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American Horse Publications Approves Its First Electronic Publication Members

October 11, 2002

Six equine websites have been recognized as American Horse Publications (AHP) Electronic Publication members since the new membership category was approved by the general membership at its annual meeting in Nashville last year. New Media... Read More

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Colorado State Sets Open House For New Bioresearch Facility

October 11, 2002

Area residents are invited to tour Colorado State University's new BioEnvironmental Hazards Research Building March 17.

The building, which is completed but will not be operational during the tour, is a state-of-the-art facility on the... Read More

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West Nile Virus Panel Discussion

October 11, 2002

The James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health will convene a panel discussion on West Nile Virus, March 6 at Tel-A-Race, Hauppauge, Long Island. The discussion will begin at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Walter Maclyn Conlon, President and CEO of Suffolk... Read More

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Publisher And Farm Managers Team Up To Benefit Humane Society

October 11, 2002

The Blood-Horse Charitable Foundation, a division of The Blood-Horse, Inc., an international equine publishing house, will present a donation to the Lexington Humane Society on Wednesday, March 1, 2000, that will enable the purchase of a new... Read More

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On Target Training Offers Clinics Across Florida

October 11, 2002

Shawna and Vinton Karrasch, creators of the unique On Target, Training program, will be in Wellington, FL, from February 12-29. The pair will offer clinics and training seminars throughout the area.

A clinic is already scheduled for... Read More

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HSUS To Hold Animal Care Expo 2000 in Las Vegas

October 11, 2002

The Humane Society of the United States, the nation's largest animal protection organization, will hold its annual Animal Care Expo at Las Vegas' Riviera Hotel from February 16 to February 19. Animal Care Expo is the world's largest trade show... Read More

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Sliced Bread Has Arrived

October 11, 2002

Drug testing is about to move into the 21st century for horseracing. Research findings at the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center could make the use of urine in post-race drug testing a thing of the past within a very short... Read More

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Shahinian-Simpson Wins $50,000 Cosequin Grand Prix by 2/10ths of a Second at Indio Desert Circuit II

October 11, 2002

In one of the closest jump-offs ever at the Indio Desert Circuit, Richard Spooner of Glendale, California, and Nicole Shahinian-Simpson of Westlake Village, CA, faced off over the eight-jump course and held the crowd spellbound to the final... Read More

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Proposed Budget Increase For Animal Welfare Act Enforcement

October 11, 2002

The Humane Society of The United States (HSUS), the nation's largest animal protection organization with more than seven million members and constituents, applauded President Clinton Monday, February 7, for proposing an increase of $5 million in... Read More

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Piedra 2000 Spring Seminar

October 11, 2002

The Piedra Foundation 2000 Spring Seminar will be held on February 26, 2000 at San Luis Rey Downs Resort in Bonsall California (for directions http://www.slrd.com/contact/).

Dr. Wendy Vaala, a... Read More

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Humane Care And Treatment Of Exhibition Animals Meeting Open To Public

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a public meeting to discuss issues related to the humane care and treatment of exhibition animals covered under the Animal Welfare Act.

"I'm looking forward to hearing what people will say... Read More

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USDA Proposes Amendment To Animal Semen Import Regulations

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to eliminate import requirements for canine and mule semen from anywhere in the world and for equine semen from Canada.

"We believe these changes are warranted because these imports pose n... Read More

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USDA And Tenn. Horse Owner Settle HPA Charges

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Bobbie Jo Garrison, a horse owner in Crossville, Tenn., have settled charges of Horse Protection Act (HPA) violations.

"Soring is a cruel and abusive practice; it is not an acceptable method of... Read More

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Horse Dealer Enters Plea Agreement

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Bodee Baldwin of Amarillo, Texas, has signed a plea agreement in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, Va.

In July 1999, Baldwin was indicted on five counts of false statements... Read More

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Research Centre Announces Breeders' Workshop

October 11, 2002

The Equine Research Centre (ERC) at Guelph, in partnership with Glengate Farms of Campbellville, Minitube of Canada and the Semex Alliance, continues to respond to the needs of horse breeders with a two-day workshop, on March 4 & 5, 2000. Th... Read More

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Pennsylvania EIA Update

October 11, 2002

The amount of horses testing positive for Equine Infectious Anemia in Northeastern Pennsylvania has risen to 26. Of these horses, 25 have been humanely destroyed, while one horse remains under quarantine for life.

All horses can be... Read More

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Last Year's Drought on This Year's Pasture?

October 11, 2002

Throughout Kentucky, the summer of 1999 will be remembered for hot days and a lack of rain. While the drought and its effects were readily noted this past summer and fall, horse owners need to consider what the drought may have done to their... Read More

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Equine Programs Get Specific

October 11, 2002

Colleges and Universities around the country have been offering degrees in Equine Studies for years. Only recently have these colleges become more specialized in the degrees that they offer. Two colleges have made recent strides forward in their... Read More

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New Staff Writer For The Horse

October 11, 2002

The Horse, a monthly magazine devoted to equine health care, and the print form of The Horse Interactive, has named Stephanie L. Church to the position of staff writer.

Church, 22, a native of Powhatan, Virginia, joined The... Read More

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LVMA/AAEP Foundation Scholarship Awarded

October 11, 2002

 

The Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association (LVMA) Equine Committee recently named Jill Baillie of the Louisiana State University Class of 2000 as the recipient of the 1999 LVMA foundation scholarship.Read More

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AAEP Releases Racetrack Practitioners Directory

October 11, 2002

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published a new directory of racetrack veterinarians. More than 700 AAEP members currently practicing at racetracks across the country are listed.... Read More

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USDA Funds Genome Project

October 11, 2002

The horse genome effort received a major boost in April 1998 when the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved renewal of an initiative of the National Animal Genome Project which, for the first time, includes support for... Read More

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Testing Supplement Efficacy

October 10, 2002

How do you know if something, anything from a car to a blender to a vitamin supplement, works? You test it in a manner consistent with the way it’s going to be used, using specific, relevant measures of performance, and evaluate it according to... Read More

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West Nile Virus Detected in Washington

October 09, 2002

West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in a dead raven collected near Newport, Wash. Testing at the National Wildlife Health Center Laboratory in Madison, Wisc., confirmed the virus. This is the first WNV detection in Washington, according to... Read More

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Australian Horse Council Investigating Industry Insurance

October 09, 2002

The Australian Horse Industry Council has received funding to begin a process to help the industry with Public Liability Insurance (PLI). The group is developing a code of practice, implementation guides, risk management regimes, and an... Read More