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The Horse Trust Issues Special Appeal in U.K. Rescue Case

According to a press release from The Horse Trust in Speen, Buckinghamshire, England, 17 more horses and ponies have been evacuated from an Amersham farm and taken to The Horse Trust. A Read More

ASPCA Awards 57 Equine Grants

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has released its year-end report of equine grants given to rescue groups and humane organizations across the country during the last year.

In 2007, The ASPCA gave out more Read More

USEF Relief Fund Aids in Wildfire Recovery

Humans weren't the only ones affected by the wildfires that ravaged Southern California last October. Hundreds of horses were displaced, their winter hay supplies went up in flames, and their barns destroyed.

The United States Equestrian Read More

Racing Association Joins Unwanted Horse Coalition

The Oak Tree Racing Association of Arcadia, Calif., has become the newest member organization to join the Unwanted Horse Coalition.

"Oak Tree Racing is another wonderful addition to our already distinguished list of members," said Tom Read More

Queensland Easing Some Equine Movement Restrictions

Queensland biosecurity officials will now allow some equine movement within equine influenza infection zones, as the state's efforts to eradicate the virus are weighed against the impact of movement bans on the equine industry.

Some movemen Read More

Texas A&M Vet School Hosting Equine Program for 4-H, Pony Club Youth

The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Animal Science, will host "Aggie Day" Jan. 12 to educate youngsters on equine science and horsemanship through lectures, demonstrations, Read More

Kentucky Horse Park Honored for Contributions to Thoroughbred Racing

The Kentucky Horse Park, an educational theme park, equine competition facility, and home of the great racehorse John Henry for 23 years, has been honored with the 2007 Special Eclipse Award.

The Special Eclipse Award, which is presented by Read More

WEG 2010 Partner Selects Provider for Private Property Rentals

Event Home Leasing will serve as the official private property rental provider during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held in Lexington, Ky. The group was selected by Short's Travel Management, the official housing bureau Read More

Ford Recalling 1.18 Million Heavy Duty Vehicles

Ford Motor Company is conducting a voluntary recall of 1.18 million F-Super Duty trucks, E-Series vans, and Excursions due to a sensor problem that can cause the vehicle's engine to hesitate, stumble, or stall.

The recall involves Read More

Foal to Receive AQHA Registration No. 5 Million

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), the world's largest equine breed registry and membership organization, has reached the 5 millionth registration milestone. Registration number 5,000,000 is being held for Shelly Nielsen of Alberta, Read More

Louisiana State Vet School Hosting March Open House

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine will host its 26th Annual Open House on Saturday, March 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

This year's theme is Veterinarians in the Read More

Ohio State Hosting Mare and Foal Care Lecture

Horse owners can stave off winter-induced horse withdrawal and get some equine education through The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The school will be hosting a series of classes to provide timely and practical updates on Read More

Equine Welfare Fund Formed by Kentucky Horse Council

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has established a fund to support programs that promote the health and welfare of all horses in the state.

As a part of the continual work to find second careers for unwanted horses and evaluate and Read More

New Holland T1510 Economy Tractor

The New Holland 3-cylinder, 30-hp T1510 compact tractor delivers reliable performance, solid construction, and easy operation at an economical price. Part of New Holland's Lean and Mean series of economy tractors, the T1510 can be customized Read More

Iowa State Extension Offering Horse Management Course

Iowa State University Extension is offering a new educational program designed to teach the science of horse management along with riding and training concepts.

The Master Equine Manager program combines discussion with hands-on experience. Read More

Wild Horse and Burro Adoption to be Held in Alabama

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States (BLM-ES) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption at the Mobile Agri-Ed Center in Mobile, Ala., on January 19 and 20, 2008.

Approximately 65 horses and a few Read More

Thoroughbred Broodmares Inspected for Early Foaling

The Jockey Club once again dispatched teams of representatives in late December to numerous farms in six states and one Canadian province to inspect broodmares with early 2007 breeding or foaling dates.

This was the third consecutive Read More

Tufts Vet School Hosting Equine Health Talks

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University will be hosting a series of lectures on equine health.

The presentations will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Agnes Varis Lecture Hall in North Grafton, Mass.

Topics and Read More

USDA Releases Annual Animal Health Report

The USDA has released the 2006 U.S. Animal Health Report, a national overview of domestic animal health in th Read More

Alabama Horse Owners Offered Equine Health Classes on the Web

Alabama horse enthusiasts have the opportunity to go back to school and focus on the care and management of horses and horse businesses.

The Alabama Horse Council and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System are combining their resources to Read More

Iowa Selects New State Veterinarian

 Iowa's Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has hired David Schmitt, DVM, as the new state veterinarian.

Schmitt owned a private veterinary practice before joining the department in 1999. He served as assistant state Read More

Toxic Plants: New Extension Service Book Provides Guide for Horse Owners

To help horse owners identify and control poisonous weeds and plants and understand treatment recommendations for their horses, University of Minnesota Extension recently released a book titled Plants Poisonous or Harmful to Horses in the Read More

USDA to Distribute $1 Billion for Crop, Livestock Loss

The USDA will begin issuing payments to tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers across the country who suffered losses because of natural disasters, acting Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner announced Dec. 19.

"Numerous agricultural Read More

Virginia Forage Conference to Focus on Horse Owners' Needs

The Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council will explore how horse owners can maintain a healthy animal, pasture, and environment at this year's equine forage conference, to be held Feb. 11-13.

The Read More

Horses Returning to Sydney Show despite Influenza Outbreak

Despite the outbreak of equine influenza, Australia's best horses will be able to compete at the 2008 Sydney Royal Easter Show, government and agriculture officials recently announced.

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Ian Read More