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AAEP Convention Coming to San Diego in December

The 54th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be held in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10. This meeting will continue the group's long history of providing unsurpassed professional development Read More

Hurricane Damage: Houston Race Park Cancels Fall Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will cancel its 2008/2009 fall Thoroughbred meet due to damages sustained by the facility as a result of Hurricane Ike. The storm's high winds and rainfall caused significant damage throughout the property including the Read More

Lloyd's of London Continues University of Kentucky Vet Science Support

When Lloyd's of London Underwriters, Brokers, and their Kentucky agents gathered recently at Keeneland race course to present a $45,000 check to the University of Kentucky, the event marked more than a quarter-century of financial support for the Read More

Case Decision: Olympic Horse Cöster Disqualified

The panel of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Cöster ridden by Christian Ahlmann of Germany at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Ahlmann was Read More

WEG Test Events to Start in July

The World Games 2010 Foundation will hold a series of test competitions to prepare for the 2010 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The competitions will begin in 2009 and run through the 2010 Rolex Read More

Oklahoma Health Sciences, AQHA Offer Health Screenings at World Show

The American Quarter Horse Association will partner with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center during this year's AQHA World Championship Show. Together, the groups will provide free health screenings for professional horsemen and Read More

Therapeutic Steroid Use Distinct from Anabolic Steroids

With the work and stress put on the legs of every equine athlete, across disciplines, it's no surprise that joint inflammation is a common problem among working horses. Fortunately, intra-articular corticosteroids provide veterinarians with a Read More

Well-Horse Thrush Off

Well-Horse introduces Thrush Off, a natural hoof product that eliminates thrush and heals inside the hoof.

Thrush Off shortens the recovery time when treating injuries and infections to the coronet band, cracked heels, thrush, abscesses, Read More

Laminitis Seminar Offered on West Coast

The first Laminitis West Seminar--an expansion of the International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot held in West Palm Beach, Fla., every other year--will be held Nov. 1 at the Monterey Convention Center in Monterey, Calif Read More

New Humane Shelter Planned for Illinois Horses

A group of Illinois horse owners and equine advocates announced plans today to soon open the doors of a newly founded humane shelter and adoption center for horses. The Illinois Equine Humane Center (ILEHC) mission is to provide humane Read More

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid for White Line Disease

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid fights white line disease, seedy toe, thrush, Candida yeast, anerobic and aerobic bacteria, mold, and fungus.

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid can be applied to the affected area or at the coronary band, which will allow it to travel Read More

AQHA Welfare Task Force Meets

The American Quarter Horse Association's Animal Welfare Assurance Task Force met Sept. 16-17 in Amarillo, Texas, to discuss issues facing the industry and ways to continue protecting the American Quarter Horse and other equines.

Members fro Read More

10-Year-Old Racehorse Evening Attire to be Honored at Belmont

After 69 starts, $2,977,130 in purses won, and nearly 80 miles of dirt and turf, the finish line for Evening Attire finally arrived last month with the announcement of his Read More

Florida Piroplasmosis: Canada Changes Horse Import Rules

Florida agriculture officials are continuing to investigate cases of equine piroplasmosis in the state. According to a statement released Oct. 10 by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DOACS), the source of the infection ha Read More

Equine Biosecurity Risk Calculator Coming Soon

A new equine biosecurity risk calculator will be unveiled by Equine Guelph, in partnership with Vétoquinol Canada, at this year's Ontario Equestrian Federation Conference, Nov. 28-30.

The equine biosecurity risk calculator allows horse Read More

Two Texas Horses Positive for EEE

Texas has joined at least five other states this year in reporting cases of Eastern equine encephalitis infection in horses. In Houston County, in the southeast corner of the state, a horse with clinical illness has tested positive for the Read More

AAEP Healthy Horses Workshop Coming to San Diego

Now in its ninth year, the next American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Healthy Horses Workshop will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, in San Diego, Calif. The event will include seminars addressing health topics that are important to the Read More

Eventing Safety: Frangible Fence Development in the Works

A group of cross-country course designers are taking another step toward improving eventing safety. U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) President and licensed course designer David O'Connor and other designers and builders will join with faculty Read More

Former Royal Vet College Teaching Horse Dies

Invisible, the Irish-bred black mare with the faint star on her forehead who was the curse of many equine vet students' practical exams, has died at the age of 30. She spent seven years in retirement at Read More

Equine Guelph Marks Five Years

Equine Guelph, the University of Guelph's horse owner and caregiver's center, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary with a "Celebration of Partnerships" dinner.

More than 100 industry leaders and partners assembled for the event Read More

Case Decision: Pessoa Disqualified from 2008 Olympics

The panel of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Rufus ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Pessoa and Rufus Read More

Penn State University Teams Up with Farriers for Laminitis Event

Penn State University and the Pennsylvania Professional Farriers Association hosted an educational event Sept. 13 for farriers, veterinarians, and horse owners alike. More than 50 peoples from four states attended the event.

Esco Buff, PhD, Read More

Hurricane Relief Fund Provides Horse Feed

The Kentucky Horse Council established an online donation process Sept. 22 to assist horse owners in Texas with providing feed for their horses. Horse enthusiasts from numerous states responded generously. Within eight days, almost $5,000 had Read More

Film Showing to Benefit Equine Health Research

A private showing of "The First Saturday in May," the award-winning documentary from the Hennegan Brothers that profiles the connections of six Thoroughbreds, including Barbaro, on the road to the 2006 Kentucky Derby, will be held at the histori Read More

Update on Status of Olympic Substance Test Hearings

The hearings for the six riders suspended for positive substance tests at the 2008 Olympic Games have begun, but the Tribunal of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has not yet reached a decision in five of the cases. Read More