April 14, 2009
Brereton C. Jones' homebred Thoroughbred champion Proud Spell has been retired from racing and bred to Indian Charlie, who stands at Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky. The breeding took place April 11.
Proud Spell, who was voted 2008... Read More
April 06, 2009
In an effort to help horse owners manage herd populations and breed responsibly, the Kentucky Horse Council, in partnership with Morehead State University (MSU), is offering a low cost gelding clinic April 28 and 30, 2009.
The... Read More
March 21, 2009
American Quarter Horse owners love their horses--past, present, and future--and many want to keep track of those horses even after they are sold.
The American Quarter Horse Association developed the Greener Pastures program to reunite breeders... Read More
March 11, 2009
The first foal produced by champion and classic winner Rags to Riches was born on Monday, March 9, at 9:30 pm, at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky. Rags to Riches, owned by Derrick Smith and Michael Tabor, had a Giant's Causeway filly.... Read More
March 08, 2009
An abused and starved horse was dropped at a home in Mesa, Ariz., and the women and vet clinic caring for him are seeking donations to save his life.
According to an article on
January 19, 2009
Combined driving champion Jamaica has been named the 2008 Horse of the Year by Farnam/Platform and the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF). Jamaica was selected from among all USEF breeds and disciplines as the nation's most exceptional horse for... Read More
January 19, 2009
The University of Florida has the first Veterinary Forensic Sciences Program for crimes against animals. ... Read More
January 16, 2009
Weird things happen to horses. So says Erin Ryder, News Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care/TheHorse.com. Ryder scans international headlines daily to bring readers of TheHorse.com the most up-to-date information on... Read More
November 27, 2008
Although they aren't literate, 14 horses are now involved in teaching reading to the 360 students at Jefferson Elementary School in Farmington, Mo.
The project, devised by Sheryl Robinson, the school's principal, and local horse... Read More
November 24, 2008
Ron Geary thought he'd made it through the worst of it. The owner of tiny Ellis Park in western Kentucky salvaged the racetrack's summer 2008 meet with a bit of showmanship.
Nontraditional events like "Wiener dog" and ostrich racing turned... Read More
October 29, 2008
The Governor's Task Force on Racing in Kentucky is close to preparing and releasing a report pinpointing problems and offering recommendations that ultimately will require a lot of money--something in short supply given an ongoing budget crunch.... Read More
October 18, 2008
Reprized, a full brother to 1989 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) winner and sire Prized, was euthanized Oct. 16 at Bill and Debra's Backlinie's D&B Farm near Morrison, Fla.
"It's a tough loss," said Bill Backlinie. "He was D&B Farm ..... Read More
October 14, 2008
Horses evacuated from fire zones in Ventura County, Calif. are residing in temporary holding facilities at the county fairgrounds while firefighters battle the latest round of wildfires sweeping the region.
According to Capt. John Alford of... Read More
October 10, 2008
The American Veterinary Epidemiology Society recognized Noah Cohen, VMD, MPH, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, professor of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), as an... Read More
August 30, 2008
The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus celebrated 25 years.... Read More
July 28, 2008
Michigan equine enthusiasts, business owners, and local and state decision makers seeking information on horse-related topics will soon have a new online resource. Whether it's downloading information about local horse clubs or boarding... Read More
July 08, 2008
New York state officials will be holding a session with racing industry officials to consider the installation of synthetic surfaces at the state's racetracks.
The July 29 forum in Saratoga Springs will feature commentary by jockeys,... Read More
May 27, 2008
A congressional subcommittee could schedule a hearing as early as June to examine breakdowns, medication use, and breeding practices in Thoroughbreds.
The United States House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection sent letter... Read More
May 26, 2008
The administration of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has announced a re-structuring of personnel, effective immediately, which is designed to create a more efficient business operatio... Read More
March 29, 2008
The inaugural Kentucky International Equine Summit 2008 has secured more than 80 of the industry's leading experts for the April 28-29 event in Lexington. One of the three session series is called "Emerging Science of Horse Breeding." Panelists... Read More
January 29, 2008
Farmers will soon have the opportunity to make their voices heard and help shape the future of agriculture for years to come when the 2007 Census of Agriculture arrives in their mailboxes. The surveys have been mailed and must be filled out and... Read More
November 20, 2007
A palomino pony found dead with suspicious wounds on its head died of natural causes, according to a statement from the Todd County Sheriff's Office, the Read More
October 15, 2007
The Equine Science Center will sponsor its annual Equine Science Update on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture on the Cook Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
The Equine Science... Read More
October 12, 2007
Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed four people sleeping in a horse trailer at the World Clydesdale Show near Madison, Wis., Dane County Coroner John Stanley said this morning.
The two adults and two children were camping overnight... Read More
October 05, 2007
Ziggy the Zebra is going home to the farm, but it took a lawyer and multiple meetings with a judge to spring him from state custody.
His owner, Christian Gray of Bolingbroke, Ga., reached an agreement Thursday with the Georgia Department of... Read More
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