June 22, 2008
Blood-Horse Publications received a total of nine awards on Saturday, June 21 at the American Horse Publications (AHP) Annual Awards Program held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Sixty-nine AHP members were named finalists in the 2008 AHP Annual... Read More
May 21, 2008
Safety is a year-round business, but it becomes a top priority in the spring as farm owners and managers get more active in their stables and fields.
To help remind horse owners of basic safety principles, the Equine Science Center at... Read More
May 16, 2008
In the wake of Eight Belles' euthanasia after sustaining catastrophic injuries in the May 3 Kentucky Derby, a recent Gallup pollRead More
September 13, 2007
Horse owners often worry about safety of their animals during hunting seasons, especially if the horse's color might be mistaken for a deer or other large game animal. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to help distinguis... Read More
June 20, 2007
The safety of riders, particularly expectant mothers and those who ride alone or work in isolated circumstances, will be the focus of the British Horse Society's Biennial Safety Conference.
Taking place September 15 at the Coventr... Read More
June 14, 2007
The choking dryness that's killing crops and turning streams into dusty trails across the Southeast is getting worse, with the government saying Thursday the nation's most extreme drought has expanded from Alabama into three neighboring states.... Read More
June 13, 2007
Oregon's newest state park will open officially on July 8, the Parks and Recreation Department said Wednesday.
The park is named for L.L. "Stub" Stewart, a former Eugene-area lumber company entrepreneur, state legislator, and philanthropist... Read More
June 07, 2007
Sheriff's officers and horsemen in Douglas County, Kan., on Tuesday captured an Appaloosa stallion that had been running wild in the area for five years, the
May 01, 2007
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, sponsored by Farnam, is one of the most prestigious events in a potentially dangerous sport. An extensive medical support team for horses and humans works behind the scenes to keep the only four star event in the... Read More
March 10, 2007
The annual Farm Safety Symposium will go "back to basics" in its 2007 edition Mar. 9 in Elizabethtown, Ky.
The symposium will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Pritchard Community Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The symposium will run in... Read More
February 14, 2007
Veterinarians, trainers, horse breeders, and owners will have a chance to get the latest equine nutrition information at the Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference on March 28-29 at the Holiday Inn Select in Timonium, Md. The conference is hosted by... Read More
January 25, 2007
December 24, 2006
A number of exhibitors using the GPA brand of helmets while competing in USEF licensed events may be unaware that they are not wearing an ASTM/SEI certified model as required by USEF rules. Helmets purchased in Europe, from online stores in... Read More
December 19, 2006
A couple whose horse was stolen from their farm while they slept later found the white Arabian.
David and Amy Flach said someone scattered horse feed on the ground during the night of Dec. 9-10 and lured the horse away from their 20-acre... Read More
December 11, 2006
The North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Equine Facilitated Mental Health Association (EFMHA) at its Conference and Annual Meeting in Indianapolis in November. EFMHA, which was... Read More
November 28, 2006
Norco, a California town known as "Horsetown USA," is under pressure to come up with a manure management plan to reduce the environmental impact of the town's estimated 14,000 horses, reports the
November 15, 2006
Rainrot (rain scald) is a skin problem that often appears during wet weather. ... Read More
October 07, 2006
A miniature horse owner in Hailey, Idaho says one of his animals was killed and two others were injured in a dog attack. Tom Riney says that for the second time in two years, loose dogs attacked two of his miniature horses and a burro on... Read More
August 21, 2006
After four long years of waiting, an anxious equestrian world watched the clock roll down to the moment everyone had their eyes turned to-- the Opening Ceremonies of the 2006 Aachen FEI World Equestrian Games. And while gray skies and wet and... Read More
August 13, 2006
In an effort to help improve safety of horses and those who travel with horses, USRider has been working with nationally known large-animal rescue experts Tomas Gimenez, DVM, and his wife, Rebecca Gimenez, PhD.
For the past three years,... Read More
June 27, 2006
Western Stockmen's of Caldwell, Idaho, a business unit of J.R. Simplot Company, is recalling all Pride Mature Horse feed with the lot number 7701-050306. The lot might contain monensin sodium (Rumensin), a drug compound approved for use in some... Read More
June 15, 2006
This year's running of the Belmont Stakes did not seem to have the same sizzle. Like every racing fan, I am still reeling from Barbaro's injury, and amazed by the surgery and remarkable progress he has made since then.
As with all... Read More
June 06, 2006
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, yesterday (June 5) announced it has issued a warning to its customers about a counterfeit version of one of its animal health products that may... Read More
April 07, 2006
(edited press release)
The Independent Veterinary Group (IVG), LLC, has been formed by Doug Byars, DVM, Dipl. AVECC, ACVIM, and others in response to the needs of the many solo practitioners in and around Kentucky who operate... Read More
February 01, 2006
A non-hormonal contraceptive, porcine zona pellucida (PZP), has given birth to an alliance between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The two organizations agreed to work together on using thi... Read More