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Equine Ambulance Allotted ASPCA Grant

Humane Equine Aid and Rapid Transport (HEART), a nonprofit organization that provides equine ambulatory services, recently received a $10,000 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Read More

Court OKs Compounding Pharmacy to Sell Controlled Substances to Vets

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided Dec. 11 that a veterinary compounding pharmacy does have the right to dispense compounded formulations of controlled substances to veterinarians, overturning an earlier actio Read More

FOSH to Present Gaited Horse Judging Clinic in Europe

History will be made when Dianne Little, director of judging with the Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH), will present an Independent Judges Association clinic in South Germany prior to the European Championships for Tennessee Walking Horses.

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Introduced Legislation Sets Guidelines for Tracking Animal Cruelty Crimes

New legislation in the U.S. Senate, introduced by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), directs the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to include animal cruelty crimes as a separate category in the agency's crime data reporting system.

"Having the Read More

Equine Anatomy Chart

The first of this series covers basic equine anatomy. It offers a unique perspective which will immediately enhance the viewer's working knowledge of the horse. Packed with details and information, this chart is 11" x 14" and is laminated for rugged Read More

Australia Equine Flu: Cooperation Key to Eliminating Queensland Cases

All of the sectors involved in the equine influenza response in Queensland have been working cooperatively to eradicate equine influenza, and officials are starting to see the benefits of their effort.

According to Biosecurity Queensland's Read More

AAEP Convention Sets New Attendance Record

The 53rd Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, held Dec. 1-5 in Orlando, Fla., set a convention attendance record for the second year in a row, as 7,238 veterinary professionals, guests, and exhibitors Read More

2007 Morris Animal Foundation Equine Research Wrap-Up

The results of equine research funded by the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) in 2007 added to scientists' understanding of foal pneumonia, hereditary muscle disorders, laminitis, and pharmacology.

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John Henry Painting Brings In Record Amount for ReRun Adoption Program

A recent Ebay auction brought a record winning bid of $5,200 for an original painting created by the late John Henry. The painting was part of the annual holiday auction held by ReRun, Inc., a Thoroughbred horse adoption program with chapters in Read More

U.K. Group Honored for Equestrian Highway Safety Program

The British Horse Society was recently recognized for its Riding and Road Safety Training program.

The Prince Michael International Road Safety Award honors those who have helped to reduce road casualties. This is the third time that the Read More

Mega Grand Flex

Grand Meadows Nutritional Products Inc. introduces their newest equine joint supplement, Mega Grand Flex. Mega Grand Flex is designed to help horses that have not responded to traditional ingredient levels in joint support products. Read More

AAEP Foundation Research Fellow Scholarship Winner Announced

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation, Inc., recognized Ashlee E. Watts, DVM of Ithaca, N.Y., as the recipient of the 2007 AAEP Foundation Research Fellow on Dec. 3 during the AAEP 53rd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla. Th Read More

Give the Gift of Veterinary Care for Working Animals this Holiday Season

Bring the spirit of the holiday season to those who cannot help themselves with a gift of veterinary care for animals in need. The American Fondouk, a charitable, U.S.-run animal Read More

USEF to Host Clinics for Veterinarians

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will present two clinics in 2008 for veterinarians involved with national-level horse shows. These clinics are designed specifically for show veterinarians, testing veterinarians, and senior Read More

Florida Vet Med Professor Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

John Harvey, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, a professor in and chairman of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine's department of physiological sciences, has received the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology's lifetime Read More

Britain Giving Temporary Leeway on Horse Transport Certificates

Britain's Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has declared a four-month amnesty for people transporting horses or livestock who miss the Jan. 5, 2008, deadline for gaining a certificate of competence.

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Nominations Being Accepted for 'Beautiful Horses of Michigan' Project

Equine artist Karen Brenner is seeking nominations for her newest series of paintings, "Beautiful Horses of Michigan." Brenner said she hopes to include a wide variety of breeds and colors in the project. Horses will be selected based on the Read More

AVMA: Local Governments Not to Regulate Veterinary Procedures

The Executive Board of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recently passed a new policy to keep local municipalities out of the business of regulating veterinary procedures. The policy also bolsters the authority of state bodies t Read More

LSU to Host Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an equine artificial insemination workshop for horse owners and breeders Feb. 9-10, 2008. This workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and Read More

ASPCA Supporting Proposed Ban on NYC Horse Carriages

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) will support Councilman Tony Avella's proposed bill to ban carriage horses from New York City streets. The bill is Read More

Cushing's, Parkinson's Link? Oklahoma State Researcher Receives Grant for Study

Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ABVP, is an assistant professor with the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. McFarlane recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Read More

Sharpsburg Horse Rescue: One Year Later

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the largest recorded horse rescue in the state of Maryland. The Humane Society of Washington County (HSWC) continues to feel the affects of the horse seizure, and six horses are still in need of Read More

Guelph Adds Two Offerings to Equine Continuing Education Program

Equine Guelph will now offer a diploma in Equine Studies and a certificate in Equine Business Management. These will be offered in addition to the Equine Science certificate.

The new diploma in Equine Studies consists of 10 courses; the Read More

Lexol Leather Care 8 oz. Bottle

Lexol Leather Cleaner is pH-balanced to safely and thoroughly clean leather without the harshness or potentially damaging effects of saddle soaps. Lexol Leather Conditioner penetrates the surface to replenish natural oils and restore its original Read More

Dr. Brian Carroll Joins AAEP Board of Directors

Brian S. Carroll, DVM, of Edmond, Okla., has been elected to the American Association of Equine Practitioners' board of directors. He began his term as Director at Large at the AAEP's 53rd Annual Convention, held Dec. 1-5 in Orlando, Fla. Read More