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Positive Hypersensitivity Test Eliminates Sapphire from FEI World Cup Final

The FEI reported that Sapphire, the horse ridden by McLain Ward (USA), has been eliminated from the second round of the FEI World Cup Final in Geneva, Switzerland, and disqualified from the rest of the event following a positive hypersensitivity test Read More

England to Build 164-Foot White Horse

Driving or taking a train through Kent, England, might surprise you in the future. The BBC News reports that permission has been granted to built a 164-foot white horse beside the A2 dual carriageway. Read More

Equine Stomach Ulcers Still at 60%

For the second year, a nationwide series of more than 160 gastroscopy events showed 60% of horses were identified with stomach ulcers, according to a press release from Merial.

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FEI: New Stewards' Guidelines on Warm-Up Techniques

The FEI Bureau today gave its unanimous approval to new Stewards’ guidelines on warm-up techniques produced by the Working Group formed after the round-table conference held in Lausanne in February.

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Kids Science Website Features 37-Year-Old Horse

Equine Science 4 Kids! is a redesigned, interactive youth component now available on the Rutgers Equine Science Center website. It features an illustrated version of Lord Nelson, a 37-year old American Quarter Horse, as the figurehead to guide youth Read More

Horses Needed for Mounted Patrol Unit

The Bedford County Sheriff's Department of Shelbyville, Tenn., is forming an equine mounted patrol unit. The department is looking for Tennessee Walking Horse geldings that are 3-8 years old and stand 15-16 hands tall, and preferably well-broke. Read More

AHC Forum to Focus on Emerging Diseases

The American Horse Council has announced that the theme for this year's National Issues Forum is "Emerging Diseases: a Challenge to the Industry" Read More

AAEP Offers New Veterinary Continuing Education Courses

Equine respiratory disease, care of sport horses, and training in dentistry and stallion reproduction are the subjects of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' expanded 2010 series of summer continuing education meetings. Read More

FEI: Riders Warned of a Two-Year Ban for Doping Positives

Riders competing at this week's Rolex Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Cup Jumping Final in Geneva, Switzerland, were warned about the two-year ban if their horse was was found to have a banned substance in his system. Read More

ASPCA Announces $200,000 Grant for San Diego County Horses

ASPCA Funding Will Provide Care and Support for Abused and Neglected Horses in San Diego County Read More

Alysheba Memorial Statue Unveiling

One year after the death of Kentucky Derby Winner Alysheba, the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., will unveil a memorial statue at his grave. Read More

Morgans Make Bid for U. S. Driving Team

A four-in-hand team of black Morgan geldings, owned by Alan and Maureen Aulson, are one step closer to their bid of making team to represent the United States at the World Equestrian Games (WEG), a first in the Morgan breed.

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Donated Snaffle Bits Delivered to India

Friends of Marwari/Kathiawari Horse UK announced the first successful delivery of over 80 snaffle bits to India. The bits had been donated by horse lovers from all over the United Kingdom specifically for the welfare of Indigenous Indian horses Read More

Only One Horse Rescue Left in New Hampshire

When Equine Protection of North America (EPONA) announced on March 16, that it was permanently closing its doors due to economic difficulties, Live and Let Live Farm (LLLF) rescue became the last licensed, legal rehabilitation rescue for horses Read More

Five Ways to Be Green and Save Money During Show Season

With the start of show season just around the corner, Lucinda Dyer, author of Eco-Horsekeeping: Over 100 Budget-Friendly Ways You and Your Horse Can Save the Planet, gives us the five easiest ways to stay green while pursuing blues.

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Equine Spring Transition Tips

Dr. Kristina Hiney, PhD, Omega Fields Equine Nutrition Advisor, has prepared a series of seasonal tips to help horse owners transitioning their horses from one season to another. Read More

Two New Veterinary Specialties: Comments Sought

The public comment period is open for two new veterinary specialties currently being considered by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Read More

WEG: Direct Action Company Named an Official Animal Health & Nutrition Partner

Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, has named Direct Action Company (dac) an Official Animal Health & Nutrition Partner for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010. Read More

Horse Trailer Drivers: Handle a Sticking Gas Pedal

While sticking accelerators have been recently been pegged to Toyota vehicles, this can occur in any vehicle for a variety of reasons, ranging from a broken motor mount or improper floor mat, to a system glitch, so it is best to be prepared.

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AVMA Briefs Congress on Antibiotic Use

The nation's largest veterinary association briefed Congress March 29 on the use of antibiotics in animal health, providing in-depth scientific information on the necessity of antibiotic use for preventing and treating disease in companion Read More

WEG Grounds Pass Tickets Available Soon

Grounds Pass tickets for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will go on sale Friday, April 16, at 10 a.m.

Grounds Pass tickets will be regularly priced at $25 each, but as a promotion from April 16 through May 31, tickets wil Read More

WEG Expected to Bring $167 Million to Kentucky

Kentucky could realize a $167 million economic benefit from the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, a significant increase from early projections of $150 million, organizers said.

The 2010 Games will be held for the first time i Read More

New USEF Drug Rule Goes into Effect April 1

An important rule change affecting the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) competition horses goes into effect April 1.

The USEF Board of Directors voted to amend its Therapeutic Read More

FEI Prohibited Substances Database Now Online

The new Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Prohibited Substances Database is now available online. The purpose of this new database is to provide clear guidance on t Read More

Laminitis Researchers Meet, Develop Plans

Nearly 50 researchers and laminitis experts from around the world met to prioritize future laminitis research needs during the the 2nd AAEP Foundation Equine Laminitis Research Workshop. The group also explored specific questions about the dire Read More