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University of Maryland Hosting Pasture Weed Educational Event

The University of Maryland's Equine Studies Program is hosting its third Pasture Walk at the Equine Rotational Grazing Demonstration site on Aug. 12 from 6-8 p.m. EDT. Read More

WEG: USEF Announces Nominated List for Para-Equestrian Dressage

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named 15 horse/rider combinations to the nominated entry for Para-Equestrian Dressage for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). From this group, 10 horse/rider combinations Read More

Latest Round of Endorsements for the AHC's Welfare Code of Practice

The American Horse Council (AHC) announces the American Saddlebred Horse Association, Appaloosa Horse Club, Harness Horsemen International, Kentucky Horse Council, North American Trail Ride Conference, and the National Reined Cow Horse Association Read More

Pfizer Donates Vaccinations to Navajo Indian Reservation in New Mexico

On June 5-12 Pfizer Animal Health's Adrian Haynie joined Perry Mobley, DVM, of Mobley Veterinary Clinic in Abbeville, Ala., on a veterinary mission trip to a Navajo Indian Reservation just outside Farmington, N.M. Mobley, Haynie, and members from Mob Read More

WEG: USEF Names Final Short List for U.S. Eventing Team

The USEF has added the following horse/rider combinations to the Short List for the 2010 Land Rover US Eventing Team to represent the United States at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky. The Short List/Nomin Read More

AHC Rolapp Award Goes to Arkansas Senator

Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas has been awarded the American Horse Council's 2010 Rolapp Award. Senator Lincoln is the Chair of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee. "I am honored to receive this aw Read More

Dr. James Brown Joins Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

James A. Brown, BVSc, Dipl. ACT, has joined Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center as a clinical assistant professor of equine surgery. He will perform both elective and emergency surgery, and he will instruct residents a Read More

Taking the Initial Step for Unwanted Horses

Taking the initial step to help unwanted horses is critical to solving the problem of excess horses facing the horse community. The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) new handbook, Best Practices: How Your Organization Can Help Unwanted Ho Read More

WEG Trophies Revealed

The beauty of the horse and the spirit of the Bluegrass will be showcased in the unveiling of the trophies and medals to be presented to the world champions of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Lexington-based luxury gift store Read More

1,600 Unwanted Horses Receive Spring Vaccinations

This spring, the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) vaccinated 1,600 unwanted horses against critical equine diseases. Established in December 2008, UHVRC provides qualifying equine rescue and retirement facilities with complime Read More

Got Ulcers? Free Gastroscopy Event at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

Horse owners still have an opportunity for a free gastroscopy exam of their horse at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital during the July 15 Merial Animal Health gastroscopy seminar. Merial conducts Gastroscopy seminars throughout the year at equi Read More

WEG: USEF Announces Nominated List for Four-In-Hand Driving

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following drivers to the Nominated Entry for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. From this group the Definite Entry (Team and Individuals) will be named to represent the Unit Read More

WEG: Reiners Selected for Team USA

Team USA was set July 10 during the Adequan/USEF Open Reining Championships at the AQHA Battle in the Saddle in Oklahoma City, OK. The competition was also the selection trial for the United States Reining Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Eq Read More

July 10 is National Helmet Awareness Day

Riders4Helmets.com will have a booth at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. by the Grill On The Hill (near stable office).

There will be severa Read More

SmartPak Receives Vet-VIPPS Certfication

SmartPak was recently awarded the Veterinary Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (Vet-VIPPS) certification from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). SmartPak is only the fifth veterinary pharmacy to receive Vet-VIPPS certifica Read More

New Bolton Center Receives Check from NTRA, Pfizer, and Barbaro Fans

On Saturday, June 26, University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, received a check in the amount of $37,276 for its Fund for Laminitis Research. The donation was made through the effor Read More

WEG: Culver Academies to Perform in Opening Ceremonies

Culver Academies, known for their historic Black Horse Troop and Equestriennes horsemanship units, will bring their traditions to the World Equestrian Games Opening Ceremonies on Sept. 25.

"I am very excited Culver has been chos Read More

Horse-Related Credit Card Benefits Equine Research

The Horseman's Card continues to be the preferred credit card of many equestrians more than 18 years after its inception. Since 1992, the Horseman's Card has provided thousands of dollars for the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center Read More

VITALS Program Launched by Kentucky Horse Council

A new program called VITALS, introduced by the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC), will assist horse owners in communicating basic health indicators to their veterinarians when illness, injury or disease is suspected.

The KHC Health and We Read More

Share Horse Safety Tips to Win Tickets to WEG

Saddle Up SAFELY, a program began by University of Kentucky HealthCare and UK College of Agriculture Equine Initiative and now including more than 30 medical and equine-related organizations, is giving away prizes in exchange for horse riding safety Read More

Kentucky's Equine Safety Net Program Modifies Eligibility Requirements

According to a recent report, one out of every 10 work-eligible Kentuckians is unemployed. In response to the significant increase in jobless horse owners, the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has modified eligibility requirements for its Equine Sa Read More

Easing the Transition Into Summer

Dr. Kristina Hiney, PhD, Omega Fields equine nutrition advisor, has prepared a series of seasonal tips to help horse owners transition their horses from one season to another. The following are the things you can do during this transition to su Read More

Tips on Merging While Pulling a Trailer

While driving safely is important for everyone's safety and welfare, it is particularly important for vehicles that are towing trailers. While it is best for a merging vehicle to accelerate to the speed of the other vehicles on the interstate Read More

Alltech Appoints Duren As Official Nutritionist

Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition and the title sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010, has named Stephen Duren, MS, PhD, the company's official nutritionist. Duren, owner of Performance Horse Nutrition, LLC, Read More

40 Tips for the Trail Rider

This year marks the 40th anniversary for Lynn Palm as a horse trainer and clinician. Palm offers 40 tips to trail riders as they hit the lush green trails or sandy beaches with their horses. Trail riding is an excellent wa Read More