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Nutrena Creates Online Community for Horse Enthusiasts

Cargill's Nutrena brand recently launched a new blog site called The Feed Room that is designed to be a central source for horse enthusiasts to get t Read More

Dressage Committee Strongly Recommends Safety Helmets

Following an accident in which Courtney King-Dye (USA) suffered serious head injuries in a schooling fall in Florida earlier this year, the FEI Dressage Committee strongly recommends that all riders wear properly fastened safety helmets when tr Read More

FEI President: FEI Supports Animal Identification, Traceability

"As an industry and as an organization, we completely support the EU requirement for the now compulsory passports of all equines within the community and the introduction of mandatory microchipping," Princess Haya said. Read More

Fundraiser Breaks World Record for Largest Trail Riding Competition

The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) made horse riding history on June 13 with the first-ever Guinness World Records achievement for the Largest Trail Riding Competition. Read More

VEE: Two Cases Reported in Panama

The Office of the Kentucky State Veterinarian reports that during the second week in June, government officials in Panama reported two confirmed equine cases of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE). The report cited two deceased hors Read More

Kentucky Horse Park's Nicholson Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director John Nicholson is the recipient of the ninth annual Equine Industry Vision Award. Pfizer Animal Health, a world leader in discovering and developing innovative animal prescription medicines and Read More

American Humane Association Awards Grant for Horse Stall Fans

Beating the heat is the goal for Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program (FLTAP), and with a recent $2,000 grant from the American Humane Association's Meacham Foundation Memorial, the Purple Haze Center will accomplish just that. Read More

London Olympics 2012: Bob Ellis Named Jumping Course Designer

Bob Ellis (GBR) has been appointed as the Jumping course designer for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The appointment of the British designer, who produced the courses for last year's Alltech FEI European Jumping Championships, wa Read More

Colorado State's Vet School Catches Social Media Wave

Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CSU-CVMBS) has announced the launch of its social media communications program, with accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. According to a university Read More

Auburn to Host Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Symposium

The field of animal rehabilitation is rapidly growing and a number of veterinary practices and teaching hospitals now include rehabilitation services. Nationwide and beyond, veterinarians and physical therapists are collaborating to provide rehab Read More

Event Managers Urged to Notify Participants of Entry Requirements

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) recommends that event organizers notify all event participants in advance (via show bill, flier, etc.) that the law requires them to provide proof of a current negative Coggins test and Certificate of Veterinary Read More

Seminar for Horse Professionals to Be Available Online

Equestrian Professional will begin a three-part seminar series July 5 on financial planning for horse professionals. This series will focus on what horse professionals can do to create a secure financial outlook for their businesses and their o Read More

Equine Viral Arteritis Monitoring Is Ongoing

The Office of the (KY) State Veterinarian is continuing to monitor an outbreak of equine viral arteritis that has been reported in Argentina, according to a recent news release from that office. Information available suggests th Read More

WEG: 100 Days to Opening Ceremonies to Be Celebrated

On June 17, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will commemorate 100 days to the opening ceremonies with a celebration in downtown Lexington, Ky.

Global animal health and nutrition leader and title sponsor Alltech will be producin Read More

Rood & Riddle to Host Gastroscopy Event

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, 2150 Georgetown Road, Lexington, Ky., will host a Merial Animal Health gastroscopy event and education forum from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 15 in the Rood & Riddle Podiatry building. Horse owners are invited to schedule Read More

WEG: Pepsi to Be Official Beverage Supplier

Pepsi-Cola will be the official beverage supplier of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, according to the World Games 2010 Foundation. As the official beverage supplier, Pepsi will help fuel thousands of volunteers with its products, Read More

NSAID Discussion Eagerly Anticipated

A recently published report previewing the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) Summer Convention in Minneapolis in late July seemed to indicate that there was little support for proposed changes in the recommended thresho Read More

Piroplasmosis Prevention: Kentucky Revises Entry Requirements

Investigations into the occurrence of equine piroplasmosis, caused by Theileria (babesia) equi, continue and as of June 10 a total of 457 horses have been found positive to T. equi in the United States. Read More

Scholarships Aid 32 Students Committed to Equine Medicine

Thirty-two veterinary students following a career path in equine medicine have received financial support through The Winner's Circle Scholarship Program. The program, sponsored by the American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation, Platinum Read More

Contagious Equine Metritis Update

Late this spring a 23rd stallion in the United States was found to be infected with the Contagious Equine Metritis-causing organism Taylorella equigenitalis, according to a news release from the Office of the (KY) State Veterinarian. Read More

Horse Recovers From Debilitating Lameness With Three-Pronged Strategy

Lame and in great discomfort, an 18-year-old Thoroughbred gelding came to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center barely able to walk. The horse's problem stemmed from a breakdown of both of his hind limb suspensory ligaments Read More

Thoroughbred Charities of America Elects New President

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced that Dan Rosenberg, owner of Rosenberg Thoroughbred Consulting in Midway, Ky. has been elected president of Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) effective July 1. Rosenberg replace Read More

Para-Webathon Raises Almost $10,000; Donations Still Coming In

The Horse Radio Network (HRN) and the United States Para Equestrian Association (USPEA) raised $8,000 during their two-hour Para-Webathon on June 8, according to HRN's Glenn the Geek. "We were thrilled with that," he sa Read More

WEG: Papa John's Named Official Pizza of Games

Papa John's International, Inc., the world's third largest pizza chain, will be the official pizza of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, according to the World Games 2010 Foundation and the Kentucky-based company. As part of t Read More

American Horse Council and Pfizer Animal Health Form Alliance

Pfizer Animal Health has partnered with the American Horse Council in efforts to support all facets of the equine industry. "We are very pleased that Pfizer Animal Health is supporting the AHC's efforts in Washington D.C. Th Read More