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Geriatric Horse Saved from Muddy Creek

May 19, 2007

Thanks to firefighters, sheriff’s deputies, neighbors, and determined owners, a 30-year-old horse named Pam was saved from a sticky predicament May 16, Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Recommending EHV Vaccination

April 12, 2007

The Kentucky Horse Park announced several changes which will affect those who wish to compete at the park.... Read More

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Horse Freed After Hours in Texas Mudhole

April 12, 2007

A horse mired up its belly in a Dawson, Texas, mudhole was freed Thursday (April 12) afternoon in an hours-long rescue effort that included heavy equipment.

"Champ" was able to stand on his own after being hauled from the muck, live... Read More

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Idaho Horseman's Association Seeks More Members

April 07, 2007

The Magic Valley Horseman's Association is trying to revive equestrian activities in Southern Idaho, and as part of that plan is welcoming all breeds of horses.

That means people with everything from Quarter Horses to Arabians and... Read More

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Hold That Tiger Colt Collapses and Dies During Barretts Workout

March 14, 2007

A colt by Hold That Tiger collapsed and died while working an eighth of a mile Monday at Fairplex Park in Southern California during the first under tack show for the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. An autopsy will be... Read More

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Missouri House Expands Loan Program for Vet Students

March 14, 2007

Missourians studying to become veterinarians for large animals would be eligible for an $80,000 forgivable loa... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocate Groups Lose Anti-Roundup Lawsuit

January 31, 2007

A federal judge gave after-the-fact approval today for the government to gather wild horses and burros around Las Vegas, Nev.

U.S. District Judge Kent Dawson rejected efforts by Nevada-based America's Wild Horse Advocates and Wild Horses... Read More

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Equine Reproduction Short Course Available at Penn State

January 21, 2007

On Feb. 16-17, Penn State University at University Park, Pa., will be hosting an equine reproduction short course. This course is targeted for the serious mare or stallion owner who wishes to advance their knowledge of equine reproduction.... Read More

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Jacksons, New Bolton to Receive Special Eclipse Award

January 16, 2007

Roy and Gretchen Jackson and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals at the New Bolton Center have been honored with the 2006 Special Eclipse Award. The Special Eclipse Award,... Read More

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RACE Fund Endorsed by Gretchen Jackson

December 19, 2006

Gretchen Jackson, Barbaro's owner and breeder, has become an Honorary Board Member of the RACE Fund, a 501(c)3 non profit organization, established as a funding source geared specifically to help Thoroughbred racehorses retire when they can no... Read More

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Florida Veterinary Students See the World

November 23, 2006

Lectures, labs, and trips to exotic locations are all a part of the veterinary education for some students at the University of Florida's college of veterinary medicine.

The college offers an extensive program in international veterinary... Read More

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NARHA Conference Honors Special Therapy Horses, Volunteers

November 23, 2006

Attendees at the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association's Conference and Annual Meeting Banquet grew misty-eyed as presenters handed out national awards, relating stories that touched the heart and soul. Held in Indianapolis, Ind.... Read More

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MD Barns Silver Spur Award Nominations Open

September 19, 2006

Celebrate your American Quarter Horse by nominating him or her for the MD Barns Silver Spur Award. Nominations for one of the American Quarter Horse Association's (AQHA) most unforgettable awards closes Sept. 30. This special award is a way to... Read More

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Kentucky Inspects More Incoming Horses

August 21, 2006

Each of the nearly 4,000 horses entering the Kentucky State Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., are being inspected by personnel from the Kentucky State Veterinarian's office prior to being unloaded on the grounds. "We're doing it for... Read More

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Two Horses Die in Idaho Racing Accident

July 11, 2006

According to an Associated Press article on bloodhorse.com, two horses died in an accident at Les Bois Park racetrack in Boise, Idaho. One jockey remained... Read More

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Emergency Transportation for Horses

July 05, 2006

You should be prepared to ship a horse if it is in need of emergency care at a veterinary hospital. ... Read More

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NOAA: Season Could Present Four to Six Major Hurricanes

May 22, 2006

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today (May 22) announced to America and its neighbors throughout the north Atlantic region that a Read More

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National & Youth World Appaloosa Shows Offer Shopping, Fun, and Education

May 10, 2006

Oklahoma City will once again play host to the National Appaloosa Show and World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show from June 26 to July 8, 2006. Competitors of all ages from around the country will come together to challenge themselves and their... Read More

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Blue Grass Farms Chaplaincy Holding Golf Tournament May 22

April 18, 2006

Edited press release

Blue Grass Farms Chaplaincy is holding its inaugural BGFC Golf Scramble Tournament May 22 at the Golf Club of the Bluegrass starting with lunch at noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Registration fees... Read More

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Stallion Dubai Excellence Believed to be in Ukraine

August 25, 2005

The Blood-Horse has learned that the search for the stallion Dubai Excellence, a half-brother to Dubai Millennium, has turned to Ukraine, the former Russian territory which is an independent country.

This is where the horse... Read More

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FEI Task Force on Medication and Doping Holds Second Meeting

April 01, 2005

The International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) Task Force on Medication and Doping, chaired by Sven Holmberg of Sweden, held its second meeting in Paris, France, on Feb. 2. The six-person task force was established in late 2004 to... Read More

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Kentucky Vets Host Seminar In Panama

September 15, 2003

Hagyard-Davidson-McGee Associates PLLC are hosting the International Bluegrass Equine Veterinary Symposium in Panama City, Panama, Jan. 7–10, 2004. The program, held in the Intercontinental Miramar Panama Hotel, will feature hands-on wet labs an... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Selects 15 New Ballard Representatives

September 08, 2003

Morris Animal Foundation recently announced the appointment of 15 new Ballard Students, serving as Foundation representatives at veterinary colleges across the United States and in Canada.  As Foundation ambassadors, Ballard Students educat... Read More

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The Horse Recognized at the American Horse Publications' Annual Awards Program

August 01, 2003

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, which is celebrating 20 years as the leader in equine health care news and information, and its companion web site TheHorse.com, were recognized June 21, 2003, at the American Horse... Read More

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Making Cross Country Jumps Safer

July 01, 2003

A company in the United Kingdom has created a jump design to lessen the severity of cross-country jumping falls. In 1999, several U.K. riders died from accidents on cross-country jumps. The resultant British Horse Trials Association study... Read More