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AQHA Cloning Forum to be Webcast

Members of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) who can't make it to the equine cloning forum at the 2009 AQHA Annual Convention in March can watch the event online in the members section of Read More

Funds Available for Research on Effects of Horses on Humans

The Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is inviting proposals for studies to investigate the therapeutic effects of horses on humans. The Foundation's broad research agenda includes basic research, as well as clinical studie Read More

Equine Parasite Symposium at Gluck Equine Research Center

The problem of anthelmintic resistance is now recognized as a serious challenge for the control of equine gastrointestinal nematodes, particularly small strongyles (cyathostomins). Benzimidazole resistance is practically ubiquitous in much of th Read More

Rood & Riddle to Provide Vet Care at WEG Test Events

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital of Lexington, Ky., will provide veterinary services for the test events leading up to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the World Games 2010 Foundation Inc. announced today.

As the Official Equin Read More

Third Wisconsin Stallion Positive for CEM

A third stallion in Wisconsin has tested positive for contagious equine metritis, or CEM, a treatable reproductive disease of horses, the state's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Jan. 30.

The National Read More

Habitat for Horses Hurricane Rebuild Completed

The long road back after a disaster of Hurricane Ike's proportions has brought Habitat for Horses to a new place that is better than ever. The ranch took a direct hit from Read More

Horse Council Forum to Highlight Welfare Issues

The focus this year's American Horse Council (AHC) National Issues Forum will be the "Welfare of the Horse." The Forum will be held June 16, 2009, in Washington, D.C., as part of the AHC's annual meeting.

Over the last year, concerns about Read More

No Turfway Quarantine; Horse Negative for EHV-1

The quarantine imposed on Barn 17 at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., Friday, Jan. 30, was lifted Saturday morning (Jan. 31) after samples from a horse euthanized at the track Friday tested negative for equine herpesvirus and other communicable Read More

ReRun Establishes New Program

ReRun, the nonprofit Thoroughbred adoption group, and Bella Rosa Riding Academy (BRRA) in Howell, N.J., have established a new program, "Catch Riders," to educate and improve the horsemanship skills of young riders using Thoroughbred Read More

Barbaro Memorial to be Unveiled in April

The public unveiling of a bronze statue to celebrate the life of 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will take place at Churchill Downs April 26. The announcement came on the second anniversary of Barbaro's passing on Jan. 29, 2007. Read More

Rutgers Equine Science Center Schedules Horses 2009 Conference

Horses 2009 is coming to Rutgers on Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29, 2009, organized by the Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

The program will offer attendees an intense learning experience, with Read More

Remember Tapeworm Control this Spring

Before turning horses out on pasture this spring, remember to check with your veterinarian to ensure your deworming program includes tapeworm control.

Tapeworms are transmitted by an intermediate host, the oribatid mite, which lives on Read More

Equine Parasitologist Receives National Science Award

Danish equine parasitologist Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, has been awarded one of the most prestigious awards of his country. Danish Minister of Science Helge Sander and Her Royal Highness Princess Mary of Denmark recently delivered the Young Read More

WEG 2010 Competition Schedule Revised

The World Games 2010 Foundation has revised the competition schedule for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

The new schedule moves the Reining competition to Sept. 25-30, and shifts the Vaulting competition to Oct. 1-10. No other Read More

Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak at Horse Expos

With two New York Times bestsellers and several other titles to her credit, Temple Grandin, PhD, is perhaps the most widely-recognized resources on animal behavior and humane livestock treatment in the nation--and perhaps the world. She i Read More

Equine Product 'Surpass' Purchased by Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) recently announced it has purchased the product Surpass (1% diclofenac sodium) from Idexx Laboratories Inc. Surpass will be marketed through the existing animal health distribution channels and Read More

Horse Council Offers Tax Tips

The American Horse Council (AHC) is offering extensive tax information that can influence your equine business tax returns. For 40 years, the American Horse Council has provided the horse industry with tax information through the "Tax Bulletin," Read More

AQHA to Host Equine Cloning Forum

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) will host a forum on equine cloning at the 2009 AQHA Annual Convention, which will be held March 5-9 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio.

Within the past couple of years, a number of horses have Read More

New World Equestrian Games Web Site Launched

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games has a new look on the Web! Today the World Games 2010 Foundation officially launched a new Web site for the 2010 Games. The new site can be accessed at Read More

Veterinarian Locator Service Improved

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), in conjunction with Bayer Healthcare Animal Health, recently launched its new and improved Get-A-DVM locator service. This online service allows horse owners to find AAEP-member Read More

Purina to Introduce New Equine Products

Seven new and enhanced horse feed products will be unveiled at Purina's leading annual equine event, according to Purina Horse Business Group. The Purina Horse Owner's Workshop (HOW), which will be held at more than 1,000 Purina dealers across Read More

Houston Track Still Cleaning Up from Hurricane Ike

Sam Houston Race Park will begin repairs to the roof of its grandstand, as well as additional construction to rebuild portions of the stable and track areas, weather permitting beginning Jan. 22.

As a result of Hurricane Ike, Sam Houston wa Read More

EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted at Fair Grounds

Officials from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the Louisiana State Racing Commission have lifted the quarantine on a barn that had been in place since late December at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

All 66 Read More

Former Rescue Wins Horse of the Year Title

Combined driving champion Jamaica has been named the 2008 Horse of the Year by Farnam/Platform and the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF). Jamaica was selected from among all USEF breeds and disciplines as the nation's most exceptional horse for Read More

AQHA Welfare Group Releases Plans for Racing, Breeding, Shows

The American Quarter Horse Association's Executive Committee has approved recommendations from the Animal Welfare Assurance Task Force, and the association is moving forward to implement the suggestions.

The association's main objectives ar Read More