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Things to be Thankful For

November 01, 2002

With fall comes Thanksgiving, followed quickly by Christmas, then the New Year starts us all over again. Where did 2002 go? Where have the past few years gone? In 1999, we were all worried about Y2K (haven't heard that one in a while, huh?). Lat... Read More

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New Flair Nasal Strip Study

November 01, 2002

A recent study completed by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) suggests that Flair nasal strips decrease the amount of work required for respiratory muscles in equine athletes during intense exercise, and might reduce the amount of... Read More

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Renowned Artist Supports Equine Research

November 01, 2002

Richard Stone Reeves is designating a portion of the proceeds from his limited edition Mr. Prospector lithograph to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (GJCRF). Mr. Prospector was one of the leading Thoroughbred sires of the 20th... Read More

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Varner Wins Theriogenology Award

October 23, 2002

The American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) recently honored Dickson Varner, DVM, Dipl. ACT, of Texas A&M University, as the 2002 Theriogenologist of the Year. The award is given annually to recognize outstanding achievement in the field... Read More

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AQHA Announces Equine Public Service Award Winner

October 23, 2002

EL NINOS POCO, a 1998 bay gelding, was honored October 18 at the Great Midwest International Quarter Horse Show in Valley City, North Dakota. First announced in 2001, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Equine Public Service Award... Read More

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AHSA Brings Performance Horse Registry to Kentucky Office

October 11, 2002

The Performance Horse Registry office opened for business at its new home with the American Horse Shows Association on Sept. 15. Prior to the move, the Jockey Club was providing support services to the PHR through the transition period.... Read More

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Convention Offers Hot Topics In Equine Medicine

October 11, 2002

More than 85 of the world's leading equine experts will discuss the latest advances in horse health during the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 46th Annual Convention, November 26-29 in San Antonio, Texas. The four-day... Read More

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2000 American Horse Council Convention

October 11, 2002

Equine Health: From Local Disease to National Disaster 

Animal health emergencies, and the tools for dealing with them, have changed dramatically in recent years. Recent events have demonstrated that sudden... Read More

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Veterinarians Urge Horse Owners To Vaccinate Against Eastern Equine Encephalitis

October 11, 2002

In the last two weeks, six horses that died in the Chesapeake and Suffolk area with central nervous system symptoms have been referred to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Regional Animal Health Laboratory System for... Read More

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Challenge Benefits Equine Research

October 11, 2002

One of the primary goals for the American Quarter Horse Foundation is to provide financial support for equine research. Throughout the past few years AQHF has been successful in raising thousands of dollars for equine research, however, a new... Read More

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New Fact Sheets Available For The Horse Industry Notebook

October 11, 2002

The American Youth Horse Council has released a new set of facts sheets, which supplement the well-known Horse Industry Handbook. Thousands have come to rely upon the Horse Industry Handbook as an indispensable source for... Read More

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Coalition Seeks Public Participation in Public Lands Policy

October 11, 2002

Sunday (July 9) the coalition Americans For Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA) launched their website, http://www.responsiblerecreation.org, as a vehicle for Americans to express their... Read More

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Journal Watch Infectious Diseases Online

October 11, 2002

Journal Watch Infectious Diseases, a literature surveillance newsletter from the Massachusetts Medical Society, will be going online early next month. It features short (about 250 words) summaries of important, recently published,... Read More

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Second Annual Equine Law Conference

October 11, 2002

Horse Law News will be hosting its Second Annual Equine Law Conference on October 27, 2000 at Bay Meadows Raceway, just minutes from the San Francisco Airport and the Grand National Rodeo and Horseshow at the Cow Palace. Speakers at the... Read More

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Fifth Annual EQUITANA USA Hosts 53,234

October 11, 2002

EQUITANA USA, “The World's Fair of Equestrian Sports,” hosted 53,234 horse lovers from across the country and abroad at its fifth annual North American show June 15-18 in Louisville, Kentucky.

“This year's attendance... Read More

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FEI Approves Reining As Newest Discipline

October 11, 2002

During its General Assembly Meeting April 13-15 held in Mainz, Germany, the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) approved reining as its newest discipline. The FEI acceptance places reining in a position to move forward as a major... Read More

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Equine Research the Winner as Standardbred Breeders and Community Support ERC's Flamboro Fundraiser

October 11, 2002

Response to the Equine Research Centre's (ERC) second annual Flamboro Downs Night at the Races fundraiser was “absolutely amazing”, according to the Centre's President, Dr. Andrew Clarke.

“It is always heartening to see the support of... Read More

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House

October 11, 2002

The 21st Annual Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House will be running April 7-9 at Colorado State University.

In addition to lectures and presentations by faculty, staff and professionals at the hospital, the open house will offer a... Read More

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Horse Dealer Fined $10,000 For Falsifying Tests

October 11, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Bodee Baldwin of Amarillo, Texas, has been formally sentenced in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, Va., for making false statements to a federal agency.

Baldwin was sentenced Feb.... Read More

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Most Influential Horsemen Announced

October 11, 2002

The following are the 50 horsemen featured in the Chronicle Of The Horse's Turn of the Century Issue; The Chronicle's editorial staff joined 24 accomplished horsemen in selecting the final roster of winners, including: Neil Ayer,... Read More

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Horse Town Opens Its Doors To Visitors

October 11, 2002

It's more than just a town. The new exhibit at the American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum offers a world of opportunity to anyone interested in learning about horses.

A family-oriented, hands-on exhibit, “Horse Town”... Read More

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Cookie Company Fears Snacks Will Be Mistaken For Horse Treats

October 11, 2002

A well-known snack foods manufacturer thinks its customers have a hard time telling the difference between the low fat cookies it makes for people, and treats made for horses.

Multi-national giant Nabisco Brands Company, manufacturer of... Read More

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Combating Founder's Worst Attack

October 11, 2002

Whether you are a horse owner, trainer, stable manager or farrier, there's nothing worse than opening the stable door to discover founder in one of your horses. This crippling disease often leads to the demise of the horse.

But thanks t... Read More

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Publisher And Farm Managers Team Up To Benefit Humane Society

October 11, 2002

The Blood-Horse Charitable Foundation, a division of The Blood-Horse, Inc., an international equine publishing house, will present a donation to the Lexington Humane Society on Wednesday, March 1, 2000, that will enable the purchase of a new... Read More

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Pennsylvania EIA Update

October 11, 2002

The amount of horses testing positive for Equine Infectious Anemia in Northeastern Pennsylvania has risen to 26. Of these horses, 25 have been humanely destroyed, while one horse remains under quarantine for life.

All horses can be... Read More