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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

USEF Announces Equestrian of the Year Finalists

Seven stars of equestrian sport have each been named recipients of one of seven different competitive trophies awarded during the United States Equestrian Federation's Pegasus Awards on January 16 at the Downtown Marriot in Louisville, Ky. Read More

New AQHA Drug Testing and Welfare Initiatives Announced

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is implementing a drug testing and show processing fee that will go into effect January 1, 2010. Starting with shows in January, show management will begin collecting a $5 per horse per show fee tha Read More

USEF Horse of the Year Candidates Announced

Excellence in equestrian sport does not come easy. It takes an amazing sense of dedication, incredible skill, and a courageous heart. In 2009, five horses (and their riders, drivers, and handlers) have shown the world exactly those qualities. F Read More

2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to Open with Gala Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will kick off with hundreds of horses and athletes, marching bands, orchestras, world-renowned singers and a Kentucky "Call to the Post."

The Games are the Read More

AHC Names Director of Health & Regulatory Affairs

Dudley Hoskins has joined the American Horse Council and will serve as the new Director of Health & Regulatory Affairs.

Prior to joining the AHC, Hoskins completed a legal internship with Senator David Vitter of Louisiana and ext Read More

Seized Tennessee Horses Improving

Several of the 84 allegedly malnourished horses removed from a Cannon County, Tenn., farm have gained enough strength to move on to equine rescue facilities where their rehabilitative care will continue.

Last month, Tennessee State a Read More

Dr. Dee Ellis Named Texas State Veterinarian

Dee Ellis, DVM, has been named Texas' new state veterinarian and executive director of the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state's livestock and poultry health regulatory agency. Ellis will replace Bob Hillman, DVM, who will Read More

WEG: German Company to Supply Footing for 2010 Games

The World Games 2010 Foundation announced Dec. 3 that OTTO Sport- und Reitplatz GmbH of Germany will be the official footing supplier of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The Games feature the world championships of eight equestrian Read More

Florida Practitioner John Mitchell Installed as AAEP Vice President

John S. Mitchell, DVM, a Standardbred racetrack practitioner in Pompano Beach, Fla., will join the AAEP Executive Committee as 2010 AAEP vice president at the 55th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev.

Dr. Mitchell will be sworn in as Read More

AAEP Installs Bill Brewer as Equine Industry Board Member

The American Association of Equine Practitioners welcomed Bill Brewer, former head of the American Quarter Horse Association, to the AAEP board of directors at the 55th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. Brewer will serve as the equine indust Read More

British Horse Society Promotes Responsible Breeding with Campaign

The British Horse Society (BHS) has reported that its "Drawing the Line on Indiscriminate Breeding" campaign continues to gain momentum as more famous faces show their support and encourage the equestrian world to "Think Before Y Read More

McIlwraith, Lenz Honored for Lifelong Dedication to the AAEP

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) honored two members for their longtime dedication to the association, including continuous efforts to promote equine welfare and the equine veterinary profession, during a luncheon held ye Read More

Vaughan, Scoggins Named AAEP 2009 Distinguished Educators

The American Association of Equine Practitioners yesterday honored John Thomas Vaughan, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and the late Dean Scoggins, DVM, with the annual Distinguished Educator Award for advancing the equine veterinary profession through impact Read More

White Begins Term as New AAEP President

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has introduced Nathaniel A. White, II, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, a respected equine researcher and surgeon, as its 2010 president during the 55th Annual Convention, which is under way in Las Vegas, Read More

Summer Bird Fracture Repair a Success

Summer Bird, winner of the Belmont Stakes, Travers, and Jockey Club Gold Cup, underwent successful surgery to repair a nondisplaced fracture of his right fore cannon bone Dec. 4 and is expected to return to racing next year.

"As Read More

Arabian Horse Art Exhibition Coming to KHP

The largest collection of exotic Arabian equine art and artifacts will be on view to group tours when A Gift from the Desert: The Art, History and Culture of the Arabian Horse is presented during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Read More

Indiana Horse-Angels Ranch Receives ASPCA Grant

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(ASPCA) has awarded a grant of $4,000 to the Horse-Angels Ranch in Spencer, Ind. The grant funding will be used by the group to provide feed for their rescued horses. Read More

New Vet College Dean at University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan's Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Douglas Freeman, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, as the new dean of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

Freeman, who begins his five-year Read More

Horse Trainers Needed for $100K Mustang Event

The Mustang Heritage Foundation has upped the ante, offering a $100,000 guaranteed Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover.

This event will allow trainers to choose their horses and adopt them prior to the competition. Read More

Adequan Multi-Dose Now Available

This new vial will allow veterinarians to draw ten injections from one vial quickly with less handling compared to the traditional 5mL single-dose vial that is still available in a 7-dose package. The multi-dose package has a 24-month shelf life. Read More

Colored Horse Photo Book Signing to Benefit Old Friends

Two-time Eclipse Award-winning photographer Barbara Livingston will sign copies of her new book Horses: In Living Color and her previous release More Old Friends on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the Circa 1840 Restaurant in Georgetown, Ky. The book signing will Read More

National Equine Welfare Code of Practice: HSUS Reaction

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has weighed in on the recent endorsement of a national welfare code of practice for the horse industry. Drafted by the American Horse Council and endorsed by several major horse industry groups, Read More

Patrick Swayze Scholarship Established By Arabian Horse Group

A scholarship in honor of Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa Niemi has been established by the Arabian Horse Foundation (AHF), based in Denver, Colo. Swayze and Niemi have had close ties to the Arabian horse breed and owned Arabian horses for Read More

FEI to Delay New Medication Rules

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Bureau has passed a resolution delaying implementation of the new Equine Prohibited Substances List and the accompanying Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations Read More