Horse Industry News
October 06, 2009
Pat Parelli has received the Humane Horseman of the Year Award presented by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The award recognizes Parelli for his work with the HSUS through a program centered on the trainability and adoptability o... Read More
October 04, 2009
Fans can enjoy a racing/entertainment doubleheader at Keeneland on Friday, October 16, when the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation hosts a fund-raising celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of its creation, beginning approximately one... Read More
October 03, 2009
Pamela Wilkins, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVECC, an equine critical care specialist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, recently received professional recognition at the international level.
Wilkins, section hea... Read More
October 01, 2009
Global insurer Lloyd's of London presented the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture a check for $45,000 on Sept. 22, in continuing support of Equine Disease Quarterly, an equine health research publication produced by the Department... Read More
September 28, 2009
Two of three Chicago carriage horse drivers were convicted on misdemeanor counts of animal neglect on Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Michele Goudie, manager and co-owner of J.C. Cutters Ltd., and carriage driver Melissa Woicek received guilty verdict... Read More
September 26, 2009
The Equine Facilitated Mental Health Association (EFMA) and the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) have begun integrating their vision, membership, and programs. The integration is intended to:
- Embrace, mor... Read More
September 18, 2009
America's oldest equine sanctuary is asking for the public's help following a barn fire that destroyed their winter supply of hay.
No horses were harmed in the fire at Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines in southeastern Pennsylvania, but the bank... Read More
September 12, 2009
September 08, 2009
Rider Harry Meade of Great Britain was disqualified from last weekend's Burghley Horse Trials in the UK after the competition's ground jury ruled he was riding an exhausted horse. He was barred from competition on his second mount of the day.... Read More
September 07, 2009
Investigators say a fire that destroyed four barns at the Kentucky state fairgrounds was intentionally set.
Four barns were destroyed and several others damaged in the blaze that was reported at about 2 a.m. Sept. 2. There were no animals in... Read More
September 05, 2009
Some of the world's leading equestrian talent will be at Manfeild, New Zealand, this month to team up with Massey University's leading equine scientists and sporting academics for the International Equestrian Federation regional dressage forum.... Read More
August 22, 2009
New York Racing Association-operated Saratoga has been fully accredited by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance, officials announced Aug. 21.
Saratoga, host of the grade I Travers Stakes Aug. 29, was... Read More
August 21, 2009
Horse ownerscan take precautions to protect their animals from injury or death by fire.... Read More
August 19, 2009
The inaugural running of the U.S. Steeplechase Championships will take place Saturday, Oct. 17. The event will consist of 12 races contested for $700,000 in purse money at two different race meets on the steeplechase schedule: the Far Hills Race... Read More
August 17, 2009
Come and ride the history!
Wyoming offers open spaces, plains, mountains and some great Western history! Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Johnson County wars, Tom Horn and others! Having ridden the Outlaw Trail Ride© guiding up to 100... Read More
August 17, 2009
For the past five years, the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) has worked toward attaining national accreditation. All the hard work paid off as the center recently received its certificate of full accreditation... Read More
August 11, 2009
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August 10, 2009
As part of its ongoing commitment to support the communities in which it does business, Cargill announced today it has donated $10,000 to Children's Center Charities' Hippotherapy Program.
The word "hippotherapy" comes from the Greek wor... Read More
August 10, 2009
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August 10, 2009
The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced the appointment of Graeme Cooke, MA, VetMB, MRCVS, as the FEI Veterinary Director.
August 09, 2009
Two horses in France died from complications following a rare, but ferocious, attack by domestic honeybees.... Read More
August 08, 2009
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reopened the FY 2009 H-2B visa petition filing period Thursday, Aug. 6, for temporary foreign nonagricultural workers, and it will immediately accept new H-2B petitions, reported the American Horse... Read More
August 07, 2009
DNA-based assays have enabled researchers to look at reproductive disorders from a genetic standpoint. ... Read More
August 06, 2009
Now in its 51st year, the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the oldest equine events in the country, is turning to social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to help guide its future.
WIHS dipped into social media... Read More
August 05, 2009
Health Connection announces the release of an innovative, horse massage technology, the Horse Massager.... Read More
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