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John Harris Named RCTA Community Award Honoree

The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RCTA) has announced John Harris, a leader in California agribusiness and racing, as the RCTA Community Award honoree. Harris currently serves as chairman of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). Harri Read More

Free Equine Law Seminar for Horse Professionals

On Dec. 14 EquestrianProfessional.com will continue its horse business seminar series with "What Every Equine Business Person Needs to Know About the Law." The guest Read More

Manna Pro Announces New Partnership with NARHA to Support Equine-Assisted Therapies

This holiday season horse owners can help equestrians and horse lovers with disabilities each time they purchase bags of Manna Pro horse treats at retailers across the U.S and Canada. In this new partnership, a portion of the proceeds from Read More

Merck, Schering-Plough Complete Merge

Merck & Co. Inc. has outlined its global plans following the completion of Merck's merger with Schering-Plough Corporation.

"With our merger now complete, we are ready to deliver on the promise of a new Merck built on Read More

Horse Art Auction Benefits Retired Racehorses

It's time to find that unique holiday gift and make a tax deductible donation at the same time.

ReRun, a 501 (c)(3) Thoroughbred racehorse adoption program, will hold its annual holiday eBay auction of Moneigh paintings Nov. 29 Read More

Lexington Mounted Police to Share Training Tips with Civilian Riders

Civilian riders can earn their stripes, so to speak, by attending a presentation November 19 by the Lexington Mounted Police. The free public program offered by Alltech, sponsor of the FEI World Equestrian Games 2010, is entitled "Sensor Read More

Horsemanship Group, Saddle Up Safely Campaign Working Together

The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA), in support of the University of Kentucky Saddle Up Safely campaign, is waiving its fees for the CHA Instructor Certification Clinic Read More

Colorado Horse Rescue, Days End Join Unwanted Horse Group

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has welcomed the Colorado Horse Rescue (CHR) and Days End Farm Horse Rescue as members of the Coalition. With the number of unwanted horses still at a discouraging level, the UHC feels it is important to hav Read More

Piroplasmosis: Texas Horse Owners Urged to Check Regulations Before Hauling

A number of U.S. states and Canada have imposed movement restrictions or additional entry requirements for horses from Texas after equine piroplasmosis, a tick-transmitted blood disease of equine animals, was detected in South Texas in Read More

Parasite Resistance: 10 Things to Remember

Parasite control is an important part of every equine health care program. Today, it's no longer enough just to know what worms are bugging your horse. Now, you need to understand the basics of parasite resistance to ensure your program i Read More

Tips to Keep Your Horses Safe

Stolen Horse International has released the following tips to help secure your property and horses. Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim to Acquire Some Fort Dodge Equine Products

Boehringer Ingelheim, a global pharmaceutical group of companies, together with its U.S. animal health business Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., has closed its deal with Pfizer to acquire a significant portion of the Fort Dodge Animal Read More

Unwanted Horse Coalition Debuts News Summaries

The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) released its inaugural issue of the UHC Media Roundup Oct. 27. The news summary, the first of its kind issued by the UHC, was sent to American Horse Council and Unwanted Horse Coalition mailing lists, as wel Read More

Win a Trip to WEG 2010 through Bayer Horse Health Essay Contest

From providing proper nutrition to sustaining a horse's dental health, to managing its immunizations, maintaining a healthy horse can be challenging.

To celebrate your commitment to your horse's health, Legend Injectable Solution b Read More

Equine Reproduction Course Offered for Ontario Horse Owners

A two-day equine Reproduction course, designed for anyone interested in learning about artificial insemination (AI) techniques for horses, will be offered Nov. 7-8, 2009, in Clinton, Ontario, at the Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre o Read More

First WEG Equine Village Participants Announced

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and the Kentucky Horse Park have revealed the first groups participating in the Equine Village, an exhibit area showcasing the equine industry through education, demonstrations, and Read More

Prepare Your Horse for Winter: Two Free Webinars from Purina

Winter can bring challenges for horses and horse owners. Harsh weather conditions can affect the horse's nutrition, health, and conditioning. Purina is offering two free Webinars to help educate horse owners on preparing horses for winter Read More

Questions on Racehorse Health? Ask the AAEP

The health of the racehorse will be the featured topic in November as part of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' "Ask the Vet" online discussion on its hors Read More

More than 200 Animal Health Studies to Receive MAF Funding

Helping horses live longer, healthier lives requires ongoing research to give veterinarians the tools they need to better diagnose and treat them. Morris Animal Foundation, a world leader in supporting research to prevent, treat, and cure diseas Read More

Large Animal Rescue Training to be Offered in Kentucky

Registration is now open for an annual large animal rescue training opportunity for first responders, emergency medical technicians, veterinarians, firefighters, and other emergency/rescue personnel. Read More

Habitat for Horses Gains Sanctuary Accreditation

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), an organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries has accredited and now recognizes Habitat for Horses. This is the first equine rescue and sanctuary to earn thi Read More

Laminitis Researcher to Headline Texas Equine Podiatry Conference

Chris Pollitt, BVSc, PhD, one of the world's foremost authorities on laminitis, will headline the Second Annual Texas Equine Podiatry Conference, set for November 12-14, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Other speakers include Stephen O'Grady, Read More

Western Saddle Fit Study in Progress at New Mexico State University

The Agricultural Marketing group at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M., has undertaken the first scientific saddle fit study of Western performance saddles. Using a force sensor array (FSA) pressure pad, which shows exactly how the Read More

Merial Becomes AAEP Educational Partner

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today announced the addition of Merial as an Educational Partner. The Educational Partner includes a group of 11 corporations dedicated to providing resources and support for education Read More

Remembering Deceased Horses; Equine Guelph Launches Memorial Feature

A new memorial program that celebrates the lives of horses has been launched through Equine Guelph. Hoofprints honors the memory of deceased horses through stories and pictures on Read More