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Horse Recovers From Debilitating Lameness With Three-Pronged Strategy

Lame and in great discomfort, an 18-year-old Thoroughbred gelding came to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center barely able to walk. The horse's problem stemmed from a breakdown of both of his hind limb suspensory ligaments Read More

Thoroughbred Charities of America Elects New President

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced that Dan Rosenberg, owner of Rosenberg Thoroughbred Consulting in Midway, Ky. has been elected president of Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) effective July 1. Rosenberg replace Read More

WEG: Papa John's Named Official Pizza of Games

Papa John's International, Inc., the world's third largest pizza chain, will be the official pizza of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, according to the World Games 2010 Foundation and the Kentucky-based company. As part of t Read More

Para-Webathon Raises Almost $10,000; Donations Still Coming In

The Horse Radio Network (HRN) and the United States Para Equestrian Association (USPEA) raised $8,000 during their two-hour Para-Webathon on June 8, according to HRN's Glenn the Geek. "We were thrilled with that," he sa Read More

American Horse Council and Pfizer Animal Health Form Alliance

Pfizer Animal Health has partnered with the American Horse Council in efforts to support all facets of the equine industry. "We are very pleased that Pfizer Animal Health is supporting the AHC's efforts in Washington D.C. Th Read More

Para-Webathon Set for June 8

The Horse Radio Network (HRN) and the United States Para Equestrian Association (USPEA) will host a Para-Webathon on June 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. (Eastern) via multiple websites, including TheHorse.com. The purpose is to raise money and a Read More

U.S. FDA and NIH Launch Safety Reporting Portal

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently launched the Safety Reporting Portal (SRP) website -- www.safetyreporting.hhs.gov -- allowing increased accessibility to submit reports concerning FDA-r Read More

APHIS Announces More Animal Disease Traceability Public Meetings

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will be holding two additional public meetings on the animal disease traceability framework approach. The meetings will take place this month in Salt Lake City, Utah, and next month in Read More

Purina Names Oklahoma Horse Owner Contest Winner

Purina Horse Feed recently announced that Diana Schueller of Tulsa, Okla., is the grand prize winner of the 2009 HOW Horse Owner's Workshop Sweepstakes.

"When I got the notification that I won, I was seriously in shock," Read More

National Helmet Awareness Campaign Endorsed by USEF, USEA, and USDF

Equine digestive health product SUCCEED has teamed up with helmet advocate Jeri Bryant to launch the online helmet awareness campaign www.riders4helmets.com. The campaign is designed t Read More

FEI: Experts to Speak at Global Congress on In-Competition Use of NSAIDs

Leading experts on Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) research in equestrian sport will address the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Congress on NSAID Usage and Medication in the Equine Athlete in Lausanne, Swit Read More

Miniature Horse Named "Most Heroic Pet in America"

Strebors Black Magic On Demand, a Miniature Horse registered with the American Miniature Horse Registry, is spreading her own magic as a therapy horse. Known to her many fans as Magic, the black mini with blue eyes was recently named the Most H Read More

Wine Tasting, Dinner to Benefit Horse Rescue Group

Safe Haven Horse Rescue will host For the Love of Horses, a benefit dinner and wine tasting on June 12 at 6 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Sacramento Arden West Hotel. The event, to be held in conjunction with the June 11-1 Read More

Handicap Horseback Riding Program Searching for Horses

Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH), a NARHA therapeutic riding program, is looking for horses to add to its equine team. The program has recently expanded into a new facility and a new year-round schedule. CKRH has many requests to provide Read More

NRHA to Offer "Ride a Reiner" at WEG

With reining being a part of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games this fall in Lexington, Ky., the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) will give equestrians the opportunity to "Ride a Reiner." "Ride a Reiner" will be Read More

Model Horses Help Fight Cancer

Breyer Animal Creations has released two Pink Ribbon model horses to launch its 2010 Canter against Cancer program. Breyer has melded the horse with the pink ribbon, the universal symbol of breast cancer, into a decorative model horse to symbol Read More

Departed Champions To Be Remembered on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, Old Friends will pay tribute to some special Thoroughbred champions.
On May 31, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, Ky., will have a commemorative service for eight retirees that have passed Read More

Rabies: Florida Bobcat That Attacked Horse Tests Positive

A bobcat that scratched a horse last week in Florida has tested positive for rabies. The attack occurred on May 21 on Cherokee Street in Palm City. This is the first case of rabies in Martin county this year. Last year three animals tested posi Read More

Base Horse Import Regulations on Actual Risk, Says FEI President

HRH Princess Haya, president of the Federacion Equestre Internationale (FEI), has called for a more rational risk-based approach to international trade requirements for the transportation of competition horses.

Speaking Read More

Equine Health Care Workshop Offered in Conjunction with WEG

Achieving prime fitness in equine athletes will be the objective of The Winning Edge: Promoting Peak Performance in the Equine Athlete, a horse owner workshop held in conjunction with the 2010 FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games (WEG). Read More

My Horse University Offers Courses in Spanish

Michigan State University's (MSU) online horse management program and the Universidad Mayor in Chile have partnered to offer two My Horse University courses in Spanish. Horse enthusiasts will now have access to short online learning experie Read More

Training Challenge to Showcase Rescued Horses

Equine victims of abuse, neglect, and abandonment will be the stars at the second annual Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge. The Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society in College Station, Texas, is hosting the challenge to showcase the talent Read More

U.S. WEG Reining Team to be Determined at Battle in the Saddle

The U.S. Equestrian Federation National Open Reining Championship and official United States Equestrian Team Selection Trial for the Adequan U.S. Reining Team will take place July 10 during the Battle in the Saddle at State Fair Park in Oklahom Read More

Ex-Racehorses Receive New Showing Opportunities

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is partnering with the hunter/jumper shows at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington to offer special Thoroughbred-only classes this summer.

The program's mission to transition, re-train, an Read More

AHC Tax Workshop to Feature Tad Davis

Thomas A. (Tad) Davis, author of the Horse Owners and Breeders Tax Handbook, will conduct a tax workshop as part of the upcoming American Horse Council (AHC) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The tax session will be from 1:30-3:00 p.m. on June Read More