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BEVA Provides Information on Medicine for Horse Owners

November 21, 2015

BEVA has produced a range of tools aimed to educate both veterinarians and horse owners about antibiotic resistance.... Read More

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Back Country Horsemen of America's Rapport with Wild Lands

November 21, 2015

The BCH of New Mexico cares for protected lands in the Corrales, Bernalillo, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque Metro areas.... Read More

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Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather Comment Period Open

November 20, 2015

The BLM said public input is valuable and will help the bureau to develop a well-informed environmental assessment. ... Read More

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Australia Developing Antibiotic Guidelines Horses, Livestock

November 20, 2015

The Australian Veterinary Association and Animal Medicines Australia are joining forces to develop the guidelines. ... Read More

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Racing Commissioner Resigns Over Anti-Slaughter Proposal

November 20, 2015

Illinois Racing Commissioner Kathy Byrne withdrew the proposal and resigned after the board did not vote on the issue.... Read More

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A Look at Rein Tension During Therapeutic Riding Lessons

November 20, 2015

Rein tension can be a welfare concern that could result in both clinical and behavioral problems.... Read More

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Antimicrobial Research Collection for Vets Available Online

November 19, 2015

The articles highlight antimicrobial resistance and how vets can help preserve these medications' effectiveness.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer Buys Former Trainee Out of Auction

November 19, 2015

Trainer Gary Contessa is encouraging dialogue about a possible fund designed to help retired racehorses out of feedlots.... Read More

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Missing Sarasota, Florida, Horses Found Safe

November 19, 2015

The horses' owner is still hoping the offer of a cash reward will lead to more information about the incident.... Read More

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Arabian Horse Foundation Announces Equine Research Funding

November 18, 2015

The foundation is supporting projects on EMS, juvenile idiopathic epilepsy, and hoof imbalance and lameness.... Read More

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CHS Inc. Recalls Feed Due to Excessive Copper Content

November 18, 2015

The recall includes lots of Kountry Buffet 14% Text and Provider 15% Pellet, both for cattle, horses, goats, and sheep.... Read More

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FEI Managing Several Prohibited Substance Cases

November 18, 2015

The FEI said a jumper and an endurance horse tested positive, and they issued decisions in other cases.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Saddle Fitting Solutions

November 17, 2015

Of the 770 respondents, 303 (39%) said they bought new saddles if their previous ones did not fit their horses. ... Read More

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Douglas to Discuss Equine Colic During Free Lecture

November 17, 2015

Hope Douglas, VMD, will discuss types of colic, as well as evaluation and treatment both in the field and in a hospital.... Read More

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Colorado Horsecare Foodbank Creates Video on Evacuations

November 17, 2015

The video features tips on training horses for evacuation during natural disasters.... Read More

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Brooke Report: Working Horses are Invisible

November 17, 2015

Working equids are not considered "critical" in livestock policies that ensure owners properly care for their animals.... Read More

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Time to Ride Challenge Reaches 41,000 New Horse Enthusiasts

November 16, 2015

This year's challenge posted 63% growth over 2014 as top hosts took home $100,000 in cash and prizes.... Read More

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Antibiotic Awareness in Horses: What to Know

November 16, 2015

It's "Antibiotic Awareness Week." Find out how antibiotic resistance affects horses and how vets are remedying it.... Read More

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Back Country Horsemen Train Soldiers to Handle Horses

November 16, 2015

The Back Country Horsemen of Washington hosted a three-day clinic on basic horse handling, grooming, and care.... Read More

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Purdue to Host 2016 Horseman's Forum on Feb. 6

November 14, 2015

The event will feature educational sessions, large animal hospital tours, and equine treadmill demonstrations.... Read More

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Lord Stirling Stable Receives Gold Medal Horse Farm Award

November 14, 2015

The award recognizes farms for their dedication to environmental sustainability and management.... Read More

Olympic formats were the focus of the Nov. 12 session at the FEI General Assembly, with FEI President Ingmar De Vos (left) leading discussions with national federations on proposed changes to Olympic competition formats. The three Olympic discipline chairs--Frank Kemperman (dressage), John Madden (jumping), and Giuseppe Della Chiesa (eventing)--detailed the proposals to delegates.

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Olympic Formats Take Center Stage at FEI General Assembly

November 13, 2015

Attendees discussed potential changes to the jumping, dressage, and eventing formats for future Olympic games.... Read More

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USEF Announces New Equine Vaccination Rule

November 12, 2015

All horses must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza and herpesvirus vaccinations within six months.... Read More

From left to right: Stacie Clark Rogers, TAA operations consultant; Janice Towles, TAA accreditation and grants manager; Jimmy Bell, TAA president; Mike Meuser, TAA vice president and secretary; Lindsey Flora, EEI Board of Directors' vice president; and Ralph Coldiron, EEI interim executive director.

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TAA Named Official Charity of Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

November 12, 2015

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event donated $10,000 to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) in support of its work. ... Read More

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2016 Heumphreus Lecture to Feature Dyson, Moon

November 12, 2015

Sue Dyson, MA, Vet MB, PhD, DEO, FRCVS, and Grant Moon, CJF, AWCF, will present on hoof-related topics.... Read More