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UK Police Horse Retires after 12 Years on the Job

February 05, 2009

A Merseyside Police horse has arrived at The Horse Trust's Home of Rest for Horses in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.

Sherwin, a 16-year-old, 17hh grey gelding, was involved in high-profile police work such as crowd control during the... Read More

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Horses Feeling Impact of Ailing Economy

November 16, 2008

Animal control workers in some rural Kentucky communities have a larger problem than stray dogs and cats--much larger. Stray horses have been turning up and animal advocates blame horse owners hurt by the faltering economy.

"People who used to... Read More

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Equine Industry Vision Award Nominations Deadline Set

November 03, 2008

The deadline date for nominations for the eighth annual Equine Industry Vision Award is on or before Feb. 2, 2009. Pfizer Animal Health sponsors the award in partnership with American Horse Publications (AHP). The award was developed to recogniz... Read More

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Saskatchewan Ranchers Raise Funds for WCVM Equine Research

October 29, 2008

She might be small, but a buckskin filly named MM Mito Skip has already helped to raise $1,050 for horse health in Western Canada.

When Saskatchewan equine ranchers Bob and Lois Brickley began preparing for their 11th annual... Read More

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Hurricane Damage Means Late Start at Houston Horse Track

October 08, 2008

The 2008-09 Sam Houston Race Park meet probably won't make its Nov. 28 start date given extensive damage sustained by the track during Hurricane Ike, according to chief operating officer Andrea Young. Officials in Texas are studying alternatives... Read More

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Equine Ultra Vitalizing Mist and Detangler

July 23, 2008

Best Shot Pet Products International, has introduced Equine Ultra Vitalizing Mist and Detangler.

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Texas Bracing for Tropical Storm Dolly

July 22, 2008

Texas mobilized National Guard troops and residents along the Gulf Coast near the Mexican border were buying plywood, flashlights and other supplies as Tropical Storm Dolly--expected by forecasters to strengthen into a hurricane this week--heade... Read More

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New Research on Protein Metabolism Underway

June 17, 2008

Kristine Urschel, BSc, PhD, a postdoctoral student working under Paul Mellon Professor Ray Geor, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, at the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension... Read More

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FEI Appoints New Executive Director of Sport

June 16, 2008

David Holmes of Great Britain has been appointed to the position of Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Executive Director, Sports.

In this role, Holmes will:

  • Lead the FEI Sports Departments and manage their planning,... Read More

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Iowa Pony Club Coordinating Equestrian Tornado Relief

May 30, 2008

Some of the victims of the recent tornadoes in Iowa have lost almost everything they own, including their homes, barns, horses and ponies, and all of their equipment. One of the local Pony Clubs in the affected area has started to collect items... Read More

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Eventing Rule Changes Passed, Effective Immediately

May 28, 2008

The executive committee of the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) met May 19 and approved several rule changes, to be implemented immediately.

Effective immediately, the first fall of a competitor at obstacles on the cross-country course wil... Read More

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Horse Council Forum to Focus on 2008 Election Involvement

May 21, 2008

The American Horse Council (AHC) will host its 2008 National Issues Forum June 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

The general session on Tuesday, June 17, will feature sessions designed to educate horse... Read More

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Texas Healthy Horses Workshop to Feature Monty Roberts

May 20, 2008

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will present a Healthy Horses Workshop, an educational day designed just for horse owners, in Austin, Texas, later this summer. This full-day program will feature seminars of practical,... Read More

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Raemelton Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Ohio Needs Help

May 11, 2008

The Raemelton Therapeutic Equestrian Center has helped north central Ohio residents for more than a decade, but now it needs the public's help, according to an article in Read More

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Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center to Hold Remembrance Event April 16

April 05, 2008

Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center will host a time of remembrance event at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 (rain or shine).

Speakers will include Dr. Martin Furr, professor and Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine... Read More

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Speakers on Equine Wellbeing Selected for Kentucky Summit

March 21, 2008

More than 80 speakers will discuss the wellbeing of the competitive horse at the inaugural Kentucky International Equine Summit, April 28 and 29 Lexington.

Panelists and individual speakers will discuss the challenge of improving the... Read More

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Site Plan Approved for New Horse Track Near Detroit

March 18, 2008

The Huron Township Planning Commission approved a site plan March 10 for the proposed $142-million Pinnacle Race Course near Detroit, Mich.

Approved by the commission on a 6-1 vote, the site already is being prepped for construction by... Read More

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Oregon Rancher Completes Cross-Country Ride

January 14, 2008

An Oregon rancher who set off on a cross-country horseback ride seven months ago in search of what's good in America dismounted in Hendersonville, N.C., feeling encouraged by the spirit and stories of the people he met.

Bill Inman's journey... Read More

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Transcript: Talkin' Horses with Kathy Hopkins, KHP Director of Equine Operations

September 10, 2007

Among her duties as Director of Equine Operations at Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park, Kathy Hopkins counts such diverse activities as the planning, organization, management and care of all... Read More

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Tennessee Shire Might be Tallest Horse in the World

July 29, 2007

At an official measuring yesterday, the Shire horse Jenson Diplomat Tina--known as Tina--measured 20 hands tall.

The current Guinness World Record holder is a Belgian draft horse named Radar.According to Radar's Web site, he is about 79... Read More

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Solartex Equisun Sport Shirt

May 10, 2007

Solartex Sun Gear, Inc., is now importing the Equisun range of 50+ SPF/UPF riding shirts for ultimate sun protection for equestrians.... Read More

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Judge Prohibits Planting of Genetically Modified Alfalfa

May 06, 2007

A federal judge on May 3 barred the planting of genetically engineered alfalfa nationwide, ruling that the government didn't adequately study the biotechnology crop's potential to mix with organic and conventional varieties.

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Court: Wisconsin County Official Wrong to Seize Horse

May 04, 2007

A detective with no expertise in animal care was wrong to seize a woman's horse simply because he thought the animal looked hungry and dehydrated, a Wisconsin state appeals court ruled Thursday.

The 32-year-old horse named April had a... Read More

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Farnam Offering New Scholarship for Pony Club Members

February 07, 2007

Farnam is sponsoring a new scholarship for U.S. Pony Club (USPC) members as a reward for excellence in academic pursuits and outstanding achievements in Pony Clubs.

The Farnam Equine Pharmaceuticals Scholarship will be awarded to an... Read More

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The Golden Boy: Reflections on Champion Precisionist

October 11, 2006

California lost the golden boy of its golden age of horse racing Sept. 26 with the death of Precisionist at the age of 25 (click here for the story on his death). The champion was... Read More