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Olympics: NBC Offers Streaming Video of Equestrian Events

Equestrian enthusiasts will get to watch the 2008 Olympic competition in dressage, eventing, and show jumping from start-to-finish, thanks to NBC's decision to stream 2,200 hours of live coverage of 25 sports at Read More

Breeders' Cup Adopts Tough Steroids Rule

Trainers of horses that test positive for anabolic steroids at this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park (Oct. 24-25) will face a one-year suspension from the event, and trainers who violate steroid regulations three times Read More

Big Brown to Run for ReRun in Haskell

ReRun, a nonprofit adoption program for ex-racehorses, announced that owners IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr. will have Big Brown, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Preakness (both gr. I), participate in the Read More

Dressage Rider Morse Withdraws from Olympics

Leslie Morse has withdrawn Kingston from the U.S. Olympic Team in Dressage for veterinary reasons.

Following the selection procedures, the United States Equestrian federation (USEF) named Michael Barisone and Neruda as the designated Read More

USEF Partners with Succeed Digestive Conditioning Program

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) recently announced a new partnership and multi-year agreement with Succeed, an equine digestive conditioning program, as the "Official Digestive Conditioning Product of the USEF."

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Free Safe-Guard Get Rotation Right Deworming Barn Chart

Updated and revised to reflect the latest approach to parasite management and reducing the growing threat of parasite drug resistance, the Safe-Guard Get Rotation Right deworming barn chart is available for free at Read More

Draper Equine Therapy Saddle Pad

Draper Equine Therapy has been given the nod of confidence by a member of the five-part Canadian Eventing Team headed for the Olympics this August.

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Equine Welfare Heads Jockey Club Round Table Agenda

The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee, which in June issued its initial recommendations calling for the elimination of anabolic steroids in training and racing, a ban on toe grabs, and a series of whip-related reforms, will provide an Read More

White Withdraws Horse from Olympic Event Team; O'Connor to Replace

Heidi White has withdrawn Northern Spy from the U.S. Olympic eventing team for veterinary reasons. Following the selection procedures, the United States Equestrian Federation has named Karen O'Connor and Mandiba to the team.

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Olympic Horses Arrive in Hong Kong

Nearly 70 equine athletes in the Olympic Equestrian Events have landed in Hong Kong, stepping off their flights and being whisked by first-class transport to spacious and cool accommodations in Sha Tin. The cosmopolitan horses represent 18 Read More

Two More Cases of Hendra Virus Reported

Biosecurity Queensland received test results July 24 that indicated another two horses have tested positive for Hendra virus. Both of these horses are from known infected properties.

The results follow a post-mortem on a companion horse that Read More

New Online Resource for Michigan Horse Owners

Michigan equine enthusiasts, business owners, and local and state decision makers seeking information on horse-related topics will soon have a new online resource. Whether it's downloading information about local horse clubs or boarding Read More

Top Mississippi State University Stallion Dead

Mississippi State University's equine reproduction program lost its top stallion to a catastrophic leg injury sustained during a severe thunderstorm July 11.

Minister Slew, a grandson of 1977 Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew, was alone in a Read More

Elective Drug Testing Offered for All Olympic Horses

The Hong Kong Jockey Club's racing laboratory will be offering post-arrival elective testing for all horses coming to Hong Kong for the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic equestrian events at the request of the Fédération Equestre International Read More

LSU Dean Receives Veterinary Association Honor

Peter F. Haynes, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, dean of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, has earned the 2008 AVMA Award. Marked as the American Veterinary Medical Association's highest honor, the award recognizes distinguished Read More

SmartPak Serves 150 Millionth Equine Supplement

Just a year and a half after they celebrated their 100 millionth SmartPak served, SmartPak Equine has reached the 150 million mark.

The patented SmartPak supplement feeding system has been adopted by thousands of barns and horse owners Read More

Welfare Groups Meet to Discuss At-Risk Horses

Twenty five national and state-based equine-protection, placement, and rescue organizations gathered Tuesday for the second Homes for Horses Coalition Conference to discuss the re-homing of at-risk horses in America. The Humane Society of the Read More

New EHV-4, Neurologic Disease Tests Introduced

IDEXX Reference Laboratories has introduced two new diagnostic products to help equine veterinarians diagnose equine respiratory disease and neurologic disease. The new tests include an equine herpesvirus type-4 (EHV-4) RealPCR Test Read More

Equisect Natural Fly Repellent

Farnam Horse Products introduces Equisect Fly Repellent.

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Ariat's Premium Western Performance Boots with Butyl Leather Outsoles

Ariat introduces Premium Western Performance Boots with Butyl Leather Outsoles for Women in fall 2008.

The Dally represents a combination of Ariat's performance technology with authentic, handcrafted Butyl-treated leather soles. Unlike Read More

Equine Ultra Vitalizing Mist and Detangler

Best Shot Pet Products International, has introduced Equine Ultra Vitalizing Mist and Detangler.

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Farnam's SuperMask Miniature Horse Fly Masks: Two New Designs

Farnam has expanded its assortment of SuperMask Miniature Horse Fly Masks to include two new designs for 2008: an A size mask without ears and an A/B size with ears. 

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Airlite Pasture Sweepers

Airlite introduces a professional range of pasture sweepers with 48 in. and 72 in. wide versions.

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Jane Heart's Barbaro Jewelry to Benefit the Fund for Laminitis Research

Jane Heart announces the introduction of her original, licensed jewelry designs of the racehorse Barbaro. In cooperation with Gretchen Jackson, Jane has adapted a picture of Barbaro looking out of his stall the morning of the Preakness into an Read More

Olympic Horse Transport Team Ready to Roll

The Hong Kong Jockey Club recently trotted out its tried and true horse transportation system for the local media, demonstrating how the fleet will safely and efficiently whisk Olympic equines to and from their competitions in three weeks. Read More