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Livestock Rabies Can Take Many Forms

Most U.S. states reported a large animal rabies case from 2002 to 2006. However, there are eight states that reported more than 41 reported cases of rabies in horses, cattle or sheep: Texas, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Virginia, Kansas, Nebraska, Read More

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Starts Monday

Keeneland will open its 15-day November Thoroughbred Breeding Stock Sale--the largest of its kind in the world--on Monday, Nov. 3.

A record 5,709 horses have been cataloged for the sale, which runs through Monday, Nov. 17. Sessions begin Read More

Second Sound Horse Conference Planned for March 2009

Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH) has announced the details of the second national conference on ending soring of Tennessee Walking Horses and all gaited horse breeds. The conference will be held March 20 and 21, 2009, at the Paramount Plaza Hotel Read More

Pan American Equestrian Games Could Come to Ontario

Ontario-area politicians have formed a coalition to help secure the high-profile equestrian component of the 2015 Pan/Para Pan American Games. Organizers say the Games could generate $15 billion worth of economic activity overall for their host. Read More

British Horse Welfare Group Reports Record Pleas for Assistance

The Horse Trust, a British equine charity, has recorded unprecedented searches for homes for unwanted horses and ponies, confirming speculation that the credit crunch is hitting horse owners in the United Kingdom hard.

In the past three Read More

'The Horse' Museum Exhibit Coming to Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museum of Natural History will present the acclaimed exhibit The Horse, an in-depth look that showcases spectacular fossils, models, dioramas, and cultural objects from around the world.

The exhibit also Read More

FOSH to Fund Distribution of Anti-Soring Video

Friends of Sound Horses will fund the national distribution of the award winning, anti-soring video, See It Through My Eyes. The DVD was produced by three senior Girl Scouts in Franklinville, N.Y. It won a Gold Award from the Girl Scouts Read More

Two Harness Vets Suspended, Fined

Veterinarians Rick Rothfuss and Rick Mather of Columbus, Ohio, each have been fined $10,000 and have drawn six-month suspensions as a result of an initial investigation at The Red Mile trotting track in Lexington, Ky.

Richard Williams, Read More

Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training Offered in Kentucky

USRider and Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) are partnering for the fifth annual large animal emergency rescue training course. As with previous years' training, specially trained demonstration animals will help provide realistic hands-on Read More

AAEP Convention Coming to San Diego in December

The 54th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be held in San Diego, Calif., Dec. 6-10. This meeting will continue the group's long history of providing unsurpassed professional development Read More

Hurricane Damage: Houston Race Park Cancels Fall Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will cancel its 2008/2009 fall Thoroughbred meet due to damages sustained by the facility as a result of Hurricane Ike. The storm's high winds and rainfall caused significant damage throughout the property including the Read More

Lloyd's of London Continues University of Kentucky Vet Science Support

When Lloyd's of London Underwriters, Brokers, and their Kentucky agents gathered recently at Keeneland race course to present a $45,000 check to the University of Kentucky, the event marked more than a quarter-century of financial support for the Read More

Case Decision: Olympic Horse Cöster Disqualified

The panel of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Cöster ridden by Christian Ahlmann of Germany at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Ahlmann was Read More

WEG Test Events to Start in July

The World Games 2010 Foundation will hold a series of test competitions to prepare for the 2010 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The competitions will begin in 2009 and run through the 2010 Rolex Read More

Oklahoma Health Sciences, AQHA Offer Health Screenings at World Show

The American Quarter Horse Association will partner with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center during this year's AQHA World Championship Show. Together, the groups will provide free health screenings for professional horsemen and Read More

Therapeutic Steroid Use Distinct from Anabolic Steroids

With the work and stress put on the legs of every equine athlete, across disciplines, it's no surprise that joint inflammation is a common problem among working horses. Fortunately, intra-articular corticosteroids provide veterinarians with a Read More

Well-Horse Thrush Off

Well-Horse introduces Thrush Off, a natural hoof product that eliminates thrush and heals inside the hoof.

Thrush Off shortens the recovery time when treating injuries and infections to the coronet band, cracked heels, thrush, abscesses, Read More

Laminitis Seminar Offered on West Coast

The first Laminitis West Seminar--an expansion of the International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot held in West Palm Beach, Fla., every other year--will be held Nov. 1 at the Monterey Convention Center in Monterey, Calif Read More

New Humane Shelter Planned for Illinois Horses

A group of Illinois horse owners and equine advocates announced plans today to soon open the doors of a newly founded humane shelter and adoption center for horses. The Illinois Equine Humane Center (ILEHC) mission is to provide humane Read More

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid for White Line Disease

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid fights white line disease, seedy toe, thrush, Candida yeast, anerobic and aerobic bacteria, mold, and fungus.

Sav-A-Hoof Liquid can be applied to the affected area or at the coronary band, which will allow it to travel Read More

AQHA Welfare Task Force Meets

The American Quarter Horse Association's Animal Welfare Assurance Task Force met Sept. 16-17 in Amarillo, Texas, to discuss issues facing the industry and ways to continue protecting the American Quarter Horse and other equines.

Members fro Read More

10-Year-Old Racehorse Evening Attire to be Honored at Belmont

After 69 starts, $2,977,130 in purses won, and nearly 80 miles of dirt and turf, the finish line for Evening Attire finally arrived last month with the announcement of his Read More

Florida Piroplasmosis: Canada Changes Horse Import Rules

Florida agriculture officials are continuing to investigate cases of equine piroplasmosis in the state. According to a statement released Oct. 10 by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DOACS), the source of the infection ha Read More

Equine Biosecurity Risk Calculator Coming Soon

A new equine biosecurity risk calculator will be unveiled by Equine Guelph, in partnership with Vétoquinol Canada, at this year's Ontario Equestrian Federation Conference, Nov. 28-30.

The equine biosecurity risk calculator allows horse Read More

Two Texas Horses Positive for EEE

Texas has joined at least five other states this year in reporting cases of Eastern equine encephalitis infection in horses. In Houston County, in the southeast corner of the state, a horse with clinical illness has tested positive for the Read More