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Fresno State Equine Program Honored with AQHA Legacy Award

November 10, 2006

The American Quarter Horse Association announced that California State University, Fresno's equine program is among 20 breeders it is honoring with its prestigious Legacy Awards.

Fresno State was the only educational institution selected. T... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare and Safety Recommendations Released

November 10, 2006

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A cross-section of prominent participants from the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry who participated in the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit in Lexington, on Oct. 16-17, have drafted recommended... Read More

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CEM-Positive Horses Under Quarantine in Wisconsin

November 10, 2006

Two Lipizzaner stallions in Dane County, Wisc., are enjoying the dubious honor of being the country's first cases of contagious equine metritis (CEM) since 1998.

The Office International des Epizooties (OIE, or World Organization for Animal... Read More

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USDA Accepting Nominations for Foreign Animal Disease Program

November 10, 2006

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is currently accepting nominations for its spring 2007 Smith-Kilborne training program on foreign animal diseases.

The Smith-Kilborne program takes its name fro... Read More

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Illinois Manure Management Workshop Series to Explain Legal Guidelines

November 10, 2006

The Certified Livestock Manager Training (CLMT) program will mark the 10th anniversary of the Illinois Livestock Management Facilities Act with a series of workshops from December through next March to help producers comply with the Act and othe... Read More

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Insured Geldings, Mares At Greater Risk of Death Than Stallions

November 09, 2006

Swedish researchers examining the five-year survival rates of insured Warmbloods found that geldings and mares have a greater mortality risk than stallions. They also found that horses with a history of "costly veterinary events" were at a... Read More

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EHV Precautions: Quarantine of 57 More Monmouth Horses

November 09, 2006

Officials have quarantined 57 horses that competed at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Monday (Nov. 6) over fears that the animals may have been exposed to the potentially dangerous equine herpesvirus.

The step was taken after officials realize... Read More

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New Furnace Uses Horse Manure for Fuel

November 09, 2006

John Kimberlin hopes to light a fire under his idea of using manure to produce heat and electricity.

Kimberlin, of Waukee, Iowa, believes he has perfected a small-scale furnace that can be used on farms, at racetracks, or anywhere livestock... Read More

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Top Eventing Rider Amy Tryon Joins Team UlcerGard

November 09, 2006

Merial has announced that top eventing rider and 2006 World Equestrian Games Bronze Medalist, Amy Tryon will become the newest member of Team UlcerGard. Tryon will join other top equestrian athletes, including Darren Chiacchia, John Williams, an... Read More

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Enlightened Equitation's Fhoenix Saddle

November 09, 2006

The Fhoenix is a completely unique and revolutionary design of saddle designed to optimize comfort for both horse and rider, while being self adjusting to the fit of almost any horse or pony.... Read More

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Horseware Ireland Introduces Fly Sheet Infused with Insect Repellent

November 09, 2006

Horseware Ireland introduces the latest innovation--The Amigo Bug Buster. It's infused with the Buzz-Blocker insect repellent, proven effective in human clothing against flies, mosquitoes, chiggers, midgies, and ants. The repellent-infused Bug... Read More

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Dover Opening New Store in Crofton, Md.

November 09, 2006

Dover Saddlery Retail, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dover Saddlery (Nasdaq: DOVR), announced Nov. 8 that the Grand Opening of its new Crofton, Md., store will take place December 1-3. Equestrians are invited to join in the Grand Opening... Read More

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Rutgers Equine Science Center Annual Update Set for Dec. 12

November 09, 2006

The Rutgers Equine Science Center will sponsor its annual Equine Science Update on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture on the Cook Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.... Read More

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EHV-1 Outbreak Occurs Despite Rigorous Control Efforts at Colorado State

November 09, 2006

This fall, equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) spread among patients in the veterinary hospital at Colorado State University (CSU), despite the fact the school runs one of the nation's top veterinary biosecurity programs. The finding forced 20... Read More

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Book Excerpt: Oxygen Supply

November 08, 2006

Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from Happy Trails by Les Sellnow. This book is available from www.ExclusivelyEquine.com.... Read More

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New Cruelty Charges in Fatal Castration Case

November 08, 2006

A Utah man has been charged in the fatal castration of a wild horse. At least three people now face charges in the cruelty case.

Terry John Reid, 48, of Dutch John, was released on his own recognizance after an Oct. 31 initial appearance on... Read More

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Fleeceworks Merino Wool Saddle Pads

November 08, 2006

Lower in cost and more durable than sheepskin, Merino wool saddle pads are the newest offering from Fleeceworks.

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Union Hill Flip Saddle Pad

November 08, 2006

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AQHA's "Your Horse's Health" DVDs

November 08, 2006

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Meets in Lexington

November 08, 2006

The Unwanted Horse Coalition met officially for the first time under the auspices of the American Horse Council at the United States Equestrian Federation headquarters in Lexington Oct. 31.

Meeting participants discussed a number of... Read More

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Probios Horse Treats

November 08, 2006

Each Probios treat contains live, naturally occurring microorganisms that restore and maintain the natural balance of digestive bacteria in the horse's gut.... Read More

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UK Animal Welfare Legislation Receives Royal Assent

November 08, 2006

The most important piece of animal welfare legislation for nearly a century received Royal Assent today (Nov. 8).

By updating and bringing together more than 20 pieces of animal welfare legislation relating to farmed and non-farmed animals,... Read More

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UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Named Beneficiary of Atlanta Steeplechase

November 08, 2006

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has been named one of two new non-profit beneficiaries for the 2007 Atlanta Steeplechase. The Atlanta Steeplechase Board of Stewards made the announcement this week that, along with... Read More

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Colorado State Veterinary Teaching Hospital Implements Precautionary Suspension of Elective Equine Admissions

November 08, 2006

Effective Oct. 31, elective equine admissions at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University were temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to control risks related to equine herpesvirus-1... Read More

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Pine Island Buried Monday at Claiborne Farm

November 07, 2006

Pine Island, who was euthanatized after breaking down in the Nov. 4 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs, was buried at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., Monday at 1 p.m. (EST). Her grave is located next t... Read More