August 02, 2007
A day of music and entertainment September 15 at the Walworth County FairGrounds in Elkhorn, Wisc., will benefit local and national equine welfare organizations.
Animal Fairy Charities Inc., is presenting the Musical Horse Aid benefit... Read More
July 23, 2007
An 18-year-old Texas man was arrested July 13 and accused of killing a zebra named Zambi in a drive-by shooting.
Zambi was shot dead July 5 as he grazed in a pasture at HiView Farms outside of Waxahachie, about 30 miles from Dallas, said Lt.... Read More
July 14, 2007
Permits in place, Golden Gate Fields plans to begin construction of its new Tapeta Footings racing surface July 23, track general manager Robert Hartman said Friday.
The track has an Oct. 12 move-in date, Hartman added, but officials would like... Read More
July 01, 2007
Leaders in veterinary research and the equine industry should develop policy initiatives that recognize needed changes in the research landscape. Equine medicine remains grossly underfunded. As companion animals, horses receive few government... Read More
May 26, 2007
The interim director of the Plum Island Laboratory has been named to the run the federal animal disease testing center permanently.
Dr. Lawrence Barrett, a veterinarian who has served since October as interim director at the U.S. Department of... Read More
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
April 12, 2007
The Kentucky Horse Park announced several changes which will affect those who wish to compete at the park.... Read More
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
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
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
March 14, 2007
Missourians studying to become veterinarians for large animals would be eligible for an $80,000 forgivable loa... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
July 11, 2006
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
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
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
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
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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