Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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AHC Holding Equine Issues Forum to Address NAIS, More

July 28, 2006

The American Horse Council will be holding an Issues Forum in Austin... Read More

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Agriculture Subcommittee Strongly Disapproves of Slaughter Bill

July 27, 2006

The House Agricultural Subcommittee listened to testimonies from a panel of horse industry and veterinary leaders yesterday (July 27) concerning an amendment (H.R. 503) to the Horse Protection Act. After listening to a lengthy discussion, member... Read More

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Road to the Horse Champion to Headline Tulsa Reining Classic

July 27, 2006

Raising three boys, running a ranch with her husband, and training the horses in their care would be more than enough for just about any working mom, but Stacy Westfall of Read More

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New Equestrian Sport Combines Eventing, Show Jumping

July 27, 2006

DerbyCross, an innovative new equestrian sport, combines the speed and accuracy of show jumping with the bravery and endurance of cross country jumping. This year's premiere DerbyCross event will be... Read More

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Pfizer Introduces Simple Rotational Deworming Calendar

July 26, 2006

Equine veterinarians agree that rotating between chemical classes is the key to creating an effective deworming program. Now, Pfizer Animal Health makes rotation simple for horse owners by offering year-round parasite protection in a program tha... Read More

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Federal Hearing on Horse Slaughter Draws Large Crowd

July 26, 2006

A legislative hearing Tuesday by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection concerning the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act drew a large crowd, causing the hearing to be moved after opening... Read More

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Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit Scheduled for October

July 25, 2006

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will sponsor a two-day workshop for presentations, panel discussions and strategic planning concerning the welfare and safety of the Thoroughbred racehorse on... Read More

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Equine Movie Stars Flicka and Dreamer to Appear at BreyerFest

July 25, 2006

This weekend the public is invited to the 17th annual BreyerFest, July 28-30 at the Read More

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British Horse Society Seeks Riders for Trekking Challenges

July 21, 2006

The BHS's pioneering Horse Trek in Inner Mongolia proved a huge success raising £9,000... Read More

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Fundraiser Planned to Benefit ReRun and Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue

July 21, 2006

An August 18, 2006 fundraising event is planned to benefit two nonprofit adoption and rescue organizations, ReRun, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR). The gala will be held at the Ocean... Read More

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SmartPak Opening First Retail Store

July 21, 2006

SmartPak proudly announces the grand opening of its first ever retail store which will be opening its doors on August 1st. The store, located in Natick, Mass., will be the site for special events during its first weekend including free... Read More

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Center for Equine Business Studies to Launch Industry Newsletter

July 21, 2006

The business of the horse industry will have a new source of information when The Center for Equine Business Studies (CEBS) at Read More

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House Subcommittee to Hear Horse Slaughter Amendment

July 21, 2006

The House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection will hold a hearing for the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 503) at 2 p.m. on July 25, according to the subcommittee's web site.

H.R. 503 is an... Read More

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Horse Lost in Katrina Aftermath Competes at World Championship Show

July 20, 2006

Heather Lott-Goodwin, a nurse at the only fully equipped hospital in New... Read More

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Performance Permits Now Available for Non-Characteristic Appaloosas

July 20, 2006

Beginning January 1, 2007, the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) will issue Performance Permits to ApHC-registered, non-characteristic (N) Appaloosas. Permits allow all non-characteristic Appaloosas, regardless of parentage or age, to show in... Read More

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Equine Affaire Clinicians Invite Riders to Participate

July 20, 2006

Equine Affaire returns to the Eastern States Exposition, November 9–12, 2006, with a stellar roster of clinicians for the four-day exposition in Read More

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KHP Museum of the Horse Approved as Smithsonian Affiliate

July 20, 2006

The Kentucky Horse Read More

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USEF Accepting Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award

July 19, 2006

The United States Equestrian Federation is now accepting nominations for the 2006 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award. The USEF Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual whose “lifetime experienc... Read More

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Massachusetts Horse Presents Equine Art Exhibition

July 19, 2006

From Leonardo DaVinci's bronze, to Franz Marc's Blaun Pferde (Blue Horse), to Roy Roger's Trigger, the image of a horse has long inspired artists.

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Trial Postponed in California Neglect Case

July 19, 2006

The 35 horses removed from James DeNoyer's northwestern Read More

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Reining Team Competition Offers Second-Best Purse at WEG

July 19, 2006

Only a few more weeks until the 2006 World Equestrian Games at Read More

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Trainer Elmer Carter Passes Away at Age 80

July 18, 2006

Elmer Carter, a World War II veteran who trained Thoroughbreds and American Quarter Horses in Read More

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Poop Problems? Expo Focuses on Manure Management

July 18, 2006

"Keep It In the Root Zone" is the theme for the 2006 Great Lakes Manure Handling Expo, to be held in Read More

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New Director for USEF Equine Drug Testing and Research Laboratory

July 18, 2006

Thomas F. Lomangino of Laurel, Maryland has been named a... Read More

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USEF Names New Director of Hunter and Collegiate Activities

July 17, 2006

Marion Maybank has been promoted to the position of Director of Hunter and Collegiate Activities for the United States Equestrian Federation. She assumes the position vacated by Andrea Ice, who had bee... Read More