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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

Kentucky Horse Diagnosed with Potomac Horse Fever

Kentucky Department of Agriculture officials have concluded a horse that was recenty diagnosed as having Potomac horse fever that was diagnosed in a horse at Keeneland's training center on Rice Road was not contracted or introduced to the horse whil Read More

Livestock Displaced by Texas Floods Are Rounded-Up

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has been working jointly with the USDA-Veterinary Services (USDA-VS) to recover stray livestock that have come across the Rio Grande River due to recent rainfall that has flooded several South Texas cou Read More

USEF Announces Long List for WEG Dressage

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced today that the following horse/rider combinations will be participating in the USEF Selection Trials for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Dressage Team, held at the Collecting Read More

Norwegian Olympian's Appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Rejected

The Swiss Supreme Court has rejected an appeal filed by Tony Andre Hansen from Norway against his disqualification from show jumping the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. The Supreme Court has ordered Hansen to pay costs of $4,809.42 USD and legal fees Read More

Youth Olympic Horses are Released from Quarantine in Singapore

Thirty-eight horses for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) Equestrian competition arrived July 15, and were in quarantine until July 29, in Singapore after travelling eight hours from Queensland, Australia. These horses wil Read More

USHJA to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Office

The United States Hunter Jumper Association will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. to celebrate the opening of its new headquarters at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Founded in 2004, the USHJA was establishe Read More

National Equestrian Crime Database Launch for British Equestrian Community

After 2 years in development, the National Equestrian Crime Database (NECD) launches the most advanced equestrian crime prevention service in the world to UK equestrians. Delivering a wealth of services, the NECD deters criminals by ensuring st Read More

Win WEG Tickets From Pennfield Equine Feed Technologies

Beginning this Monday, July 12, Pennfield Equine Feed Technologies will launch a weekly contest to give away pairs of tickets to the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky. Entrants will need to correctly answer seven questi Read More

Michigan Horses Found Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

The Michigan departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Agriculture (MDA) received confirmation on July 26 from the Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (DCPAH) that a three month old Percheron fill Read More

Livestock Death Prompts Call for Emergency Protocol

In response to two separate incidents involving livestock in public places, David Wilson, DVM, director of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis, is calling for a complete review of anima Read More

MyHorseUniversity.com to Offer Free Webcast on Shivers Today

A free live webcast will be offered at 1 p.m. EDT, July 28 to address one of the most puzzling disorders in horses. "Shivers" is a disorder in horses that has been recognized for centuries. It's also been puzzling equine experts for Read More

Video Replay of Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit Available

Video files for each public session at the third Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, held June 28 and 29 at Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Ky., are now available for download Read More

EEE Claims Massachusetts Colt

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) this week reported a 7-month old horse from Middleborough was diagnosed with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Infection was confirmed by the William Hinton State Laboratory Institute on July Read More

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