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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

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Road to the Horse Champion to Headline Tulsa Reining Classic

July 27, 2006

Raising three boys, running a ranch with her husband, and training the horses in their care would be more than enough for just about any working mom, but Stacy Westfall of Read More

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New Equestrian Sport Combines Eventing, Show Jumping

July 27, 2006

DerbyCross, an innovative new equestrian sport, combines the speed and accuracy of show jumping with the bravery and endurance of cross country jumping. This year's premiere DerbyCross event will be... Read More

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Pfizer Introduces Simple Rotational Deworming Calendar

July 26, 2006

Equine veterinarians agree that rotating between chemical classes is the key to creating an effective deworming program. Now, Pfizer Animal Health makes rotation simple for horse owners by offering year-round parasite protection in a program tha... Read More

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Equine Movie Stars Flicka and Dreamer to Appear at BreyerFest

July 25, 2006

This weekend the public is invited to the 17th annual BreyerFest, July 28-30 at the Read More

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Fundraiser Planned to Benefit ReRun and Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue

July 21, 2006

An August 18, 2006 fundraising event is planned to benefit two nonprofit adoption and rescue organizations, ReRun, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR). The gala will be held at the Ocean... Read More

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SmartPak Opening First Retail Store

July 21, 2006

SmartPak proudly announces the grand opening of its first ever retail store which will be opening its doors on August 1st. The store, located in Natick, Mass., will be the site for special events during its first weekend including free... Read More

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Horse Lost in Katrina Aftermath Competes at World Championship Show

July 20, 2006

Heather Lott-Goodwin, a nurse at the only fully equipped hospital in New... Read More

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Performance Permits Now Available for Non-Characteristic Appaloosas

July 20, 2006

Beginning January 1, 2007, the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) will issue Performance Permits to ApHC-registered, non-characteristic (N) Appaloosas. Permits allow all non-characteristic Appaloosas, regardless of parentage or age, to show in... Read More

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Equine Affaire Clinicians Invite Riders to Participate

July 20, 2006

Equine Affaire returns to the Eastern States Exposition, November 9–12, 2006, with a stellar roster of clinicians for the four-day exposition in Read More

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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