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American Paint Horse Foundation Raises Funds for Equine Programs to Support Troops

December 24, 2009

The American Paint Horse Foundation enjoyed a successful run at the Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show in Fort Worth recently, raising nearly $21,000 to improve lives through interaction with horses.

With the American Paint Hor... Read More


Ravel Named U.S. Dressage Horse of the Year

December 22, 2009

Dutch Warmblood gelding Ravel, owned by Akiko Yamazaki of Woodside, Calif., and ridden by Steffen Peters of San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 Adequan/U.S. Dressage Federation Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Ravel's median score of 75.574%... Read More


Shedding Light on Equine Night Vision

October 12, 2009

Horses have the physical equipment for scotopic (night) vision. ... Read More


Walking Horse Breeders' Kentucky Incentive Funds Tied to HPA Compliance

September 10, 2009

Tennessee Walking Horse breeders in Kentucky who are found to be noncompliant with Horse Protection Act (HPA) anti-soring rules will be unable to receive breeders' incentive funds under new Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) regulations.... Read More


Actor Tom Selleck's Court Battle Over Lame Horse

September 06, 2009

Actor and horseman Tom Selleck was awarded more than $187,000 by a California jury when the actor said he was duped into buying a lame horse.

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Answer the Phone! Readers Dial Up Their Cell Phones

August 07, 2009

About 900 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What type of mobile device do you use?"

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Decision on Future of Victoria Steeplechase Racing Pending

May 13, 2009

A decision on the future of steeplechase racing in Australia's Victoria state was deferred May 13 until next week after the Racing Victoria Limited board took submissions from pro- and anti-jumps campaigns.

RVL said the board would make an... Read More


Paragallo Hearing Postponed

April 21, 2009

A court hearing has been postponed for a prominent Thoroughbred breeder charged with cruelty after scores of allegedly malnourished horses were found on his New York farm.

Ernie Paragallo was to appear in Coxsackie Town Court on Monday... Read More


Horse Owners Share Opinions on Yearly Checkups

April 17, 2009

More than 1,120 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Do you schedule yearly wellness exams with your veterinarian?"

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Dressage Horse Parzival Withdrawn from World Cup Finals

April 16, 2009

Linda Zang, President of the Ground Jury at the FEI World Cup Finals, announced Wednesday afternoon that dressage horse Parzival had sustained a tendon injury and was unable to continue in the competition.

The 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood... Read More


New York Racing Regulators Investigate Owner Paragallo

April 08, 2009

State regulators in New York have begun an investigation into undernourished mares that were given away by Thoroughbred owner and breeder Ernie Paragallo.

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board will examine the circumstances under... Read More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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