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Topics on Racing, Breeding, Sales, and Health Covered at Breeders Meeting

June 28, 2006

Note: The bi-annual International Breeders Meeting was held on May 30 in Tokyo and was hosted by the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association. Delegates from 16 countries along with each country's associated veterinarians and observers met to... Read More

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North Dakota Logs First Anthrax Cases of 2006

June 28, 2006

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Two head of cattle have died of anthrax, the first cases of the disease reported in North Dakota this year. "This is a warning for North Dakota producers to talk with their veterinarians about having thei... Read More

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New "Shadow a Veterinarian" Program Available for Students

June 28, 2006

The AAEP Student Program and the AAEP Foundation have created the "Shadow a Veterinarian" program for students of all ages interested in pursuing a career in equine veterinary medicine. Participating... Read More

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ID/INFO EXPO 2006 to Cover NAIS, Other Animal ID Developments

June 28, 2006

ID/INFO EXPO 2006 will provide the latest information on the National Animal Identification... Read More

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The Preparation Checklist for Pack Trips

June 28, 2006

Once you have your destination in mind and have set about procuring all the necessary information, think about your equipment, such as packsaddles, tents, sleeping bags, cooking and eating utensils, and, it seems, a million other things.... Read More

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Riders Urged to Monitor for Trail Classification Downgrades

June 27, 2006

In an effort to avoid 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, hunting... Read More

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Western Stockmen's Issues Recall of Pride Mature Horse Feed

June 27, 2006

Western Stockmen's of Caldwell, Idaho, a business unit of J.R. Simplot Company, is recalling all Pride Mature Horse feed with the lot number 7701-050306. The lot might contain monensin sodium (Rumensin), a drug compound approved for use in some... Read More

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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