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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

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WEG Photo Gallery: Closing Ceremony

September 04, 2006

The Horse Gallery is a collection of images by photographer Doug Prather at the FEI World Equestrian Games 2006, in Aachen, Germany.

For more information on the World Equestrian Games, see Read More

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Ernesto Trudges Up the East Coast

September 01, 2006

Ernesto struck land in North Carolina just after 11 p.m. yesterday (Aug. 31), reports the National Weather Service. Packing 70 mph winds, it was just short of being classified as a hurricane.

The storm is now moving inland along North... Read More

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Young Equestrian and Coach Among Plane Crash Victims

August 29, 2006

Two Kansas families are mourning a teenager and her horse riding coach who were among the 49 people killed in the crash of a Comair plane Sunday in Kentucky.

Paige Winters, 16, and her riding teacher, Thomas Fahey, 26, were in... Read More

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WEG Photo Gallery: USA Vaulters Fly and Flip to Team Silver

August 27, 2006

The Horse Gallery is a collection of images by photographer Doug Prather at the FEI World Equestrian Games 2006, in Aachen, Germany.

For more information on the World Equestrian Games, see Read More

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WEG Photo Gallery: Despite Wet Weather, Dressage Competition Goes On

August 25, 2006

Nadine Capellman of Germany, riding Elvis, put in a good test despite the downpour. Second: Team USA's Steffen Peters and Floriano Peters finished fourth in the grand prix special with a 75.200%. Third: Andreas Helgstrand, of Denmark... Read More

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Horse Toys Used to Entertain Giraffes

August 25, 2006

A Scottish company is helping to entertain the giraffes at an American zoo this year - by sending them horse toys to play with.

Likit Products, a Scotland company, has developed a special range of innovative toys for horses to help combat... Read More

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Wet Labs Bring Veterinary Education to Hambletonian Festival of Racing

August 07, 2006

Equine veterinarians from around the country gathered during this first week of August at the Meadowlands Racetrack to participate in a wide range of educational seminars during the 2006 Hambletonian... Read More

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Horse Care Clinic at Days End Farm Horse Rescue

August 03, 2006

Days End Farm Horse Rescue is offering a two-day horse care clinic titled “If Only Love Was Enough” on Aug. 19-20. The clinic is designed for long-time horse owners and those new to horse ownership and... Read More

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Vaulters Prepare for National Championships, WEG

July 27, 2006

Nationally-ranked vaulters and their equine partners from New Jersey to Read More

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Jazil to Miss Travers with Bruised Cannon Bone

July 18, 2006

Belmont Stakes winner Jazil has been sent to owner Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington for 30 days to recuperate from a bruised cannon bone on his right hind leg, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Tuesday.

McLaughlin said the son o... Read More

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Learning to Earn

July 01, 2006

Considering a career in the horse industry? Formal education here is as necessary as for any other profession and as available. Many people who want to enter the horse industry are not aware of the opportunities for attaining marketable skills.... Read More

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Vets Prepared for Hurricanes

December 01, 2004

In the days leading up to Hurricane Frances' landfall in Florida, it became apparent that if Marion County were to sustain significant damage from the storm, there was no plan to address ensuing problems relative to the equine population. On... Read More