Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

Articles by Stephanie L. Church

Rehydration Research

As you untack from your lengthy trail ride, which consisted of several gallops, your mare stretches longingly toward the nearby water trough. You notice she is still hot and breathing hard. Do you let her take a sip, or are you putting her healt Read More

Drugs and Medication Continuing Education

In response to repeated inquiries and as part of the American Horse Shows Associations Drugs and Medications continuing education program, the AHSA released an interview September 14, 2000, in which Dr. John Lengel, the Administrator of the Drug Read More

The Horse To Be Official Sponsor Of Inaugural 'NEET' Symposium

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care will be the official media sponsor for the Inaugural National Expo on Equine Transportation (NEET) Symposium to be held March 10-11, 2001 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

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Humans And Horses Sport Nasal Strips In Sydney

Endorsement deals are a dime a dozen during the Olympics. But how many companies can say that its product will benefit both human and animal athletes during this summer's Sydney games?

Minneapolis-based CNS, Inc might be the only compan Read More

McPhail Center Opens

On June 7, understanding of the movement of a horse made significant strides with the opening of the Mary Anne McPhail Equine Performance Center at Michigan State University (MSU). This 18,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will allow to Read More

Priming for Trailer Emergencies

Emergency preparedness is becoming a top priority in the agenda of many horse owners. Rescue and emergency response organizations are responding to the need of educating those working with horses so that individuals will be ready to deal with th Read More

USET Announces Show JumpinTeam For 2000 Sydney Olympic Games

The United States Equestrian Team (USET) announced its four-rider show jumping squad for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games following the completion of the second phase of selection trials at Oaks/Blenheim in San Juan Capistrano, CA and The Del Mar Read More

$5,000 'Quest' For The Best In The New Millenium

The nomination deadline is rapidly approaching for the "$5,000 'Quest' for the Best" at the 3rd annual NAERIC Ranch Horse Classic Competition and Sale Saturday, October 21, 2000. The competition starts at 1:00 p.m., followed by the Auction Sale Read More

Sports Therapy Conference

 Rochester (NH) Equine Clinic will hold its Third Annual Conference on Current and Adjunctive Therapies in Sports Medicine, September 28-29, 2000. Topics include Soft Tissue Injuries: Tendons, Ligaments, and Wounds. The conference will be Read More

Johnson Wins German Driving Event

Tucker Johnson from Oldwick, NJ, beat a field of 36 competitors to win the four-in-hand driving competition CAI-4 Riesenbeck in Germany, June 29-July 2. It is the first time a US driver has won a four-in hand competition in Europe. Johnson was Read More

N.M. Fire Rescues

The Los Alamos, N.M., wildfire that blazed during most of May not only ravaged the homes of residents, but also affected the lives of many horses.

The fire, which was deliberately set May 4 by the U.S. Park service, grew out of control and Read More

First International Jumping Competition In Armenia

The first international jumping competition in ten years was held in the Armenian Capital of Yerevan July 7-9, 2000. Riders joined in a friendly international competition held in the Yerevan Equestrian Centre, which is slowly being renovated Read More

Researching the Equine Embryo

Scientists are viewing the details of the equine embryo at stages of early development for the first time. Read More

New York City Free of West Nile Virus

New York City Health Commissioner Neal L. Cohen, M.D. has announced that the blood sample from the chicken being monitored by the Health Department in Corona, Queens (see News & Note Read More To Sponsor Equestrian Olympic Site CEO John Henry is proud to announce's sponsorship of the equestrian section of the official Sydney 2000 Olympic Games web site.

"We Read More

Team USA Announced For 2000 Quarter Horse Youth World Cup

Team USA selections have been made for the American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup competition to be held in Portugruaro, Italy, July 2-10.

Held every two years, the 2000 American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup will be the largest ever Read More

New York City Sentinel Chicken Positive for West Nile In Preliminary Tests

Fifth Bird In New England Found Positive This Year

New York City Health Commissioner Neal L. Cohen, M.D., announced Thursday that a blood sample taken on June 8 from a chicken being monitored by the Health Department in Corona, Queens Read More

Revised Equine Insurance Guide Available

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is offering an updated equine insurance guide to veterinarians and those involved in the administration of equine insurance policies. "The Veterinary Role in Equine Insurance" describes the Read More

New Brochures Help Horse Owners Learn Proper Bandaging Techniques

The care and protection of equine lower limbs through proper bandaging is the subject of a new series of client education brochures developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and Educational Partner 3M Animal Care Read More

West Nile Appears Again

West Nile virus is beginning to peek out from the mysterious hiding places where it overwintered since an outbreak in late 1999. Three birds have been found dead with the virus—two in New York, and one in New Jersey.

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American Youth Horse Council Calls For Abstracts And Presentations

The American Youth Horse Council would like to cordially invite submissions to speak at the 2001 National Youth Horse Leaders Symposium at the Doubletree Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO February 2-4, 2001.

This annual event presents an Read More

Moorman's Launches New Web Site

MoorMan's, Inc., manufacturer of the NEW GENERATION NUTRITION equine feeding program, has debuted an enhanced version of its equine web site, announced Fred Gutzmann, Vice President Sales and Marketing for MoorMan's.

The internet site, Read More

Equine Orthopaedic Research Center To Be Built At CSU

Building plans for the construction of the world's first Equine Orthopaedic Research Center are underway and work on the 12,000 square-foot building is scheduled to begin no later than January 1, 2001 at Colorado State University.

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USET Reining Semi-finals Aired on GMC's America's Horse

As reining competitors are celebrating the sports acceptance by the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), “GMC America's Horse” is doing its part to make sure individuals worldwide recognize the athletic talent it takes t Read More

USDA Wrapping Up Screwworm Investigation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)is concluding a foreign animal disease investigation by recognizing a Florida veterinarian for his part in preventing screwworm from becoming established in Florida, potentially causing extensive damage t Read More