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Farnam's SuperMask Miniature Horse Fly Masks: Two New Designs

Farnam has expanded its assortment of SuperMask Miniature Horse Fly Masks to include two new designs for 2008: an A size mask without ears and an A/B size with ears. 

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Airlite Pasture Sweepers

Airlite introduces a professional range of pasture sweepers with 48 in. and 72 in. wide versions.

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Jane Heart's Barbaro Jewelry to Benefit the Fund for Laminitis Research

Jane Heart announces the introduction of her original, licensed jewelry designs of the racehorse Barbaro. In cooperation with Gretchen Jackson, Jane has adapted a picture of Barbaro looking out of his stall the morning of the Preakness into an Read More

Olympic Horse Transport Team Ready to Roll

The Hong Kong Jockey Club recently trotted out its tried and true horse transportation system for the local media, demonstrating how the fleet will safely and efficiently whisk Olympic equines to and from their competitions in three weeks. Read More

Jockey Club Launches Racehorse Injury Database

The Jockey Club has launched the Equine Injury Database system that will provide the racing industry with its first national database of racing injuries. The Equine Injury Database grew out of a proposal first put forth at the Read More

Shetland Pony Ambassadors Settled in Hong Kong

The Shetland ponies donated to the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation officially changed hands July 10 in a special ceremony. The American Shetland Pony Club donated the ponies to salute Hong Kong's efforts in hosting the Read More

First Look at WEG Horse Park Layout, Venues

The World Games 2010 Foundation and the Kentucky Horse Park today released the first renderings of the Kentucky Horse Park venue plans for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as well as the artistic renderings of a permanent indoor aren Read More

Two Kentucky Tracks Ban Toe Grabs on Racehorse Shoes

Officials at Keeneland and Turfway Park announced July 17 a new shoe policy banning the use of toe grabs. The policy is effective at both racetracks beginning Sept. 1.

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Backordered Guaifenesin Available through Compounding Pharmacy

Wedgewood Pharmacy is now offering Guaifenesin, as the drug is currently on manufacturer backorder.

Guaifenesin is a centrally acting muscle relaxant that is commonly used by veterinarians during surgery as a pre-anesthetic.

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Horse Trailer Railroad Crossing Safety Brochure Available

The average freight train traveling at 55 mph takes a mile or more to stop--that's about the length of 18 football fields. So when a vehicle gets stuck on the tracks and a train is coming, the outcome is usually very bad for the vehicle, and Read More

Cavallo's Pink Simple Boot

Cavallo is making a significant contribution to the British Columbia Children's Hospital. Five Dollars from the worldwide sales of every pair of pink Simple Boots is going directly to cancer research for kids.

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Total Comfort System Saddle Pads

Cavallo Horse and Rider Inc. introduces Total Comfort System Saddle Pads.

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Vet, Human Medicine Collaboration Report Released

The executive summary of a report by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) One Health Initiative Task Force appears in the July 15 issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Read More

Scratch n All

Animent has created its first animal care product, Scratch n All, a high-quality, silicone rubber scratching and grooming pad created to allow animals to safely satisfy the need to self-groom and scratch. The pads are designed for use in stables Read More

Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course Offered at KHP

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will offer extensive three-day training courses in large animal emergency rescue techniques August 18-20, and August 22-24, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. This training is designed to educate first Read More

More Than $1 Million in Equestrian Aid Distributed

More than $1 million has been raised and distributed by 12-year-old nonprofit the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF), the group recently announced. This money is used to support equestrians with life-threatening illnesses or injuries. It provides Read More

Curlin Recovers from First Turf Start, Could Go to Europe

Reigning Horse of the Year Curlin came out of his second-place finish to Red Rocks in Belmont Park's Man o'War Stakes July 12 in good order and was on his way to Saratoga the following morning.

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Local Media Tour Hong Kong Horse Hospital

High-tech horse diagnostics were recently on display as the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Equine Hospital hosted a tour for local journalists.

The visiting media were shown some of the high-tech equipment used in the hospital. Demonstrations Read More

USEF Names Olympic Equestrian Teams

Pending U.S. Olympic Committee approval, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.

The equestrian portion of the games will be held in Hong Kong. The Read More

Olympic Equestrian Events to Get Television Coverage

NBC Universal will be airing 3,600 hours of coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. This includes the equestrian events, which will be taking place in Hong Kong.

The schedule is as follows:

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Equine Industry Players Come Together for Safety's Sake

The new youth safety initiative, “Play Safe. It’s HorseSense!” was announced as a partnership between Farm Safety Association (Country Kids Safety Network), Kubota Canada, and Equine Guelph. “Play Safe. It’s HorseSense!” will be launched at this Read More

American Horse Council Offers 2008 Federal Election Guide

The American Horse Council (AHC) has released Getting Involved in the 2008 Elections, a federal election guide for the horse industry.

The guide stemmed from the July program at the AHC's National Issues Forum in Washington, D.C., Read More

British Horse Society Commends Initiative to Prevent Strangles Spread

The British Horse Society (BHS) has commended the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at Scotland's University of Edinburgh for its offer of at-cost strangles tests to horse owners and farm managers in Scotland. These tests, designed for Read More

ASPCA Awards Grants to 19 Equine Groups

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recently announced its equine grant recipients for the second quarter of 2008. From April through June 2008, the ASPCA dispensed grants totaling $127,500 to nineteen equine Read More

Ames Named Dean of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents on June 13 approved the appointment of Trevor Ames, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

"Trevor has done an outstanding job as interim dean, and I believe that he Read More