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Michigan State Hosting Talk on Joint Injections

Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting an equine health lecture on the use and abuse of intra-articular joint treatments.

The seminar will take place Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Veterinary Read More

MacKinnon Ice Horse Boots Evendura Wrap

The First+Ice inserts remain cold at therapeutic levels for up to two hours, while the horse eats or rests comfortably in his stall. As the legs remain dry, there is no risk of skin irritation or bacterial, fungal and hoof. Read More

NuTopicals Heal-A-Horse Kit

This three step wound care system is packaged for the barn, tack box, or trailer. The kit contains the ingredients for antiseptic cleansing of a wound, a spray to help keep the wound free from infection Read More

Laminitis Research: Pfizer, NTRA Partnering on Barbaro Memorial Fund

Pfizer Animal Health and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) have joined forces to help fund laminitis research through the NTRA Charities’ Barbaro Memorial Fund. The partnership’s aim is to increase awareness of the Fund across Read More

New Commissioners Appointed to Texas Animal Health Group

Gov. Rick Perry appointed Ernie Morales of Devine as presiding officer of the Texas Animal Health Commission. He also appointed six new members for terms to expire Sept. 6, 2013. The commission works to protect and enhance the health of animal Read More

Unwanted Horse Coalition Offering Resources for Horse Owners

Recent articles in prominent newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times have reported on an apparent increase in the numbers of unwanted horses. Read More

World Equestrian Games 2010 Volunteers Sought

The World Games 2010 Foundation is launching a volunteer recruitment Web Site to manage the thousands of volunteers needed for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer can log on to Read More

AlpharmaEquine Extend-A-Cool

Extend-A-Cool as an effective remedy to address sore shins, inflamed leg muscles and tendons, and reduce swelling from acute sprains and bruises. When applied to the lower leg, the temperature under the wrap may be reduced by up to 6°F or more Read More

Smarty Jones' Surgeon Receives Rutgers Award

The Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Patricia Hogan, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, as the 2008 winner of the Center’s “Spirit of the Horse” award.

The award was presented at the New Jersey Read More

Retired Racehorses to Participate in Texas A&M Study

More than 100 horses currently being cared for by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will take part in a study at Texas A&M University that will attempt to identify genes in horses predisposed to fractures and catastrophic injuries Read More

NCSU Benefit Stallion Service Auction Extended

The NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine is extending its third annual Stallion Service Auction. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Student Chapter of the Society for Theriogenology and Student Chapter of the American Association of Read More

Horse Owners Reminded of USDA Agriculture Census

Farmers will soon have the opportunity to make their voices heard and help shape the future of agriculture for years to come when the 2007 Census of Agriculture arrives in their mailboxes. The surveys have been mailed and must be filled out and Read More

Vets Testify on Need to Expand Educational Offerings

Veterinarians recently took to Capitol Hill to help spread the message that our country's ability to protect its food supply--and its capacity for zoonotic and food-animal disease research--is insufficient and needs federal support.

W. Ron Read More

Animal Disaster Planning Legislation Introduced in Washington State

According to a statement released by The Humane Society of the United States, more than 1,200 animals died during the recent floods that ravaged southwest Washington State. The majority were farm animals and horses that could not escape and Read More

More Than 300 Horses Placed by New Vocations in 2007

New Vocations placed more than 300 retired racehorses in new homes in 2007. The organization matches retired Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds with new homes throughout the Central and Eastern United States.

"A market flooded with Read More

AAEP, Fort Dodge Partner on Equine Wellness Web Site

Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of Wyeth , and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) have launched a joint educational Web site to raise awareness regarding the health of horses. The site, Read More

Second Racehorse Welfare Summit to Examine Progress

The second Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, set for Monday, March 17, and Tuesday, March 18, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Ky., will feature wide-ranging discussions of critical equine health- and safety-related issues Read More

New Vaccination Guidelines for Horses Released

Revised guidelines for the vaccination of horses are now available from the Infectious Disease Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). The committee, chaired by Mary Scollay, DVM, has made recommendations for the us Read More

Herpesvirus Hold Order Lifted in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has lifted the "investigational animal hold order" on Barn 7 and the isolated barn on the grandstand side of the Bowie Training Center after follow-up testing on the initial nasal swab samples sent to the Read More

New Dressage Manager for 2010 WEG Games Named

The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc. has announced Lloyd Landkamer, of Hamel, Minn., as the Dressage Discipline Manager for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, in addition to his current duties as the Para-Equestrian Discipline Manager Read More

Herpesvirus Test on Maryland Horse Deemed Inconclusive

Blood samples on a horse that was ordered into isolation by the Maryland Department of Agriculture on Tuesday were negative for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). The "investigational animal hold order" is still in place on Barn 7 of the Read More

Michigan Extension Offering Manure Management Seminars

Those keeping horses on small acreage have a unique challenge in handling manure to avoid issues with odor or flies that can strain neighborly relationships. A Michigan State University (MSU) Extension program set for Feb. 23 in Allendale, Mich., Read More

Ontario Vet College Now Offering Stem Cell Therapy

Clinicians and researchers at the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) have teamed up to offer stem cell therapy to repair injured tendons and ligaments in horses.

The move provides clients with a new treatment option for Read More

Studies Highlight MRSA Evolution and Resistance

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections are caused primarily by a single strain--USA30 --of an evolving bacterium that has spread with "extraordinary transmissibility" throughout the United Read More

Rolex to Include Retirement Ceremony for Champion Winsome Adante

The only three-time winner of the CCI**** at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, eventing legend Winsome Adante will grace the Sheila C. Johnson Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Read More