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Rutgers Reminds Riders and Motorists to Follow the Rules of the Road

June 27, 2006

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Emirates Appeals Panel Upholds Brass Hat Disqualification

June 27, 2006

A three-member appeals panel of the Emirates Racing Authority has upheld the disqualification of Thoroughbred Brass Hat from his second-place finish in this year's Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) and the $5,400 fine imposed on trainer Buff Bradley.... Read More

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Research Summit Addresses Need for Increased Funding for Equine Projects

June 27, 2006

How to increase funding for equine research was the primary focus of a collaborative equine research summit held in Read More

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Neurologic Herpes 24-Hour Test

June 27, 2006

A rapid (24-hour) test is now available to identify neuropathic strains of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). This means in the event of an outbreak of herpesvirus, or if a horse has neurologic signs of undetermined origin, a veterinarian can take a... Read More

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Folded into AHC

June 27, 2006

The Unwanted Horse Coalition, which started as the Unwanted Horse Summit during the American Horse Council's (AHC) annual convention in April 2005, is being folded into the AHC. American Horse Council Chairman Nick Nicholson made the announcemen... Read More

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Vesiviruses and MRLS?

June 26, 2006

Oregon State University researchers have reported a link between vesiviruses, which can affect a wide variety of mammals, and mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS). University of Kentucky researchers studying MRLS are concerned the results of... Read More

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The Horse Named Top Magazine at AHP Ceremony

June 26, 2006

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care was honored on Saturday, June 24, as the best overall publication in the General Excellence category at the 2006 American Horse Publications (AHP) Annual Awards. Sixty publications were... Read More

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Asmussen Faces Six Month Suspension and Fine

June 26, 2006

Steve Asmussen, North America's leading trainer in 2004 and 2005, is facing a six month suspension for a medication infraction involving the Class 2 drug mepivicaine, a local anesthetic.

According to the Louisiana Racing Commission,... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Foundation Invites Donors, Volunteers to Help Prepare for the Alltech FEI Games Kentucky 2010

June 26, 2006

With the Alltech FEI Games Kentucky 2010 around the corner, the Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) Foundation is seeking assistance from the community and competitors in preparing for the event. There are a number of ways to be involved as a donor or a... Read More

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Cloned Mule Idaho Gem Wins in California Racing Debut

June 24, 2006

The racing mule Idaho Gem, the world's first equine clone, made a favorable impression in his initial start on the Read More

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Bergstein Receives Fifth Annual Equine Vision Award

June 24, 2006

Stanley F. Bergstein was honored with this year’s Equine Industry Vision Award, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, at a ceremonial breakfast held Friday, June 23, during... Read More

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New Painting Benefits Large Animal Rescue Fund

June 24, 2006

A new equine-themed painting has been created to help horses and create awareness and... Read More

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Equine Internists Help Beau Beat Botulism

June 23, 2006

Beau's bright, interested eyes and shiny coat do not give any indication that he was at death's door just a few months ago. On June 1, the chocolate-colored Rocky Mountain Horse gelding was a guest for the American College of Veterinary Internal... Read More

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Oregon State Study Links Virus to 2001 Kentucky Abortions

June 23, 2006

Veterinary researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) announced today that they have linked a major abortion epidemic in Central Kentucky mares in 2001 to vesivirus infection. This marks the first time the virus has been... Read More

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Congress Votes to Protect Wild Horses from Slaughter

June 21, 2006

Wild horses in the United States received a reprieve on May 19, when the House voted in favor of an amendment to prohibit the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from selling wild horses and burros to commercial entities.

An amendment to th... Read More

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Hundreds of Carriages to Wheel Through Kentucky Horse Park

June 21, 2006

They'll be driving straight out of the history books and off of the movie screens, with stylish four-wheeled antique coaches pulled by teams of immaculate horses and driven by liveried coachmen,... Read More

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Group Urges Vigilance on Trail Classification Downgrades

June 21, 2006

In an effort to avoid the downgrading of trails across the nation, Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) is urging anyone who uses trails for hiking, camping, backpacking, horse or mule packing,... Read More

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Working Together for Trails in a Changing Environment

June 21, 2006

The Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference (SETC) will be held Aug. 4-5 in Roanoke, Va. The conference was formed to address trail issues that concern equestrians and land managers. Land-use planning, trail sharing, environmental protection,... Read More

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Reining Association Sees Increase in Number of International Competitions

June 21, 2006

Interest and participation in the National Reining Horse Association continues to grow.  The association is exhibiting phenomenal growth, especially in the... Read More

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Alltech Announces $10 Million Title Sponsorship for 2010 WEG

June 20, 2006

Alltech, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, announced its title sponsorship yesterday (June 19)for the 2010 FEI games to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. This marks the first time in FEI history that the World Equestrian... Read More

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Wounds and Lacerations (Book Excerpt)

June 20, 2006

One of the most important facts regarding severe wounds is that the sooner they are noticed and repaired the better the patient's prognosis, both functionally and cosmetically. Another aspect of wounds is that they bleed, some significantly more than... Read More

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AQHYA Youth World Cups Returns Home to Amarillo

June 20, 2006

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is proud to welcome the Youth World Cup back to Amarillo, Texas. The Youth World Cup is sponsored by WeatherBeeta and will be held at the Amarillo National Center June 23 through July 2. This event... Read More

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American Horse Council Publications Available

June 20, 2006

The American Horse Council (AHC) has proudly announced the availability of three must-have publications for the horse industry. The AHC Study--The Economic Impact of the Horse Industry on the United States, the AHC 2006 Horse... Read More

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University of Minnesota Board of Regents Approves Plans for Equine Treatment and Research Center

June 19, 2006

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved plans for the new University of Minnesota Equine Center on June 8 (click here to read the announcement of the plans to build the... Read More

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Alltech to Sponsor 2010 FEI Games in Kentucky

June 19, 2006

Governor Ernie Fletcher and Alltech president and founder Dr. Pearse Lyons announced today that Alltech will be the title sponsor of the 2010 FEI GamesTM in Kentucky. The games, which will officially be known as the Alltech FEI Games Kentucky... Read More