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Moorman's Launches New Web Site

June 01, 2000

MoorMan's, Inc., manufacturer of the NEW GENERATION NUTRITION equine feeding program, has debuted an enhanced version of its equine web site, announced Fred Gutzmann, Vice President Sales and Marketing for MoorMan's.

The internet site,... Read More

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Equine Orthopaedic Research Center To Be Built At CSU

June 01, 2000

Building plans for the construction of the world's first Equine Orthopaedic Research Center are underway and work on the 12,000 square-foot building is scheduled to begin no later than January 1, 2001 at Colorado State University.

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USET Reining Semi-finals Aired on GMC's America's Horse

June 01, 2000

As reining competitors are celebrating the sports acceptance by the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), “GMC America's Horse” is doing its part to make sure individuals worldwide recognize the athletic talent it takes t... Read More

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USDA Wrapping Up Screwworm Investigation

June 01, 2000

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)is concluding a foreign animal disease investigation by recognizing a Florida veterinarian for his part in preventing screwworm from becoming established in Florida, potentially causing extensive damage t... Read More

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When Should I Call the Vet?

June 01, 2000

A reader asks how she can know when it is time to call the veterinarian for a health problem in her horse, and when advice from Internet chat rooms is enough information.... Read More

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Glucosamine/Chondroiton Study Published

June 01, 2000

Researchers from the University of Maryland’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, recently published a report that showed some over-the-counter human products claiming to contain glucosamine and chondroitin did not have th... Read More

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Pre-Exercise Feeding

May 01, 2000

When and what should I feed my horse before exercise? This question is very familiar to equine nutritionists, and generally sparks considerable debate about feeding management of horses prior to competition. While it generally is agreed that... Read More

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Feeding Older Horses: Cuisine For The Golden Years

May 01, 2000

Horses which have been correctly fed all their lives are far more likely to live to a ripe old age.... Read More

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Proud Flesh

May 01, 2000

Q: My horse had a cut on his lower cannon bone and my vet gave me instructions on how to wrap it to prevent proud flesh. What is proud flesh, and can it really become a problem, or is he being overly cautious?... Read More

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Witches And Brooms: Preparing for Equine Diseases

May 01, 2000

What an incredible time of year! Spring is in the air. Flowers are blooming. Hopes are high as a new season starts, and horses are traveling everywhere for training and competition. Diseases are threatening our horses, our livelihoods, and... Read More

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Short Cycling Mares

May 01, 2000

Nature has done a commendable job in developing the equine reproductive system, but it did not take into consideration man's special needs for the production of horses at certain times or under specific circumstances. The first man-made rule for... Read More

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Footing and Horse Performance

May 01, 2000

The type of footing on which a horse performs strongly influences whether the animal has a long and productive career, or whether it has that career cut short because of unsoundness or injury. Footing also influences how well the horse performs.... Read More

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Louisiana Joins Texas, Other States In Equine Passport Program

May 01, 2000

It's a done deal. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state's livestock health regulatory agency, reports Louisiana has joined the "equine passport" program. This program is for horses, donkeys, mules and asses originating within and... Read More

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Two South Dakota Horses Missing

May 01, 2000

Two horses are missing from Rapid City, South Dakota. They were stolen either late evening on May 16, or early morning on May 17. One is a Quarter Horse mare who is described as a smoky dun, about 15 hands in height. The mare has a few white... Read More

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Follow-up On Missing Clemson Horses

May 01, 2000

According to a Clemson University staff member, one of two stolen mares has been recovered. The horses were stolen from the Pendleton, South Carolina farm the night of April 23, 2000.

The brands on the recovered mare's shoulder had been... Read More

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MD Barns Silver Spur Award

May 01, 2000

MD Barns has announced sponsorship of the MD Barns Silver Spur Award. The award recognizes an American Quarter Horse who has made a significant impact on the lives of others.

This award will honor those exemplary American Quarter Horses... Read More

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Dogwood Foundation Proposes Second Challenge

May 01, 2000

With the tremendous success of the first Dogwood Challenge, the Merrill family has challenged American Quarter Horse Association Members to do it again.

A second Dogwood Challenge has been established to raise money for equine research.... Read More

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Blood Tests Might Provide Early Indicators Of Catastrophic Injury

May 01, 2000

Bone fractures, joint injury and other musculoskeletal trauma are major problems in the equine industry. In response, a grant of $59,700 will help two Colorado State University equine researchers continue their studies into diagnosing, monitorin... Read More

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Pennsylvania Educates Horse Owners On West Nile Virus

May 01, 2000

The West Nile encephalitis committee at Penn State has developed an information sheet for the horse owners in Pennsylvania. The information distributed follows. To see The Horse's most recent articles on West Nile, please scroll down to... Read More

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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.

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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