Educational Opportunities


Ontario Large Animal Rescue Course Taking Place Nov. 17-19

October 14, 2017

Topics will include emergency preparedness, trailer safety, livestock behavior in stressful situations, and more.... Read More


Olds College Launches Equine Reproduction Tech Program

October 06, 2017

The program is designed to provide participants with skills necessary to work in or operate an equine breeding facility.... Read More


Registration for Online Horse Behavior, Safety Course Open

September 23, 2017

Members of Saddle Up Safely's partner organizations can receive a 10% discount on the registration fee.... Read More


KDA Animal Health to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss EIA

September 12, 2017

The meeting will allow local horse owners to learn more about EIA and the recent cases identified in southwest Kansas.... Read More


2018 WEVA Congress Approaching

September 09, 2017

The 2018 World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) Congress will take place April 21-23 in Beijing, China. ... Read More


Penn Vet Announces 2017-18 First Tuesday Lecture Series

September 03, 2017

Lecture topics will include anesthesia, eye emergencies, sports medicine, biosecurity, foaling problems, and more.... Read More

Dr. Jennie Ivey (center), assistant professor of animal science, discusses utilizing body condition scoring to make nutritional management decisions during an equine management session held previously at UT’s East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center animal and environmental unit near Walland, Tennessee.


UT Extension Schedules Equine Educational Events

September 01, 2017

The events, covering a variety of topics, will take place around Tennessee throughout September and October. ... Read More


UK Gluck Center to Host Fifth USDA-NIFA Symposium on EAV

August 25, 2017

This year's symposium will focus on the outcomes of the EAV studies undertaken as part of the a USDA-NIFA grant.... Read More


Breeders Invited to Free Broodmare Health Seminar

August 20, 2017

The event will take place Sept. 9 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana.... Read More


Studying the Obvious

August 17, 2017

Why do researchers spend time studying basic equine behavior questions when the answers seems so obvious?... Read More


Equine End-of-Life Session Scheduled for BEVA Congress

August 06, 2017

The lectures will review what vets know and how to make this final act as stress-free as possible for all involved.... Read More

Vets With Horsepower at their second stop on the 2017 tour: the Equine Hospital in Altforweiler, Germany.


Vets With Horsepower Wrap Up Eastern European Tour

August 05, 2017

These vets go on annual motorcycle tours to deliver continuing professional development and raise funds for charities.... Read More


August KENA Meeting to Focus on Equine Emergencies

August 04, 2017

The dinner and lecture will take place Aug. 15 at Fasig-Tipton, in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More

"After teaching young riders for several years, I believe there's nothing more rewarding than passing a passion for horses on to a new generation of equestrians," says News Editor Erica Larson. Have young horse lovers in your life? Consider opening your barn to them and educating them on horse safety, care, and riding.


Poll Recap: Youth Equine Organizations

August 01, 2017

Of the 392 respondents, 202 (52%) said they were or are a member of at least one equine youth organization.... Read More


Clemson Offering Master Equine Manager Certification Course

July 18, 2017

The course will cover horse welfare, nutrition, health care, and selection, as well as practical skills and more.... Read More


RVC's Equine Locomotor Research Course Expands to America

June 27, 2017

Farriers can learn more about conducting research, increasing the evidence behind farriery, and improving horse welfare.... Read More


Top Tweets From the 2017 Equine Science Society Symposium

June 05, 2017

We've collected tweets and take-homes from the 2017 Equine Science Society Symposium. Take a look!... Read More


AYHC Invites Proposals for 2018 Symposium Presentations

June 04, 2017

Organizers of the annual youth-focused horse industry conference will give preference to interactive workshops.... Read More


AAEP Equine Colic Research Symposium Slated for July

June 03, 2017

The event is held every three years and focuses on new innovations in colic care.... Read More


Richardson to Speak on Pool Recovery System During Lecture

May 23, 2017

Dr. Dean Richardson will describe Penn Vet's system for recovering high-risk horses from anesthesia on June 6.... Read More


2017 BEVA Congress Registration Open

May 07, 2017

Those who register before Aug. 3 will receive significantly reduced booking fees.... Read More


Equine Expos: The One-Stop Shop for Horse Owners

April 17, 2017

Have you attended an equine expo recently? Find out what these events have to offer for horse enthusiasts. ... Read More

Many horse health problems can lead to laminitis, a devastating hoof disease. Laminitis precursors include insulin resistance (IR), equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), and obesity.


Van Eps to Speak on Laminitis Prevention and Treatment

April 17, 2017

Dr. Andrew van Eps' lecture will take place May 2 at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.... Read More


May KENA Meeting to Focus on Land Conservation

April 15, 2017

The dinner and educational event will take place May 16, at Fasig-Tipton, in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More


World Equine Airway Symposium Scheduled for July

April 07, 2017

Lecture topics will include performance-limiting upper airway issues, infectious respiratory diseases, EIPH, and more.... Read More