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Winter Hoof Care Tips

Winter is generally a good time to pull your horse's shoes if hoof quality and health allow it. Read More

Arabians Find New Home at Horse Park

"Why did gorgeous horses like those need new homes?" is a question frequently asked by park visitors about some stunning, well-trained black Arabian horses that recently arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park. An Arabian stall Read More

'Green' Horse Management Resource Established

If spreading manure and draining waste water onto plants is your idea of "going green" you might be in for a big surprise. As large scale agriculture production facilities alter their management strategies to become more environmental Read More

Thoroughbred Retirement Support Offered by Jockey Club

Thoroughbred owners and breeders will again have the opportunity to participate in a voluntary checkoff program that contributes to Thoroughbred aftercare programs. Owners can indicate their participation when they register their 2010 foals.

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Some Ketamine Hydrochloride Recalled; Check Lot Numbers

On December 22, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a nationwide voluntary recall of ketamine hydrochloride injectable (100mg/ml, 10 ml vials) manufactured by Teva Animal Health Inc. Read More

EIA Reported in New Jersey Pony

A pony recently brought to a New Jersey stable from a sale barn in Pennsylvania was confirmed positive for equine infectious anemia. Officials in Pennsylvania are investigating the source of the infection. The pony, which had been obtained by a Read More

Equine Foster Homes Needed in Texas and Arkansas

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society is a rescue organization that helps horses, donkeys, and mules throughout Texas and Arkansas. The organization has taken in more than 125 horses and investigated over 250 neglect cases in 2009.

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Start the Breeding Season with Equine Nutrition Review

Horse owners can help to prepare their animals for the upcoming breeding season and keep them healthy through the winter through proper nutritional management and veterinary oversight, said Kristina G. Lu, VMD, Dipl. ACT, a theriogenologist at Read More

Eclipse Award of Merit Goes to Farm Owner Farish

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers Association today announced that William S. Farish, owner of Lane's End Farm and a pre-eminent industry leader of multiple organiza Read More

American Paint Horse Foundation Raises Funds for Equine Programs to Support Troops

The American Paint Horse Foundation enjoyed a successful run at the Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show in Fort Worth recently, raising nearly $21,000 to improve lives through interaction with horses.

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Ravel Named U.S. Dressage Horse of the Year

Dutch Warmblood gelding Ravel, owned by Akiko Yamazaki of Woodside, Calif., and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 Adequan/U.S. Dressage Federation Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Ravel's median score of 75.574% Read More

Horse Art Exhibition to Run with WEG 2010

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky will present a groundbreaking exhibition to coincide with the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in 2010. Hoofbeats and Heartbeats will be the first significant exhibition to critically examin Read More

State Equine Transport Requirements Available Online

You're planning to take your horse to a big event several hundred miles away. To reach your destination, you might travel through states you've never before visited. Since equine transportation regulations vary from state to state, how Read More

Zenyatta Paintings to Benefit Thoroughbred Adoption

Two "Moneigh" paintings created by Zenyatta will be available for sale in ReRun's eBay store December 26, 2009. On that day Zenyatta, the Breeders' Cup Classic winner with an unbroken 14 for 14 win record, will make her final Read More

Senior Horse Contest Winners Selected

Purina has selected the winners of its online Senior Horse Tales Contest. Four national winners and seven regional winners were chosen in categories that included best senior horse essay, best senior horse or senior pony photo, oldest horse in Read More

FEI Medication Policies to be put to Assembly Vote

Whether the restricted use of a small number of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be permitted in Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) competition will be put to a vote at the 2010 General Assembly, followi Read More

New Orleans Track Receives Safety Accreditation

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced that Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance following a complete review of all racing operations at t Read More

Halters Benefit Standardbred Rescue Groups

Standardbred rescue organizations will be the beneficiary of a new charitable effort, "Halters for Hope," which will provide extraordinary access to memorabilia from harness racing's biggest s Read More

New Hagyard Sport Horse Facility in Progress

The Sport Horse Program at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute of Lexington, Ky., specializes in the care and maintenance of show horse athletes. Hagyard is building a new Sport Horse facility where the veterinarians can work with clients to focus Read More

Horse Owners Reminded to Plan for Winter Hazards

As winter progresses, the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds animal owners to plan for routine winter hazards. All pet and livestock owners must ensure an adequate supply of feed and water for their animals, as well as shelter fro Read More

Winterizing Your Senior Equine

When preparing your senior equine for winter, small steps can go a long way to support health and comfort. Read More

AAEP Convention Draws Record Crowd

New equine research, practical veterinary techniques, and business education attracted a record 7,611 attendees to the American Association of Equine Practitioners' 55th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 5 - 9. The previous record Read More

USDA Revises Veterinary Accreditation Program

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has revised its National Veterinary Accreditation Program. The changes will strengthen animal health safeguarding activities and increase the training and skills of accredited ve Read More

UC Davis Vet School Receives Research Funding

The University of California, Davis, received almost $622 million in research funds in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2009. The total is a record for the campus and the fifth consecutive year that research funds have topped a half-billion Read More

New Horse Weight Management Book Available

Knowing whether your horse is overweight and understanding how to manage the problem is crucial to your horse's wellbeing. Understanding Your Horse's Weight is the newest addition to Eclipse Press' Horse Health Care Library. Read More