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Univ. of Florida to Offer Online Horse Care Course

March 16, 2014

The course will shed light on the science behind common horse management practices.... Read More

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UltrOZ Announces First Essay Contest Winner

March 15, 2014

The winning essay is "Moving Towards a Clean Sport--The Role of Next Gen Therapies in Equine Sports Medicine."... Read More

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Congressional Horse Caucus Holds First Meeting of 2014

March 14, 2014

Issues such as immigration reform and the Race Horse Cost Recovery Act were discussed at the meeting.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Proposals for Wild Horse, Burro Population Control

March 12, 2014

The BLM is seeking research proposals aimed at controlling wild horse and burro population growth.... Read More

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New Vocations Announces 16 Ambassadors for 2014

March 12, 2014

The ambassadors will represent the organization and help promote retired racehorses in second careers.... Read More

Roly Owers (left), Ingmar De Vos (center), and John McEwen (right) at the World Horse Welfare/FEI memorandum of understanding signing.

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FEI, World Horse Welfare Formalize Long-Term Collaboration

March 12, 2014

World Horse Welfare has signed a memorandum of understanding with the FEI.... Read More

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Worms and the Silver Screen

March 10, 2014

Will we ever see a movie about worm-hungry bacteria on the silver screen?... Read More

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Time to Ride Introduces '100 Day Horse Challenge'

March 10, 2014

The grass-roots effort designed to engage 100,000 new people with horses in a 100-day period.... Read More

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Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival?

March 09, 2014

Horses could be a threat to panda survival because they're beating the bears to the bamboo buffet.... Read More

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Racehorse's Wins to Benefit Horse Health Research

March 08, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will receive 1% of Palace Malice's future graded stakes wins.... Read More

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UT Veterinary College Offers Conference for Horse Owners

March 07, 2014

Presentation topics will include chronic colic, hoof myths, color genetics, geriatric equines, and more.... Read More

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Equine Massage Therapists Sue Arizona Vet Board

March 06, 2014

The therapists claim the veterinary medical examining board is violating their right to earn a living.... Read More

Working cart horses wait beside the road in Ethiopia.

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Heavy-Burdened

March 06, 2014

Stephanie reflects on the equine landscape in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.... Read More

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New Veterinary Representatives Join AAEP On Call Team

March 06, 2014

On Call representatives provide timely health-care information about equine athletes during televised events. ... Read More

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MU Receives $2.5 Million for Vet Medicine Scholarships

March 05, 2014

The gift will support scholarships for veterinary students and will encourage volunteer work among recipients.... Read More

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Individual 2014 WEG Tickets Now On Sale

March 04, 2014

The majority of the newly released tickets are for single sessions in jumping, dressage, and eventing.... Read More

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How Vets can Treat 'Untouchable' Horses

February 27, 2014

Treating "untouchable" horses, such as some rodeo stock, is a rare but real challenge for veterinarians.... Read More

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Zoetis to Support AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs in 2014

February 26, 2014

Since its inception, this program has donated more than $5.9 million to veterinary students and FFA chapters.... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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Your Virtual File Storage Box

February 24, 2014

Fill your virtual file box with equine articles and tools from The Horse's weekly and monthly e-newsletters. ... Read More

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TheHorse.com Wins 2014 ESMA Award

February 24, 2014

TheHorse.com received first place from the judges for "Best Use of Social Media in the Americas."... Read More

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Foal Birth to be Broadcast Live on Penn Vet's Website

February 23, 2014

Penn Vet will broadcast live the birth of a foal conceived via intracytoplasmic sperm injection.... Read More

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Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry

February 21, 2014

The sixth annual UK Equine Career and Opportunity Fair will take place March 4 in Lexington.... Read More

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Lawsuit Focuses on Ohio Service Horse

February 21, 2014

The lawsuit involves the city of Blue Ash, Ohio; a disabled child; and a fair housing organization.... Read More

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UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence

February 19, 2014

In March, researchers will launch a second study on the effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education.... Read More