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Equine Vet Zimmel Named Chief of Staff of UF Vet Hospitals

Dana Zimmel, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ABVP, a clinical associate professor at University of Florida's (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named interim chief of staff of UF's Veterinary Hospitals.

Zimmel has served as asso Read More

White House Holding a Public Listening Session on Recreation and Conservation

A listening session will be held as part of the America's Great Outdoors Initiative June 28 in Charleston, South Carolina. State Horse Councils and equestrian associations from the region are encouraged to participate.

In April o Read More

WEG Spectator Parking, Transportation Options Set

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games spectators will have a variety of parking and transportation options, including hotel shuttles and on-site parking, for the 16 days of the event. With the recent availability of property adjacent to Read More

Equine Research Fellow Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioner (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow. The scholarship is awarded annually to an AAEP-member veterinarian who is beginning a career in Read More

16 Countries Sending Teams to Compete for AQHYA World Cup

The American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup, an international leadership event that includes educational horsemanship clinics and a friendly Olympic-style competition, is hosting youth from 16 countries July 3-11 in Oklahoma City.

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WEG: John Lyons to be Featured Clinician in Equine Village

Famed horseman John Lyons will be a featured clinician in the Equine Village during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Sept. 25 – Oct. 10, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Widely considered to be responsib Read More

Youth Get Opportunity to Work with Mustangs

The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF), working in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, is providing youth ages 15-24 with an opportunity to learn and earn over the summer through projects offered by its Youth Employment Program (YEP) Read More

Former Jockey Switches to a Veterinary Career

When the TV series "Jockeys" ran on Animal Planet two years ago, senior University of Florida veterinary student Ramon Perez was quite the hot commodity with his classmates. That’s because for a three-year window in the 1990s, P Read More

How Old is Too Old for Colic Surgery?

The New Bolton Center has made some surprising discoveries concerning older horses and colic surgery. Read More

TOBA to Hold Owner Seminar Near Chicago

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will conduct a New Thoroughbred Owner Seminar on Friday, June 11, at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, Ill. The seminar, sponsored by Blood-Horse Publications, will feature discussions on indu Read More

Texting While Driving Endangers Horses Also

Kentucky State Police report that the Alabama truck driver who crossed the median and caused a crash in March that killed him and 10 other people had been using his cell phone to send and receive calls leading up to the crash. This tragedy is j Read More

Maryland Rescue Farm to Host Carnival

The 73 horses living at Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Woodbine, Md., eagerly await visitors at the nonprofit rescue's 21st Annual Spring Carnival on June 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Games, fun, horses, and a yard Read More

Virginia Tech Partnership to Help Vet Students Interested in Research Careers

Virginia Tech's Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine, part of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, will partner with the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) Read More

Outdoor Equine Expo to Highlight Ontario Horse Industry

Canada's inaugural Outdoor Equine Expo, scheduled for June 4-7, will target all horse owners in the Ontario area, from elite professionals to young riders. The all-breeds and all-discipline event will be held at the Arkell Research Station, Read More

Equine Movie Stars to Participate in Northeast Equine Expo

Rescued horses and equine movie stars, along with dozens of clinics and demonstrations, will make for a family-friendly Memorial Weekend at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.

The horse stars of the Disney movies Hidalgo and soon-to- Read More

Horse Rescue Outreach an Integral Part of HHC Conference

Equine welfare advocates from around the country gathered last week in Nashville to discuss horse rescue outreach at the fourth annual conference of the Homes for Horses Coalition (HHC). Sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States (HSU Read More

Controlling Flies the "Green" Way

With fly season about to kick into full force across the country, several effective "green" methods of fly control are available for any horse owner. According to Laurie Cerny, editor of Green Horsekeeping & The Sust Read More

Rutgers' Young Horse Teaching and Research Program a Success

The Equine Science Center and Young Horse Teaching and Research Program are pleased to announce the results of the annual young horse auction. Despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather, a sizeable crowd, including 21 bidders attended the auct Read More

60 Countries Enter Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

The World Games 2010 Foundation is pleased to announce that 60 National Federations have submitted entries in principle for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

They are:

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WEG: Pat Parelli To Do Natural Horsemanship Clinic During Games

As the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games approach, guests should not only be looking forward to the competition, but also to the multitude of equine entertainers and clinicians that will be a part of the 2010 Games Equine Village, Sept. 25-Oct Read More

AQHA Seeking Volunteers, Sponsors, and Saddles for Youth World Cup

For the 2010 Youth World Cup to be a success, the American Quarter Horse Association is seeking volunteers, tack donations and sponsors.

Scheduled for July 3-11, the 2010 Youth World Cup will be held at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. What b Read More

First Cloned Polo Pony is Born

The cloned foal of 10-goaler Mariano Aguerre's famed gelding, Califa, was born April 22, making him the first cloned polo pony in the world. The bay colt is an intact stallion genetically identical to Califa.

Aguerre has not sett Read More

Fox-Pitt Solidifies His Hold On Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain retained the lead he took in dressage by recording a clear cross-country round today on Cool Mountain at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone.

Fox-Pitt's score of 42 Read More

AQHA Data Reveals Registration Trends

In analyzing 30 years of American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) registration data, AQHA discovered some trends that could help breeders and owners of American Quarter Horses make business decisions for the future. These trends, which ar Read More

WEG: Kids Zone in Equine Village to Host Family-Friendly Activities

Families will find hours of fun at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in the Kids Zone area of the Equine Village Read More