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Penn Vet Receives Gift for State-of-the-Art Equine Surgical Suite

The University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center has received a $1 million leadership gift from Gail Riepe of Cockeysville, Md., toward the $17 million required to build a state-of-the-art equine surgical suite at the George D. Widener Ho Read More

AQHA Creates Task Force to Examine Drop in Horse Show Numbers

It should come as no surprise that horse show numbers are down. The question is: What can be done to increase participation and to accommodate all ability levels? Earlier this year, the American Quarter Horse Association Executive Co Read More

WEG: Preliminary Ticket Sales Reported

A total of 411,023 tickets were sold to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Read More

National Animal Supplement Council Honored for Efforts on Behalf of Industry

National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) received an award for "Efforts on Behalf of the Industry" from a leading research-based, nutrition industry publication, Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), this year at the annual NBJ Summit in Read More

Before You Haul, Check the Tires

Studies show that the leading factor in roadside breakdowns is tires. Additionally, as temperatures cool across the country, tire pressures will decrease. Given these facts, USRider reminds equestrians and others who travel with horses to perfo Read More

Signs and Management of Equine Metabolic Syndrome Webcast

The words "middle-aged, overweight, and sedentary" do not describe a healthy horse. They do, however, describe a growing number of horses. As the obesity epidemic spreads to the equine population, researchers are learning m Read More

WEG: All Horses Tested Negative for Prohibited Substances

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) announced Oct. 15 that all blood and urine samples taken from horses competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were negative for all prohibited substances. Read More

Stout Named Kentucky Veterinarian of the Year

State veterinarian Robert C. Stout was honored as the Kentucky Veterinarian of the Year by the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association on Oct. 9 during the Mid-America Veterinary Conference in Louisville. "Dr. Stout's dedica Read More

Tips to Avoid a Dead Automobile Battery

"With fall moving steadily toward winter, this is the time of the year when weak batteries reveal themselves as the temperature drops," says Mark Cole, managing member for USRider, the national provider of roadside emergency assistanc Read More

FEI Announces Automatic Qualifiers for 2012 London Olympics

Following the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced that the following teams have qualified to compete in the 2012 London Olympics (Great Britain, as the host country, Read More

AQHA and PRCA Announce Rodeo Horses of the Year

There will be an all-new class of superstar horses on display at the Dec. 2-11 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., including one nicknamed "Vegas." His registered name is RA Sonoita Silver, but owner Turtle Pow Read More

Fall Transition Tips

Fall's arrival means it's time to get your horse and farm ready for winter. Read More

WEG Results: Team Para-Dressage

Great Britain continued its historical domination of the Para Dressage World Championships by taking the team gold, and sweeping all three individual medals in the Grade Ia division, as well as the individual gold and silver in grade Ib. These Read More

The Fine Art of Footing at the Washington International Horse Show

The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) takes place Oct.26-31 in the nation's capital, and plans are already in the works to ensure the footing is up to the standard demanded by internationally ranked riders and their horses. "Hosting a Read More

WEG Results: Team Show Jumping

Germany was nearly perfect Show Jumping World Championships Oct. 6, presented by Rolex, and they rode off with the team gold medal (17.8 faults). France jumped up to the silver medal (24.32), and Belgium climbed up to the bronze medal (24.7). Read More

AAEP Students Work to Ensure the Health of WEG Equine Athletes

A group of talented fourth-year veterinary students preparing for careers in equine sports medicine are assisting with the care of elite competition horses during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Read More

WEG Results: Individual Para Dressage

British riders have traditionally dominated the medals at the Para Dressage World Championships, and Sophie Wells lived up to that history by taking individual gold in the grade IV individual test, aboard the flashy chestnut Dutch Warmblood, Pinocchi Read More

Pfizer Launches Commitment to Veterinarians

Pfizer Animal Health has launched a U.S. initiative reaffirming its support for the veterinary profession. Under the banner Commitment to Veterinarians, Pfizer pledged to comprehensively address the significant short- and long-term unmet needs Read More

Free Equine Nutrition Seminar at Michigan State

Two veterinarians from Michigan State University's (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine will present a free seminar on equine nutrition on Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will take place in E-100 Veterinary Medical Center on the Read More

WEG Results: Show Jumping Qualifier

United States riders Mario Deslauriers, on Urico, and McLain Ward, on Sapphire, set the pace in the first leg of the team competition at the Rolex Jumping World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky. Read More

WEG Results: Team and Individual Eventing

It was back to Rolex Outdoor Stadium Sunday for the conclusion of the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra, where Germany's Michael Jung (33.0) remained dominant and claimed the individual gold medal as Great Britain (139.4) took the Read More

WEG: Alltech Recognizes First 'A+' Award Recipients; TheHorse.com's Beckstett Honored

Today Alltech announced the first recipients of the Alltech 'A+' Award, established to honor creativity, passion, and excellence in equine journalism. The media contest was organized in partnership with American Horse Publications (AHP) Read More

WEG: Cross-Country Keeps Germany's Jung Atop Eventing World Championships

As the day's third-to-last starter, Germany's Michael Jung and La Biosthetique-Sam FBW made the cross-country course look easy at the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra. The pair added nothing to their dressage penalty Read More

WEG: Italian Horse Injured During Cross-Country

Juan Carlos Garcia's (ITA) horse, Iman du Golfe, was injured in a fall at fence 20 during the cross-country portion of the eventing competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky, Oct. 3. Read More

WEG: Veterinary Update on Eventing Horses after Cross Country

In addition to the injury suffered by Italian eventing horse Iman du Golfe today during the Cross-Country phase of the Eventing World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, two more horses Read More