Horse Industry News

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ReRun Unveils "Moneigh" Equine Art

February 27, 2002

ReRun, Inc., a national Thoroughbred adoption program based in Kentucky, has announced a new fundraising project to be held this year in conjunction with The 2002 Mane Event, ReRun's annual fundraising auction and dinner/dance.

Through a... Read More

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Pfizer Pledges Support for Spinal Research Campaign

February 27, 2002

Pfizer, manufacturer of Strongid-P (Strongid equine deworming paste in the UK), has pledged its full support to the Spinal Research Saddle-Up Campaign (Read More

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N.C. Horse Owners Referendum Set for March 19

February 13, 2002

Additional funding to improve North Carolina's horse industry is the subject of a referendum set for Tuesday, March 19, at North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers across the state.

The referendum, authorized by the General Assembly... Read More

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Understanding Horse Health

February 01, 2002

Our friends and colleagues help us in many ways. We've seen an outpouring of caring for friends--and complete strangers--since terrorists took aim at our country on September 11. I think that has made us a little more aware of how we treat... Read More

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Farriers Inducted Into Horseshoeing Hall of Fame

February 01, 2002

Three men who have dedicated their lives to the horseshoeing industry have been named to the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame. Members of the Class of 2002 are Seamus Brady of Bridgewater, N.J., Henry Heymering of Frederick, Md., and... Read More

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Equestrian Groups Take Steps to Resolve Governance Matter

February 01, 2002

USA Equestrian President Alan F. Balch and U.S. Equestrian Team President Armand Leone, Jr. have announced that the executive committees of the two organizations have agreed in principle to a resolution of the equestrian governance matter. This... Read More

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Red Tape Keeps Horse from Reaching Destination Country

January 25, 2002

A 7-year-old Thoroughbred stallion has spent five days crisscrossing the Mediterranean Sea because of an error in the horse's documentation that the destination country will not accept. The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH... Read More

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Optimism For Foaling Season

January 14, 2002

While preparations have been made to stay abreast of anything that might indicate a repeat of last year's mare reproductive loss syndrome, veterinarians are optimistic that this season will be nothing out of the ordinary. Personnel from the... Read More

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Rodeo Horses

January 01, 2002

Rodeo is a rough and tumble sport. It was born on the wide open rangelands of the West, but through the years it has been transformed into an entertainment package that knows no geographic boundaries. Despite that change, it remains a sport wher... Read More

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Equine Medical Center will host "Tuesday Talks"

November 19, 2001

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, will again host its winter "Tuesday Talks" lecture series. These informal lectures feature Equine Medical Center faculty, and guest speakers discussing topics of interest in... Read More

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AQHA Unveils "Equestrian Public Service Award"

November 14, 2001

The American Quarter Horse Association's (AQHA) Executive Committee gave the official green light last week to launch a new award to recognize American Quarter Horses, which are specifically used in the public service sector. The Association has... Read More

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Agriculture Department Sponsoring Photo Contest

November 14, 2001

Got an eye for agriculture? If so, you may be interested in a new statewide contest for photographers being sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, West Kentucky Corporation and Kentucky Farm Bureau.

"The goal of this... Read More

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National Governing Body Disputed

November 02, 2001

In 2000, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) approached the AHSA, which is the current National Governing Body (NGB) of equestrian sport, notifying the AHSA that its policies were not in complete compliance with the USOC constitution or... Read More

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New Relations

November 02, 2001

Ky Mortensen has joined the staff of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) as Director of Membership and Industry Relations. He manages the AAEP's sponsorship program and serves as a liaison to the horse industry on public... Read More

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Call For Papers

November 02, 2001

Members of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and other individuals are invited to submit an abstract, "how to" paper, or review paper for consideration for presentation during the 2001 AAEP Annual Convention in San Diego,... Read More

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New Editorial Advisory Board Members

November 02, 2001

The Horse magazine has a large group of people who volunteer their time and expertise to ensure that the information for horse owners contained in these pages is timely, and accurate. These advisors come from all areas of specialty, and... Read More

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Proposed Guidelines For Alternative Therapies

November 02, 2001

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), which is the organizing group for all veterinarians, in late December 2000 proposed guidelines for complementary and alternative veterinary medicine. The document states: "These guidelines are... Read More

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Honor Your Vet

November 02, 2001

The American Farriers Journal is accepting nominations for the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame's class of 2001. The Hall of Fame was established by the American Farriers Journal in 1997 to recognize veterinarians wh... Read More

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Fires

November 02, 2001

Drought and wildfires that laid waste to millions of acres were twin scourges of the West this past summer. The drought came first, leaving forests and rangelands tinder dry. Then came lightning strikes and careless acts by humans that resulted... Read More

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Integrated Therapies Conference

November 02, 2001

Integrated therapies--the preferred term for complementary or alternative therapies--were one of the most popular topics at the Tufts Expo. Allen Schoen, DVM, MS, who led the three-day seminar, discussed therapies for all animals, including... Read More

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Tufts Animal Expo: Futuristic "First" for Health Conferences

November 02, 2001

They came, they learned, they looked, and they even laughed. More than 4,000 animal health professionals descended on Boston in October for the inaugural Tufts Animal Expo, hosted by the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and a roste... Read More

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California Foreign Vet Bill Fails

November 02, 2001

To the relief of many practitioners and to the dismay of others, a California bill did not pass in August that would have drastically changed veterinary medicine in the state. California Assembly Bill 2842 would have allowed graduates of any... Read More

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ERC President Resigns

November 02, 2001

Andrew Clarke, BVSc, PhD, MRCVS, President of the Equine Research Centre (ERC) in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, returned to his alma mater, the University of Melbourne in Australia, as Chair of Equine Studies. Ken Armstrong, DVM, took over the reins... Read More

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Model Horse Sales Help Research

November 02, 2001

Sales of a small scale horse are benefiting large horses everywhere. Beckie Kearns, the 1998 Quarter Horse Congress Queen, chose equine research as her charity after "Pressed For Change," the horse for which this Peter Stone Original is made,... Read More

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New Education Building For Penn

November 02, 2001

The University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, which is widely respected for its New Bolton Center research hospital for large animals, soon will be equipped even better. The school will receive a grant of $18 million from... Read More