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Horse Adoption Event at Kentucky Horse Park in April

Three years ago, in response to the plight of abused and neglected horses across the state, the Kentucky Horse Park created the John Henry Memorial Equine Adoption Fair to provide assistance to organizations involved in rescuing them.

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USEF Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Rule Change Coming

An important rule change affecting the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in competition horses was approved at this year's U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) Annual Meeting, held January 13-17, 2010.

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Equine Hospital Tours Offered During Rolex Event

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, the official equine hospital and veterinary partner of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, will host tours April 21-23, for visitors during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Tour guests will walk th Read More

Regenerative Medicine Conference Attracts Vets, Researchers

More than 260 research scientists, veterinarians, and physicians from around the globe attended the first North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference, held in California's Santa Ynez Valley March 5-6. The meeting included for Read More

Colorado Food Bank Aids Horses, Owners

In its first 10 months of operation, a group known as the Colorado Horsecare Foodbank has helped keep more than 100 horses with their owners by providing feed and other equine services, giving owners under financial duress a reprieve from the w Read More

FEI Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Consultation Begins

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced further steps in relation to the debate on in-competition use of a limited number of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This plan was unveiled followin Read More

Horse Skeleton Donated to New Bolton Center

The New Bolton Center recently received a fully-constructed skeleton of a horse. Acquired in a raffle at the recent American Farrier's Journal Annual Hoof Summit Conference in Cincinnati, the skeleton was given to the school by Bill Read More

Eye Position and Animal Agility Study Published

New research from scientists in Liverpool has revealed the relationship between agility and vision in mammals. The study, published in February in the Journal of Anatomy, sampled 51 species to compare the relationship between agility and Read More

ASPCA Provides Thoroughbred Retirement Grants

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has unveiled a new initiative that will aid in the retirement of Thoroughbred racehorses. Six equine rescues and sanctuaries across the country were selected to take up the c Read More

AHP Equine Industry Survey Results Released

A total of 11,171 people who own, lease, or manage horses completed the American Horse Publications' Horse Industry Survey designed to gauge participation trends in the U.S. horse industry. This was the largest survey of hands-on owners and Read More

Equine Summit Returns to Kentucky

The 2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit, a biennial event on Monday and Tuesday, April 26 and 27, in Lexington, Ky., will feature 74 speakers and panelists dealing with a broad range of challenges facing all segments of the horse industry Read More

Maryland to Perform Second Equine Census

The Maryland Horse Industry Board has commissioned the USDA to conduct a census of the Maryland equine population starting in May. The 2010 Equine Census will include horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys, regardless of ownership or use. T Read More

Florida Vet Response Team Receives Horse Rescue Mannequin

To help further the cause of improving large-animal emergency rescue training, USRider has contributed significant donations to the University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine over the years to support the college's large-anim Read More

Sport Horse Vet Symposium to Run with WEG

Promoting peak performance in the equine athlete through proper healthcare will be the focus of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Veterinary Sport Horse Symposium, to be held Sept. 22-24 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexingto Read More

MSPCA Seeking Foster Homes for Horses

Following a record number of horses surrendered to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) at Nevins Farm, additional equines are arriving at an alarming rate as the non-profit absorbs rising costs of care. Re Read More

Horse Stem Cell Conference to Draw Vets, Medical Professionals

Some 200 veterinarians, stem cell researchers and other medical professionals from throughout the United States and abroad will gather March 5-6 in the heart of California's Central Coast horse region for a groundbreaking conference on the Read More

SmartPak Offers Free Supplement Guide

SmartPak has introduced a new "Guide to Supplements and Horse Care," a publication that provides horse owners with a new way to learn about their horse's health and supplements.

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FEI Stewards' Working Group Selected

The FEI working group tasked with expanding current guidelines for stewards to facilitate clear implementation of the policy on warm-up techniques following on from the recent round-table conference on hyperflexion/Rollkur was finalized Feb. 18. Read More

Horses Needed for WEG Para Dressage

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will field a para dressage team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but some athletes are in need of horses.

This is a great opportunity to experience the WEG from the insid Read More

Vaccinations an Investment in Equine Health

When watching your wallet, it's also important to remember that trimming many veterinary expenses may cost you more in the end.

"Horses can be very expensive animals to own and maintain," said April Knudson, DVM, manage Read More

Equine Therapy Research Grants Offered

The Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is inviting research proposals to investigate the therapeutic effects of horses on humans. The Foundation's broad research agenda includes basic research as well as clinical studies that will Read More

Kentucky Equine Humane Center Needs Hay

The Kentucky Equine Humane Center, a safe refuge for at-risk horses of all breeds and disciplines, has put out a call for hay donations.

Currently feeding 50 horses, the group will take donations of any type of hay appropriate for eq Read More

TheHorse.com en Español: No Pase Por Alto La Vacunación

One of a series of articles translated as part of our partnership with A Caballo. Cuando se esta en cabalgata, hay posibilidades que los caballos hagan contacto con animales infectados con rabia. Hay un serio tropiezo por que un caballo infectado pud Read More

USDA Seeks Comments on Genetically Engineered Alfalfa

The comment period for a draft environmental impact statement evaluating the potential environmental effects of deregulating alfalfa genetically engineered to be resistant to the herbicide glyphosate, known commercially as Roundup, has been ext Read More

Long-Acting Antibiotic Formulation Approved for Use in Horses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Excede sterile suspension, a new long-acting antibiotic formulation for horses from Pfizer Animal Health, the company announced in a release.

Excede Sterile Suspension is used to tre Read More