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New Diagnostics Help Decipher Navicular Pain

August 09, 2006

Horses that had intermittent lameness; pointing a foot; soreness to hoof testers over the frog; shifting leg lameness; contracted, upright feet; and stabbing toes, shortened stride movement were candidates for Navicular Disease.... Read More

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During Cast Change, Barbaro's Injured Leg 'Looked Good'

August 09, 2006

Edited release from New Bolton Center

Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro was doing well Wednesday morning after the cast on his right hind limb was changed late Tuesday afternoon under general anesthesia at the New Bolton... Read More

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University of Minnesota Receives Genetic Research Grant

August 09, 2006

Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) selected the University of Read More

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Keeping the Family Farm; Farmland Conservation Brochure Available

August 08, 2006

 Horse Country, a pdf brochure on farmland conservation, is now available via the Ocala... Read More

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Limited Spots Still Available for Equine Veterinary Wet Labs

August 08, 2006

The early registration deadline is August 15, but there are a limited number of spots still available for AAEP's most participatory CE experience. A... Read More

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TRF Gala Raises More Than $500,000

August 08, 2006

Thanks in large part to the $58,000 celebrity chef Bobby Flay spent on options to breed to two of the sport's top stallions, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) raised in excess of $500,000 Monday night at its annual gala at the Saratog... Read More

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Cast Change Planned for Barbaro Today

August 08, 2006

Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania's George D. Widener Hospital plan to change the right hind leg cast of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro later today (August 8).... Read More

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Irish EIA Outbreak Leads to New British Testing Requirement

August 07, 2006

An outbreak of swamp fever - Equine Infectious Anaemia - in Ireland, with up to 18 horses reported to have been infected, appears to be in check but Britain has imposed controls from August 14 to try and stop the disease entering the... Read More

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Nineteen Virginia Horses Confirmed Negative for EIA

August 07, 2006

After two horses tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) on June 28 in Pulaski County, Va., 19 other horses within a one-mile radius were tested and confirmed negative, according to Elaine Lidholm, director of communications for the... Read More

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Wet Labs Bring Veterinary Education to Hambletonian Festival of Racing

August 07, 2006

Equine veterinarians from around the country gathered during this first week of August at the Meadowlands Racetrack to participate in a wide range of educational seminars during the 2006 Hambletonian... Read More

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NAJYRC Individual Gold Medals Awarded

August 07, 2006

Individual Gold Medals in dressage, eventing and show jumping were awarded to highlight a successful conclusion of the 2006 CN North American Young... Read More

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National Agricultural Genomics Conference at Purdue University

August 07, 2006

A national conference on agricultural genomics will take place at Purdue... Read More

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EVA Outbreak and Vaccine Shortage Affecting Western U.S.

August 07, 2006

An outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) has resulted in quarantine restrictions in 18 states, with nine states reporting positive cases. A... Read More

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KHP to Host Kentucky Horse Industry Awareness Day

August 04, 2006

The people of Kentucky are invited to the KHP free of... Read More

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Stay Cool: Helping Horses Adjust in Extreme Heat

August 04, 2006

The heat wave that swept across the U.S. this week broke temperature records and strained power grids as people cranked up the air conditioning in an attempt to keep cool. Horses also suffered in the extreme temperatures, prompting a shut-down a... Read More

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MD Barns Seeks Outstanding Quarter Horse for Silver Spur Award

August 04, 2006

Celebrate your American Quarter Horse by nominating him or her for the MD Barns Silver Spur Award. Nominations for one of the American Quarter Horse Association’s most unforgettable awards close... Read More

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It's All in Your Head: Psychology Forum with Jane Savoie

August 04, 2006

"Your attitude determines your success," says Jane Savoie, author of the best-selling sports psychology book. That Winning Feeling! Savoie will be the speaker at the Dressage at Devon... Read More

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FDA to Hold Public Meeting on Animal Feed Contaminant Ranking System

August 04, 2006

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting to present work-in-progress on a method for ranking animal feed contaminants by their relative risks to animal and human health. At... Read More

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HorseCity.com Launches Exclusive DVD Club

August 04, 2006

(edited press release)

The award-winning teams behind "HorseCity.com TV" and "Extreme Cowboy Race" have created a DVD-based program for all equine enthusiasts. 

The HorseCity.com DVD Club pulls together the popular... Read More

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Congress Passes Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act

August 04, 2006

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a Senate substitute to H.R. 3858, the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act, just before adjourning for the August recess. H.R. 3858, as originally introduced in the House, was approved... Read More

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Predicting Mare Delivery Dates: The Eyes Have It

August 03, 2006

Thanks to a University of Pennsylvania study, owners of small ponies can now predict their pregnant mares' delivery dates simply by looking into their unborn foals' eyes. During a two-year project, researchers in the university's School of... Read More

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Ag Committee Sends Horse Bill to the Floor Unfavorably

August 03, 2006

House Agriculture Committee Official Statement on H.R. 503

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Equibase Launches Virtual Stable Race Day Notices

August 03, 2006

Equibase Company, the Thoroughbred industry's official database for racing information, today announced the launch of Virtual StableTM race day notifications that feature convenient links to wager... Read More

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Horse Care Clinic at Days End Farm Horse Rescue

August 03, 2006

Days End Farm Horse Rescue is offering a two-day horse care clinic titled “If Only Love Was Enough” on Aug. 19-20. The clinic is designed for long-time horse owners and those new to horse ownership and... Read More

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Barbaro's Laminitic Hoof Showing Evidence of Regrowth

August 03, 2006

Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro's left hind hoof is slowly showing evidence of regrowth after surgery last month to treat laminitis.... Read More