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New Jersey Logs First Equine Deaths Due to WNV, EEE

September 18, 2006

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Charles M. Kuperus today announced that the death of a 6-year-old mare in Burlington County has been attributed to Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the death of a 14-year-old mare in Middlesex County was... Read More

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EquiSpirit, USRider Join Forces for Traveling Equestrians

September 15, 2006

The EquiSpirit Trailer Company has teamed up with USRider to offer an additional safety feature to its customers. EquiSpirit is including a one-year USRider Equestrian Motor Plan membership with the purchase of any trailer.

Over the past 20... Read More

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KEEP Seeks Input On Issues Facing Kentucky Horse Industry

September 15, 2006

An educational public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 21st at the Piney Point Stables, 3942 East US 60, Grayson. The purpose is to discuss the state of the horse industry in Kentucky and to explain the Kentucky Equine Education... Read More

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Palm Partnership Training Offers Two New Short Courses

September 15, 2006

Two new three-day short courses will be offered this fall at Palm Partnership Training, and additional enrollments are available.

The first short course will be held October 13-15, 2006. This course is open to all breeds of horses and both the... Read More

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Equine Industry Vision Award Nominations Due Jan. 12

September 15, 2006

January 12, 2007 is the deadline date for nominations for the 6th annual 2007 Equine Industry Vision Award, which will be presented on June 22, 2007 during the American Horse Publications (AHP) Annual Seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico.... Read More

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Multiple World Champion and Leading Paint Sire Sacred Indian Euthanatized

September 14, 2006

Sacred Indian, the famous Medicine Hat Paint stallion, owned by the Banister family of White Harvest Farms in Colorado, was euthanatized on August 31. The 22-year-old stallion, an APHA Leading Sire, had become severely arthritic as the result of... Read More

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Ford's "Save the Mustangs" Program Earns National Award

September 14, 2006

Thanks to an innovative program championed by Ford Motor Company, thousands of wild horses with an uncertain future will now be placed in long-term care to live out their lives in bucolic preserves throughout the country. Today, Ford is... Read More

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Educational Units for Youth Now Available from KEEP

September 14, 2006

Youth educational units are now available for groups to request for meetings. Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) representatives are available to attend your meeting and to present a unit of the groups' choosing.

Units currently being... Read More

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Miniature Horse Attacked by Dog

September 13, 2006

Florida authorities say a pit bull attacked a miniature horse owned by a five-year-old Port Orange girl. The horse was left with a six-inch gash on its right front leg.

Destiny Russell was grooming her horse when the dog attacked Monda... Read More

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Arabian Mare, Palomino POA Filly Reported Missing

September 12, 2006

Birdie, a gray Arabian mare, has been reported missing from the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ohio. Birdie is eight years old and she stands at 14.3 hands.

More information on Birdie can be found at Read More

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Australians to Join NRHA International Affiliate Program in 2007

September 11, 2006

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) goes "Down Under" as Australia commits to join the International Affiliate Program (IAP) in 2007. This important step was completed under the leadership of NRHA Vice President, Dr. Kim Sloan.... Read More

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USEA Announces 2006 Hall Of Fame Inductees

September 11, 2006

The United States Eventing Association is proud to announce the newest inductees to the USEA Eventing Hall of Fame. The official induction will take place during a gala dinner at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in St. Louis on... Read More

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Rocky Mountain Horse Expo Benefits Fund for Cancer Survivors

September 10, 2006

Cancer can interrupt a horsewoman or man's life all too fast. Since the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo believes the "horse life" is the healthiest one, they are pleased to benefit a Colorado-based non-profit that helps horsewomen and men get back in... Read More

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avVaa World Health Care Products Receives Trademark on Skin and Coat Treatment

September 10, 2006

avVaa World Health Care Products Inc., a global biotechnology company offering therapeutic, natural skin and health care products for human and animals, announced Sept. 7 that it has received a registered trademark for its proprietary dermalustr... Read More

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Horse Dead After Falling from Trailer on Oregon Freeway

September 10, 2006

According to Salem-News.com (www.salem-news.com/articles/september082006/horse_dies_9806.php), a Morgan-Arabian cross died Friday morning after kicking the back... Read More

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EasyCare Offering Natural Hoof Care Clinic

September 09, 2006

EasyCare, Inc. will host a hoof care clinic January 20-24, 2007, featuring Hoof Rehabilitation Specialist Pete Ramey and Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD, from the Michigan State University Equine Foot Laboratory. EasyCare will also do a hoof boot fittin... Read More

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Nominations Sought for USEA Appreciation Awards

September 09, 2006

Every year at the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, an Awards Luncheon is held. This is an opportunity for the sport to recognize those horses and riders who have excelled in eventing throughout the year. It is also an opportunity to... Read More

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Purina Mills joins Women Luv Horses as Gold Sponsor

September 08, 2006

Cancer can interrupt a horsewoman or man's life all too fast. Since the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo believes the "horse life" is the healthiest one, they are pleased to benefit a Colorado-based non-profit that helps horsewomen and men get back in... Read More

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Six-Time NFR Bucking Horse I'ma Tiger Dead

September 07, 2006

The bareback riding world lost one of its top horses on Monday, Sept. 4, when Harry Vold's famous I'ma Tiger died from colic at the ranch in Avondale, Colo., outside of Pueblo.

I'ma Tiger last bucked on Aug. 26 at the Colorado State Fair... Read More

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USEF Announces Formation of First-Ever Youth Council

September 07, 2006

The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the formation of the USEF Youth Council, designed to encourage and support existing affiliate youth programs. The goal will be to create the most varied board possible with members from each... Read More

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Women's Barrel Racing to Come Under PRCA Umbrella

September 06, 2006

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, the oldest and largest rodeo sanctioning body in the world, will add another chapter in its illustrious history this November when women barrel racers become full card-carrying members of the PRCA... Read More

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USDF Now Taking Orders for Training DVD Featuring New Tests

September 06, 2006

The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is taking pre-production orders through its bookstore and web site for the 2007 version of the popular "On The Levels" DVD. The DVD retails for $39.95 and will be available in December.

Dressag... Read More

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Client Counselor Encourages Celebration of Pet Memorial Day

September 06, 2006

Sunday, September 10, is National Pet Memorial Day, and experts at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, Ill., hope animal owners and others will take time to recognize that pets, living or past, are worth... Read More

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USDF Announces Changes to the NAYRC and NAJRC Qualifying Criteria

September 05, 2006

United States Dressage Federation is pleased to announce changes to the 2007 North American Young Riders Championship (NAYRC) Criteria and the 2007 North American Junior Riders Championship (NAJRC) Criteria. These changes will simplify and... Read More

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New Equine Variety Show Debuting on RFD-TV

September 05, 2006

Set to begin on January 1, Wide World of Horses will air on RFD-TV on Monday nights at 9:30 pm CST, as well as two other times each week. The new show was created by True South, LLC.

According to True South spokesman, Janet Engel, the Wide... Read More