Horse Industry News

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KHP Museum of the Horse Approved as Smithsonian Affiliate

July 20, 2006

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USEF Accepting Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award

July 19, 2006

The United States Equestrian Federation is now accepting nominations for the 2006 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award. The USEF Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual whose “lifetime experienc... Read More

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Massachusetts Horse Presents Equine Art Exhibition

July 19, 2006

From Leonardo DaVinci's bronze, to Franz Marc's Blaun Pferde (Blue Horse), to Roy Roger's Trigger, the image of a horse has long inspired artists.

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Reining Team Competition Offers Second-Best Purse at WEG

July 19, 2006

Only a few more weeks until the 2006 World Equestrian Games at Read More

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Poop Problems? Expo Focuses on Manure Management

July 18, 2006

"Keep It In the Root Zone" is the theme for the 2006 Great Lakes Manure Handling Expo, to be held in Read More

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USEF Names New Director of Hunter and Collegiate Activities

July 17, 2006

Marion Maybank has been promoted to the position of Director of Hunter and Collegiate Activities for the United States Equestrian Federation. She assumes the position vacated by Andrea Ice, who had bee... Read More

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Firefighters Rescue Trapped Filly

July 17, 2006

A trapped filly was freed from under a truck yesterday (July 16), according to BBC News. The filly slipped on a metal grille in the street and slid under the... Read More

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Pat Parelli Inducted Into Western States Horse Expo Hall of Fame

July 14, 2006

 "It's always a tough decision to make each year," states Miki Cohen, President of the Western States Horse Expo. "There are always so many good nominations for our Hall of Fame. And certainly the three previous inductees, Frank Vessels, Ra... Read More

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Assistant Starter Nominated for RTCA's White Horse Award

July 13, 2006

Assistant starter Clinton Beck, whom officials credit with saving the lives of two children he pulled from a burning auto, has been nominated for the Race Track Chaplaincy of America's 2006... Read More

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Breeders' Incentive Program Announces New Developments

July 13, 2006

The Kentucky Breeder's Incentive Program, which is comprised of sales tax on stud fees and awarded its first check during Kentucky Derby week, is kicking into high gear to get more mares registered and is expanding its efforts to include non-rac... Read More

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Lawrence Retires as Director of UL Equine Industry Program

July 11, 2006

The Equine Industry Program at the University of Louisville has announced Robert G. "Bob" Lawrence will retire as director and chairman, effective Aug. 1.

Lawrence has led the program since its inception in 1987. During that time, the... Read More

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Equine Diseases: First Quarter 2006

July 10, 2006

This is an excerpt from Equine Disease Quarterly, funded by underwriters at Lloyd's, London, brokers, and their Kentucky agents.

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, England and other sources reported the... Read More

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Farnam Offers Family Vacation Sweepstakes

July 07, 2006

Imagine spending eight fun-filled days and seven starry nights nestled at the base of the spectacular Read More

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Shetland Pony Nationals Moving to St. Louis

July 07, 2006

After nearly a decade in the Gordyville Arena in Illinois, the Shetland Pony Nationals Championship Congress is moving to the National Equestrian Center in Lake St. Louis, Mo.

"We were at capacity at the Gordyville facility," explained... Read More

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Badminton Veterinarian Weighs in on Eventing's New Short Course

July 01, 2006

At the May 4-7 Badminton Horse Trials in England, veterinarians conducted an informal study to assess weight loss of elite eventing horses during the sport's new shortened endurance phase. Preliminary results suggest weights of well-conditioned... Read More

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Wrangler to Sponsor The HorseTV Channel

June 30, 2006

The HorseTV Channel announced today that Wrangler has signed on for a one year sponsorship of the network. The agreement details several points including strategic co-marketing and promotion plans.


"In addition to being the leader in... Read More

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National Youth Horse Leaders Set Sights on Denver for 2007

June 30, 2006

The 30th Annual National Youth Horse Leaders Symposium, presented by the American Youth Horse Council (AYHC),  will be held on March 9-11, 2007 in conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo in Denver, Colorado.

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The Preparation Checklist for Pack Trips

June 28, 2006

Once you have your destination in mind and have set about procuring all the necessary information, think about your equipment, such as packsaddles, tents, sleeping bags, cooking and eating utensils, and, it seems, a million other things.... Read More

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Riders Urged to Monitor for Trail Classification Downgrades

June 27, 2006

In an effort to avoid downgrading of trails across the nation, Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) is urging anyone who uses trails for hiking, camping, backpacking, horse or mule packing, hunting... Read More

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The Horse Named Top Magazine at AHP Ceremony

June 26, 2006

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care was honored on Saturday, June 24, as the best overall publication in the General Excellence category at the 2006 American Horse Publications (AHP) Annual Awards. Sixty publications were... Read More

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Bergstein Receives Fifth Annual Equine Vision Award

June 24, 2006

Stanley F. Bergstein was honored with this year’s Equine Industry Vision Award, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, at a ceremonial breakfast held Friday, June 23, during... Read More

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New Painting Benefits Large Animal Rescue Fund

June 24, 2006

A new equine-themed painting has been created to help horses and create awareness and... Read More

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Hundreds of Carriages to Wheel Through Kentucky Horse Park

June 21, 2006

They'll be driving straight out of the history books and off of the movie screens, with stylish four-wheeled antique coaches pulled by teams of immaculate horses and driven by liveried coachmen,... Read More

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Group Urges Vigilance on Trail Classification Downgrades

June 21, 2006

In an effort to avoid the downgrading of trails across the nation, Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) is urging anyone who uses trails for hiking, camping, backpacking, horse or mule packing,... Read More

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Working Together for Trails in a Changing Environment

June 21, 2006

The Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference (SETC) will be held Aug. 4-5 in Roanoke, Va. The conference was formed to address trail issues that concern equestrians and land managers. Land-use planning, trail sharing, environmental protection,... Read More