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The Top Ten 'Green' Tasks Horse Owners Should Do Before Winter

Winterizing barns, harrowing pastures, draining hoses, and water tanks, and cleaning and properly storing show tack and other summer horse equipment are among the top things horse owners can do to prepare for winter. "Taking car Read More

WEG Results: Team Reining, Endurance

The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games started this weekend, already handing out three world championships in two events: reining and endurance. Here is a wrap-up of the awards given in the Team Reining, Team Endurance, and Individual Endu Read More

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society President Wins TVMA Good Samaritan Visionary Award

Jennifer Williams, PhD, of Lorena, Texas, and Executive Director of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society was recently awarded the Texas Veterinary Medical Association's (TVMA) 2010 Good Samaritan Visionary Award. According to the TVMA, the Good Sam Read More

WEG: The Gates Have Opened and Competition Has Begun

After years of anticipation, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games kicked off this morning in Lexington, Ky. Today's competition events include Reining Team Competition Part 1, which began at 9 a.m. EDT, and Reining Team C Read More

National Animal Supplement Council Warns About Misleading Quality Assurance Programs

National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) announces a buyer beware to people purchasing animal health supplements with misleading quality assurance claims. Read More

WEG: Preview of the Excitement to Come

History will be made when the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) opens on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, one of the world's most evocative permanent equestrian centers located in the heart of America's Read More

Horse Safety Campaign Releases New Brochure on Horse-Related Injuries

UK Healthcare, partnering with University of Kentucky colleges of Agriculture and Public Health and 40 community, equine, and medical organizations, continues its five-year educational campaign, Saddle Up Safely... Read More

Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course

"Things are Changing," is the title of an exciting horse owners' two-day short course being offered by Penn State Cooperative Extension offices in Mifflin and Juniata Counties and the Penn State Extension Equine Natural Working Gr Read More

Retired Racehorses Benefit from Charity Poker Tournament

California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a charitable 501c3 organization dedicated to assisting Thoroughbred rehabilitation and retirement organizations that care for retired racehorses in California, recently held their 3rd annual charity T Read More

WEG: Get to Know the Horses of Team U.S.A.

People and horses from around the world are descending on the Kentucky Horse Park for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). With the world's largest airlift of horses already underway, horses from every corner of the earth are making Read More

WEG: USEF Names U.S. Dressage Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations to the U.S. Dressage Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Read More

WEG: USEF Names U.S. Endurance Team

The USEF has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Endurance Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The following horse/rider Read More

WEG: Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital Providing Care and Education at Games

When more than 800 equine athletes arrive at the Kentucky Horse Park from all over the world for the FEI World Equestrian Games, their handlers will pay close attention to how well they have endured the stress of travel and are settling in to t Read More

WEG: Quarantine Facility Ready for Equine Athletes

A temporary equine quarantine facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport is ready to facilitate the entry of horses from around the world competing in the eight World Championships of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), Read More

EEE: Two Ohio Horses Dead, First Ohio Case in 19 Years

The Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in two horses that died on a farm in Mercer County. This is the first incident of EEE in Ohio since an outbreak in 1991 in Wayne and Holmes counties. At this time Read More

WEG: Free Shuttles for Spectators

Governor Steve Beshear today announced that visitors to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games who pay to park on the Kentucky Horse Park grounds can catch a free shuttle that will take them directly to the front entry of the park. Shuttles Read More

FEI Releases Updated Elective Testing List

In the final countdown to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the FEI has published an updated version of the FEI Elective Testing List. Elective Testing allows Team Veterinarians to submit urine from FEI-registered competition horses to an Read More

Courageous Comet Named 2009 Rood & Riddle Thoroughbred Sport Horse of the Year

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) held its 25th annual National Awards Dinner in Lexington, Ky, Sept. 10, honoring the achievements of Thoroughbred owners and breeders in North America. A new honor instituted this year, th Read More

Horse Trust Appeals For Donations to Cover $37,000 Hay Shortfall

Buckinghamshire charity The Horse Trust is facing an additional bill of $36,564 for hay and haylage this year due to a shortfall in production and the rising cost of hay. Last year, The Horse Trust was able to produce the majority of Read More

Semen Optimization Increases Fertility of Subfertile Stallions

Veterinarians at The Georgia and Philip Hofmann Research Center for Animal Reproduction at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., have enjoyed notable success with semen optimization processing techniques. These techniques are Read More

Equine Infectious Anemia Detected in Second Horse in England

Equine infectious anemia (EIA) has been detected in a horse in Devon, England, after the owner requested a private vet to examine a sick horse, Defra confirmed Sept. 11. Read More

WEG: Avaya Named Technology Sponsor

Avaya, Inc., a global leader in enterprise communications systems, software and services, has been named an Official Technology Sponsor of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Read More

Exercising Horses on a Treadmill, Step by Step

The Rutgers Equine Science Center launched a virtual tour of the equine exercise physiology laboratory. Read More

WEG: First Group of Horses Arrive at the Kentucky Horse Park

With just 14 days until the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the first group of eight horses arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park on Friday afternoon. This first group of equine athletes represent Chile and Guate Read More

AAEP Enters Global Spotlight During WEG

When elite equestrians compete for world titles this month, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be working behind the scenes and before the cameras to ensure the health of equine athletes. The 2010 Alltech FE Read More