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clipclop.com To Sponsor Equestrian Olympic Site

June 01, 2000

clipclop.com CEO John Henry is proud to announce clipclop.com's sponsorship of the equestrian section of the official Sydney 2000 Olympic Games web site.

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AQHA Announces Best Remuda Tours

June 01, 2000

The American Quarter Horse Association is teaming up with Bayer Animal Health to bring horse enthusiasts across the country an opportunity to learn more about horses.

The Best Remuda Tours are a series of educational clinics hosted by... Read More

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Team USA Announced For 2000 Quarter Horse Youth World Cup

June 01, 2000

Team USA selections have been made for the American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup competition to be held in Portugruaro, Italy, July 2-10.

Held every two years, the 2000 American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup will be the largest ever... Read More

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New York City Sentinel Chicken Positive for West Nile In Preliminary Tests

June 01, 2000

Fifth Bird In New England Found Positive This Year

New York City Health Commissioner Neal L. Cohen, M.D., announced Thursday that a blood sample taken on June 8 from a chicken being monitored by the Health Department in Corona, Queens... Read More

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Bayer to Sell U.S. And Canadian Livestock And Equine Biologicals Business

June 01, 2000

The Animal Health business group of Bayer Corporation's Agriculture Division has agreed to sell the group's U.S. and Canadian livestock and equine biologicals business to Intervet Inc. The Bayer unit manufactures biological vaccines for cattle,... Read More

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Revised Equine Insurance Guide Available

June 01, 2000

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is offering an updated equine insurance guide to veterinarians and those involved in the administration of equine insurance policies. "The Veterinary Role in Equine Insurance" describes the... Read More

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New Brochures Help Horse Owners Learn Proper Bandaging Techniques

June 01, 2000

The care and protection of equine lower limbs through proper bandaging is the subject of a new series of client education brochures developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and Educational Partner 3M Animal Care... Read More

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West Nile Virus/Encephalitis Resource Site Opens

June 01, 2000

In preparation for a possible second summertime outbreak of the deadly West Nile Virus (encephalitis), a web site featuring important information about the mosquito borne virus has been launched. Developed by RISE (Responsible Industry for a... Read More

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West Nile Appears Again

June 01, 2000

West Nile virus is beginning to peek out from the mysterious hiding places where it overwintered since an outbreak in late 1999. Three birds have been found dead with the virus—two in New York, and one in New Jersey.

Two crows in New... Read More

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American Youth Horse Council Calls For Abstracts And Presentations

June 01, 2000

The American Youth Horse Council would like to cordially invite submissions to speak at the 2001 National Youth Horse Leaders Symposium at the Doubletree Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO February 2-4, 2001.

This annual event presents an... Read More

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New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Announces Second Annual Scoping

June 01, 2000

The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Racing Association (NYTHA) is teaming up with Merial, a leading animal healthcare company, to bring free endoscopic ulcer screening to horses at Belmont Park. After a very successful program at Churchill Down... Read More

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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.

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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