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Wound Care in the Equine Patient to be Covered in New Bolton Center Lecture

On April 5 the University of Pennsylvania's (UPenn) New Bolton Center will present "Wound Care: The Big, the Bad, the Ugly." The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at UPenn's School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center. Read More

AHC National Issues Forum to Focus on New Tenor in Congress

This year's American Horse Council National Issues Forum will be held June 21 in Washington, D.C., during the AHC's annual meeting. The annual meeting will run from June 19-22 at the Washington Court Hotel and includes an update on the Read More

New Mexico Equine Summit To Address State Horse Industry

The first New Mexico Equine Industry Summit will be held March 26 at the Curry County fairgrounds in Clovis, N.M., and is coordinated by New Mexico State University's (NMSU) Cooperative Extension Service and the New Mexico Horse Council. Read More

AVMA: Disaster Plans Must Include Pets

As emergency crews respond to the tsunami crisis in Japan and flooding in California, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reminds pet owners via video to include pets and livestock in emergency plans. "Taking care of pets can be Read More

Detecting Equine Lameness with Motion Sensors

The most common ailment to affect a horse is lameness. A University of Missouri equine veterinarian has developed a system to effectively assess this problem using motion detection. The system is referred to as "Lameness Locator." Kevin Keegan Read More

UF Healthy Horses Conference Scheduled for April 9

On April 9, the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting their 4th annual Healthy Horses Conference. Healthy Horses is an educational day with a focus on successful equine health care. The day includes lectures, lunc Read More

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Launches New Projects

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (GJCRF) has announced a slate of 17 research projects that will be funded during 2011. The slate includes nine projects to be launched this year and eight which are in their second year of funding, with a Read More

Illinois Equine Promotion Board Awards More Than $84,000 in Grants

The Illinois Equine Industry Research and Promotion Board (EPB) has awarded more than $84,000 in grants, according to Chairwoman Karen Freese. Grants are funded by the Illinois equine checkoff program, which provides for the voluntary assessment of Read More

Alltech's 2011 International Symposium to Rein in Equine Industry Experts

Few animals possess as long a history with humans as horses. From work to war and play to performance, these animals have claimed the hearts of many individuals around the globe. Alltech wishes to attract these equine enthusiasts to its Read More

Seven Farriers and Four Equine Veterinarians Enter the Halls of Fame

The new 2010 classes were added to the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame and the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame at the eighth annual International Hoof-Care Summit held Feb. 3 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Each hall of fame honors Read More

Legislators Aim to End Shortage of Veterinarians in Rural Areas

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) applauds U.S. Senators Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, for introducing the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act. The bipartisan legislation will help the country Read More

Australian Authorities Seeking Information on Unexplained Neurologic Cases

The State Government of Victoria's Department of Primary Industries (DPI) wants veterinary practitioners to submit samples from horses displaying unexplained clinical signs of nervous system disease, as DPI is investigating a number of cases of Read More

Continued Endorsements for AHC National Welfare Code of Practice

The American Horse Council (AHC) announced March 4 that the American Riding Instructors Association, International Walking Horse Association, Texas Quarter Horse Association, and the United States Eventing Association have endorsed the AHC National Read More

AVC Gets New Equine Dentistry and Laryngeal Surgery Equipment

A donation from the Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) has allowed the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown to purchase new equipment for equine dentistry procedures and laryngeal surgery. Past Read More

Kentucky Horse Council Board Welcomes New Members

Polly Haselton Barger of Winchester, Darryl Leifheit of Lexington, and Cynthia Higgs of Lexington, have recently been appointed to the Kentucky Horse Council Board of Directors. In November 2010 KHC members enacted a change to the agency bylaws that Read More

Semen and Embryo Importation Requirements for Canada

According to Equine Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that import permits will continue to be required for the importation of semen and embryos from the U.S. into Canada during 2011. These import restrictions are Read More

Nationwide Scopings Indicate All Horses At Risk for Stomach Ulcers

From 2008 through 2010, Merial hosted gastroscopy events across the country as part of a study on gastric ulcers and the recently released results indicate that stomach ulcers are a threat to horses of all breeds and disciplines. Veterinarians scoped Read More

AAEP Good Works Honorees Care for Abused, Neglected Horses

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has named Mary Beth Hamorski, VMD, and Christina Wilson, DVM, of Califon Animal Hospital in Lebanon, N.J., as the January honorees of its Good Works Campaign. Hamorski and Wilson provide Read More

2012 Olympic Equestrian Timetable Announced

The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) has announced the 2012 Olympic equestrian timetable. London 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of equestrian sport in the Olympic movement. The Olympic opening ceremony on July 27, 2012, Read More

2011 Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference to be Held in Kentucky

The North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association (NAVRMA) announced Feb. 7 that online registration is open for the 2nd annual North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference (NAVRMC) to be held June 2-4, 2011, in Lexington Read More

TheHorse.com Receives Post-WEG Alltech 'A+' Award

Alltech, American Horse Publications (AHP), and the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists (IAEJ) are delighted to announce the recipients of the Alltech 'A+' Award, established to honor creativity, passion, and excellence in equine journal Read More

Alltech's Annual Symposium Changes the Game in 2011

Whether in sports competition or the game of life, there are turning points that elevate the underdog to victory, redefining the anonymous as the unforgettable. In the face of mounting challenges, how does one identify and seize these pivotal moments Read More

Sheryl King to Head Horsemen's Council of Illinois

Sheryl S. King, PhD, PAS, director of Southern Illinois University's (SIU) Equine Science Program, has been elected president of the Horsemen's Council of Illinois (HCI), the voice of the equine industry in Illinois. King began her position as the Read More

Kentucky Officials Learn About Livestock Through KHC Training

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) in partnership with the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association (KCA) will offer Level I Livestock Investigation Training in Wilmore, Ky., on March 16-18. The three-day intensive hands-on training prepares animal control Read More

Horse Workshops to Cover Breeding, Forage Production

The Purdue University Extension and Historic Prophetstown will jointly sponsor workshops throughout the year for those interested in learning more about horse breeding, forage production, and driving. Three horse reproduction clinics will be offered Read More