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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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Texas A&M: Horse Mortality Incident Traced to Pesticide

July 21, 2006

Testing at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory has yielded evidence that the toxic principal responsible for the recent deaths of more... Read More

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Exact Cause of Toxicity Deaths Still Unknown

July 21, 2006

Researchers at Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, Texas, say they strongly suspect that the pesticide used on feed at nearby Carousel Acres was directly involved in the death of 27 horses. However, the reason for the extreme... Read More

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University of Kentucky Researchers Play Role in Horse Genome Sequencing Project

July 21, 2006

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) announced Wednesday (July 21) that it has added the horse genome to it latest sequencing targets, a project expected to provide powerful new scientific strategies and methods for research on... Read More

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Prosthetics for Horse Limbs

July 20, 2006

When a horse has an injury such as happened to Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the end result has often been euthanasia. Veterinarians are attempting to save Barbaro's life, and limb. However, if the blood supply t... Read More

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Veterinarians Investigate Toxicity Deaths

July 20, 2006

Twenty-seven horses have died in what appears to be an accidental poisoning at a Brazos County, Texas boarding barn, reports The Bryan-College Station Eagle, a local newspaper.

Preliminary reports suggest that the horses' feed... Read More

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Second Annual Sensory Training Clinic with the Mounted Police

July 20, 2006

School your horse with techniques used by police officers to promote confidence and employ strategies for desensitizing your horse to noise, crowds, and obstacles.

Five instructors representing the Lexington Police Mounted Unit, the... 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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Thoroughbred Charities of America to Receive Donation from BreyerFest 2006

July 20, 2006

Breyer Animal Creations has chosen Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) to receive a portion of the proceeds from the auctions and raffles at... 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

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'We're in a Marathon,' Says Barbaro's Vet

July 20, 2006

Day to day, for six straight days now, the reports on Barbaro have been good.
Good vitals, good attitude, stable.

Dean Richardson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, Chief of Surgery, is looking way beyond those daily updates, however.

"Hi... Read More

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Agency Announces Genome Sequencing Approval

July 20, 2006

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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), yesterday (July 19) announced they approved the genome sequencing of the horse to "high-density genome... 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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Maryland Horse Industry Board Awards $20,416 in Grants

July 19, 2006

Therapeutic riding programs, youth clubs, public riding facilities, educational, and research programs are among the 13 groups receiving more than $20,000 in grants from the Maryland Horse Industry... Read More

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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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Barbaro's Condition Unchanged

July 19, 2006

Chief of Surgery Dean Richardson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, reports that Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro remains in stable condition with good vital signs today (July 19). "He spends several hours a day in a... 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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British Group Rides for Trail Access Awareness

July 19, 2006

The Byways and Bridleways Trust (BBT) Journey for Access aims to raise the profile of equestrian access and the terrible conditions that riders endure on public trails.Read More

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AAEP Veterinary Wet Labs Registration Now Open

July 18, 2006

Taking place Sep. 6 - 7 at the Kentucky Read More