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Furr Reappointed as Virginia Tech's Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine

Martin Furr, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, of Leesburg, Va., professor of medicine in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) at Virginia Tech, was reappointed as the Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine by the Virg Read More

University of Wisconsin's Vet Teaching Hospital to Hold Open House

The University of Wisconsin's (UW) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital will hold its second annual open house on Sunday, April 25, 2010, to introduce the public to the many services available through UW Veterinary Care.

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FEI to Freeze Rolex Rankings Points for Riders on Maternity Leave

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is to freeze the Rolex Rankings points for Jumping riders on maternity leave, starting with the April rankings issued today. Under the new system, female riders will now lose only 50% Read More

WEG: Entertainers, Clinicians Scheduled for Equine Village

More than 50 of the world's top performers and clinicians will showcase their talents and expertise during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Entertainment, demonstrations, clinicians and lecturers will delight and educate spectat Read More

Purchase Tickets to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 at Equine Affaire

In less than six months, the world's finest equine athletes will gallop into Kentucky's Bluegrass region for the most prestigious, global equestrian championships--the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Alltech's booth (#C911 Read More

Top International Riders to Compete at the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event

Once again, the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, this year Presented by Bridgestone, will host a truly international event at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 22-25. The Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event, part of the HSBC FEI Classics Serie Read More

Sport Horse Feeding and Veterinary Management Seminar Coming to Kentucky

The care and nutrition of competition horses will be the focus of this year's Kentucky Equine Research (KER) Nutrition Conference, held this year on April 26-27 in Lexington, Ky.

The theme of this year's conference, "Fee Read More

Charles H. Payne Named Associate Publisher of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care

Blood-Horse Publications is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles H. Payne as Associate Publisher of The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care. In his new role, Mr. Payne will be responsible for managing all sales and market Read More

Equine Summit to Bring Together Industry Leaders and Educators

The 2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit, a biennial event to be held on Monday and Tuesday, April 26 and 27, in Lexington, Ky., and sponsored by the University of Louisville Equine Industry Program in cooperation with the University of Ke Read More

Colorado State Vet Teaching Hospital to Host Open House

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University will host its annual Open House on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last tours will start at 3:15 p.m.

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Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Society Formed

The Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Society (LADIS) was formed at the Annual Scientific Meeting of The American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) in Memphis, Tenn., in October 2009, and the Society is current seeking interested members. Read More

Shirt Sales Benefit Injured U.S. Olympic Equestrian

Sales of a t-shirt honoring Courtney King-Dye, a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Dressage Team, remains in a coma after suffering a serious head injury, will help with the mounting expenses associated with her medical care. Read More

Unwanted Horses Gain New Supporter

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) announced their newest member, Intervet Schering Plough Animal Health (ISPAH), one of the country's largest animal health companies.

ISPAH is a global leader in research, development, manufactur Read More

Equine Research Supported by Grayson and Barbaro Fund

Fifteen new research projects to benefit the horse will be launched this year through funding from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. Read More

AHC Releases Report on Equestrian Access

Today, the American Horse Council released its 2009 Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land. The 2009 report is intended to provide a brief overview of the responses the AHC received from equestrians to its ongoing access survey in 2009. Read More

Piroplasmosis to be Discussed in WSU Innovators Lecture

A potentially deadly equine disease rarely seen in the United States poses a serious new threat to the multibillion dollar horse industry. Equine piroplasmosis, a tick-borne disease prevalent in about three-quarters of the world, now infects hu Read More

Tufts' Vet School Wins Third Annual Merial Rabies Symposium

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has been selected as the host organization for the third annual Merial Rabies Day Symposium, based on the rabies education, vaccination, and fundraising efforts of its largest stude Read More

Event to Combine Dressage and Figure Skating

The Ninth Annual Challenge of the Americas is excited to announce a very unique new dressage and figure skating performance to the Challenge lineup. Held in Wellington, FL, on Saturday, March 13, 2010, the evening will get under way at 5:30 p.m Read More

Backcountry Camping Clinic offered at QuarterFest 2010

Bo Winslow, a clinic instructor with the Certified Horsemanship Association, will be featured at QuarterFest: A Celebration of the American Quarter Horse April 30 - May 2 at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Winslow will Read More

WEG: Tickets Now On Sale for Celebrity Chef Dinner Series

Ticket sales will begin on Friday, March 5, for sumptuous dinners with America's award winning chefs and leading chefs from around Kentucky, at Cooking in the Bluegrass: A Celebrity Chef Dinner Series.

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Equine Blog Contest; Winners Will Report Live from WEG

Land O'Lakes Purina Feed is excited to announce the Purina "Live from Lexington" Contest, an opportunity for horse lovers everywhere to showcase their blogging skills for a chance to attend and report live from the 2010 Alltech FE Read More

Embryo Transfer Pioneer Dr. John Hurtgen Dies

John P. Hurtgen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, the father of modern embryo transfer, died early this morning while helping a mare to foal at his Nandi Farm in Pennsylvania.

Hurtgen, 62, is reported to have collapsed while assisting the foalin Read More

NC State Vet School Offers Horseman's Youth Day

Registration is now available for students who wish to participate in the popular Horseman's Youth Day, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., March 6 at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
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AVMA Seeks Member Input to Shape Strategic Plan

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is asking for input from its members to help shape the future of the association and the profession.

The AVMA is initiating this "Future Critical Issues Scan" as part Read More