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Pennsylvania Adopts Racehorse Uniform Medication Program

August 16, 2016

Pennsylvania is the 10th state to fully adopt the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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Poll Recap: West Nile Virus Protection

August 16, 2016

Of the 832 respondents, 713 (86%) said their horses are up-to-date on their West Nile virus vaccines. ... Read More

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Integrity, Medication Reform Highlight Racing Round Table

August 16, 2016

The Jockey Club's Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing, held Aug. 14 in Saratoga Springs, New York.... Read More

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secured their second successive individual Olympic Dressage title when winning the Freestyle today.

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Dujardin and Valegro Break Olympic Record in Freestyle

August 15, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro posted an Olympic record score of 93.857% to claim their second individual gold medal.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis Detected in 17 Tennessee Horses

August 15, 2016

The 17 racing Quarter Horses are all connected to the same location in Rutherford County.... Read More

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FEI Reaches Out to New Equestrian Fans in Rio

August 13, 2016

Efforts to bring the sport to the masses include an innovative Equestrian Playground, new website, and more.... Read More

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Shopping for Horse Farm Property

August 13, 2016

Consider these pointers for selecting horse-friendly land, facilities, and communities. ... Read More

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Dujardin, Germans Lead Olympic Dressage After Day 1

August 12, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) hold the lead with a score of 85.071. ... Read More

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Horse Laterality, Human Handedness, and Rein Tension

August 11, 2016

Rein tension tended to be higher when a right-handed rider rode left-lateral horses compared to right-lateral ones.... Read More

"Liesel," was turned out with her dam for the very first time when she was taken from their Langley, BC, pasture on August 7.

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Warmblood Filly in British Columbia Stolen

August 10, 2016

The 12-day-old Oldenburg foal was taken from her Langley, BC, pasture on Aug. 7.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty in Horse Beating Case

August 10, 2016

Sensenig pleaded guilty to both summary counts of animal cruelty during his court appearance on Aug. 8. ... Read More

Germany’s Michael Jung took individual gold in the Rio 2016 Olympic eventing competition, with Astier Nicolas (FRA) in silver, and Phillip Dutton (USA) in bronze.

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2016 Olympics: USA's Dutton Wins Individual Eventing Bronze

August 10, 2016

Phillip Dutton and Mighty Nice take third to gold-medal-winning Michael Jung of Germany.... Read More

France clinched team gold in Olympic eventing at the Olympic Equestrian Venue at Deodoro Park today, with defending champions Germany in silver and Australia slipping from the overnight lead to bronze.

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France Clinches Eventing Team Gold at Rio 2016 Olympics

August 09, 2016

Germany earned the silver, and Australia claimed bronze.... Read More

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Fourth Case Reported of EEE in a Virginia Horse This Year

August 09, 2016

The 6-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse mare from Hopewell was euthanized because of the disease.... Read More

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Wisconsin Horse Dies of West Nile Virus

August 09, 2016

The 4-year-old Quarter Horse gelding resided in St. Croix County.... Read More

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Colorado Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2016

August 09, 2016

The infected horse is reportedly a 6-year-old Friesian mare. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: If You Won the Lottery: Equine Edition

August 09, 2016

Of the 1,296 respondents, 571 (44%) said they would build their dream barn with lottery winnings. ... Read More

Dr. Thomas Wolff, president of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Veterinary Commission, leads a 130-strong world-class team of veterinary experts, including leading surgeon Dr. Carlos Eduardo Veiga

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World Class Veterinary Care for Equine Olympic Athletes

August 09, 2016

Take a look inside equine veterinary care at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.... Read More

Dr. Thomas Wolff, president of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Veterinary Commission, leads a 130-strong world-class team of veterinary experts, including leading surgeon Dr. Carlos Eduardo Veiga

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Equine Veterinary Care at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

August 09, 2016

Veterinary specialists from around the globe are prepared to care for the world's top equine athletes in Rio. ... Read More

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8 Horses at UC Davis Vet School Test Positive for Flu

August 08, 2016

The index case showed clinical signs of the respiratory disease after being admitted for an unrelated surgery.... Read More

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Grants Offered to Help Horses Displaced by California Fire

August 08, 2016

An anonymous company is offering money to help cover feed and veterinary costs.... Read More

Great Britain's William Fox-Pitt holds the lead in eventing with the 16-year-old stallion Chilli Morning.

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Fox-Pitt, Chilli Morning Lead Eventing After Dressage

August 07, 2016

The pair from Great Britain hold the lead on a score of 37. Germany leads the team competition with 122 points.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Man Accused in Horse Beating Incident

August 06, 2016

The man is facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly striking a horse overburdened by the wagon load he was pulling.... Read More

Sweden’s Frida Andersen (left) and Sarah Algotsson Ostholt (right) attracted the full attention of the photographers during today’s eventing first horse inspection at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.

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Eventing Horse Inspection Complete, Reserve Riders Called Up

August 05, 2016

Three team horses--one each from Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden--have been withdrawn; reserve horses will compete.... Read More

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Charges Against Virginia Horse Rescue Dropped

August 05, 2016

New Beginnings Horse Rescue operator Cassy Newell-Reed had been charged with three counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty.... Read More