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AHC Seeks Input about Equestrian Access to Federal Land

The American Horse Council (AHC) is continuing its effort to collect information on access issues equestrians are experiencing on federal lands. The centerpiece of this effort is an online form equestrians can use to report their personal experiences Read More

Senate Designates 2011 as World Veterinary Year

While today's veterinarian plays a critical role in protecting the health and welfare of both people and animals in the United States, veterinary medical education actually got its start 250 years ago when the first veterinary medical college opened Read More

UHC Seeks to Expand National Speaker Program

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) National Speaker Program has been up and running since early 2009 with approximately 100 speakers in the database. This program provides equine events around the country with UHC volunteers to speak about Read More

Rabies Confirmed in Virginia Miniature Horse

The Tazewell County Health Department received confirmation Dec. 9, 2010 that a Miniature Horse from North Tazewell, Va., tested positive for the rabies virus. This is the eighth confirmed case of animal rabies in Tazewell County this year and the Read More

Riders4Helmets to Host Helmet Safety Symposium

Riders4Helmets, the helmet awareness campaign founded by Jeri Bryant and equine health product SUCCEED Digestive Conditioning Program, will host a "by invitation only" Helmet Safety Symposium Jan. 8, at the White Horse Tavern in Wellington, Fla., Read More

FEI President Names Executive Board Members

Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) President HRH Princess Haya named Chairman of Geographical Group VII Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa (BRN) and Chair of the Driving Committee Richard Nicoll (USA) as members of the FEI Executive Board Read More

AAEP Foundation and Pfizer Announce Equine Memorial Program Matching Challenge

Pfizer Animal Health has pledged to match up to $25,000 to donate to the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation's Equine Memorial Program in 2011. Pfizer Animal Health's matching challenge that urges practitioners to Read More

Horse Aid Live and Equine Health & Welfare Alliance Form Partnership

Horse Aid Live (HAL) and Equine Health and Welfare Alliance (EHWA) have formed a partnership to offer more resources for aiding the unwanted, homeless, and at-risk horse populations.

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Cell Phone Safety Tips for Equestrians

Obtaining roadside assistance from USRider, the national provider of roadside emergency assistance for equestrians, is a piece of cake for its traveling members. They simply call the toll-free number on the back of their membership card. But ... Read More

Tips for Winter Horse Hauling

With the change of seasons, USRider, the national provider of roadside emergency assistance for equestrians, reminds those who travel with horses to be careful when traveling and to invest time doing routine preventive trailer maintenance to... Read More

McIlwraith to Speak at Montana State University Equine Conference

One of the world's leading experts on equine osteoarthritis will be the featured speaker at Montana State University's (MSU) sixth equine conference, to be held March 5 at the GranTree Inn in Bozeman.

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Veterinarian's Oath Revised to Stress Importance of Animal Welfare

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

Comments Sought to Help Shape the Future of Veterinary Education

Want to help shape veterinary education to build the veterinary workforce of the future? Now is your chance as public comments are sought on a groundbreaking report.

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute's Pharmacy Department Receives PCAB Accreditation

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky., announced that Hagyard Pharmacy has earned the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board's Seal of Accreditation. The PCAB is a not-for-profit corporation that was formed to provide quality Read More

AAEP 2010: Inaugural 'Legend of the Year' Award Presented to California Veterinarian

Bayer Animal Health honored Liz Bracken, DVM, of Atascadero, Calif., as the inaugural recipient of the "Legend of the Year" award, which recognizes veterinary professionals who provide equitarian aid, or exceptional care for unwanted or abandoned ... Read More

Shivers Study: Researchers Looking for Assistance from Owners

Researchers at the University of Minnesota's (UM) College of Veterinary Medicine are conducting vital research on the equine neurologic disorder shivers, and they are seeking horse owners who have animals with shivers to assist them with this effort. Read More

Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky. Read More

FEI Prohibited Substance App Now Available for Android Phones

Three weeks after launching its iPhone application for the Equine Prohibited Substances list, the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced that the app is now available on Android smartphones. Read More

Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Announces Continuing Education Schedule

Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has announced its 2010-11 Tuesday Talks schedule. This series of free lectures is designed to provide veterinarians, horse owners, and industry professionals with valuable insight and ... Read More

Cornell Researcher Wins NIH Director's Innovator Award

An associate professor of medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the National Insitute of Health Director's New Innovator Award. The grant was awarded to Maria Julia Bevilaqua Felippe, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM Read More

Identifying Neglect of Horses

Everyone has a different mental picture of how a skinny horse looks, acts, and appears. Often the easiest way to determine if a horse needs to be investigated by authorities is to determine his or her body condition score using the Henneke Scale.

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New Bolton Center Announces Equine Home Care Nursing Program

The level of nursing care needed by ill or post-surgical horses who have returned home often falls somewhere between the capabilities of the horse owner and what is provided by a veterinarian. To fill that gap, University of Pennsylvania ... Read More

Kentucky Equine Research Featured on Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs"

Kentucky Equine Research (KER) will be featured on the Discovery Channel's hit series "Dirty Jobs," airing on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at 9 p.m. EST.

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KEMI Designated as Horse Mania Auction Beneficiary

The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program will benefit from the sale of the Horse Mania 2010 horse "Cloisonneigh", which was sponsored by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, at the Dec. 3 Keeneland Sales Pavilion auction.

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Kentucky Horse Council Elects New Board Members

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) Board of Directors welcomed new and returning board members on Nov. 8 following elections at the annual membership meeting held in Lexington, Ky.

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