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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

Nutrena Creates Online Community for Horse Enthusiasts

Cargill's Nutrena brand recently launched a new blog site called The Feed Room that is designed to be a central source for horse enthusiasts to get t Read More

Dressage Committee Strongly Recommends Safety Helmets

Following an accident in which Courtney King-Dye (USA) suffered serious head injuries in a schooling fall in Florida earlier this year, the FEI Dressage Committee strongly recommends that all riders wear properly fastened safety helmets when tr Read More

FEI President: FEI Supports Animal Identification, Traceability

"As an industry and as an organization, we completely support the EU requirement for the now compulsory passports of all equines within the community and the introduction of mandatory microchipping," Princess Haya said. Read More

Fundraiser Breaks World Record for Largest Trail Riding Competition

The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) made horse riding history on June 13 with the first-ever Guinness World Records achievement for the Largest Trail Riding Competition. Read More

VEE: Two Cases Reported in Panama

The Office of the Kentucky State Veterinarian reports that during the second week in June, government officials in Panama reported two confirmed equine cases of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE). The report cited two deceased hors Read More

Kentucky Horse Park's Nicholson Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director John Nicholson is the recipient of the ninth annual Equine Industry Vision Award. Pfizer Animal Health, a world leader in discovering and developing innovative animal prescription medicines and Read More

American Humane Association Awards Grant for Horse Stall Fans

Beating the heat is the goal for Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program (FLTAP), and with a recent $2,000 grant from the American Humane Association's Meacham Foundation Memorial, the Purple Haze Center will accomplish just that. Read More

London Olympics 2012: Bob Ellis Named Jumping Course Designer

Bob Ellis (GBR) has been appointed as the Jumping course designer for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The appointment of the British designer, who produced the courses for last year's Alltech FEI European Jumping Championships, wa Read More

Colorado State's Vet School Catches Social Media Wave

Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CSU-CVMBS) has announced the launch of its social media communications program, with accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. According to a university Read More

Auburn to Host Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Symposium

The field of animal rehabilitation is rapidly growing and a number of veterinary practices and teaching hospitals now include rehabilitation services. Nationwide and beyond, veterinarians and physical therapists are collaborating to provide rehab Read More