Educational Opportunities


Horse Health Lectures Scheduled at Dressage at Devon

August 30, 2012

Dressage at Devon has announced its schedule for educational sessions to be held at the 2012 show.... Read More


Practitioners' Day at Equine Infectious Disease Conference

August 24, 2012

This program will feature some of the most significant findings presented at the EID conference.... Read More


Veterinarians Discuss Thoroughbred Radiographs, Throat Exams

August 24, 2012

Presenters discussed joint radiographs, endoscopic exams, and changes in sales conditions during the lecture.... Read More


AHP Conducts Second Equine Industry Survey

July 23, 2012

More than 10,500 usable responses were collected and evaluated in the second Equine Industry Survey.... Read More


HSUS Offers Cash Reward to HPA Violation Tipsters

June 20, 2012

Up to $10,000 could be awarded for information leading to the arrest and conviction of HPA violators.... Read More


Gluck Center Reproductive Health Faculty to Speak at WCERS

May 21, 2012

The West Coast Equine Reproduction Symposium IV will be held Nov. 27-29 in Buellton, Calif.... Read More


Person of Interest in SAU Horse Theft, Killing Case Arrested

May 09, 2012

The person of interest, William Hamilton, was arrested in Sebring, Fla., on May 7.... Read More


DOL Withdraws Proposed Child Labor Rules on Farms

May 02, 2012

The rule would have effectively barred employees under 16 from working in most agricultural capacities.... Read More

Dr. Laurie Lawrence


UK's Lawrence Receives Distinguished Service Professorship

April 27, 2012

Lawrence has been involved with UK's Ag Equine Programs since its inception as the Equine Initiative in 2005.... Read More


Discipline Managers Appointed for 2014 Alltech WEG

April 07, 2012

The managers will be working under the leadership of sports director Laurent Cellier.... Read More


Keeping Horses Safe During Thunderstorms

April 03, 2012

Many owners keep horses stalled during storms, but turning horses out to pastures might keep them safer.... Read More


BLM Lists Range Improvement Projects

March 23, 2012

BLM will spend $300,000 on 12 projects to improve conditions where wild horses and burros reside.... Read More


USDA to Host Listening Session on Soring at Ky. Horse Park

March 13, 2012

The USDA hopes to obtain public feedback on its Horse Protection Program and soring.... Read More


USEF, Hagyard Collecting Disaster Relief Donations

March 08, 2012

Donations collected will help horses and horse owners affected by last week's severe storms and tornadoes.... Read More


Missouri Location Eyed for Horse Processing Plant

February 24, 2012

An industrial site near Mountain Grove, Mo., could be the location of the first horse processing plant.... Read More


Michigan Barn Fire Kills 38 Horses; Injures Employee

February 22, 2012

A Southern Michigan barn fire at the farm of longtime Thoroughbred owner/breeder Jerry Campbell's Ca... Read More


UK's Equine Initiative Renamed UK Ag Equine Programs

February 20, 2012

The College of Agriculture instituted this name change to better reflect UK's breadth of equine offerings. ... Read More


Racing 'Safety Steward' Position Called Valuable

October 20, 2011

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance considers the presence of a 'safety... Read More


Horses Added to Kentucky Proud Program

October 06, 2011

The KDA, KEEP, and KHC announced Oct. 6 that horses have been added to the Kentucky Proud program.... Read More


Collision Blamed for Second Stampede Horse Death

July 18, 2011

A collision between two wagons during a chuckwagon race has been blamed for a fatal injury to a Thoroughbred ... Read More


Ferraro Appointed Head of UC Davis Large Animal Clinic

July 11, 2011

Gregory L. Ferraro, DVM, has been appointed associate director of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical ... Read More


Merial and Intervet/Schering-Plough Merger Plans Terminated

March 22, 2011

Sanofi-aventus (the parent company of Merial) and Merck (the parent company of Intervet/Schering-Plough) announced today that their plans to merge the two animal health divisions into a new animal health venture have been terminated. Plans for the ... Read More


Investigation of Unexplained Neurologic Cases in Australia Halted

March 17, 2011

The investigation into a number of undiagnosed and unexplained neurologic clinical signs present in some Australian horses was halted March 15 due to a strike at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the ... Read More


Readers Battle High Gas Prices

March 15, 2011

Exactly 590 readers of responded to a poll asking, "How have rising gas prices affected your horse activities?" ... Read More


Chairman of Kentucky Equine Education Project Resigns

March 09, 2011

Brereton Jones, who has served as chairman of the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) since it was formed in May 2004, has resigned from his position. KEEP was formed with the purpose to educate Kentucky residents on the importance of the horse ... Read More