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Adequan Multi-Dose Now Available

This new vial will allow veterinarians to draw ten injections from one vial quickly with less handling compared to the traditional 5mL single-dose vial that is still available in a 7-dose package. The multi-dose package has a 24-month shelf life. Read More

Colored Horse Photo Book Signing to Benefit Old Friends

Two-time Eclipse Award-winning photographer Barbara Livingston will sign copies of her new book Horses: In Living Color and her previous release More Old Friends on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the Circa 1840 Restaurant in Georgetown, Ky. The book signing will Read More

National Equine Welfare Code of Practice: HSUS Reaction

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has weighed in on the recent endorsement of a national welfare code of practice for the horse industry. Drafted by the American Horse Council and endorsed by several major horse industry groups, Read More

Patrick Swayze Scholarship Established By Arabian Horse Group

A scholarship in honor of Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa Niemi has been established by the Arabian Horse Foundation (AHF), based in Denver, Colo. Swayze and Niemi have had close ties to the Arabian horse breed and owned Arabian horses for Read More

FEI to Delay New Medication Rules

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Bureau has passed a resolution delaying implementation of the new Equine Prohibited Substances List and the accompanying Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations Read More

UK Boarding Stable Survey Reflects Owners' Concerns

One in four respondents to a recent survey on UK boarding stables reported serious welfare problems, reported World Horse Welfare.

The survey results show serious welfare concerns reported by the public, including 13% who said ther Read More

Entries for January Keeneland Thoroughbred Sale Down 26.3%

Keeneland Association announced Nov. 24 it has cataloged 1,753 horses for its 2010 January Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Monday-Friday, January 11-15.

That represents a 26.3% decline from the 2008 catalog, which totaled 2,379 Read More

HSUS Releases Statement on Dressage Hyperflexion Video

The Humane Society of the United States, has issued a statement concerning a recent Internet video depicting Swedish Olympic rider, Patrik Kittel, riding his stallion, Watermill Scandic, is a state of hyperflexion (known by some in the Read More

Horses Abandoned in Washington Forest, Reward Offered

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or people responsible for abandoning five horses on a logging road in rural Pierc Read More

Keeneland Thoroughbred Sale Ends on Encouraging Note

A globally diverse group of buyers, robust trade, and the highly prized pedigrees available through the Overbrook Farm dispersal combined to produce promising results at Keeneland's November breeding stock sale, which concluded Nov. Read More

Piroplasmosis: Canada Amends Texas Import Requirements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has modified the import requirements to horses to enter Canada from the state of Texas, Equine Canada recently reported. When the most recent outbreak of equine piroplasmosis occurred, the CFIA had Read More

Piroplasmosis: Florida Restricts Texas Horses

Florida has enacted import restrictions on horses from Texas due to the ongoing investigation into equine piroplasmosis, Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson announced.

Nearly 300 Texas horses have Read More

Local Stolen Horse, Suspicious Activity Alerts Coming Soon

Stolen Horse International is working to set up an early warning system so that owners and riders can be contacted with information about possible crimes in their area.

The group sometimes receives reports of suspicious activity. Read More

Churchill Dedicates Weekend to Jockey Borel

Popular Churchill Downs-based jockey Calvin Borel, who swept this year's Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby aboard Rachel Alexandra and Mine That Bird, respectively, will be honored at Churchill Downs Nov. 21 and 22 with a bobblehead Read More

Vets Discuss Welfare Assessment, Semantics, Regulation

Far from being a topic rooted only in science, how we protect animal welfare is affected by such diverse elements as politics, ethics, and semantics, said international speakers at a welfare symposium at Michigan State University held earlier Read More

Enter Your Vote in Donkey Sanctuary Christmas Contest

The Donkey Sanctuary has acquired a rare apple and is asking supporters to vote for their favorite Christmas donkey to decide which animal will get to eat it.

Donkey sanctuary contest prizeRead More

Old Friends Retirement Farm Opens New York Facility

Old Friends, a racehorse retirement farm located near Georgetown, Ky., has opened its first satellite for retired Thoroughbreds. Cabin Creek, a 40-acre farm just outside Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will begin receiving horses immediately. An Read More

Breedings to Deceased Stallions Offered Via Injection Technique

A reproductive technique called intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), in which a sperm cell is injected directly into an egg, has resulted in foals from many mares that were no longer able to produce. However, it might be equally as Read More

Washington Racetrack Braces for Regional Flooding

Emerald Downs of Auburn, Wash., is on alert this winter for possible flooding in the Green River Valley, and has outlined procedures to ensure the safety of employees, patrons, and horses.

Although Emerald Downs, which sits on 167 Read More

Horse Charity Offering Christmas Card Fundraiser

The Horse Trust of Buckinghamshire, UK, is now taking orders for its Christmas cards and 2010 calendar, which feature retired horses, donkeys, and ponies living at the sanctuary.

All proceeds from The Horse Trust's Christmas Read More

Troxel Offers Equestrian Safety Photo Contest

Troxel LLC is now accepting submissions for its new "Safety in Focus" online photo contest. Judges will award prizes, including a grand prize of $250 worth of Troxel merchandise, to five winning photos and showcase all the best Read More

Sexed Equine Semen Available Commercially in 2010

The ability to have stallion semen sorted for sex-selected foals is being offered on a commercial basis through a new alliance between Sexing Technologies and Equine Reproduction Innovations. The use of sex-selected semen in conjunction with Read More

National Equine Welfare Code of Practice Endorsed

A national Welfare Code of Practice has been endorsed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Quarter Horse Association, the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, the U.S. Read More

Safety Net for Appaloosa Horses Established

In March 2009, the Appaloosa Horse Club members received an e-mail blast about a family with 80 Appaloosa horses they needed help finding homes for as they could no longer afford to feed them. Just two months later, two month-old Appaloosa Read More

Equine Welfare Consensus Reached By AQHA, Partners

Equine industry alliance partners reached a general consensus involving humane treatment and equine welfare during a meeting October 20 and 21 at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo, Texas.

Meeting Read More