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Florida Man Charged in Illegal Horse Meat Probe

January 06, 2011

A Hialeah, Fla., man is facing multiple charges after his fingerprints were found on a van that police later determined contained horse meat intended for illegal sale. ... Read More

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Veterinarian's Oath Revised to Stress Importance of Animal Welfare

December 10, 2010

The AVMA has revised the Veterinarian's Oath to stress the importance of animal welfare... Read More

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DNA Testing Reveals Pompeii's 'Extinct' Breed of Horse is a Donkey

November 27, 2010

After unearthing and examining several equine skeletons in the late 1980s from a stable in the buried village of Pompeii, Italy, researchers believed that they had discovered a new, albeit now extinct, breed of horse.... Read More

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Modern Pentathlon Horse Injured, Euthanized at Asian Games

November 24, 2010

A horse died Nov. 23 after a fall in the show jumping phase in the modern pentathlon competition at the 2010 Asian Games, which are currently under way in Guangzhou, China.

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UC Davis Welcomes New Endowed Chair

November 23, 2010

The University of California, Davis, has announced the appointment of K. Gary Magdesian, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVECC, ACVCP, chief of neonatology and critical care at the university's, William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, as ... Read More

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Reward Offered in Connection with Georgia Horse Cutting Case

November 15, 2010

Law enforcement authorities in Georgia are hoping the offer of a cash reward will lead to information revealing how a horse sustained severe lacerations while residing in its pasture last month.... Read More

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Texas Man Faces Charges

November 01, 2010

A Texas man faces multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of animals on his Grayson County ranch. On Oct. 24, county law enforcement authorities and Texas SPCA personnel removed 32 allegedly malnou... Read More

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Kentucky Breed Incentive Changes Being Considered

October 24, 2010

A Kentucky Horse Racing Commission committee is considering changes to the state's Breeders' Incentive Fund, money for which comes from a 6% sales tax on stud fees. The committee met Oct. 21 to toss around ideas and devise a ... Read More

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Irwin Foundation Donates $10,000 to Seminar Series

September 24, 2010

The Irwin Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center to fund veterinary education. The money will be used to support the 2011 Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Se... Read More

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Deworming: Readers Worry Most About Strongyles

August 17, 2010

More than 390 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What is your most important parasite concern?" ... Read More

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Readers Focus on Wild Horses

August 03, 2010

More than 1,000 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What do you think should happen with wild/feral horses?" ... Read More

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How To Become A Farrier

August 01, 2010

Schools and continuing education courses are designed to help farriers get their shoeing businesses launched.... Read More

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Spotlight Equine: Community Leadership Development and Land Use

July 18, 2010

When Lori Garkovich, PhD, professor in the Community Leadership Development Department, joined the faculty in the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture, she said she was astounded by the lack of involvement the university had with ... Read More

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Horse Racing Study Looks at Number of 'DNFs' by Surface

June 30, 2010

A study performed by Equibase at the request of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) indicates the percentage of "career-ending did-not-finish" (CEDNF) incidents was about twice as high on dirt than synthetic surfac... Read More

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Vaccinations: Readers Do Most in Spring, Not Summer

June 22, 2010

More than 360 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Does your summer activity level influence your equine influenza vaccination schedule?" ... Read More

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NSAID Discussion Eagerly Anticipated

June 13, 2010

A recently published report previewing the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) Summer Convention in Minneapolis in late July seemed to indicate that there was little support for proposed changes in the recommended thresho... Read More

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UK Equine Initiative Equine Farm and Facilities Expo

May 23, 2010

The University of Kentucky Equine Initiative will host an equine farm and facilities expo June 1 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. EDT at Lexington's Spy Coast Farm on Newtown Pike. "The expo will allow farm owners and managers to see the... Read More

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Horses Help Veterans

May 17, 2010

Soldiers who have returned from Iraq and other war-torn areas are finding solace in horses at the Ivey Ranch Park Association in Oceanside, Calif., not far from the Camp Pendleton Marine base. Ivey Ranch for the past year has participated in th... Read More

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Animal Sponsorship: A Budget-Friendly Way to Help

May 10, 2010

When it comes to animals in need, you can't find a group of people with bigger hearts than horse people. Most of our horses have been "recycled" from a previous job or owner. And when have you ever been to a barn without at least ... Read More

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Pfizer, AVMF Partner on Veterinary Scholarships

May 08, 2010

Pfizer Animal Health has announced the first recipients of a new $2 million scholarship program for US veterinary students. The program will be administered in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).

The i... Read More

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Eskendereya Retired From Racing

May 08, 2010

 

Zayat Stables' Eskendereya, runaway winner of the Wood Memorial (gr. I) and Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) and overwhelming early favorite for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been retired due to... Read More

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AQHA, WRCA Create Ranch Rodeo Award

May 06, 2010

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has teamed with the Working Ranch Cowboys Association (WRCA) to recognize top horses at WRCA rodeos across the nation.

To honor the contributions ranch horses have made to the heritage of... Read More

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Commentary: Critical Thinking while Reading

April 10, 2010

"Critical thinking" is the process of evaluating the merit and reliability of a stated fact and deciding whether the fact should be accepted or rejected. In other words, don't believe everything you read. Be a critical ... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Farm Open House to Feature 16 Stables

March 28, 2010

Young foals romping with their moms. A free ride on a gentle pony. A blacksmith forging new footwear for an accomplished dressage horse. The perfect weekend for families comes together April 24 and 25 during the Pennsylvania Equestrian Horse Fa... Read More

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Addressing Horse Industry Challenges

March 24, 2010

The 2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit, a biennial event on April 26 and 27, will feature 74 speakers and panelists dealing with a broad range of challenges facing all segments of the horse industry. The event will be held in Lexington, ... Read More