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Early Mosquito Activity Reported in Maryland

May 01, 2000

Agriculture Officials Recommend Prompt Vaccination of Horses

Areas of Maryland from Baltimore to the lower Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland are experiencing an early outbreak of mosquitoes this year, prompting State officials to... Read More

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Looking for a 'Wild' Summer Project? Why Not Adopt a Horse or Burro?

May 01, 2000

The U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has got a 'wild' summer idea for you. Approximately 100 wild horses and burros will be available for adoption at The Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Facility at Cross Plains,... Read More

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Judges Announced for the 2000 Congress

May 01, 2000

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association has announced the list of judges who will officiate the 2000 All American Quarter Horse Congress horse show. Specific judge's assignments will not be announced prior to the show.

AQHA... Read More

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Saddle Up America National Open House Extended

May 01, 2000

Saddle Up America, a national initiative to encourage more people to get involved with horses and riding, will coordinate Open House events beginning in May 2000 and continuing throughout the year, announced the Horse Industry Alliance (HIA), th... Read More

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North American Young Riders' Championships To Be Televised

May 01, 2000

The 2000 North American Young Riders' Championships (NAYRC)--presented by State Line Tack--will be broadcast on both the Outdoor Life Network and the Fox Sports Network.

The Outdoor Life Network will first televise the NAYRC on August 1... Read More

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First Choice Stallions Offers World-Class Pedigrees

May 01, 2000

First Choice Stallions is dedicated to producing top-class horses for serious competition riders. Formed by Michael Whitaker and Scotland's Gillespie Brothers, the partnership exclusively offers world-class stallions whose breeding and... Read More

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Canadian Horse Connexions Launches

May 01, 2000

The Horse Publications Group is excited to announce the launch of Canadian Horse Connexions, a new classified magazine from the publishers of Horse Sport and Canadian Horseman. It is the newest and best place for horse peopl... Read More

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VetGen Announces $45 Price Reduction For SCID Test In Arabian Horses

May 01, 2000

VetGen, L.L.C., a pioneering veterinary genetics services and research company, announces a $45 dollar reduction in the price for the test for the Severe Combined Immunodeficiency “SCID” gene in Arabian horses. The test was previously priced at... Read More

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Piroplasmosis Found In Australia

April 14, 2000

The following is a message that was released to the horse industry of Victoria, Australia, on March 31, from the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer:

A horse was imported from Hong Kong toVictoria, and was found to be infected with... Read More

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The Olympic Vet

April 01, 2000

Behind every great Olympic equestrian three-day event team of riders and horses is a ground crew that makes everything go as planned. The fine-tuning of each equine competitor's health specifically for the Sydney challenge began long before the... Read More

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Fluids And Electrolytes

April 01, 2000

With the summer months approaching, it is time for a refresher on the impact of the warmer environmental conditions on your horse. Warmer temperatures and high relative humidity place added stress on horses during exercise because of their... Read More

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Hoof Abscesses

April 01, 2000

A hoof abscess is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses. It occurs swiftly and usually needlessly--a nail or sharp piece of wire or metal is left lying about, an unlucky horse steps on the object, penetration occurs, and is followe... Read More

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Incredible Edibles: Horse Treats

April 01, 2000

Horses tastes when it comes to goodies can be quite far-ranging.... Read More

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Fireproofing Older Barns

April 01, 2000

"Fire is living and breathing. It has its own life," says Amy Tryon. "It is sort of like horses. Once you think you've got it all figured out, something will come along and show you that you don't." However, Tryon knows more than most about both... Read More

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Quarantine Facilities

April 01, 2000

Quarantine facilities...the mere name implies isolation and horses with infectious diseases for which there are no cures. In reality, quarantine facilities are the first line of defense to protect horses in the United States from such diseases.... Read More

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Small Strongyles

April 01, 2000

There is increasing confusion over the parasites known as small strongyles. In the early years of parasite control, small strongyles were thought to be of little consequence to the health and well-being of the horse. After effectively controllin... Read More

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Mare Madness

April 01, 2000

I hear it all the time: "My mare is impossible whenever she is in heat, and, in fact, she's in heat most of the time!" or "Every time I want to do something with my mare, she's in heat; in fact, she was in heat for every single show last year!"... Read More

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Lymphangitis in Horses

April 01, 2000

Many horse owners are faced with what is unscientifically called a "fat leg" in their horses. You walk into your field or stall to catch your horse, and there he stands, lame, with one leg swollen from the stifle down to twice its normal size.... Read More

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Vaccination Update

April 01, 2000

Better vaccines, smarter protocols. These two areas are where efforts are being focused to provide improved and safer protection against infectious diseases. Experts, veterinarians, and horse owners are looking at a future where vaccines work... Read More

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Off-Label Drug Use for Horses

April 01, 2000

Off-label drug use, which technically was illegal until recently, might be one of the most beneficial things we as veterinarians do in the treatment of disease in animals. The technically illegal part was a result of the way a drug was licensed... Read More

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Lloyd's Of London Continues Support Of Disease Publication

April 01, 2000

It is often said the best gifts keep on giving. That certainly can be said about the gift of $35,000 given by Lloyd's of London Underwriters, Brokers, and their Kentucky Agents to the University of Kentucky's Department of Veterinary Science for... Read More

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Dressage At The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 01, 2000

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Bayer, kicks off today, April 27 at the Kentucky Horse Parkwith the Dressage phase of the competition at 9:00 a.m.

Among the horses and riders scheduled to compete Thursday are Kerry... Read More

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National Reining Breeders Classic

April 01, 2000

The National Reining Breeders Classic has become known as the most spectacular show on the reining calendar and the 2000 event helped emphasize why. Held April 12-16, in Guthrie, Oklahoma, the show paid $346,394.27.

Moving into the... Read More

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$120,000 Wish Comes True

April 01, 2000

North American Equine Ranching Group Sets Precedent With Largest Manitoba Donation of the New Millennium

“Going once, twice, sold to the man in the third row!” Ranchers at the inaugural NAERIC Horse Summit 2000 sent bidding cards flying... Read More

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AHSA And MSPCA Launch Transportation Guidelines

April 01, 2000

The American Horse Shows Association (AHSA) and the Massachusetts Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) Nevins Farm & Equine Centre have published an important new book, Guidelines for Horse Transport by Road &... Read More