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Marean Elected AHC Trustee

May 06, 2015

Donald G. Marean is a member of the Maine House of Representative member and Standardbred racehorse owner.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horsey Vacations

May 05, 2015

Of the 571 respondents, 249 (44%) said they spend their vacation days at home doing horse-related chores.... Read More

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Veterinarians Discuss Medication Rules at Ohio Meeting

May 05, 2015

Five vets shared their views on racehorse testing and medication issues an Ohio State Racing Commission meeting.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Oregon EHV-1: Case Count Rises to Four

May 05, 2015

Facilities in Marion and Polk counties are now under quarantine.... Read More

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NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Finger Lakes

May 04, 2015

The New York track received "best practice" grading in the area of aftercare and transition of retired racehorses.... Read More

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Michigan EHV-1: Some Quarantines Released

May 04, 2015

Four Michigan facilities remain quarantined due to equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos (left) and Dr. Hanfried Haring, president of the European Equestrian Federation, following the signing of the memorandum of understanding.

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European Equestrian Federation signs MOU with FEI

May 03, 2015

The European Equestrian Federation is focused on maximizing the potential and development of equestrian sport.... Read More

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Groups Urge Congress to Help Maintain Trails

May 03, 2015

Organizations encouraged Congress to pass the bipartisan National Forest Trails System Stewardship Act.... Read More

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American Pharoah Takes 2015 Kentucky Derby

May 02, 2015

American Pharoah caught Dortmund and Firing Line at the head of the stretch and drew clear for a one-length victory. ... Read More

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Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in West Tennessee

May 01, 2015

There are currently four confirmed cases of equine infectious anemia in the western part of the state.... Read More

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EHV-1 Detected in Marion County, Oregon, Horse

May 01, 2015

The affected horse began showing acute neurologic signs on April 28 and the positive EHV-1 diagnosis was made April 29. ... Read More

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Hullinger Named Director of UC Davis Large Animal Clinic

May 01, 2015

Dr. Pam Hullinger's appointment took effect April 27.... Read More

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2015 National Issues Forum Scheduled

April 30, 2015

The theme for this year's AHC National Issues Forum is "Protecting and Promoting the Horse."... Read More

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Federal Legislators Reintroduce PAST Act

April 30, 2015

Lawmakers reintroduced legislation that would stiffen penalties for those that sore Tennessee Walking Horses.... Read More

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12 Tips for Selling a Horse

April 29, 2015

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction.... Read More

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AQHA Announces Rule Changes

April 29, 2015

The board approved stronger penalties for animal welfare rule violators, barred lip chain use in show horses, and more.... Read More

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On Call Program to Support Kentucky Derby and Oaks Telecasts

April 29, 2015

Dr. Keith Latson will represent the AAEP On Call program during this weekend's live telecasts from Churchill Downs.... Read More

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Cobalt Policy Adopted by Racing Regulators

April 28, 2015

Regulators adopted a new policy making it illegal to administer cobalt to a racehorse. ... Read More

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Massachusetts Police Probe Wildlife Attack

April 28, 2015

Authorities are investigating a possible bear attack on horses residing in an East Brookfield pasture.... Read More

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Oregon Police Search for Horse Shooter

April 28, 2015

Deputies in Yamhill County are seeking whoever shot an apparently healthy horse and left the carcass in the woods.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Shopping Distance

April 28, 2015

Of the 652 respondents, 254 (39%) said they search within their multi-state region when looking for a new horse.... Read More

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Early Season Tornado Damages Florida Horse Farm

April 27, 2015

Thirteen horses are safe after a tornado tore down fences and ripped the roof off a Manatee County boarding farm's barn.... Read More

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New Zealand Horse Euthanized Following Rolex Cross-Country

April 27, 2015

Dambala was euthanized due to a severe suspensory ligament injury sustained during the cross-country phase.... Read More

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UK Ag Equine Programs Celebrates 10 Years

April 26, 2015

The university set out to change how it served the state's horse industry when launching the Equine Initiative in 2005.... Read More

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Gluck Foundation Releases Sixth Research Report

April 26, 2015

Learn about studies on genetics, immunology, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal science, reproduction, and more.... Read More