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Maryland Officials Announce Availability of EHV-1 Test

As part of the Maryland Department of Agriculture's (MDA) ongoing work to expedite the identification and control of disease, the College Park Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory is now able to perform polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for Read More

Boy's Wish to Meet Smarty Jones Granted

The Kentucky region of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Three Chimneys Farm recently teamed up to grant a young boy's wish of meeting Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Smarty Jones. His experience will be chronicled June 30 during Read More

David O'Connor Elected to American Horse Council

David O'Connor, president of the United States Equestrian Federation, Olympic gold medalist, and Pan American Games and World Equestrian Games medalist, has been elected to the board of trustees of the American Horse Council.

In 2004, Read More

Texas A&M Performing Research on Arenus Joint Supplement

Arenus, a division of Novus Nutrition Brands LLC, in conjunction with researchers from Texas A&M University, is studying the efficacy of a new, patent-pending technology in joint supplements, according to Marketing Manager Jeremy Moore. Read More

Endurance Discipline Manager Selected for WEG 2010

Emmett B. Ross has been selected as the Endurance Discipline Manager for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Ross brings more than 20 years of international endurance riding experience, acting as trainer, Chef d'Equipe, Read More

Kentucky Horse Park Hosting Equine Adoption Fair

A number of factors have converged to make this a difficult year for some of Kentucky's horses. Equine overpopulation, a challenging economy, and last summer's drought are among the causes of distress that have put Kentucky's horses in the Read More

Sav-A-Hoof Med-i-sole

Med-i-sole is an effective treatment for infections of the sole and frog (including white line disease, thrush, and seedy toe). The special gel formula sticks to the sole, shoes, and pads and increases the beneficial contact time. Read More

Tempo SC Ultra Pest Control Concentrate

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California Wine and Equine Tour at Cowboy Hideaway Ranch

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New South Wales to Deactivate Equine Flu Outbreak Precautions

Precautionary measures retained in New South Wales (NSW) since the eradication of equine influenza was confirmed in February will end at midnight on June 30.

From July 1 an official Traveling Horse Statement will not be required before Read More

Beyond the Track: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racehorse to Riding Horse

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Animal Welfare Group Tours Hong Kong Olympic Stables

Representatives of the Animal Welfare Advisory Group (AWAG) visited the Sha Tin and Beas River Olympic equestrian facilities in Hong Kong June 24.

"It's very impressive," said AWAG spokesperson Chan Pui-tin. "Before I came here I had a lot Read More

EfferSan, Multipurpose Disinfectant and Sanitizer for Equine Operations

EfferSan effectively disinfects in five minutes against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Salmonella enterica, and will sanitize in one minute against Salmonella typhi on pre-cleaned, hard, nonporous surfaces. Read More

CEM Rule Amended for Entertainment Horses

The USDA has amended its import rules to allow noncompetitive entertainment horses to be temporarily brought into the U.S. from countries affected with contagious equine metritis (CEM), a venereal disease of horses. The final rule, titled Read More

AAEP Supports Thoroughbred Safety Recommendations

The AAEP has endorsed the three initial recommendations of The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee. The committee announced its recommendations June 17, including the elimination of steroids in race training and racing, a ban on toe Read More

Rhode Island General Assembly Passes Equine Transport Measure

The Rhode Island General Assembly has passed legislation to ban the use of double-decker trucks to transport horses in the state. Sen. Dominick Ruggerio, D-Providence, and Rep. Amy Rice, D-Portsmouth, introduced the legislation in response to an Read More

WEG 2010 License Plate Planned

A specialty Kentucky license plate might soon be available in celebration of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

In order for these plates to be produced, at least 900 applications and deposits must be submitted to the World Read More

First California Equine WNV Case of 2008 Reported

The first positive equine case of West Nile virus in California in 2008 has been reported in Riverside County. The affected horse, a 15-year-old Quarter Horse gelding, died.

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that was first Read More

Sally Swift Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

Pfizer Animal Health and American Horse Publications (AHP) presented Sally Swift with the seventh annual Equine Industry Vision Award at a ceremonial breakfast held during the AHP "Break from the Gate in 2008" seminar in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More

Jockey Injured, Horse Euthanized after Churchill Spill

Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan suffered minor injuries in a spill in the first race June 21 at Churchill Downs. He was taken to Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville for X rays, which revealed no broken bones or serious injuries, according to his agent Read More

Maximizing Fuel Economy When Hauling Horses

The use of heavy-duty vehicles to transport horses consumes more energy than most passenger cars. However, horse owners can take several steps to maximize their fuel economy.

"Horse owners can do their part to reduce their fuel consumption wit Read More

Ban on Racehorse Steroids, Toe Grabs Recommended

The Thoroughbred Safety Committee announced June 17 that it is recommending the elimination of steroids in race training and racing, a ban on toe grabs, and a series of whip-related reforms, all aimed at improving safety and integrity in Read More

Equine Colic Web site Launched by Liverpool Vets

Veterinary surgeons at the University of Liverpool have developed a Web site dedicated to explaining the causes, prevention and treatment of colic in order to provide more Read More

Thoroughbred Mare, Foal Reports Due to Jockey Club

With the Thoroughbred breeding and foaling seasons nearing conclusion, The Jockey Club reminds owners and breeders to submit reports of mares bred and live foal reports.

RMBs for the 2008 breeding season are due by Aug. 1, while live foal Read More

HSUS Animal Rescue Team Deployed to Iowa Floods

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has deployed a team of trained specialists to offer logistical support and supplies, as well as perform water rescue of animals displaced by the floods. Mass flooding across Iowa has forced thousand Read More