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Trail Riding Group Changes Hoof Protection Rule

Beginning in 2011 the NATRC will allow in competition all hoof boots designed for sole protection. Read More

University of Louisville College of Business Expands Equine Industry Program

The University of Louisville, Ky., College of Business has recently undertaken a $3.38 million expansion project that will benefit the school's equine business education program. The university is in the process of constructing an addition to ... Read More

NAVC Conference 2011 Equine Program Sets a Brisk Pace

Whether they work in an exclusively equine practice or a mixed-practice setting, veterinarians attending the 2011 North American Veterinary Conference will encounter a program devoted to their specific interests. Read More

UHC's Operation Gelding Clinics Continue

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) Operation Gelding program continues to enjoy success as participation has spread across the United States. The program is designed to offer funding assistance to organizations, associations, and events ... Read More

USPC Riding Center Program Approved as a Permanent Program

At the United States Pony Club (USPC) Board of Governors meeting November 6-7, 2010, the Pony Club Riding Center Program was approved by a unanimous vote to become a permanent program. This approval comes after a five-year 'beta' period Read More

Horse Stable Fire Prevention and Preparation Tips

In the back of the mind of every horse, stable, or ranch owner lies the fear of a barn fire, buffered by the hope that he or she is prepared to deal with such a crisis. The San Antonio Saddle Horse Association offered a fire preventiion and safety... Read More

Kentucky Veterinarians Curb Unwanted Horse Population

On December 4, the Kentucky Horse Park, along with the Kentucky Horse Council and the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, will offer free gelding surgeries for horse owners who cannot afford to have the surgery performed on their stallions. Read More

Deadline Date is January 14 for 2011 AHP Student Award Contest

The 2011 American Horse Publications (AHP) Student Award will award up to three $750 travel awards to attend the AHP "Hoofprints in the Sand" Seminar in San Diego, Calif., on June 16-18, 2011. Travel Award winners have an opportunity to meet ... Read More

ELCR Reports Success in Equine Land Conservation Efforts

Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) is a national nonprofit working to advance the conservation of land for horse-related activity. In the past three years ELCR has aided in the conservation plans for 44,237 acres and 985 miles of trail ... Read More

Earlier Detection of Strangles, Other Equine Diseases On the Way

University of Maine veterinary science researchers are receiving nearly $500,000 to establish a unique research, testing, and education center that promises to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of diseases, including strangles. Read More

AVMA Seeks Input on Revised Veterinary Guidelines

Do you have an idea on how animals can receive the best care possible from veterinarians and other members of the veterinary healthcare team? Early next year, you will have an opportunity to offer input that could help make your ideas a reality. Read More

Manure Management: University of Illinois Extension Helps Horse Owners

Extension specialists from the University of Illinois (UI) will be on hand to discuss the topic of manure management at the Chicagoland Equestrian Lifestyle Expo & Holiday Market on November 20 and 21. Read More

New Equine Surgery Center Set to Open in Kentucky

A new equine surgery and sports medicine center is set to open its doors in Lexington, Ky. Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine is a group veterinary referral practice focusing on outpatient medicine and elective surgery. Read More

Virginia Tech Faculty Awarded Research Grants

Veterinary specialists at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Va., have been awarded several research grants to support their efforts to improve horse health--not only for their own patients, but for all horses. Read More

TRF Elects Hogan to Board of Directors

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) announced today the unanimous election of Patricia Hogan, VMD, Dipl. ACVS to its board of directors. Read More

Maryland Horse Rescue Recieves ASPCA Award

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has awarded this year's Henry Bergh award to Kathleen Schwartz-Howe and Days End Farm Horse Rescue Inc. Read More

Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Presents Award to Peggy Steinman

In recognition of her unwavering dedication, extraordinary generosity, and exemplary service to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Beverly "Peggy" Steinman was awarded the 2010 Distinguished Service Award on Oct. 14. Read More

2011 Equine Prohibited Substances List Approved by FEI General Assembly

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) General Assembly has unanimously accepted the recommendations of the FEI List Group, and it has approved the updated Equine Prohibited Substances List for the 2011 season. Read More

HRH Princess Haya Elected to Second Term as FEI President

HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein (JOR) was re-elected Nov. 5 in a landslide victory as Federation Equestre Internationale president at the Federation's General Assembly. Princess Haya was seeking a second and final four-year term as president. Read More

AAEP On Call Veterinarians to Assist During Breeders' Cup Races

Equine veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners' On Call program will assist ESPN and ABC Sports with horse health information during the Nov. 5-6 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Churchill Downs. Read More

Connections of Breeders' Cup Starters Pledge to Give Back

After raising $47,000 in pledges from the 2009 Breeders' Cup, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is well on its way to doing the same--if not more--this year. Read More

Maryland Horse Industry Board Awards Grants to Equestrian Groups

Therapeutic programs, equine rescue organizations, youth clubs, educational and research programs are among the 18 organizations receiving $17,693 in grants from the Maryland Horse Industry Board. Read More

Penn State Speaker Series to Feature Rutgers Equine Extension Specialist

Pennsylvania State University's student-sponsored Equine Speaker Series will return later this month to continue providing horse owners and enthusiasts with access to industry professionals and the information they have to offer. Read More

IPhone App Details FEI Prohibited Medications

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) announced Tuesday that it has launched a mobile phone application which gives those involved in horse sport quick and easy access to crucial information on prohibited substances. Read More

Kentucky Horse Council Matches Funds for Geld Clinics

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has launched a matching funds program to promote free or low-cost geld clinics in the Commonwealth. The organization started the program to assist Kentucky veterinarians who conduct Operation Gelding clinics. Read More