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Miniature Horse Named "Most Heroic Pet in America"

Strebors Black Magic On Demand, a Miniature Horse registered with the American Miniature Horse Registry, is spreading her own magic as a therapy horse. Known to her many fans as Magic, the black mini with blue eyes was recently named the Most H Read More

Wine Tasting, Dinner to Benefit Horse Rescue Group

Safe Haven Horse Rescue will host For the Love of Horses, a benefit dinner and wine tasting on June 12 at 6 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Sacramento Arden West Hotel. The event, to be held in conjunction with the June 11-1 Read More

Handicap Horseback Riding Program Searching for Horses

Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH), a NARHA therapeutic riding program, is looking for horses to add to its equine team. The program has recently expanded into a new facility and a new year-round schedule. CKRH has many requests to provide Read More

NRHA to Offer "Ride a Reiner" at WEG

With reining being a part of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games this fall in Lexington, Ky., the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) will give equestrians the opportunity to "Ride a Reiner." "Ride a Reiner" will be Read More

Model Horses Help Fight Cancer

Breyer Animal Creations has released two Pink Ribbon model horses to launch its 2010 Canter against Cancer program. Breyer has melded the horse with the pink ribbon, the universal symbol of breast cancer, into a decorative model horse to symbol Read More

Rabies: Florida Bobcat That Attacked Horse Tests Positive

A bobcat that scratched a horse last week in Florida has tested positive for rabies. The attack occurred on May 21 on Cherokee Street in Palm City. This is the first case of rabies in Martin county this year. Last year three animals tested posi Read More

Departed Champions To Be Remembered on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, Old Friends will pay tribute to some special Thoroughbred champions.
On May 31, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, Ky., will have a commemorative service for eight retirees that have passed Read More

Equine Health Care Workshop Offered in Conjunction with WEG

Achieving prime fitness in equine athletes will be the objective of The Winning Edge: Promoting Peak Performance in the Equine Athlete, a horse owner workshop held in conjunction with the 2010 FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games (WEG). Read More

Base Horse Import Regulations on Actual Risk, Says FEI President

HRH Princess Haya, president of the Federacion Equestre Internationale (FEI), has called for a more rational risk-based approach to international trade requirements for the transportation of competition horses.

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My Horse University Offers Courses in Spanish

Michigan State University's (MSU) online horse management program and the Universidad Mayor in Chile have partnered to offer two My Horse University courses in Spanish. Horse enthusiasts will now have access to short online learning experie Read More

Training Challenge to Showcase Rescued Horses

Equine victims of abuse, neglect, and abandonment will be the stars at the second annual Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge. The Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society in College Station, Texas, is hosting the challenge to showcase the talent Read More

U.S. WEG Reining Team to be Determined at Battle in the Saddle

The U.S. Equestrian Federation National Open Reining Championship and official United States Equestrian Team Selection Trial for the Adequan U.S. Reining Team will take place July 10 during the Battle in the Saddle at State Fair Park in Oklahom Read More

Ex-Racehorses Receive New Showing Opportunities

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is partnering with the hunter/jumper shows at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington to offer special Thoroughbred-only classes this summer.

The program's mission to transition, re-train, an Read More

AHC Tax Workshop to Feature Tad Davis

Thomas A. (Tad) Davis, author of the Horse Owners and Breeders Tax Handbook, will conduct a tax workshop as part of the upcoming American Horse Council (AHC) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The tax session will be from 1:30-3:00 p.m. on June Read More

Wild Horse and Burro Board to Hold Public Workshop

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a public workshop and hold a regular meeting in June at a two-day event in Denver. The June 14 workshop will provide the public with an opportun Read More

Equine Piroplasmosis Testing now Available at Texas Labs

The Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratories recently announced that it has received approval from USDA's veterinary services to test for equine piroplasmosis for interstate and intrastate movement. Read More

New Bolton Critical Care Center Emphasizes Biosecurity

The James M. Moran Jr. Critical Care Center, the newest facility at the New Bolton Center, has been built to emphasize biosecurity in large animal veterinary care. The center, located on the Kennett Square, Pa., campus of the University of Penn Read More

U.S. Trotting Association Supports Standardbreds in Peril

The United States Trotting Association (USTA) has announced its intention to offer support to Standardbred horses in the care and custody of animal control authorities because of neglect, abuse, or abandonment.

The program, Support O Read More

AAEP Research Fellow Application Deadline Approaching

Applications are now being accepted for the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation Past Presidents' Research Fellow, which is a $5,000 fellowship for AAEP members beginning careers in equine research. It is made poss Read More

USDA Accepting Applications for Veterinary Loan Repayment Program

A federal notice has gone out this morning requesting applications for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), which will provide up to $25,000 of student loan debt relief per year for a mini Read More

Thoroughbred Charity Fundraiser Set for Del Mar

After the Finish Line will hold its 2010 annual charity fundraiser, "A Tribute to the Majesty of Thoroughbreds," on Aug. 5 in Del Mar, Calif. The reception and dinner will include silent and live auctions.

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Pfizer, AVMF Partner on Veterinary Scholarships

Pfizer Animal Health has announced the first recipients of a new $2 million scholarship program for US veterinary students. The program will be administered in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).

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Horse Expo a Family Summer Destination

If your children love horses, the Western States Horse Expo in Sacramento, Calif., is the summer destination for the entire family. Scheduled for the Cal Expo Center on June 11-13, the Horse Expo will feature hands-on play and learning experien Read More

New Bolton Center Offers Free Equine Lecture Series

The University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center has scheduled a free educational lecture series for horse owners and horse enthusiasts. The one-hour monthly lectures will include such topics as colic, therap Read More

May 8 is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

What would you do with your dog, cat, bird, horse, or livestock if your area was hit with a flood, earthquake or forest fire? National Animal Preparedness Day, May 8, reminds everyone to be prepared.

The Federal Emergency Management Read More