owners get help in managing their farms in an environmentally friendly way from My Horse University.... Read More

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Nearly 2,000 Wild Horses To be Rounded Up in Nevada

December 13, 2008

An Associated Press article from Friday, Dec. 12, stated that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) employees have begun removing 1,480 horses from Battle Mountain rangelands in Nevada, and the federal group in January will remove 450 mustangs fro... Read More

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7 Tips for Selecting and Feeding a Complete Feed

November 01, 2008

Here are seven tips for selecting and feeding complete feeds.... Read More

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Princess Rooney to be Buried at Horse Park

October 22, 2008

When Princess Rooney won the 1984 Breeders' Cup Distaff at Hollywood Park, she did it in grand style, by seven lengths, a full second faster than that year's Breeders' Cup Classic winner, Wild Again. As a result, she earned a permanent place on... Read More

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Oklahoma Health Sciences, AQHA Offer Health Screenings at World Show

October 21, 2008

The American Quarter Horse Association will partner with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center during this year's AQHA World Championship Show. Together, the groups will provide free health screenings for professional horsemen and... Read More

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Veterinary Post-Grad Education Popular, Controversial

October 18, 2008

Caroline C. Tonozzi, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, a 2003 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, had no idea that she was a member of one of the fastest growing segments of the veterinary workforce—those who pursue... Read More

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Sav-A-Hoof Liquid for White Line Disease

October 17, 2008

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid fights white line disease, seedy toe, thrush, Candida yeast, anerobic and aerobic bacteria, mold, and fungus.

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid can be applied to the affected area or at the coronary band, which will allow it to travel... Read More

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California Fires Coming Under Control, Red Flag Warning Remains

October 16, 2008

By Wednesday night, firefighters in Southern California were gaining ground against the wildfires that had been affecting the area, forcing many horse owners to evacuate with their animals. The California Department of Forestry and Fire... Read More

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California Fires: Not all Equine Evacuations According to Plan

October 16, 2008

Although the Los Angeles Department Animal Care and Control and the Equine Response Team coordinated to help as many horse owners as possible with evacuations, the fire moved too quickly to allow them to reach everyone. With high winds spurring... Read More

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California Wildfire Danger Eases as Winds Fade

October 16, 2008

Like thousands of residents, Tanya Valdivia was allowed back in her neighborhood after firefighters began to surround the remnants of three major wildfires that forced widespread evacuations this week in Southern California.

The news for... Read More

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Fires: Some California Horses Able to Return Home, Others Now Evacuating

October 15, 2008

After living in evacuation centers for nearly three days, some of the horses displaced by the Marek fire in Los Angeles County were allowed to go home Tuesday night. The fire was 80% contained with 4,824 acres burned by 9:00 p.m. It should be... Read More

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Fires: L.A. Animal Services Allows Horses to Leave Shelters

October 15, 2008

Los Angeles Animal Services is currently monitoring the welfare of horses in the various shelters, according to Kathy Davis, assistant general manager. The animals are allowed to leave as the Fire Department releases holds on various areas. A... Read More

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Horse Owners Evacuating Ahead of California Fires

October 14, 2008

Horse owners are trying to get themselves and their animals out of the way as two fires burn out of control in the Los Angeles area. The Marek fire in the San Fernando Valley had burned 4,726 acres by Monday afternoon, and the Sesnon Fire,... Read More

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Just Push Play: Which Webinars Would You Like to See Again?

October 08, 2008

More than 350 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Which TheHorse.com Webinar would you like us to re-run with a live question and answer session with the presenters?"

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