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Indiana Horse Owners Warned of Infectious Anemia Risk

Horse owners and veterinarians are being asked to watch their animals closely for any unusual clinical signs, in light of a cluster of recent positive cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA).

According to Tim Bartlett, DVM, director of Read More

Eventing Rule Changes Passed, Effective Immediately

The executive committee of the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) met May 19 and approved several rule changes, to be implemented immediately.

Effective immediately, the first fall of a competitor at obstacles on the cross-country course wil Read More

Strangles in the Spotlight at Scotland Conference

The eyes of the veterinary world are on Scotland's capital city this week as a conference organized by The British Horse Society and the Animal Health Trust brings together the scientists and vets at the forefront of combating equine Read More

West Virginia University to Offer New Equine Degree

West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WVU-P) will offer a new equine-focused degree in conjunction with Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre.

WVU-P has entered into an agreement with Meredith Manor to offer an associate in Read More

Aid Foundation Establishes Fund for Injured Rolex Rider

The Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF) has established a fund for Laine Ashker, an eventer who was injured on April 26 during the cross-country phase at the Rolex International Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, Ky. The EAF fund will assist Read More

AQHA and Ranch Horse Association of America Join Forces

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and the Ranch Horse Association of America have formed a strategic marketing alliance to promote the growing interest in and usage of Quarter Horses in ranch horse competition.

As part Read More

Congress Overrides Farm Bill Veto; Equine Equity Act Passed

Members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives voted May 22 to override a presidential veto of the 2007 Farm Bill exercised by George W. Bush May 21. As a result, the 2007 Farm Bill is now law. The bill includes the Equine Read More

American Quarter Horse Foundation Gets $2 Million Gift

The American Quarter Horse Foundation recently received the largest gift from an individual in the group's history. Clarence Scharbauer Jr. of Midland, Texas, is making a $2 million donation to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum. Read More

Horse Council Forum to Focus on 2008 Election Involvement

The American Horse Council (AHC) will host its 2008 National Issues Forum June 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

The general session on Tuesday, June 17, will feature sessions designed to educate horse Read More

Fire Prevention, Farm Safety Podcasts Available

Safety is a year-round business, but it becomes a top priority in the spring as farm owners and managers get more active in their stables and fields.

To help remind horse owners of basic safety principles, the Equine Science Center at Read More

AAEP Summer Meetings Focus on Foal Care, Practice Management

The American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) summer continuing education meetings--Focus on the First Year of Life and the 16th Annual Practice Management Seminar--will be held July 27-29 in Austin, Texas, at the Hilton Austin. Read More

New Equine Rabies Vaccine Introduced

EquiRab, a rabies vaccine designed specifically for horses, is now available from Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health. The new vaccine for horses offers long-lasting protection against rabies in a single, low-dose injection.

"Just as it Read More

Utah State University Conducting Equestrian Injury Survey

Utah State University is conducting a survey of injury rates in equestrian activities. They would like to evaluate the type of injuries associated with horse activities.

This survey is anonymous and information will be used as collective Read More

Thoroughbred Safety Committee Convenes

The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee convened for its initial meeting via teleconference May 14 to discuss the goals and objectives of the committee and to set meeting dates and timelines for the future.

All seven members had Read More

NYC Horse Museum Exhibit Opening, Features ASPCA

An upcoming exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History focusing on the history of the horse will open to the public on May 17. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recently announced it will participate in th Read More

Make Vaccination Part of Horse Show Season Preparation

Competitions bring together people and horses from different corners of the country, but they also can bring disease. Ensuring horses are properly vaccinated before show season can help protect competing horses and prevent loss of performance and Read More

Pfizer Extends Barbaro Memorial Fund Support

Since late January, Pfizer Animal Health and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) have joined forces to help fund laminitis research through the NTRA Charities' Barbaro Memorial Fund.

Pfizer Animal Health displays featuring Read More

Equine Flu Vaccine Adds Protection from Additional Strain

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., has received approval from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for a line of equine influenza vaccines trademarked as Calvenza-03. Calvenza-03 EIV (equine influenza virus) and Calvenza-03 Read More

Vets Discuss Catastrophic Injuries on Horse Radio Show

Ric Redden, DVM, founder of the International Equine Podiatry Center in Versailles, Ky., Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, DSc, DrMedVet (hc), Dipl. ACVS, Barbara Cox Anthony Chair and director of Orthopaedic Research at Colorado State Read More

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AVMA Amends Horse Transport Policy

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has reinforced its opposition to the use of double-deck trailers to transport horses and other equines by approving a new policy on the humane transport of equines.

The policy, which was Read More

Advanced Cetyl M Joint Action Cream for Horses

Advanced Cetyl M Joint Action Formula for Horses is designed to provide long-term relief, while the topical cream is good for flare-ups from over exertion or injury. It is ideal for use before and after an activity that will place additional stress Read More

HSUS Offers Reward for Info on Pony Dragging Death

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or people responsible for dragging a blind 10-year-old pony to death April 30 in Read More

Guelph Horse Owner's Program Celebrates Five Years

With the fifth anniversary of Equine Guelph just around the corner, plans are underway to celebrate.

Founded in 2003, Equine Guelph is the horse owner's center at the University of Guelph. It is supported and overseen by equine industr Read More

NBC to Rebroadcast Rolex Event

NBC has announced that it will re-air its coverage of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in its entirety on Saturday, May 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. The initial airing of the program on May 4 had to be shortened when the National Hockey League Read More