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Kentucky Horse Council Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The KHC addresses the growth of horse ownership, supports equine businesses, and advocates for at-risk horses. Read More

EHV-1 Confirmed in Northern Indiana Horse

A Lake County, Ind., boarding facility was quarantined after an equine resident tested positive for EHV-1. Read More

Smuggled Horses Found in West Texas Infected with EP

All 10 of the seized adult horses tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (EP). Read More

World Vets and Innovacyn Team Up to Help Working Donkeys

Veterinarians will provide veterinary care for working donkeys in Arusha, Tanzania. Read More

Proceeds from Book Sales will Support Operation Gelding

Proceeds from the sale of "How to Start and Run a Rescue" will go directly toward funding Operation Gelding. Read More

How Congress Impacts Horse Showing

Federal policy impacts infectious disease control, quarantine requirements, and foreign worker regulations. Read More

Australian Horse Owners: Prepare for 2012 Hendra Season

Horse owners to take precautions against the deadly hendra virus as the infection's prime season approaches. Read More

AVC to Offers Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course

Atlantic Veterinary College's Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue course will take place July 5-7. Read More

Mass. State Officials: Vaccinate Horses Against WNV, EEE

Agricultural officials in Massachusetts advise horse owners to vaccinate against mosquito-borne diseases. Read More

NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse

In 2011, the organization placed 30 Thoroughbreds in approved homes and maintained an average herd size of 24. Read More

Leadership Changes at Va. Tech's Equine Medical Center

Dr. Nathaniel While has stepped down as director of the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. Read More

NSBA Announces Penalties for Horse Welfare Rule Violations

The NSBA Board voted unanimously to minimum penalties for confirmed cases of inhumane horse treatment/ Read More

Suspected EHV-1 Reported in Tennessee

The horses might have been exposed to EHV-1 during the Bucksnort Trail Ride, held April 23-30. Read More

Rick Mitchell, DVM, MRCVS, Appointed to AHC Board

Mitchell will replace David O'Connor, president of the United States Equestrian Federation, on the AHC board. Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim Calls for Proposals on Pigeon Fever

Submissions should be designed to help advance the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of pigeon fever. Read More

Research on Stem Cell Treatment in Horses Shows Promise

Vets should consider research results when recommending mesenchymal stem cell therapy for equine injuries. Read More

SUNY Cobleskill to Host Equine Week, June 4-8

Discussion topics include behavior, anatomy, common diseases and treatments, and reproduction. Read More

FEI to Add GABA, Hydroxy-GABA to Prohibited Substance List

The USEF banned GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, use in February following documented adverse reactions. Read More

Register for British Equine Veterinary Association Congress

This year's Congress will cover a broad range of day-to-day equine medicine and surgery topics. Read More

Review of Horse Deaths at 2012 Grand National Complete

One BHA official said factors that couldn't have been forseen or prevented contributed to the horses' deaths. Read More

Key Veterinary Issues Covered at 2012 FEI Sports Forum

Topics included vet regulations, blood during competition, international movement of horses, and cloning. Read More

DOL Withdraws Proposed Child Labor Rules on Farms

The rule would have effectively barred employees under 16 from working in most agricultural capacities. Read More

FEI Introduces Veterinary Identification Cards

The new system requires veterinarians to pass the online exam based on the relevant FEI regulations. Read More

Fox-Pitt Wins at 2012 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

On Parklane Hawk, William Fox-Pitt won the four-star event for the second time in three years. Read More

Texas Joins Retired Racehorse Group TAKE2

The Paddock Foundation will fund TAKE2 classes at five horse shows in Texas this year. Read More