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

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

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

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

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.

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AQHA Announces Best Remuda Tours

The American Quarter Horse Association is teaming up with Bayer Animal Health to bring horse enthusiasts across the country an opportunity to learn more about horses.

The Best Remuda Tours are a series of educational clinics hosted by 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

Bayer to Sell U.S. And Canadian Livestock And Equine Biologicals Business

The Animal Health business group of Bayer Corporation's Agriculture Division has agreed to sell the group's U.S. and Canadian livestock and equine biologicals business to Intervet Inc. The Bayer unit manufactures biological vaccines for cattle, 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 Virus/Encephalitis Resource Site Opens

In preparation for a possible second summertime outbreak of the deadly West Nile Virus (encephalitis), a web site featuring important information about the mosquito borne virus has been launched. Developed by RISE (Responsible Industry for a 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.

Two crows in New Read More

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

New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Announces Second Annual Scoping

The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Racing Association (NYTHA) is teaming up with Merial, a leading animal healthcare company, to bring free endoscopic ulcer screening to horses at Belmont Park. After a very successful program at Churchill Down 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

Two South Dakota Horses Missing

Two horses are missing from Rapid City, South Dakota. They were stolen either late evening on May 16, or early morning on May 17. One is a Quarter Horse mare who is described as a smoky dun, about 15 hands in height. The mare has a few white Read More

MD Barns Silver Spur Award

MD Barns has announced sponsorship of the MD Barns Silver Spur Award. The award recognizes an American Quarter Horse who has made a significant impact on the lives of others.

This award will honor those exemplary American Quarter Horses Read More

Dogwood Foundation Proposes Second Challenge

With the tremendous success of the first Dogwood Challenge, the Merrill family has challenged American Quarter Horse Association Members to do it again.

A second Dogwood Challenge has been established to raise money for equine research. Read More

Blood Tests Might Provide Early Indicators Of Catastrophic Injury

Bone fractures, joint injury and other musculoskeletal trauma are major problems in the equine industry. In response, a grant of $59,700 will help two Colorado State University equine researchers continue their studies into diagnosing, monitorin Read More

Pennsylvania Educates Horse Owners On West Nile Virus

The West Nile encephalitis committee at Penn State has developed an information sheet for the horse owners in Pennsylvania. The information distributed follows. To see The Horse's most recent articles on West Nile, please scroll down to Read More