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West Virginia to Require Safety Alliance Accreditation

September 22, 2016

The state's two Thoroughbred tracks must submit applications for Safety and Integrity Alliance accreditation by Nov. 4.... Read More

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UK CAFE Receives Record Number of Grant Awards

September 22, 2016

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) researchers brought in grants totaling $39.2 million in fiscal 2016.... Read More

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Study: Most Racehorse Injuries in Britain are Minor

September 22, 2016

Findings from a recent study show that 70% of injuries recorded over a 14-year period were minor and not career-ending.... Read More

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Kentucky Authorities Seek Ownership of Seized Horses

September 21, 2016

The 43 seized horses were allegedly abandoned earlier this year by Charles and Maria Borell. ... Read More

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BLM to Begin Emergency Gather in the Big Sand Spring Valley

September 21, 2016

The BLM said it will gather and care for up to 300 wild horses impacted by drought conditions.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Distributes Funds to Benefit Equine Welfare

September 21, 2016

The foundation will distribute $459,198 to 27 organizations and special projects committed to improving equine welfare.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Treats: Yay or Neigh?

September 20, 2016

Of the 1,452 respondents 579 (40%) said they occasionally treat their horse to apples or carrots.... Read More

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Ammonia: A Hidden Danger in the Barn

September 20, 2016

We know that ammonia is harmful to horses. But did you know it's also a health hazard for humans?... Read More

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Emergency Wild Horse Gather Begins in Cherry Spring Area

September 20, 2016

The BLM said it plans to gather about 60 horses from the Nevada range due to declining water sources.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Lecture to Focus on Recognizing Lameness

September 20, 2016

Drs. Liz Arbittier and Jessica Morgan will provide tips to help owners improve their lameness identification skills.... Read More

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USEF Appoints Uboh as Laboratory Director

September 19, 2016

Cornelius Uboh, PhD, previously served as bureau director of the Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology and Research Laboratory.... Read More

Rio 2016 Paralympics Grade 1b Freestyle medalists: (L to R) Pepo Puch (AUT) won silver, Stinne Tange Kaastrup (DEN) took the bronze, and Lee Pearson (GBR) captured the gold.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Competition Wraps Up With Freestyles

September 19, 2016

The para-dressage events at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games wrapped up on Sept. 16.... Read More

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University of Maryland Equine Program Breeds Success

September 18, 2016

Learn about the university's Thoroughbred breeding program, a winning one-eyed gelding, and more.... Read More

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British Tracks Testing Padded Hurdle for Jump Races

September 18, 2016

The fall rate since the trials began has reduced to 1.59%, a reduction of 0.5% compared to the 10-year average.... Read More

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International Helmet Awareness Day Takes Place Sept. 17

September 17, 2016

Participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on helmets to equestrians on Sept. 17.... Read More

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Snapshots of Safety: Riding Helmets as a Habit

September 16, 2016

When was a time you were glad you were wearing a helmet?... Read More

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Wulster Joins New Bolton Center as Radiologist

September 16, 2016

Dr. Kathryn Wulster will use advanced imaging systems, including MRI, CT, and robotics-controlled imaging. ... Read More

Natasha Baker (GBR) takes the gold in the Grade II individual test.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Golds Pour In for Great Britain

September 15, 2016

Great Britain has won the overall team championships of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition with a score of 453.306.... Read More

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BLM Responds to Reports on Advisory Board Vote

September 15, 2016

The BLM says it has no plans to euthanize wild horses currently held in short- and long-term holding facilities. ... Read More

CISM President Colonel AbdulHakeem AlShino (BRN, left) and FEI President Ingmar de Vos (right) at the signing of the memorandum of understanding at the Olympic Equestrian Center in Deodoro, Rio de Janiero.

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International Military Sports Council Signs MOU With FEI

September 15, 2016

The CISM holds competitions in four equestrian disciplines: jumping, eventing, dressage, and endurance. ... Read More

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Reward Offered in Florida Horse Shooting

September 15, 2016

Authorities hope the offer of a cash reward will help identify who fatally shot a horse in a pasture near Tallahassee.... Read More

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Would You Know if Someone was Suffering From a Concussion?

September 15, 2016

Here are some signs that might indicate your riding buddy sustained a concussion in a fall or accident.... Read More

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Rutgers to Host Equine Law, Business Seminar

September 15, 2016

The Symposium on Legal, Business, and Insurance Issues Impacting the Equine Industry will take place Oct. 10.... Read More

The medal winners from the Rio 2016 Paralympics Grade IV para-dressage: Sophie Wells (GBR) took gold, Michèle George (GER) claimed silver, and Frank Hosmar (NED) earned the bronze.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Wells, Puch Reign in Rio

September 14, 2016

Pepo Puch (AUT) won the Grade Ib individual medal, while Sophie Wells (GBR) took the Grade IV individual title.... Read More

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National Forest Trail Bill Approved by House Committee

September 14, 2016

The bill directs the Forest Service to address trail maintenance issues that impact trail users, including equestrians.... Read More