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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

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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BLM Responds to Reports on Advisory Board Vote

September 14, 2016

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

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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2016

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

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Dawn Davis Joins ELCR Board of Directors

September 14, 2016

The ELCR is a national organization dedicated to saving land for all equine-related activity.... Read More

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BLM Hauls Water to Wild Horses in Eastern Nevada

September 14, 2016

The agency is supplementing spring sources impacted by drought to prevent further declines in animal health.... Read More

Norway’s Ann Cathrin Lübbe wins the first Para-Equestrian medal at Rio 2016, taking gold in the Grade III Individual test on Donatello.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Gold for Norway as Lubbe Back on Top

September 13, 2016

Norway's Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took home the first gold of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horses Learning From Each Other

September 13, 2016

The majority of respondents said they've used more experienced horses to help inexperienced ones through new situations.... Read More

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TIP Program Announces 2016 Non-Competition Award Winners

September 13, 2016

Big Saga was named Thoroughbred of the Year. Three individuals share the Young Rider of the Year Award.... Read More

Congratulations to Heidi Nash and "Romeo," whose story won our fan-voted "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" photo contest. Romeo is an 8-year-old spotted draft horse who suffers from photosensitivity.

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'Romeo' Tops TheHorse.com's Sun-Sensitivity Contest

September 13, 2016

TheHorse.com Facebook fans selected Romeo as the overall winner of the "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" contest.... Read More

"JR is a 20-year-old Quarter Horse, and if we do not put sun screen on his nose when he is in the sun, he gets bad sunburn," said Dianne Boothe. "We had to put him in this stall, which has an attached paddock (which is all shady) and this helps! It's when we go to shows that we have an issue."

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Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive Contest: Editors' Picks

September 13, 2016

Readers submitted stories and photos of their sun-sensitive horses. Discover how they protect their horses from the sun.... Read More

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BLM Nixes Surgical Spay Plan

September 13, 2016

Also, a wild horse and burro advisory board resolution might result in the euthanasia of animals in holding facilities.... Read More

Great Britain’s Sophie Christiansen and Athene Lindebjerg win the Grade 1a team test to put Team Great Britain into the lead at this stage.

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Rio Paralympics: Britain Takes Command of Team Competition

September 12, 2016

Following Monday's tests Great Britain leads the team competition, ahead of Belgium and Germany. ... Read More

Supporting limb laminitis was a secondary complication of Barbaro's catastrophic orthopedic injury, but the complications and pain from laminitis led to the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner's euthanasia.

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AAEP Foundation Announces Laminitis Research Funding

September 12, 2016

The foundation will support two research projects investigating support-limb laminitis.... Read More

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RMTC Approves New York Drug Testing Laboratory Accreditation

September 12, 2016

The NYDTL is the eighth laboratory to become accredited by the RMTC since 2013.... Read More

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Equine Vets Will Make a Splash at 2016 AAEP Convention

September 12, 2016

The AAEP's 62nd Annual Convention and Trade Show will convene Dec. 3-7 in Orlando, Florida.... Read More

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Charges Against Online Horse Rescuer Dropped

September 12, 2016

The charges against Crystal Davis and her son Joseph McMillen were dropped after an investigator stepped down.... Read More

Norway's Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello take the top spot in the Grade III team test on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Lubbe, Pearson Lead After Day One

September 11, 2016

Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took the Grade III test while Lee Pearson and Zion topped the Grade Ib test.... Read More

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BEVA Announces New Honorary Member

September 11, 2016

Dr. Polly Taylor received honorary membership due to her long-term commitment to equine welfare.... Read More

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2016-17 BEVA President Takes Reins

September 11, 2016

During her presidency Dr. Vicki Nicholls hopes to promote veterinarians' role in the field of equine dentistry.... Read More