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Steve Kraus to Join Cornell as Head Farrier

Steve Kraus will join the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine as head farrier, effective Nov. 1. He will continue the great work of Michael Wildenstein, who has been with Cornell since 1991, and has accepted an early retirement in Read More

University of Louisville Expands Commitment to Equine Education and Entrepreneurship

More than 100 dignitaries, alumni, donors and students gathered on Oct. 10 to celebrate the groundbreaking for a new equine center wing, the first-ever addition to the University of Louisville College of Business. The two-story, eco- Read More

WEG: All Human Athletes Tested Negative for Prohibited Substances

The FEI announced today that all urine samples taken from athletes competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have tested negative for prohibited substances. The announcement comes just one week after the FEI revealed that all equ Read More

WEG: Eccles And Looser Score Individual Medals in World Vaulting Championships

Joanne Eccles gave Great Britain its first-ever World Equestrian Games medal in vaulting, as she won gold in the female individual division of the Vaulting World Championships, held as part of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Patric Read More

WEG: Exell Stays On Top With Fast Marathon In Driving World Championships

Australia's Boyd Exell drove Saturday's third-fastest marathon to maintain the lead he took in the first phase of Driving World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Second-placed Ijsbrand Chardon has put the Dutch team Read More

WEG: Le Jeune Rides To Gold In Show Jumping World Championships

After five days of competition, six different courses, and a total of 115 jumps, Belgium's Philippe Le Jeune took home the gold medal in the Show Jumping World Championships, presented by Rolex, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Game Read More

WEG: Wentz and Hart Represent U.S. in Para-Equestrian Dressage Freestyles

The second day of freestyle competition for the FEI World Para Dressage Championships got under way early Saturday morning (Oct. 9) with the Grade II and Grade Ib riders. Two riders from the Kentucky Equine Research U.S. Para-E Read More

Kentucky Horse Council to Partner with Normandy, France Horse Council

The relationships between the Kentucky equine industry and the Normandy equine industry will be strengthened when the Kentucky Horse Council and the Normandy Horse Council jointly announce an International Equine Cooperative Partnership between Read More

WEG: Germany's Jung And Great Britain Claim Eventing Gold

It was back to Rolex Outdoor Stadium today for the conclusion of the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra, where Germany's Michael Jung (33.0) remained dominant and claimed the individual gold medal as Great Britain (139.4) Read More

Dressage History Made at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Edward Gal (NED) became a three-time world champion Friday night at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, following a 91.8 test on the famed Moorlands Totilas. In the same pattern as the earlier Grand Pr Read More

WEG Results: Individual Reining

All week, U.S. reiner Tom McCutcheon has been trying to keep his mount, Gunners Special Nite, fresh and happy. Thursday afternoon, the 6-year-old American Quarter Horse stallion returned the favor by turning in a score of 228 in the individual finals Read More

New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Opens

Cornell ushered in a new era of disease diagnosis and prevention Friday, Oct. 1, with the opening of the state-of-the-art New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory to monitor human and animal disease. Read More

WEG: Germany Remains Dominant In Dressage at Eventing World Championships

Germany's Michael Jung and La Biosthetique-Sam FBW took the lead today in the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.  Jung's score of 33.00 put him in the top spot, while co Read More

Steffen Peters and Ravel Earn Second Bronze Medal at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Simply put, it was the greatest night of dressage action in the history of the sport on American soil.

It came down to a dashing Dutchman, a young English woman and the superstar American rider - all who continually broke and set rec Read More

WEG Results: Individual Dressage

U.S. rider Steffen Peters made history yesterday when he rode Ravel to the Grand Prix Special individual bronze medal in the Dressage World Championships, presented by Alltech, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. He is the first America Read More

WEG Results: Team Dressage

The teams from the Netherlands and Great Britain each did something they've never done before in the Dressage World Championships, presented by Alltech, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The Netherlands won the team Read More

WEG: Tipperary Liadhnan Withdrawn from U.S. Eventing Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has withdrawn Tipperary Liadhnan from the eventing competition at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, prior to the Eventing Horse Inspection. Tipperary Liadhnan was to be ridden by Kim Severson Read More

Benefits for Horse Industry in Small Business Stimulus Bill

The American Horse Council reports that President Obama signed the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 into law on September 27, 2010. The bill is intended to help small businesses and create new jobs. The bill continues the bigger write Read More

WEG: Jerich Parzival Eliminated From Dressage

Jerich Parzival, ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen of the Netherlands, was eliminated during Tuesday morning's team Grand Prix at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The elimination occurred following movement number 5 of 33, the hal Read More

WEG: Follow Live Scoring

Follow the World Championship competitions of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) with start lists, live scoring and results online at www.alltechfeigames.com/results Read More

WEG: What are the U.S. Teams Up To?

Ten days to go before the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 in Lexington, Ky., and the American horses and riders are putting the finishing touches on their preparation. Where are they and what are they up to? Read More

WEG: USEF Announces Eventing Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations as the team and individuals to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) which will take place from Sept. 25-Oct Read More

WEG: USEF Announces Driving Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following drivers to the U.S. Driving Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Read More

Marla Bickel Named Publisher & CEO of Blood-Horse Publications

The Board of Trustees of Blood-Horse Publications today announced that Marla Bickel has been appointed as Publisher & CEO, succeeding Stacy V. Bearse, who will retire from the company on Nov. 1. Read More

Veterinary Ophthalmology Professor to Give Milne Lecture at AAEP Convention

Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine, will present the prestigious Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Association of Eq Read More