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University of Guelph Receives $2 Million Grant

The University of Guelph has received $2 million from the E.P. Taylor Equine Research Fund to support clinical research in the health and performance of racehorses. The announcement was made Aug. 27 during the second annual Equi-Challenge, whic Read More

Pesticide Use on Farms May Be Affected By Federal Legislation

The Environmental Protection Agency is finalizing its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Pesticide General Permit, with plans to implement the regulation in April, 2011. The proposed regulations would affect any applicators who apply pes Read More

International Equestrian Festival Event Preview

In the spirit of the proud tradition established by previous host cities, the International Equestrian Festival welcomes visitors to downtown Lexington for a celebration worthy of the "Horse Capital of the World." The Festival, which Read More

The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship Announced for 2010-2011

David Allen and Heather Shatz, animal science majors in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP), have been awarded The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year, it was jointly announced to Read More

Green Initiatives in Place for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is proud to announce plans for efficient recycling and waste reduction during the 16-day event, by partnering with Green Duck composting and recycling solutions company.Using eco-stations and c Read More

EEE: New York Confirms First Case in 2010

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker announced the state's first confirmed equine case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this year on Aug. 27. The affected horse was a 2-year old gelding kept in Oswego County. EEE is a Read More

WEG: Kroger Stores to Offer Flex Grounds Pass Tickets

Shoppers at 166 Kroger stores in four states will be able to purchase Flex Grounds Pass tickets to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games along with their grocery items from Sept. 1 - Sept. 24. Kroger stores in Central Tennessee, Sou Read More

Hay and Pasture Insurance Expands to all of New York in 2011

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker announced Wednesday that USDA Risk Management Agency is expanding crop insurance coverage statewide for hay and pasture in the 2011 growing season. Last year, USDA had a pilot program for h Read More

Stallion Reproduction and Dentistry Explored in 360-Degree Educational Experiences

The continuing education (CE) office at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science (CVM) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) joined efforts Aug. 10-Aug. 13 to present two 360-degree continuing Read More

Disaster Planning Experts Meet in California

Disaster planning experts met Aug. 17 and 19 in San Diego, Calif., and at University of California, Davis (UC Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine to set up a plan that includes animals in emergency response. Dozens of personnel from fire depar Read More

Sport Horse Enthusiasts Invited to Special Pre-WEG Educational Workshop

Achieving prime fitness in equine athletes will be the objective of The Winning Edge: Promoting Peak Performance in the Equine Athlete, a workshop for horse owners, trainers and competitors held in conjunction with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestr Read More

WEG: 30 Day Countdown to the Games

With just one month to go until the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, ticket sales and hospitality purchases are ramping up as spectators from around the world prepare to witness world championship competition in eight equestrian sports. Read More

Low- or No-Cost Castration Effort Under Way in Missouri

An equine veterinarian at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) plans to host a low- or no-cost castration clinic this fall at the University of Missouri, in an effort to address the unwanted horse issue. Ac Read More

WEG: U.S. Para-Dressage Team Nominated Entries Named

The United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) would like to thank all of the Para-Dressage equines that have been selected to the Nominated Entry for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The Para-Dressage compet Read More

EEE Vaccination Timing Critical for Protection

Vaccinating at the proper time of the year against Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is critical to protecting horses from the sometimes-fatal mosquito-borne disease, according to Judy Marteniuk, DVM, MS, associate professor in Equine Medicine Read More

WEG: USEF Names Endurance Short List/Nominated Entry

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Short List/Nominated Entry for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games according to the USEF Selection Procedure for Endurance. From this Read More

Mississippi State Veterinary Students Volunteer Abroad

While many people spent their summer vacations relaxing on the beach, a group of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) students traveled to Central America to help animals in need.

In June, Katie Cooley, B Read More

WEG: USEF Names Dresssage Team Short List/Nominated Entry

The United States Equestrian Federation has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Short List/ Nominated Entry for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) according to the USEF Selection Procedure for Dressage. From this Read More

WEG: YouTube Contest Winner to Receive Opening Ceremony Tickets

Alltech presents its first-ever YouTube Film Star contest to promote the upcoming Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to be held in Lexington, Ky., from Sept. 25-Oct. 10. The winner will receive two tickets to the opening ceremony of the G Read More

WEG: Ford Named Official Automobile of the Games

Ford Motor Company will provide courtesy vehicles to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as an Official Automobile of the Games. The 2010 Games will feature eight world championships in equestrian sport and are being held fo Read More

WEG: Major Build-Out Progress at the Kentucky Horse Park

With many of the summer horse shows wrapping up this month at the Kentucky Horse Park, build-out crews for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have been ramping up their progress. Temporary seating Stand A at the Outdoor Stad Read More

USEF Names Ranked WEG Show Jumping Short List

United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) officials have named the following horse-and-rider combinations in ranked order to the U.S. Show Jumping Team Short List for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 in Lexington, Ky. Read More

Horse Trailer Tip: Locate Special Keys for Tires

Did you know that some wheels require a special lug nut key in order to remove tires from a vehicle? Your spare tire could also require a special key to unlock it. Having locking lug nuts on each wheel and a lock on your spare tire holder Read More

WEG: An Experience for the Entire Family

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) will take place in Lexington, Ky., from Sept. 25-Oct. 10. The World Equestrian Games are held every four years like the Olympics and are the world championships for eight equestrian disciplines recog Read More

WEG: AT&T Named Official Wireless Service Provider

AT&T will provide wireless service and devices to the World Games 2010 Foundation as the Official Wireless Service Provider of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The 2010 Games will feature eight world championships of Read More