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NBC's Barbaro Documentary Premieres Sunday

The NBC Sports documentary "Barbaro: A Nation's Horse," premieres Sunday at 5 p.m. (EST) on what would have been Barbaro's fourth birthday. A special one-hour look at the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, who touched the hearts of horse racing fans and Read More

Rolex: Lexington Equine Hospitals to Provide Educational Events

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this week (April 26-29), and two area equine hospitals will be presenting veterinary lectures, demonstrations, and tours for spectators looking to get some Read More

Featherlite Unveils Enhanced Horse Trailers

Transforming its entire horse trailer product line, Featherlite has announced the beginning of a new partnership with Sierra Custom Interiors and has introduced its new 'wave' side panels, which notably alter the exterior look. The new 'wave' Read More

Selecting the Right Horse Live Web Cast

My Horse University and Christine Skelly, PhD, of Michigan State University will present a free live web presentation on the selecting the right youth horse. The presentation will take place April 26 at 7 p.m. EST.

Selecting the right youth Read More

Horse Council Sets Agenda for National Issues Forum

Disease control and equine identification programs are among the topics on the agenda for the American Horse Council National Issues Forum June 17-20 in Washington, D.C.

The general session on June 19 will feature the following seminars: Read More

Champion Barrel Racer Rocky Gets a Vacation

Two-time world champion barrel racer Kelly Kaminski has decided to give home-raised champion Rockem Sockem Go--aka Rocky--the rest of the year off to recover from lingering injuries.

Rocky, 14, has been Kaminski’s competition horse for a Read More

Watch Thoroughbred Races on Bloodhorse.com

Thoroughbred graded stakes races will be available for viewing within 20 minutes of actual live race and archived on Bloodhorse.com for 45 days

On April 13, Bloodhorse.com, the Thoroughbred industry’s leading online Web site for Read More

The Kentucky Equine Humane Center Opens

Horses of all breeds in Kentucky who are currently in life-threatening situations will receive the gift of a second chance at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC), which will officially opens its doors on April 16. 

“This is a Read More

Roy and Gretchen Jackson to Speak at RTCA Fundraiser

Roy and Gretchen Jackson, the owners of Barbaro, will be the featured guests at the 2007 Call to the Post dinner and auction at the Ocala, Fla., Hilton April 22 to benefit the Ocala Farm Ministry of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America Read More

Bone Bruise Knocks Ketchikan Off Triple Crown Trail

B. Wayne Hughes' Ketchikan, runner-up to Circular Quay in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), was officially taken off the Triple Crown trail on Tuesday when the colt was found to be suffering from a bone bruise that will take him out of training for Read More

Photographic Celebration of the Horse

Photographers from all over the United States and Canada will display some of their best horse photos at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig, Colo., April 28-May 6, for the second annual Print Show and Competition sponsored by the Equine Read More

World Games 2010 Foundation Selects Official Photographer

The World Games 2010 Foundation today (April 13) announced it has reached an agreement with Red Sky Publishing for Doug Prather to be the official photographer for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010.

The Foundation stated in a Read More

Live Webcast of Saddlebred Sale

American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) will offer live streaming video of the TSE/Tattersalls Spring Saddlebred sale Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, via its Web site www.saddlebred.com. ASHA Read More

Extensive Equine Library Donated to Kentucky Horse Park

Mary Aiken Littauer was arguably the world's leading authority on horses of ancient times. After her death at the age of 93 in 2005, Littauer's family selected the International Museum of the Horse--a Smithsonian Affiliate--at the Kentucky Horse Read More

2008 Olympic Games: FEI Discusses Transport of Horses

The Veterinary Committee and the Welfare Sub Committee of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) had a meeting March 19 to discuss transport issues concerning the 2008 Olympic Games. The meeting was attended by Martin Atock, appointed Read More

Horse Owner Education Program to Debut at Equine Affaire

Equilite Inc., makers of Sore No More liniment, will debut their new Visiting Vet and Professionals Program at Equine Affaire in Columbus, Ohio later this month. The first Visiting Vet is William Ormston, DVM, who will discuss Read More

Barbaro Birthday Party Planned at Delaware Park

A celebration of Barbaro's life will take place at Delaware Park on April 29, 2007 from 6-9:00 p.m. This event is open to anyone who would like to honor Barbaro on his fourth birthday at the track where his racing career started.

The Read More

Nine Pocket Ice Boot

This boot can be used as a preventative measure after strenuous exercise or competition to prevent heat or swelling. It can also be used therapeutically after an injury to help to bring down swelling, and will fit on either a front or a hind leg. Read More

West Nile Virus Continues to be a Threat

With spring here and temperatures on the rise throughout the country, growing mosquito populations increase the risk for mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus and equine encephalomyelitis (sleeping sickness). To protect their horses Read More

BLM Hosting Wild Horse and Burro Adoption in Indiana

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States will be hosting a horse and burro adoption event this month in Indiana. More than 60 horses and a few burros will be available.

Animals will be available for Read More

Delaware Toughens Penalites for Blood Doping

Anyone caught using blood-doping agents such as erythropoietin will be fined $5,000 and suspended for 10 years under new regulations adopted March 27 by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission.

The rules will take effect April 10 in Read More

Unwanted Horse Coalition Launches Web Site, Brochure

The Unwanted Horse Coalition, a group of horse-industry organizations, has launched its Web site and has released an awareness brochure.

The Web site (Read More

Breeders' Cup Economic Impact Expected to be $57.6 Million for New Jersey

The economic impact of Monmouth Park hosting the Oct. 26-27 Breeders' Cup World Championships is estimated to be $57.6 million, according to a study released Monday by the Center for Urban Policy Research at Rutgers University in New Read More

Chaplaincy Meeting Features Emergency-Response Training

The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) celebrated its 35th birthday during its annual meeting March 14-21 in Louisville, Ky., with special training in responding to disasters that impact the horse racing community.

A record 145 Read More

Dubai International Horse Fair Begins April 1

For the third consecutive year, the Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF)  will serve as a forum for international manufacturers and traders, and regional distributors, retailers, and equestrian enthusiasts. Over 200 companies will bring Read More