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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

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Canada Team West Wins Gold in Young Riders Dressage Team Championship

August 03, 2006

Canada Team West won the Gold Medal in the Young Riders dressage team championship that highlighted the first day of competition at the 2006 CN North American Junior and Young Riders' Championships... Read More

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Owners of Endangered Equine Breeds Asked to Participate in Research Study

August 03, 2006

The Equus Survival Trust, working to save endangered equine breeds, invites you to participate in an equine genome research project, carried out at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M... Read More

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Online Auction Benefits Youth Horse Activities

August 03, 2006

(edited press release)

 

The National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA... Read More

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Club Foot (Book Excerpt)

August 02, 2006

Acquired flexural deformity of the coffin joint is often referred to as "club foot." The foot's appearance can vary from dished with the heel raised to a boxy shape with the hoof wall nearly perpendicular to the ground.... Read More

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Heat Wave Halts Racing at Saratoga, Other Tracks

August 02, 2006

Extreme heat in the East is taking its toll on racing, as six tracks cancelled racing for either Tuesday or Wednesday. Among the most prominent cancellations was Saratoga, which called off live racing for Wednesday.

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Barbaro's Right Hind Leg Healing Well

August 02, 2006

By now, Barbaro should have been close to casting aside any doubts that he could make a full recovery from the devastating right hind leg injuries he suffered at the Preakness Stakes.

Instead, the winner of the Kentucky Derby still has a... Read More

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Western States Horse Expo Draws Top Talent, Thousands of Attendees

August 02, 2006

"I'm very excited about how great this year's Horse Expo was," grins Western States Horse Expo President Miki Cohen. "I have to agree with all the people who said it was the best ever. We're extremely proud of our sponsors, exhibitors,... Read More

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Racing Museum to Debut Unique Horse Racing Simulator

August 02, 2006

The National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame is expected to unveil its one-of-a-kind equine simulator during a press conference Aug. 3 museum communications director Mike Kane said.

Under development for approximately three years, the... Read More

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Equine Problem Behavior Research Survey Now Online

August 02, 2006

A veterinary behavior student at The University of California, Davis, Read More

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Horses Stolen in West Virginia and Ontario

August 02, 2006

On July 16, the Thorne family of Hardy County, W.Va., was stunned to find its bay Arabian mare, MA Legacy of Gold (Legs), missing from her pasture. The thieves left behind the mare’s 7-week-old foal. All three of the pasture gates were locked,... Read More

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AHC Requests Grassroots Contacts for "Right to Ride" Bill

August 02, 2006

The House of Representatives has passed Congressman George Radanovich's "Right-to-Ride" bill (H.R. 586). The bill is intended to protect the use and access of pack and saddle stock animals on public... Read More

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The Latest on the Omegas (Fats)

August 01, 2006

Glance through nearly any newspaper or magazine, and you're bound to see ads proclaiming the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in the human diet. Interest in the topic is keen: Studies in humans and other species have found omega-3 fatty acids... Read More

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Veterinary Education

August 01, 2006

A veterinarian's education does not end when he or she graduates from veterinary school. Some might go on to become board certified in a specialized area of practice, such as surgery or internal medicine, and all are required by state licensing... Read More

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The Latest Elixir--Wellness

August 01, 2006

In today's world, horse owners are overwhelmed with information available about how to feed their horses. Every month, dozens of articles appear in magazines and on the Web that advocate a wide range of nutritional solutions for every problem facin... Read More

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Information on Inducing Labor

August 01, 2006

I am searching for information or articles on induced parturition (labor). Is there any information published on this?... Read More

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Could This be Back Pain?

August 01, 2006

My mare appears to be in pain particularly in the withers, shoulder, and stomach areas. ... Read More

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No Vertical Vision?

August 01, 2006

I follow Pat Parelli's training methodology. While doing the exercise of desensitizing my horse to a ball, I quickly realized that her focus never followed the ball over her head. If I rolled it at her feet, or played with the ball anywhere belo... Read More

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Trashing the Place

August 01, 2006

Why do some defecate onto the walls of the stall, pasting manure onto their tails, hindquarters, and all over ... Read More

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Daily Hoof Washing?

August 01, 2006

I have heard horses should get their feet washed every day, and that this is called the natural moisturizing cycle for hooves. In the horses you have observed in the wild, do they wet their feet every day? If so, please explain how they do... Read More

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Body Builders--Muscles

August 01, 2006

Muscles are one of the most important components in the equine body. Without them, the horse would be unable to walk, chew and digest food, or even swish his tail. Muscles comprise the largest tissue mass in the horse's body. There are various types ... Read More

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Feeding to Prevent and Control Disease

August 01, 2006

Dietary management can work like magic for specific equine diseases.... Read More