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Cherry Hill, Temple Grandin to Speak at CHA Conference

August 29, 2006

The 39th Annual Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) International Conference to be held in Fort Collins, Colorado at the Fort Collins Marriott Hotel and the Colorado State University (CSU) Equine Center will be September 21 - 24, 2006. This... Read More

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Horsemen Who Died in Plane Crash Remembered by Friends, Relatives, and Associates

August 28, 2006

One day after Comair flight 5191 crashed shortly after it left Bluegrass Airport in Lexington, Ky., three horsemen who were among the 49 victims were being remembered Monday by friends, relatives and associates.

Listed among the victims... Read More

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Florida Braces for Ernesto

August 28, 2006

By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press writer

Florida residents rushed to fill their prescriptions and stood in long lines for gasoline, food, and other supplies Monday (Aug. 28) as officials warned people not to wait for Tropical... Read More

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Horsemen Among Air Crash Victims

August 27, 2006

George Brunacini, who bred 2005 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Flower Alley, Central Kentucky horseman Dan Mallory, and trainer Jeff Williams were among the 49 victims of Sunday morning's crash of a commuter jet shortly after takeoff from Blue... Read More

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EasyCare Hoof Boot Contest to Award $10,000

August 27, 2006

EasyCare, Inc. will award $10,000 to the riders who complete the most American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) or Australian Endurance Rider Association (AERA) miles during the 2007 AERC ride season (Dec. 1-Nov.30) using two or four EasyCare... Read More

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WEG Dressage Musical Freestyle Results, Vaulters and Eventers Look to Medal

August 26, 2006

Attendees were spilling out of the 2006 World Equestrian Games on Saturday, with record crowds jamming not only the dressage freestyle, but the cross-country course, as well as the show grounds. Across the day, more than 44,000 fans of... Read More

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Volunteer Opportunities at The Therapeutic Riding of Texas (TROT)

August 25, 2006

Therapeutic Riding of Texas (TROT), a non-profit organization dedicated to serving Dallas-Fort Worth area special-needs riders has Session IV volunteer opportunities available. An orientation for volunteer will be held Thursday, Sep. 7, from... Read More

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EasyCare, Inc. Adds Search Capabilities to Site

August 25, 2006

EasyCare, Inc. has made it easier for consumers to find EasyCare products and natural hoof care practitioners by adding two additional search functions to their web site, Read More

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Brentina Withdrawn from WEG

August 24, 2006

The United States Equestrian Federation announced today that Brentina and Debbie McDonald will withdraw from the remainder of the dressage competition at the World Equestrian Games due to a veterinary concern.

Team vet Dr. Tim Ober said,... Read More

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Free Horse Health Resource at Your Fingertips

August 24, 2006

The award-winning web site www.TheHorse.com has just made all articles on the site available free to registered users. After completing the registration process, you can read any of the nearly 7,500 articles on the site. You also can sign up for... Read More

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Declan's Moon Diagnosed With Lung Infection

August 23, 2006

Jay Em Ess Stable's champion Declan's Moon, who finished last of seven as the 3-2 favorite in Sunday's Pat O'Brien Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar, bled slightly and emerged from the race with a slight lung infection, trainer Ron Elli... Read More

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Ultimate English/Spanish Dictionary for Horsemen Now Available

August 22, 2006

This updated version of the English to Spanish equivalency dictionary has nearly tripled in size from the original. The Ultimate English/Spanish Dictionary for Horsemen includes more than 65,000 industry-specific, topically grouped... Read More

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Wyoming Fire Threatens Horses

August 19, 2006

A fire that has consumed nearly 12,000 acres of woodland forced hundreds of residents in a mountainous area to evacuate their homes near Casper, Wyo., during the past week. Included among the evacuees were a number of horses that were in the... Read More

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Three Horses Killed on North Carolina Highways

August 16, 2006

Three horses have been struck by cars near Rocky Mount, N.C. in recent days, according to the Read More

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Missing Quarter Horse Found Safe in New York

August 15, 2006

Tattoo Charlie, a 15-hand bay Quarter Horse gelding, turned up yesterday (Aug. 14) in a field in Monroe County, N.Y., after he had been missing for more than seven days.

Charlie and three of his pasturemates were spooked early on the... Read More

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Paso Fino Yearling Stolen from Wisconsin Farm

August 14, 2006

A dun or buckskin Paso Fino gelding was stolen from his Milton, Wisc., pasture, reports the horse's owner, Jim Badertscher, in an Idaho Alert (Read More

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Blanchard Named Reproduction Specialist of the Year

August 13, 2006

Terry  L. Blanchard, DVM, MS, was honored with the American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) annual "Theriogenologist Of The Year" award for 2006, according to an announcement by John Steiner, DVM, Dipl. ACT, of Hagyard Equine Medical... Read More

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Equine Affair Returns to Massachusetts

August 11, 2006

Equine Affaire returns to the Eastern States Exposition in W. Springfield, Mass., Nove. 9–12. For the ninth consecutive year, Equine Affaire will present educational clinics, demonstrations, and seminars addressing a full spectrum of equine... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Census to Start This Fall

August 10, 2006

In a state that determines an important part of its identity from the world-class horses that reside behind its picturesque fences and along its miles of emerald green pastures, it might come as a surprise to find out that the exact number of... Read More

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SUCCEED Digestive Conditioning Program Now Available in SmartPaks

August 10, 2006

SUCCEED Digestive Conditioning Program is now available in SmartPaks from SmartPak Equine. Customized for each horse, the SmartPak system provides supplements in sealed containers protected from sunlight, moisture and air.

"We are... Read More

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University of Minnesota Receives Genetic Research Grant

August 09, 2006

Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) selected the University of Read More

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KHP to Host Kentucky Horse Industry Awareness Day

August 04, 2006

The people of Kentucky are invited to the KHP free of... Read More

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MD Barns Seeks Outstanding Quarter Horse for Silver Spur Award

August 04, 2006

Celebrate your American Quarter Horse by nominating him or her for the MD Barns Silver Spur Award. Nominations for one of the American Quarter Horse Association’s most unforgettable awards close... Read More

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It's All in Your Head: Psychology Forum with Jane Savoie

August 04, 2006

"Your attitude determines your success," says Jane Savoie, author of the best-selling sports psychology book. That Winning Feeling! Savoie will be the speaker at the Dressage at Devon... Read More

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FDA to Hold Public Meeting on Animal Feed Contaminant Ranking System

August 04, 2006

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting to present work-in-progress on a method for ranking animal feed contaminants by their relative risks to animal and human health. At... Read More