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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

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Canada Team West Wins Gold in Young Riders Dressage Team Championship

August 03, 2006

Canada Team West won the Gold Medal in the Young Riders dressage team championship that highlighted the first day of competition at the 2006 CN North American Junior and Young Riders' Championships... Read More

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Horses Stolen in West Virginia and Ontario

August 02, 2006

On July 16, the Thorne family of Hardy County, W.Va., was stunned to find its bay Arabian mare, MA Legacy of Gold (Legs), missing from her pasture. The thieves left behind the mare’s 7-week-old foal. All three of the pasture gates were locked,... Read More

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AHC Requests Grassroots Contacts for "Right to Ride" Bill

August 02, 2006

The House of Representatives has passed Congressman George Radanovich's "Right-to-Ride" bill (H.R. 586). The bill is intended to protect the use and access of pack and saddle stock animals on public... Read More

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200 Young Equestrians Set to Compete at NAJYRC Championships

August 01, 2006

Top Junior and Young Riders from all across North America are set to compete for team... Read More

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The Latest Elixir--Wellness

August 01, 2006

In today's world, horse owners are overwhelmed with information available about how to feed their horses. Every month, dozens of articles appear in magazines and on the Web that advocate a wide range of nutritional solutions for every problem facin... Read More

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What's the Scoop?

August 01, 2006

With hundreds of equine nutritional supplements on the market, it's hard to know exactly which one your horse might need, if any at all. While not every horse requires supplements, they can be beneficial in specific circumstances.

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Highs and Lows

August 01, 2006

The staff of The Horse magazine just got back from the American Horse Publications seminar, where this magazine was named top equine publication in the industry. In part, the judge's comments said: "This extremely tough decision boiled dow... Read More

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Neurologic Herpes 24-Hour Test

August 01, 2006

A rapid (24-hour) test is now available to identify neuropathic strains of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). This means in the event of an outbreak of herpesvirus, or if a horse has neurologic signs of undetermined origin, a veterinarian can take a... Read More

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AERC National Championship Challenges Riders on the Old Dominion Trail

July 31, 2006

Endurance riders from around the country will face the test of time and terrain when they compete for national titles at the 2006 American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) National Championship in... Read More

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USEF Youth Sportsman's Charter Nominations Open August 1st

July 28, 2006

Nominations for the inaugural United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Youth Sportsman's Charter Award will open August 1, and entries will be accepted through October 31, 2006. This new award was... Read More

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AQHYA Racing Program Invites Youth to Participate at the Track

July 28, 2006

Twelve American Quarter Horse Youth Association members from across the Read More

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AHC Holding Equine Issues Forum to Address NAIS, More

July 28, 2006

The American Horse Council will be holding an Issues Forum in Austin... Read More