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Cloned Mule Idaho Gem Wins in California Racing Debut

June 24, 2006

The racing mule Idaho Gem, the world's first equine clone, made a favorable impression in his initial start on the Read More

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Bergstein Receives Fifth Annual Equine Vision Award

June 24, 2006

Stanley F. Bergstein was honored with this year’s Equine Industry Vision Award, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, at a ceremonial breakfast held Friday, June 23, during... Read More

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New Painting Benefits Large Animal Rescue Fund

June 24, 2006

A new equine-themed painting has been created to help horses and create awareness and... Read More

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Equine Internists Help Beau Beat Botulism

June 23, 2006

Beau's bright, interested eyes and shiny coat do not give any indication that he was at death's door just a few months ago. On June 1, the chocolate-colored Rocky Mountain Horse gelding was a guest for the American College of Veterinary Internal... Read More

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Oregon State Study Links Virus to 2001 Kentucky Abortions

June 23, 2006

Veterinary researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) announced today that they have linked a major abortion epidemic in Central Kentucky mares in 2001 to vesivirus infection. This marks the first time the virus has been... Read More

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Congress Votes to Protect Wild Horses from Slaughter

June 21, 2006

Wild horses in the United States received a reprieve on May 19, when the House voted in favor of an amendment to prohibit the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from selling wild horses and burros to commercial entities.

An amendment to th... Read More

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Hundreds of Carriages to Wheel Through Kentucky Horse Park

June 21, 2006

They'll be driving straight out of the history books and off of the movie screens, with stylish four-wheeled antique coaches pulled by teams of immaculate horses and driven by liveried coachmen,... Read More

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Group Urges Vigilance on Trail Classification Downgrades

June 21, 2006

In an effort to avoid the downgrading of trails across the nation, Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) is urging anyone who uses trails for hiking, camping, backpacking, horse or mule packing,... Read More

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Working Together for Trails in a Changing Environment

June 21, 2006

The Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference (SETC) will be held Aug. 4-5 in Roanoke, Va. The conference was formed to address trail issues that concern equestrians and land managers. Land-use planning, trail sharing, environmental protection,... Read More

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Reining Association Sees Increase in Number of International Competitions

June 21, 2006

Interest and participation in the National Reining Horse Association continues to grow.  The association is exhibiting phenomenal growth, especially in the... Read More

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Alltech Announces $10 Million Title Sponsorship for 2010 WEG

June 20, 2006

Alltech, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, announced its title sponsorship yesterday (June 19)for the 2010 FEI games to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. This marks the first time in FEI history that the World Equestrian... Read More

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Wounds and Lacerations (Book Excerpt)

June 20, 2006

One of the most important facts regarding severe wounds is that the sooner they are noticed and repaired the better the patient's prognosis, both functionally and cosmetically. Another aspect of wounds is that they bleed, some significantly more than... Read More

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AQHYA Youth World Cups Returns Home to Amarillo

June 20, 2006

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is proud to welcome the Youth World Cup back to Amarillo, Texas. The Youth World Cup is sponsored by WeatherBeeta and will be held at the Amarillo National Center June 23 through July 2. This event... Read More

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American Horse Council Publications Available

June 20, 2006

The American Horse Council (AHC) has proudly announced the availability of three must-have publications for the horse industry. The AHC Study--The Economic Impact of the Horse Industry on the United States, the AHC 2006 Horse... Read More

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University of Minnesota Board of Regents Approves Plans for Equine Treatment and Research Center

June 19, 2006

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved plans for the new University of Minnesota Equine Center on June 8 (click here to read the announcement of the plans to build the... Read More

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Alltech to Sponsor 2010 FEI Games in Kentucky

June 19, 2006

Governor Ernie Fletcher and Alltech president and founder Dr. Pearse Lyons announced today that Alltech will be the title sponsor of the 2010 FEI GamesTM in Kentucky. The games, which will officially be known as the Alltech FEI Games Kentucky... Read More

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HorseTV Named the Official Network of the National High School Rodeo Association

June 19, 2006

The HorseTV Channel has announced its multi-year, national corporate sponsorship agreement with the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) designating the network as the Official National Network of the NHSRA and detailing broad... Read More

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FEI Reining Committee Proposes Changes

June 19, 2006

Updating the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Reining Strategic Plan, establishing a timetable for Continental and World Championships, and a review of the FEI Rules for Reining were among the... Read More

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Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed in Ireland

June 19, 2006

Agriculture authorities have confirmed Ireland's first recorded cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA). Ireland's Department of Agriculture and Food announced Thursday (June 15) that the disease was detected in a "small number of horses" in the... Read More

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Horse Talk: The Search for Meaning in Equine Communication

June 16, 2006

Horse owners know that a low-pitched nicker indicates friendly recognition, and an anxious call is a sign of stress. Now researchers are looking for a scientific link between the acoustic properties of equine communications and their possible... Read More

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Noah's Wish Offers Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for Horse Owners

June 16, 2006

As hurricane season approaches, Noah's Wish, an organization that exclusively rescues and shelters animals in disasters, is urging horse owners to take steps before a catastrophic situation to reduce the chances of loss, injury, or death to thei... Read More

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Lawyer Ron Ready to Return to Training

June 16, 2006

Arkansas Derby winner Lawyer Ron has been given the okay to return to training at the barn of veteran Robert Holthus on Friday after surgery following a disappointing run in the Kentucky Derby.

Holthus said noted equine surgeon Larry... Read More

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Appaloosas Earn Honors at National Championship Appaloosa Endurance Ride

June 16, 2006

The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) is proud to announce the top three placings in the inaugural 50-mile National Championship Endurance Ride, which took place on June 3, 2006, in Palmyra, Wisc. The Champion was Fourmiles Kashtin, of Eagle, Wisc.,... Read More

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Butler Animal Health Supply and IVESCO Confirm Letter of Intent

June 16, 2006

Butler Animal Health Supply today (June 16) confirmed that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire IVESCO, a leading distributor of animal health products. The two companies are currently engaged in due diligence.

According to the... Read More

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Rabies Vaccine Recall Shouldn't Affect Horses

June 16, 2006

Vaccine manufacturer Fort Dodge Animal Health recalled about 330,000 doses of rabies vaccine recently after a vaccinated dog became ill with rabies. Horses are not likely affected by the recall.

"It's a product that's labeled for equine... Read More