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Virginia Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate for WNV, EEE

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) urges all horse owners to ask their veterinarians for West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) vaccination recommendations for their animals. An increased number Read More

Kentucky International Equine Summit Broadcast Live

The 2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit has entered a partnership with HorseTV to provide a live video feed of the summit over the Internet. The biennial event is slated this year for April 26-27 at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington, Ky.

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William Fox-Pitt Wins Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

William Fox-Pitt put in a foot-perfect show jumping round to complete a weekend during which Cool Mountain exceeded expectation and made his first CCI4* a winning one at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Bridgestone. Read More

Fox-Pitt Tops Dressage at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain smoothly rode Cool Mountain into the lead yesterday on the second and final day of dressage at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone. His score of 42.8 penalties put him just in front of Read More

Sale of Dressage Helmets to Raise Funds for Olympic Rider

Troxel LLC has donated more than $2,000 worth of Troxel helmets to an eBay store raising funds for Courtney King-Dye.

King-Dye, a top dressage rider and member of the 2008 Olympic team, suffered a serious head injury after falling fr Read More

John Henry Documentary to Debut at Kentucky Horse Park

Open Sky Entertainment, in cooperation with Launchpad Releasing, is rolling out their new documentary film titled "John Henry: A Steel Driving Racehorse."

The film, about one of the most successful and beloved horses in U.S. horse racing histor Read More

Rolex: O'Connor Leads After Thursday's Dressage

Karen O'Connor and Mandiba have taken the first-day lead at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone, scoring 43.7 penalties.

Becky Holder rode Courageous Comet to second place (45.2), and Phillip Read More

Record Field Set for Rolex Kentucky CCI**** Three-Day Event

A field of 53 horses--the largest ever since the event became a CCI**** in 1998--will start the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bridgestone, on Thursday morning. All 53 horses that were presented to the ground jury and official vet Read More

FEI to Host Global Congress on NSAID Use in Competition

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) will host a two-day global congress to debate the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in competition. The FEI Congress on NSAIDs Usage and Medication in the Equine Athlete, which will be Read More

Youth Activities Planned for QuarterFest

A new model of a Breyer horse is another reason to attend QuarterFest in Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 30-May 2. Kids 11 and younger get free admission to QuarterFest when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Read More

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Numbers Up Again

Experts in Kentucky report that eastern tent caterpillar numbers are up for the third consecutive year, although populations vary from location to location.

According to Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture entomologist, Read More

Positive Hypersensitivity Test Eliminates Sapphire from FEI World Cup Final

The FEI reported that Sapphire, the horse ridden by McLain Ward (USA), has been eliminated from the second round of the FEI World Cup Final in Geneva, Switzerland, and disqualified from the rest of the event following a positive hypersensitivity test Read More

England to Build 164-Foot White Horse

Driving or taking a train through Kent, England, might surprise you in the future. The BBC News reports that permission has been granted to built a 164-foot white horse beside the A2 dual carriageway. Read More

Equine Stomach Ulcers Still at 60%

For the second year, a nationwide series of more than 160 gastroscopy events showed 60% of horses were identified with stomach ulcers, according to a press release from Merial.

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Kids Science Website Features 37-Year-Old Horse

Equine Science 4 Kids! is a redesigned, interactive youth component now available on the Rutgers Equine Science Center website. It features an illustrated version of Lord Nelson, a 37-year old American Quarter Horse, as the figurehead to guide youth Read More

FEI: New Stewards' Guidelines on Warm-Up Techniques

The FEI Bureau today gave its unanimous approval to new Stewards’ guidelines on warm-up techniques produced by the Working Group formed after the round-table conference held in Lausanne in February.

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AHC Forum to Focus on Emerging Diseases

The American Horse Council has announced that the theme for this year's National Issues Forum is "Emerging Diseases: a Challenge to the Industry" Read More

AAEP Offers New Veterinary Continuing Education Courses

Equine respiratory disease, care of sport horses, and training in dentistry and stallion reproduction are the subjects of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' expanded 2010 series of summer continuing education meetings. Read More

FEI: Riders Warned of a Two-Year Ban for Doping Positives

Riders competing at this week's Rolex Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Cup Jumping Final in Geneva, Switzerland, were warned about the two-year ban if their horse was was found to have a banned substance in his system. Read More

Horses Needed for Mounted Patrol Unit

The Bedford County Sheriff's Department of Shelbyville, Tenn., is forming an equine mounted patrol unit. The department is looking for Tennessee Walking Horse geldings that are 3-8 years old and stand 15-16 hands tall, and preferably well-broke. Read More

ASPCA Announces $200,000 Grant for San Diego County Horses

ASPCA Funding Will Provide Care and Support for Abused and Neglected Horses in San Diego County Read More

Alysheba Memorial Statue Unveiling

One year after the death of Kentucky Derby Winner Alysheba, the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., will unveil a memorial statue at his grave. Read More

Morgans Make Bid for U. S. Driving Team

A four-in-hand team of black Morgan geldings, owned by Alan and Maureen Aulson, are one step closer to their bid of making team to represent the United States at the World Equestrian Games (WEG), a first in the Morgan breed.

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Donated Snaffle Bits Delivered to India

Friends of Marwari/Kathiawari Horse UK announced the first successful delivery of over 80 snaffle bits to India. The bits had been donated by horse lovers from all over the United Kingdom specifically for the welfare of Indigenous Indian horses Read More

Only One Horse Rescue Left in New Hampshire

When Equine Protection of North America (EPONA) announced on March 16, that it was permanently closing its doors due to economic difficulties, Live and Let Live Farm (LLLF) rescue became the last licensed, legal rehabilitation rescue for horses Read More