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Horse-Related Credit Card Benefits Equine Research

The Horseman's Card continues to be the preferred credit card of many equestrians more than 18 years after its inception. Since 1992, the Horseman's Card has provided thousands of dollars for the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center Read More

VITALS Program Launched by Kentucky Horse Council

A new program called VITALS, introduced by the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC), will assist horse owners in communicating basic health indicators to their veterinarians when illness, injury or disease is suspected.

The KHC Health and We Read More

Share Horse Safety Tips to Win Tickets to WEG

Saddle Up SAFELY, a program began by University of Kentucky HealthCare and UK College of Agriculture Equine Initiative and now including more than 30 medical and equine-related organizations, is giving away prizes in exchange for horse riding safety Read More

Kentucky's Equine Safety Net Program Modifies Eligibility Requirements

According to a recent report, one out of every 10 work-eligible Kentuckians is unemployed. In response to the significant increase in jobless horse owners, the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) has modified eligibility requirements for its Equine Sa Read More

Easing the Transition Into Summer

Dr. Kristina Hiney, PhD, Omega Fields equine nutrition advisor, has prepared a series of seasonal tips to help horse owners transition their horses from one season to another. The following are the things you can do during this transition to su Read More

Tips on Merging While Pulling a Trailer

While driving safely is important for everyone's safety and welfare, it is particularly important for vehicles that are towing trailers. While it is best for a merging vehicle to accelerate to the speed of the other vehicles on the interstate Read More

Alltech Appoints Duren As Official Nutritionist

Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition and the title sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010, has named Stephen Duren, MS, PhD, the company's official nutritionist. Duren, owner of Performance Horse Nutrition, LLC, Read More

40 Tips for the Trail Rider

This year marks the 40th anniversary for Lynn Palm as a horse trainer and clinician. Palm offers 40 tips to trail riders as they hit the lush green trails or sandy beaches with their horses. Trail riding is an excellent wa Read More

Nutrena Creates Online Community for Horse Enthusiasts

Cargill's Nutrena brand recently launched a new blog site called The Feed Room that is designed to be a central source for horse enthusiasts to get t Read More

Dressage Committee Strongly Recommends Safety Helmets

Following an accident in which Courtney King-Dye (USA) suffered serious head injuries in a schooling fall in Florida earlier this year, the FEI Dressage Committee strongly recommends that all riders wear properly fastened safety helmets when tr Read More

FEI President: FEI Supports Animal Identification, Traceability

"As an industry and as an organization, we completely support the EU requirement for the now compulsory passports of all equines within the community and the introduction of mandatory microchipping," Princess Haya said. Read More

Fundraiser Breaks World Record for Largest Trail Riding Competition

The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) made horse riding history on June 13 with the first-ever Guinness World Records achievement for the Largest Trail Riding Competition. Read More

VEE: Two Cases Reported in Panama

The Office of the Kentucky State Veterinarian reports that during the second week in June, government officials in Panama reported two confirmed equine cases of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE). The report cited two deceased hors Read More

American Humane Association Awards Grant for Horse Stall Fans

Beating the heat is the goal for Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program (FLTAP), and with a recent $2,000 grant from the American Humane Association's Meacham Foundation Memorial, the Purple Haze Center will accomplish just that. Read More

Kentucky Horse Park's Nicholson Receives Equine Industry Vision Award

Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director John Nicholson is the recipient of the ninth annual Equine Industry Vision Award. Pfizer Animal Health, a world leader in discovering and developing innovative animal prescription medicines and Read More

London Olympics 2012: Bob Ellis Named Jumping Course Designer

Bob Ellis (GBR) has been appointed as the Jumping course designer for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The appointment of the British designer, who produced the courses for last year's Alltech FEI European Jumping Championships, wa Read More

Auburn to Host Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Symposium

The field of animal rehabilitation is rapidly growing and a number of veterinary practices and teaching hospitals now include rehabilitation services. Nationwide and beyond, veterinarians and physical therapists are collaborating to provide rehab Read More

Colorado State's Vet School Catches Social Media Wave

Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CSU-CVMBS) has announced the launch of its social media communications program, with accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. According to a university Read More

Seminar for Horse Professionals to Be Available Online

Equestrian Professional will begin a three-part seminar series July 5 on financial planning for horse professionals. This series will focus on what horse professionals can do to create a secure financial outlook for their businesses and their o Read More

Event Managers Urged to Notify Participants of Entry Requirements

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) recommends that event organizers notify all event participants in advance (via show bill, flier, etc.) that the law requires them to provide proof of a current negative Coggins test and Certificate of Veterinary Read More

WEG: 100 Days to Opening Ceremonies to Be Celebrated

On June 17, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will commemorate 100 days to the opening ceremonies with a celebration in downtown Lexington, Ky.

Global animal health and nutrition leader and title sponsor Alltech will be producin Read More

Equine Viral Arteritis Monitoring Is Ongoing

The Office of the (KY) State Veterinarian is continuing to monitor an outbreak of equine viral arteritis that has been reported in Argentina, according to a recent news release from that office. Information available suggests th Read More

Rood & Riddle to Host Gastroscopy Event

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, 2150 Georgetown Road, Lexington, Ky., will host a Merial Animal Health gastroscopy event and education forum from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 15 in the Rood & Riddle Podiatry building. Horse owners are invited to schedule Read More

WEG: Pepsi to Be Official Beverage Supplier

Pepsi-Cola will be the official beverage supplier of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, according to the World Games 2010 Foundation. As the official beverage supplier, Pepsi will help fuel thousands of volunteers with its products, Read More

NSAID Discussion Eagerly Anticipated

A recently published report previewing the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) Summer Convention in Minneapolis in late July seemed to indicate that there was little support for proposed changes in the recommended thresho Read More