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AAEP Foundation Joins GoodGiving.net

The American Association of Equine Practitioner's (AAEP) Foundation is demonstrating its commitment to using gifts effectively through a new online resource. As one of the early adopters of GoodGiving.net, the AAEP Foundation has partnered with the Read More

Cornell University Welcomes New Blood Donor Horse

Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) welcomes its newest permanent working animal: Mike, a 9-year old Belgian draft horse. His job involves a lot of time off lounging outside. But a few times a year when emergencies strike, Mike will play a Read More

UHC Operation Gelding Clinics Castrate More Than 245 Stallions

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) Operation Gelding program has aided in gelding 246 stallions to date. The program, which was launched in late August 2010 with the help of seed money from the American Association of Equine Practitioners Read More

AHC Releases Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land

On April 19, the American Horse Council (AHC) released its 2010 Report on Equestrian Access on Federal Land. The 2010 report is intended to provide a brief overview of the responses the AHC received from equestrians to its ongoing access survey in Read More

Minnesota Castration Clinic a Success

The Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition (MHWC) held its third Free Castration Clinic on April 16 in Cold Spring, Minn. Twenty-five veterinary students from the University of Minnesota's Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Read More

EHV-1 Outbreak: Second New Jersey Farm Quarantined

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) has quarantined a second Colts Neck horse farm as part of its investigation into an outbreak of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1), that has led to the death of one horse and sickened Read More

Equine Charity Donation Supports Horse Health at WCVM

A $20,000 donation from the Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) to support horse health at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) on the University of Saskatchewan campus has been doubled by a matching gift program, bringing the total gift Read More

LSU Hosts 80th Annual Conference for Veterinarians and Vet Techs

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is hosting the 80th Annual Conference for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians on May 7-8 at the LSU SVM in Baton Rouge, La. The focus of this year's conference is Read More

AVMA Launches Veterinarian Finder Website

Horse and pet owners searching for a veterinarian need look no further than the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA), MyVeterinarian.com, a new website that provides owners with detailed information about veterinary practices from around Read More

Mint Julep Cup Sales Benefit Equine Welfare Organization

Woodford Reserve bourbon is taking the traditional the mint julep to a new level by selling the world's most exclusive mint julep cup, proceeds of which will benefit The Heart of a Horse Foundation, whose mission is to maintain and stimulate the Read More

Stem Cell Conference to Highlight Advances in Equine Veterinary Medicine

New stem cell research findings from human and veterinary medicine that will likely impact treatment of horses and dogs will be presented June 2-4 during the North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association's (NAVRMA) second annual meeting Read More

Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration to Benefit Equine Research

The fundraising event hosted by the New York Racing Association (NYRA) and The Jockey Club will be held June 9. Tickets are $150 and proceeds benefit Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and the Backstretch Employee Services Team.
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MSU to Host Arabian Horse Breeders Conference

Arabian horse enthusiasts looking to learn more about breeding are invited to attend this year's Arabian Horse Breeders Conference May 6-8 at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing. This year's conference marks the second year the university Read More

British Equine Charities Help Welsh Inspectors with Feral Ponies

British equine charities trained Welsh authorities recently on how to handle Wales' feral ponies and keep them healthy. The trading standards and environmental health inspectors were given hands-on training in how to round up feral ponies and load Read More

Equine Sciences Academy Names Getty to Advisory Panel

The Equine Sciences Academy (ESA) has recently named equine nutritionist Juliet M. Getty, PhD, to their panel of advisors. Getty joins a group of industry leaders who review, critique, and contribute materials to ESA courses.
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Equine Land Conservation Resource Adds New Members

The Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) Board of Directors recently elected two new members at the ELCR Board of Directors Annual Meeting and Strategic Planning Session, held March 14-15 at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, in Harrodsburg, Ky. Read More

Cornell Equine Herpesvirus Update

New information has surfaced in regards to the voluntary quarantine at Cornell University's equine hospital due to two cases of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' (NYSDAM) animal Read More

Updated FEI Prohibited Substance List Now in Effect

The 2011 Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) Equine Prohibited Substance List comes into effect today, April 4. The updated list has been publicly available since the FEI General Assembly in Taipei last November when it was unanimously approved. Read More

First Two NERN Low-Cost Gelding Clinics A Success

The National Equine Resource Network's (NERN) low-cost gelding clinic program in California has reduced the number of stallions in Huntington Beach and Salinas by 25, according to Shirley Puga, head of the nonprofit organization founded last year to Read More

USRider: Carry Two Spare Tires When Hauling Horses

For a truck and horse trailer, the side of the road with a flat tire is a dangerous place to, especially with horses onboard. As a conscientious horse owner, you should try to minimize the time spent roadside. One way to do that, according to Bill Read More

Growing Number of Australian Horses Battling Unusual Neurologic Illness

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is warning Australian horse owners to take precautions against mosquito-borne disease as veterinarians report a growing number of horses with unusual neurologic signs in New South Wales, Victoria, and Read More

UC Davis to Host Equine Medicine Symposium for Owners

The University of California, Davis, annual equine medicine symposium is scheduled for April 9. This year's topic is "The Golden Years: Helping Your Horse Mature Gracefully," and it will cover everything you ever wanted to know about helping your Read More

New USDA Rule for Horses Imported from CEM-Affected Countries

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its regulations regarding the importation of horses from countries affected with contagious equine metritis (CEM). "The additional testing added to our existing import Read More

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