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Michigan Barn Fire Kills 18 Horses

September 12, 2006

A suspicious fire at a St. Clair County, Mich., barn in Clyde Township has left 18 horses dead and might be linked to a series of other fires that have been set in the area in recent weeks, authorities said.

The fire at the Classic... Read More

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Richardson Pleased with Patient's Progress

September 12, 2006

Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro is improving slowly and steadily according to veterinarians at Penn's George D. Widener Hospital. "We are pleased with his progress," said Dean Richardson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, chief of surgery. "He is wearing the cast... Read More

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Arabian Mare, Palomino POA Filly Reported Missing

September 12, 2006

Birdie, a gray Arabian mare, has been reported missing from the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ohio. Birdie is eight years old and she stands at 14.3 hands.

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Lost in the Fog Begins Chemotherapy

September 11, 2006

Lost in the Fog was resting in his stall at Golden Gate Fields Saturday (Sept. 9), two days after receiving his first chemotherapy treatment at the University of California, Davis.

The champion sprinter of 2005 had the treatment Thursday... Read More

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Australians to Join NRHA International Affiliate Program in 2007

September 11, 2006

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) goes "Down Under" as Australia commits to join the International Affiliate Program (IAP) in 2007. This important step was completed under the leadership of NRHA Vice President, Dr. Kim Sloan.... Read More

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Gretchen Jackson: It's Still Day to Day, But Barbaro 'Starting to Blossom'

September 11, 2006

Roy and Gretchen Jackson were at Keeneland Sunday looking at September sale yearlings. But their Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro wasn't far from their minds.

Gretchen Jackson talked about the ups and downs with Barbaro, who continues to... Read More

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Two New Equine Clinics to be Added to Belmont Park

September 11, 2006

Belmont Park horsemen will soon have more options available for intensive equine medical care if plans involving two clinics come to fruition in the next year or so.

IEAH Corp. and owners of the New York Equine Hospital have separately... Read More

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Description of Rabid Horse Present at Celebration Released

September 11, 2006

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) with the assistance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are notifying the approximately 150,000 persons who attended the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville of ... Read More

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USEA Announces 2006 Hall Of Fame Inductees

September 11, 2006

The United States Eventing Association is proud to announce the newest inductees to the USEA Eventing Hall of Fame. The official induction will take place during a gala dinner at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in St. Louis on... Read More

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National Walking Horse Association Announces Move, New Executive Director

September 11, 2006

The National Walking Horse Association (NWHA), an organization established to promote the naturally gaited Walking Horse, is pleased to announce its recent move to Lexington, Ky., the horse capitol of the world. Along with the move is... Read More

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avVaa World Health Care Products Receives Trademark on Skin and Coat Treatment

September 10, 2006

avVaa World Health Care Products Inc., a global biotechnology company offering therapeutic, natural skin and health care products for human and animals, announced Sept. 7 that it has received a registered trademark for its proprietary dermalustr... Read More

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Rocky Mountain Horse Expo Benefits Fund for Cancer Survivors

September 10, 2006

Cancer can interrupt a horsewoman or man's life all too fast. Since the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo believes the "horse life" is the healthiest one, they are pleased to benefit a Colorado-based non-profit that helps horsewomen and men get back in... Read More

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Horse Dead After Falling from Trailer on Oregon Freeway

September 10, 2006

According to Salem-News.com (www.salem-news.com/articles/september082006/horse_dies_9806.php), a Morgan-Arabian cross died Friday morning after kicking the back... Read More

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Rabies Detected in Horse that Attended Celebration

September 09, 2006

A horse that was kept in stables at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tenn., last week tested positive for rabies, state health officials announced Friday night (Sept. 8).

The 3-year-old gelding from... Read More

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EasyCare Offering Natural Hoof Care Clinic

September 09, 2006

EasyCare, Inc. will host a hoof care clinic January 20-24, 2007, featuring Hoof Rehabilitation Specialist Pete Ramey and Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD, from the Michigan State University Equine Foot Laboratory. EasyCare will also do a hoof boot fittin... Read More

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Nominations Sought for USEA Appreciation Awards

September 09, 2006

Every year at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, an Awards Luncheon is held. This is an opportunity for the sport to recognize those horses and riders who have excelled in eventing throughout the year. It is also an opportunity to... Read More

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Two More WNV Cases in Kentucky

September 09, 2006

West Nile virus (WNV) remains on the radar of Kentucky agriculture officials; two new equine cases were confirmed Friday (Sept. 8). Nine horses have been infected with the disease in 2006.

A 4-year-old Rocky Mountain Horse mare in Adair... Read More

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World Cup Winner Electrocutionist Dead

September 09, 2006

Dubai World Cup winner Electrocutionist died of an apparent heart attack Saturday, several days after an abnormality was detected in the 5-year-old horse's heart.

Dubai-based Godolphin Racing Inc. owned Electrocutionist, considered a to... Read More

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House Votes to Ban Horse Slaughter

September 08, 2006

In an act that went against the recommendations of the Secretary of Agriculture and two prominent veterinary groups, on Sept. 7 Congress voted 263-146 to end horse slaughter in the United States. House members also defeated two amendments that... Read More

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Humane Society Applauds House Decision on H.R. 503

September 08, 2006

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) released the following document yesterday (Sept. 7) in response to the passage of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In a historic ste... Read More

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AQHA Responds to Passage of H.R. 503

September 08, 2006

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) released the following document yesterday (Sept. 7) in response to the passage of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Today the agriculture... Read More

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Purina Mills joins Women Luv Horses as Gold Sponsor

September 08, 2006

Cancer can interrupt a horsewoman or man's life all too fast. Since the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo believes the "horse life" is the healthiest one, they are pleased to benefit a Colorado-based non-profit that helps horsewomen and men get back in... Read More

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Veterinary Degree Offers Many Career Options

September 08, 2006

Fall is approaching, and that means many children and adults are going back to school to continue their education. Pursuing higher education is a proven means for advancing a career, and veterinary medicine offers several career choices for... Read More

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Kentucky, Ohio Employ Upgraded Blood-Doping Tests

September 08, 2006

Kentucky has performed random testing for blood-doping antibodies in racehorses of all breeds for more than a year, but now it's testing for the actual proteins, a process that could put more teeth in penalties.

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Wilcke Named Director of University of Louisville Equine Program

September 08, 2006

Richard W. Wilcke has been named the director of the University of Louisville Equine Industry Program. Wilcke, a faculty member since 1995, succeeds Robert Lawrence, who recently retired after 18 years as head of the program.

Since the... Read More