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Angel Acres Accredited as Global Sanctuary

Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue has become the second equine rescue and sanctuary accredited to the standards of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying le Read More

Guide to Rehabilitating Neglected Horses Available

Want to rehabilitate a neglected horse but don't know where to start? A new brochure from the American Horse Council might help.

The new brochure, done in partnership with AHC sponsors Nutrena, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Hea Read More

Pinto Mare Reported Stolen in North Carolina

Blue, a 5-year-Pinto mare, is missing and presumed stolen. On Dec. 29, 2009, her owners watered and fed the horses before dark and left them for the night. The next morning they discovered that Blue was missing, leaving the Daltons and their gr Read More

Breeder's Short Course Offered in Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Gluck Research Center is sponsoring a Breeder's Short Course, to be held Jan. 20-21, 2010, at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in Lexington. This course is designed for farm managers and owners of all horse breeds. Read More

Soring Rule Violators Listed Online

A Web site listing more than 8,700 Horse Protection Act violators who have received suspensions from 1986 to the present has been launched by Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH). See the Web site. Read More

Colic: Recovering Horse Ulcer Risk

When a horse is hurt, being confined to a stall, hauled to the vet for a check-up, or being taken away from herdmates, the stress can be enough to cause stomach ulcers to develop--sometimes in as little as five days. Read More

Equine Industry Vision Award Deadline Approaching

The deadline for nominations for the 9th annual Equine Industry Vision Award is Feb. 1, 2010. Pfizer Animal Health sponsors the award in partnership with American Horse Publications (AHP) and developed it to recognize outstanding leadership, cr Read More

Unwanted Horse Best Practices Book Available

The Unwanted Horse Coalition has published a handbook entitled Best Practices: How Your Organization Can Help Unwanted Horses. The handbook includes sections on administration, continuing education, fundraising, support of equine care fa Read More

Equine Cruelty Summit Planned in Wellington Friday

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will host an equine anti-cruelty summit and panel discussion on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at the George Morris Horsemastership Clinics at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center i Read More

CANTER Opens Kentucky Chapter

CANTER is now offering its nationally-recognized Thoroughbred networking service to Kentucky horseman with the opening of CANTER-Kentucky. Watch for volunteers as they begin track visits immediately to offer free sales listings, includin Read More

Winter Hoof Care Tips

Winter is generally a good time to pull your horse's shoes if hoof quality and health allow it. Read More

Arabians Find New Home at Horse Park

"Why did gorgeous horses like those need new homes?" is a question frequently asked by park visitors about some stunning, well-trained black Arabian horses that recently arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park. An Arabian stall Read More

'Green' Horse Management Resource Established

If spreading manure and draining waste water onto plants is your idea of "going green" you might be in for a big surprise. As large scale agriculture production facilities alter their management strategies to become more environmental Read More

Thoroughbred Retirement Support Offered by Jockey Club

Thoroughbred owners and breeders will again have the opportunity to participate in a voluntary checkoff program that contributes to Thoroughbred aftercare programs. Owners can indicate their participation when they register their 2010 foals.

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Some Ketamine Hydrochloride Recalled; Check Lot Numbers

On December 22, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a nationwide voluntary recall of ketamine hydrochloride injectable (100mg/ml, 10 ml vials) manufactured by Teva Animal Health Inc. Read More

EIA Reported in New Jersey Pony

A pony recently brought to a New Jersey stable from a sale barn in Pennsylvania was confirmed positive for equine infectious anemia. Officials in Pennsylvania are investigating the source of the infection. The pony, which had been obtained by a Read More

Equine Foster Homes Needed in Texas and Arkansas

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society is a rescue organization that helps horses, donkeys, and mules throughout Texas and Arkansas. The organization has taken in more than 125 horses and investigated over 250 neglect cases in 2009.

Law en Read More

Eclipse Award of Merit Goes to Farm Owner Farish

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers Association today announced that William S. Farish, owner of Lane's End Farm and a pre-eminent industry leader of multiple organiza Read More

Start the Breeding Season with Equine Nutrition Review

Horse owners can help to prepare their animals for the upcoming breeding season and keep them healthy through the winter through proper nutritional management and veterinary oversight, said Kristina G. Lu, VMD, Dipl. ACT, a theriogenologist at Read More

American Paint Horse Foundation Raises Funds for Equine Programs to Support Troops

The American Paint Horse Foundation enjoyed a successful run at the Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show in Fort Worth recently, raising nearly $21,000 to improve lives through interaction with horses.

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Ravel Named U.S. Dressage Horse of the Year

Dutch Warmblood gelding Ravel, owned by Akiko Yamazaki of Woodside, Calif., and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 Adequan/U.S. Dressage Federation Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Ravel's median score of 75.574% Read More

Horse Art Exhibition to Run with WEG 2010

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky will present a groundbreaking exhibition to coincide with the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in 2010. Hoofbeats and Heartbeats will be the first significant exhibition to critically examin Read More

State Equine Transport Requirements Available Online

You're planning to take your horse to a big event several hundred miles away. To reach your destination, you might travel through states you've never before visited. Since equine transportation regulations vary from state to state, how Read More

Zenyatta Paintings to Benefit Thoroughbred Adoption

Two "Moneigh" paintings created by Zenyatta will be available for sale in ReRun's eBay store December 26, 2009. On that day Zenyatta, the Breeders' Cup Classic winner with an unbroken 14 for 14 win record, will make her final Read More

Senior Horse Contest Winners Selected

Purina has selected the winners of its online Senior Horse Tales Contest. Four national winners and seven regional winners were chosen in categories that included best senior horse essay, best senior horse or senior pony photo, oldest horse in Read More