Edited Press Release

Articles by Press Release Edited

Kentucky Derby Winner Alysheba Euthanized

Alysheba, a Kentucky Derby winner and Horse of the Year, was euthanized March 27 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington. The 25-year-old pensioned stallion, who resided at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions, was buried across Read More

Maintain Trailer Axles for Safe Hauling

Trailer axles have a lot riding on them--take good care of this crucial element of your rig. One of the more debilitating disablements for a horse trailer is axle failure. In addition to putting you and your horse at great danger on Read More

Racing Surface Survey Needs Respondents

A student at The Royal Agricultural College of Cirencester, UK, needs your help: she's looking for industry opinions of traditional and synthetic racing surfaces for a study on international equine and agricultural business management. Read More

WEG 2010 Hospitality Packages Now Available

A wide variety of hospitality packages for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are now available. Daily passes, 4- and 8-day packages, discipline-specific packages, private suites, and chalets are available. Custom packages can also be create Read More

ReRun to Lease New Jersey Farm, Host Open House

Thoroughbred adoption program ReRun has leased a 40-acre farm in central New Jersey. The farm, called ReRun at Reindancer, will house Thoroughbred ex-racehorses looking for adoptive homes.

ReRun at Reindancer will be holding an Open House o Read More

NARHA Celebrates 40 Years of Therapeutic Riding

Since 1969, the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) has provided equine assisted activity and therapy programs in the United States and Canada through its network of nearly 800 member centers. Each year, dozens of new Read More

New Jersey Animal Waste Management Sessions Planned

Educators from Cooperative Extension, a unit of Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, will provide training, beginning this month, for equine and other livestock farmers in the development of "Self-Certified Animal Waste Management Read More

Rutgers Young Horse Program Auction April 26

The Young Horse Teaching and Research Program at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University will offer 14 draft cross yearlings for purchase at the 10th Annual NAERIC Yearling Horse Auction.

This year's auctio Read More

Don't Overlook Trail Horse Vaccination

Trail riding can be fun and relaxing, but it can also leave horses exposed to disease, especially if they are traveling to a new area or haven't been given the proper vaccinations to help protect them from local disease threats.

"Horses tha Read More

Rolex Equine Hospital Tour Includes Podiatry, MRI Observation

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host special tours April 22-24, for visitors during the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. Tour guests will be guided through the state-of-the-art facility and observe surgery, diagnostic imaging, and podiatry Read More

AAEP Releases White Paper on Equine Blood Products

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has released a white paper to help practitioners make informed decisions regarding the use of equine plasma and serum products.

The white paper, titled "Read More

'On Call' Program Brings AAEP Vets to Spring Races

Now in its 19th year, the American Association of Equine Practitioners' "On Call" program will assist the spring season of live Thoroughbred racing on major television networks. The role of the "On Call" veterinarian is to deliver accurate Read More

Perfect Drift to Reside at Derby Museum

Perfect Drift, the gelding who earned more than $4 million and finished third in the 2002 Kentucky Derby, is scheduled to arrive in Louisville on March 24 and become a resident at the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs.

Perfect Drift Read More

'Jockeys' Series to Get Second Season on Air

Animal Planet announced March 19 that the network's popular docu-drama "Jockeys" would be renewed for a second season of programs. The first season, which concluded March 13, brought Animal Planet viewers into the lives of seven jockeys who race Read More

UK Donkey Rescue Urges Awareness of Foreign Disease Risk

The number of donkeys being rescued and imported from Europe into the UK is at an all-time high, according to the Devon-based Donkey Sanctuary. Any donkeys of unknown origin might potentially carry exotic diseases--posing a risk to the UK's Read More

Researchers Seek Reader Comments on Equine Grass Sickness

Equine grass sickness (EGS), or dysautonomia, is a disease that primarily affects pasture-grazed equids between the ages of 2 and 7 years. Read More

Kentucky Horse Council to Utilize New Grant Cycle

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) is implementing a new schedule for grant submission. Grant applications from 501(c)3 and 501(c)10 equine organizations will now be accepted from January through July 31. Funding decisions will be made Read More

2009 AHC Horse Industry Directory Available

The most comprehensive national directory of breed and sport organizations, equine publications, state resources, and racing and gaming organizations is now available for purchase.

The American Horse Council's 2009 Horse Industry Directory Read More

Barbaro Exhibit to Open at Kentucky Derby Museum

After the dedication of the Barbaro memorial sculpture at Churchill Downs April 26, the Kentucky Derby Museum will open a tribute exhibit, Barbaro: The Heart of a Winner.

This exhibit will offer a multi-dimensional view of Barbaro as a Read More

Zimectrin Products Offer New Satisfaction Guarantee

Horse owners can hold their parasite control to a higher standard--their own approval. Now, all Zimecterin (ivermectin) Brand Products are backed by a satisfaction guarantee, helping to ensure the highest standard of parasite control.

"Hors Read More

Plan for Ontario Equine Centre Moves Ahead

The Ontario Equine Centre (OEC), a not-for-profit public private partnership, is moving ahead with its plan to develop a world-class equine facility and research incubator. The facility will serve all equine breeds and disciplines. Read More

CEM: Georgia Reports Positive Stallion

Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin reported March 12 that laboratory tests confirmed a Georgia Paint horse is infected with contagious equine Read More

Horse Rescue a Contender for $1 Million Makeover

Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue of Glennville, Pa., is a semifinalist for the Zootoo.com Million Dollar Makeover Giveaway. Angel Acres competed against other animal shelters across the United States and finished in 12th place.

Zootoo will Read More

Government Vet Shortage Critical, AVMA CEO Says

The chief executive of the nation's largest veterinary association recently appeared before a Senate subcommittee to address a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that details a shortage of veterinarians available to fill Read More

Kentucky Ag Chief Discourages Livestock Gas Regulation

Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer urged Kentucky's U.S. senators, Mitch McConnell and Jim Bunning, to support federal legislation that would prohibit the federal government from regulating livestock under the Clean Air Act.

"I believe Read More