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Participation Sought in Breeding Farm Biosecurity Survey

October 11, 2012

Researchers are seeking participation in a survey evaluating biosecurity practices at equine breeding farms.... Read More

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U.S. Park Police Seeking Horses

October 11, 2012

The United States Park Police is seeking donations for horses to join the agency's Mounted Unit.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2012

October 09, 2012

Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, strangles, contagious equine metritis, and confirmed around the world.... Read More

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Deadline for 2013 AHP Student Award Contest is Jan. 15

October 09, 2012

The contest will award up to three $750 travel awards to attend the 2013 AHP Seminar in Colorado Springs.... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Offer Online Equine Nutrition Course

October 08, 2012

The course will be offered online through the University of Guelph as part of its Equine Welfare Certificate.... Read More

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Standardbred Champion Won the West to Kentucky Horse Park

October 05, 2012

The Kentucky Horse Park will welcome Standardbred pacing champion Won The West on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. ... Read More

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EIA Identified in British Horse

October 03, 2012

A horse residing in Cornwall, England, has tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA).... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Council Unveils New License Plate

October 02, 2012

The plate's proceeds will support the KHC's horse welfare, industry education, and public awareness programs.... Read More

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AQHA Accepting Applications for 2013 Equine Research Funding

October 02, 2012

The AQHA is now accepting applications for equine research project funding for 2013-14.... Read More

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Equine Cruelty Investigations

October 01, 2012

Vets and animal welfare organizations teach law officers how to recognize signs of equine neglect.... Read More

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Gibson Joins Equine Land Conservation Resource as CEO

September 30, 2012

Gibson will be heading up a team dedicated to the conservation of land for horse-related activity.... Read More

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UK Ag Receives More than $500,000 to Help Beginning Farmers

September 28, 2012

The money will fund a training program for beginning farmers and those who are considering careers in farming.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Wild Horse due to Severe Drought

September 26, 2012

Minimal forage growth and reduced water availability due to severe drought conditions necessitate the gather.... Read More

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Equine Therapeutic Program Established at Texas A&M

September 25, 2012

The university announced Sept. 25 the development of the Courtney Grimshaw Fowler Equine Therapeutic Program.... Read More

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2012 Kentucky Equine Survey Reaches Critical Funding Goal

September 25, 2012

A critical fundraising threshold was met this month for the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.... Read More

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Otterbein Receives $1.5 million for Equine Science Program

September 25, 2012

Otterbein University dedicated the Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science on Sept. 22.... Read More

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AHP Releases 2012 Equine Industry Survey Results to Public

September 24, 2012

American Horse Publications conducted the online nationwide equine industry survey from March to May 2012.... Read More

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Grants Fund Research on Equine-Assisted Therapy and Veterans

September 23, 2012

The grants will fund research on the effects of equine-assisted activities for veterans with PTSD and/or TBI.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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FEI President Named First OIE Goodwill Ambassador

September 21, 2012

President HRH Princess Haya has been appointed to serve as the OIE's first Goodwill Ambassador.... Read More

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Burned Pennsylvania Horse Receiving Treatment at OSU

September 20, 2012

The horse arrived at The Ohio State University on Sept. 5 after being burned in his pasture on Aug. 26.... Read More

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McConnell to Pay Fines, Serve Probation in Horse Soring Case

September 19, 2012

Jackie McConnell will pay $75,000 in fines, serve three years probation, and perform community service.... Read More

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Proposed Legislation would Stiffen Horse Soring Penalties

September 17, 2012

The legislation would stiffen penalties for soring horses by amending the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970.... Read More

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New AQHA Equipment Rules to Ensure Horse Welfare

September 17, 2012

The AQHA Animal Welfare Commission recommended the rules to ensure horse welfare at competitions.... Read More

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More Crundwell Horses to be Sold

September 17, 2012

More than 300 horses seized by federal law enforcement authorities will be sold at auction Sept. 23 and 24.... Read More

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Equine Medical Research Benefit Oct. 26 in Lexington, Ky.

September 14, 2012

Event presented by Great American Insurance will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More