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AAEP On Call Program to Support 2016 Derby, Oaks Telecasts

May 05, 2016

Dr. Keith Latson will be on hand to provide health reports regarding the athletes in the Kentucky Oaks and Derby races.... Read More

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BLM to Offer Two Tours of Fallon Wild Horse and Burro Corral

May 05, 2016

The public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, are scheduled for May 20.... Read More

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Field Set for 2016 Kentucky Derby

May 04, 2016

Nyquist goes off as the 3-1 favorite in the 142nd Kentucky Derby, taking place May 7 at Churchill Downs.... Read More

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TCA Announces April Award of Merit Winners

May 04, 2016

ReRun, Inc., the Equine Encore Foundation, and the Foxie G Foundation were recognized for aiding Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Old World Viruses 'New' Cause of Equine Neurologic Disease

May 04, 2016

Sindbis virus and Middelburg virus have been causing problems in a surprising number of horses, researchers found.... Read More

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The Prepurchase Exam: What to Expect

May 03, 2016

The decision to buy a horse is a big one and the prepurchase exam is an important step in the process.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fly Masked-Marauders

May 03, 2016

Of the 661 respondents, 466 (70%) said their horses regularly wear fly masks during the spring and summer. ... Read More

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Belmont Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

May 03, 2016

The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

Marilyn Breuer-Bertera currently serves as a director for District 2 of the United States Trotting Association.

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Breuer-Bertera Elected to AHC Board of Trustees

May 02, 2016

Marilyn Breuer-Bertera currently serves as a director for District 2 of the United States Trotting Association.... Read More

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CHRI Advocates for Medication Reform at Horse Caucus Hearing

May 02, 2016

Representatives educated Congress members about the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015.... Read More

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Churchill Downs Releases Derby, Oaks Security Protocols

May 02, 2016

The enhanced equine security measures are part of the track's ongoing safety and integrity program.... Read More

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Kentucky Ag Commissioner to Speak at May KENA Dinner

May 01, 2016

Ryan Quarles is the featured presenter for the Kentucky Equine Networking Association meeting in May.... Read More

The author’s own horse Lyric was involved in the study. Lyric is attached to a novel urine collection device that allowed the researchers to conduct their work.

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Firocoxib Study Leads to Equine Canada Rule Change

May 01, 2016

Firocoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat musculoskeletal inflammation and pain in horses.... Read More

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University of Tennessee to Host Equine Podiatry Conference

April 30, 2016

The preconference workshop and conference for vets and farriers will take place May 20 and 21, respectively.... Read More

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Veterinarians, Students Serve Working Horses in Honduras

April 29, 2016

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how the group provided care to more than 300 working equids in Southern Honduras.... Read More

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Churchill Downs Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

April 29, 2016

Churchill Downs was the first track to be accredited in 2009, the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's inaugural year. ... Read More

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New Mexico Enhancing Out-of-Competition Drug Testing Program

April 27, 2016

The New Mexico Racing Commission will enhance its out-of-competition drug testing program effective immediately.... Read More

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Summit to Cover Racehorse Nutrition, Biosecurity, and More

April 27, 2016

The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will also feature talks on equine injuries, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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Congressman's Email Draws Ire From Oregon Dressage Riders

April 27, 2016

A group of Oregon equestrians are concerned that a letter from a Congressman might erroneously link soring to dressage.... Read More

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Eventer Boyd Martin Named Brooke USA Ambassador

April 27, 2016

In this capacity, he will represent the equine welfare charity throughout the country and in his travels abroad.... Read More

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Los Angeles Police: Horse Death Appears Accidental

April 26, 2016

Investigators believe the horse probably died of strangulation after being improperly loaded into a trailer.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring and Summer Pasture Access

April 26, 2016

Of the 1,442 respondents, 684 (47%) said their horses have access to fresh pasture for 12 hours or more each day.... Read More

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Belmont Stakes Celebration to Benefit Equine Research

April 26, 2016

The celebration, which will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, will be held June 9 in New York City.... Read More

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Grandin Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 26, 2016

Temple Grandin, PhD, is an internationally recognized leader in humane animal handling techniques.... Read More

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McLean to Visit University of Arkansas as King Scholar

April 25, 2016

Equine behaviorist Dr. Andrew McLean will visit with and lecture to students and others on April 28.... Read More