September 23, 2010
The Kentucky Horse Council and the University of Kentucky Equine Initiative recently announced the formation of the Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) and held its inaugural meeting to a capacity crowd on Sept. 16 at Spindletop Hall ... Read More
August 31, 2010
More than 460 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Which of the following dewormers do you use to treat encysted small strongyles?" ... Read More
August 19, 2010
A New York Morgan horse trainer already facing multiple animal cruelty charges was arraigned this week on yet another charge connected to a horse that was euthanized on her East Aurora farm in November 2009.... Read More
July 29, 2010
In response to two separate incidents involving livestock in public places, David Wilson, DVM, director of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis, is calling for a complete review of anima... Read More
July 17, 2010
Three University of Kentucky College of Agriculture graduate students that are researching forage were awarded the top three spots in the Emerging Scientist competition during the American Forage and Grassland Co... Read More
July 16, 2010
Five horses have died in separate incidents at this year's Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada. The annual event features rodeo-style competitions and livestock exhibitions. Veterinarians have attributed the deaths to cardiac episodes and f... Read More
July 12, 2010
Vilsack announced an effort to encourage land owners to provide public access to land for outdoor activities.... Read More
June 27, 2010
A listening session will be held as part of the America's Great Outdoors Initiative June 28 in Charleston, South Carolina. State Horse Councils and equestrian associations from the region are encouraged to participate.
In April o... Read More
June 26, 2010
More than 250 farm owners, managers, and Kentucky residents attended the Equine Farm and Facilities Expo hosted by the University of Kentucky Equine Initiative June 1 at Spy Coast Farm in Lexington. The expo gave attendees the opport... Read More
June 17, 2010
Law enforcement authorities are seeking those responsible for a series of sniper attacks on horses in Ticonderoga, N.Y. The horses' owners discovered the animals wounded in their pastures in May and early June. Each horse ... Read More
June 15, 2010
The massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico poses no immediate threat to horses residing in Gulf states, according to one Louisiana official. The massive oil leak began last month when a deep water British Petroleum water oil rig off the... Read More
May 30, 2010
Breyer Animal Creations has released two Pink Ribbon model horses to launch its 2010 Canter against Cancer program. Breyer has melded the horse with the pink ribbon, the universal symbol of breast cancer, into a decorative model horse to symbol... Read More
May 24, 2010
Law enforcement authorities in Warren County, Ohio, are seeking the owner of two horses discovered standing on a roadside in Washington Township last month.
Sheriff's deputies discovered the sorrel riding horse and a brown and wh... Read More
May 23, 2010
In one of a horse owner's worst nightmares, a front tire blowout in a pickup truck has left five family members in the vehicle split up between Lebanon, Ohio, area hospitals and two horses in surgery, according to Read More
May 22, 2010
The University of Kentucky hosted seven international travelers in May. Students from the Master of Equine Science and Business Program, a partnership between UK and the University of Caen Lower Normandy, France, spent several weeks learning ab... Read More
May 09, 2010
A federal notice has gone out this morning requesting applications for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), which will provide up to $25,000 of student loan debt relief per year for a mini... Read More
May 07, 2010
What would you do with your dog, cat, bird, horse, or livestock if your area was hit with a flood, earthquake or forest fire? National Animal Preparedness Day, May 8, reminds everyone to be prepared.
The Federal Emergency Management ... Read More
May 04, 2010
For the 2010 Youth World Cup to be a success, the American Quarter Horse Association is seeking volunteers, tack donations and sponsors.
Scheduled for July 3-11, the 2010 Youth World Cup will be held at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. What b... Read More
May 03, 2010
David Llewellyn, president and founder of Wyvern International Ltd., the exclusive worldwide distributor of Thoroughbred horse racing from Australia, has been named the 20th recipient of the University of Louisville's John W. Galbreath Awar... Read More
May 02, 2010
Is your farm violating state regulations? How can you safely and effectively dispose of manure? Is beet pulp a good feed choice for your horse? Penn State Cooperative Extension is offering a series of Equine Environmental Stewardship short cour... Read More
April 26, 2010
Children with autism between 7 and 12 showed improved cognition, communication, and motivation after participating in specific equine-assisted activities (EAA), according to a recently completed study. The research shows that riding, grooming, and in... Read More
April 15, 2010
A review of 17 cases of horses with primary liver tumors revealed that equine and human tumors are similar and that the classification scheme currently employed in human medicine could be applied to equine tumors.
The primary maligna... Read More
April 11, 2010
Vandell Ellis Snow, DVM, a prominent veterinarian and horse farm owner from Santa Ynez in Santa Barbara County, has died in a plane crash near San Diego.
The San Diego County Medical Examinerâ€™s office said th... Read More
April 06, 2010
More than 500 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What steps is your barn taking to stay "green" or eco-friendly?"