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Horse Health
Let it bleed: CSU veterinary profs build booming startup with lifelike surgical models.
Let it bleed: CSU veterinary profs build booming startup with lifelike surgical models.

FORT COLLINS - Practicing surgical techniques on artificial skin that bleeds sure beats the alternative, Paul Ryan, a Colorado State University veterinary student, says. Before SurgiReal suture pads, his material of choice was “bananas, lots of bananas.”

Now, students at CSU and 140 other medical, nursing and veterinary schools nationwide train with patented SurgiReal body wall models developed by two Colorado State equine surgeons, Dr. Dean Hendrickson and Dr. Fausto Bellezzo.

SurgiReal products allow students to practice and refine surgical skills on realistic models instead of the old standbys – carpet scraps, orange peels and cadaver specimens, chiefly pigs’ feet. Unlike those crude substitutes, SurgiReal training models have multiple layers and exude fake blood.

Inventors Hendrickson and Bellezzo formed their startup in 2012 with help from CSU Ventures, a branch of the university that works with CSU faculty on technology transfer and commercialization. This spring, with business booming, the two veterinarians received the CSU Ventures Award for Innovative Excellence, a sign of success in moving technology to the marketplace.

May 24, 2015, 13:38

Horse Health
Having Problems Feeding Your Horse Pills? PROBLEM SOLVED!
Having Problems Feeding Your Horse Pills? PROBLEM SOLVED!

Camp Verde resident and owner of 707 Ranch LLC, Nancy Pohlman, has just invented two new products that will revolutionize the way horses are fed supplements. These products, called Horse Pill Carriers and Horse Psyllium Defenders, make it easy and quick to give horses their necessary medication and psyllium. After testing a small market, 707 Ranch LLC has received a 100% positive feedback, with demands to increase production for both products. They will be launching an Indiegogo campaign this summer to help financially meet those demands.

Apr 30, 2015, 01:04

Horse Health
Six Points to Consider Before Using a Calming Supplement
Six Points to Consider Before Using a Calming Supplement
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Travel and competition season is upon us, and “show nerves” are common, even in horses. Agitated, nervous horses that are normally well behaved may benefit from a calming supplement. These products can contain vitamins, or minerals, or herbs, or amino acids. So, which to choose and how best to use them? Before making a decision, consider these important points:
· An empty stomach is the main cause for behavioral issues—forage (hay and/or pasture) should be available at all times.

· Magnesium deficiency may be the issue, since most horses don’t get enough of this mineral—if this is true for your horse, supplementing 5,000 mg of magnesium per 500 lbs of body weight will make a positive change in demeanor.

· A borderline B vitamin deficiency will affect behavior and can result when the hindgut microbial population is compromised by stress, high starch diets, illness, or antibiotics. Thiamin (vitamin B1) has been shown to be especially effective at high doses (1 mg per pound of body weight). Prebiotics that feed existing microbes also result in more B vitamin production.

· Tryptophan, an essential amino acid, leads to serotonin synthesis in the brain and can be useful in soothing a nervous horse. For this effect to occur, it is best to offer tryptophan as a paste between meals. When added to a meal, tryptophan will not be used for serotonin production and the calming effect will be significantly diminished

· Caution! Herbs such as chamomile, valerian, black cohosh, ginger root, and passion flower may have an over-tranquilizing effect, interact with other medications, and have side effects. Consult with your veterinarian before using.

· Additional caution to you competitors out there: Always check any supplements for ingredients prohibited by competition rules. Valerian is such an example.

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is an independent equine nutritionist with a wide American and international following. Her research-based approach optimizes equine health by aligning physiology and instincts with correct feeding and nutrition practices.

Apr 30, 2015, 00:01

Horse Health
Arthur Andrew Medical Introduces New Products to REALLY Help Your Animals
Arthur Andrew Medical Introduces New Products to REALLY Help Your Animals

Developed, tested and sold right here in Arizona, Arthur Andrew Medical have worked hard since 2004 to create products that REALLY work! Based on real tests and research with human bodybuilders and athletes, it was not long before the Arthur Andrew team realized that equine athletes could also benefit greatly from the same human athlete formulas. They fine tuned and tested on racehorses and discovered not just temporary, but long term results and benefits to these animals. Now they are offering these formulas to equines, humans and their pets- and they are right here in Scottsdale!

Apr 29, 2015, 19:28

Horse Health
Horse Health- Avert Laminitis
Horse Health- Avert Laminitis

If it wasn't such a debilitating and potentially life-threatening disease illness, we wouldn't keep writing about laminitis. But having lived through it twice, I can tell you that it is scarey, expensive and painful for your horse. So here are the facts again from our expert, Dr. Jennifer Smallwood:

Laminitis, sometimes called founder, is a painful condition caused by inflammation of the laminae, the tissues that secure the coffin bone to the hoof wall. This inflammation is caused by disruption of blood flow to the laminae and can lead to permanent disruption in the bond causing the coffin bone to rotate and or sink. Symptoms can be varied depending on the limbs affected and the degree of inflammation. It can strike in one, both front or all four legs.

Apr 19, 2015, 19:59

Horse Health
Five Tips for a Successful Spring Turnout
Five Tips for a Successful Spring Turnout

Courtesy:Purina Horse Health
Shoreview, Minn. ­— After a long, snowy winter in many parts of the country, people and horses alike are eager to get out and enjoy spring warmth and sunshine. Pastures are greening up, and it’s time for horse owners to open the barn and let their horses dine al fresco.

“It’s tempting to just let horses out and allow them to graze for as long as they want,” said Dr. Karen Davison, equine nutritionist, Purina Animal Nutrition. “But it’s important to introduce horses to pasture grass in a way that doesn’t invite issues like gastrointestinal upset, laminitis or weight gain in already-overweight horses.”

Dr. Davison shares five tips for horse owners to help ensure a successful and healthy spring turnout.

Apr 19, 2015, 19:47

Horse Health
Equine Immunization Support Guarantee Expands to Include Equine Herpesvirus Types 1 and 4
Equine Immunization Support Guarantee Expands to Include Equine Herpesvirus Types 1 and 4
Unparalleled support for your horse available from Zoetis

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.— Zoetis has expanded the Equine Immunization Support Guarantee (ISG) to include the respiratory forms of Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 (EHV-1) and Type 4 (EHV-4) viruses.

These viruses can infect the respiratory tract and cause disease that varies in severity from subclinical to severe and are characterized by fever, lethargy, anorexia, nasal discharge and cough. Through the Equine ISG, Zoetis stands behind its trusted line of vaccines, a program that provides horse owners up to $5,000 for reasonable diagnostic and treatment costs if a properly vaccinated horse contracts a corresponding equine disease.

“The program was expanded to offer the most comprehensive health care for horses,” said Robert Holland, DVM, PhD, director of Outcomes Research, Zoetis. “It showcases our confidence in the safety and efficacy of our equine FLUVAC INNOVATOR® line of vaccines with the MetaStim® adjuvant.”

Dr. Holland further explained that the average cost for diagnosis and treatment of EHV-4 can be expensive for the owner and range from $1,600 to $2,700 per horse.1

To be eligible for the Equine ISG, vaccinations must be obtained and administered by a licensed veterinarian. Veterinarians are an essential resource to help horse owners develop the most complete vaccination program based on geographic location, how often horses travel to shows or other events and other factors that affect disease risk. Other disease protection backed by the Equine ISG includes infection from West Nile, equine influenza, tetanus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, Western equine encephalomyelitis and Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis.

“With the prevalence of equine herpesvirus cases, it is important that horse owners consult with their veterinarians on a sound vaccination regimen based on the risks in their area,” said Kevin Hankins, DVM, Equine Veterinary Services, Zoetis. “The Equine Immunization Support Guarantee offers additional peace of mind to horse owners looking to help provide the best possible disease protection for their horses.”

Apr 19, 2015, 19:27

Horse Health
Swear BY Your Axles or Swear AT Them?
Swear BY Your Axles or Swear AT Them?

Torsion suspension vs. leaf spring suspension axles – the pros and cons of each!

There are two forms of suspension that are used on most trailer axles – torsion or leaf sprung. If you have researched either type, you have probably found that there are many contradictory opinions. However, the reality is that both forms of suspension have pros and cons. You need to decide which system is best for you. We will discuss both forms of suspension.

Torsion Suspension Axles

Torsion axles are mounted directly to the frame of the trailer. They have four rubber cords in the axle tubing that resist torsion, create suspension, and provide shock absorption. As you drive down the road, the rubberized cords compress and offer even wheel suspension which gives a smoother ride with less vibration.

The problem with torsion axles is that they do not have replaceable or repairable parts due to their attached construction. If your axle breaks, you will have to replace the entire suspension system by cutting off the old one and installing new. This can be extremely costly. In addition, because each axle is separate from the other, there is no transfer of impact. For example, if a pothole is hit, the full force will hit only that wheel which can cause more damage.

Leaf Spring Suspension Axles

Leaf spring axles are the most common form of axles due to their affordability. A leaf spring axle is composed of curved leaves stacked on top of each other installed below the axle. The leaf spring suspension has an “equalizer bar” that connects both axles. This bar is designed to equally distribute force between the two axles. This will limit the damage caused by potholes, etc. Leaf spring axles are fairly easy and inexpensive to replace as they are made up of many different components.

Unfortunately, leaf springs have their downfalls too. Because leaf springs have so many components, there are a lot of things that can break. Unlike the torsion suspension, leaf sprung suspension does not have rubber cords to take the impact of a bumpy road. This can make the trailer ride a bit bumpy.

As you can see, both types of suspension have their pros and cons. You need to weigh your options and see which type of suspension is best for the hauling you will be doing. Know your facts and swear by your axles – not at them!

For more information on torsion and leaf sprung suspension, visit: http://trailers123.com/leaf-spring-axles-versus-torsion-axles/

Apr 19, 2015, 17:34

Horse Health
Innovacyn Introduces New Vetericyn Plus
Innovacyn Introduces New Vetericyn Plus

Innovacyn, a leader in innovative medical devices in the human and animal health industry, announced a new and improved formulation in their animal line of healthcare products—Vetericyn® Plus, available for dairy and beef cattle.

Vetericyn Plus is a product line of innovative solutions indicated for wounds, pink eye, udder ailments and teat irritations. Uniquely formulated, the technology platform offers a non-toxic and antibiotic free solution that is highly effective in dermal cleaning and debriding, allowing for optimal healing conditions. The new formulation includes a higher concentration of hypochlorous making it up to three times as concentrated as original Vetericyn without requiring any withdrawal period.

Scott Van Winkle, Director of Animal Health Marketing at Innovacyn stated: “This is the product the dairy and beef cattle industry has been looking for. Because it contains no antibiotics, it is safe to use and will not be harmful to milk production or beef. Our technology platform is evidence based and revolutionary for livestock production.”

In response to market demand, Innovacyn recently built a new, state-of-the-art ISO certified manufacturing facility with a current production capacity of four million bottles of Vetericyn Plus a month and the ability to expand further. Vetericyn Plus and Vetericyn VF Plus are available for over-the-counter and veterinary markets, respectively.

With the growing concern of antibiotic use, Innovacyn will continue its research and development to offer a pipeline of innovative products to meet increased industry demand and provide outstanding customer service. They are currently shipping products to over 27 countries worldwide. “A worldwide footprint is a big part of our growth,” Innovacyn’s Director of Business Development Troy Simmons says. “We are in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia now. We will soon be in South America. As we continue to expand our reach, our goal is to be a global resource and develop safe and innovative solutions.”

Apr 19, 2015, 13:50

Horse Health
Natural Stride Joint Supplement: Four-Footed Pain Relief
Natural Stride Joint Supplement: Four-Footed Pain Relief

Natural Solutions for Life, the company known for National Stride, one of the
best-selling joint supplements for livestock & equine animals, also manufactures an all-natural product for dogs. If you believe that your pet or your livestock deserves the best, trust Natural Solution for Life pain relief to restore their quality of life.

You can remember when stairs were no obstacle, when getting up from your bed or out of the car was effortless. If you’re feeling the aches and pains of age, you can imagine how sore joints and arthritis are affecting animals. You might be walking on two don’t-move-like-they-used-to legs, but for the four-footed among us, twice the legs mean double the pain. Natural Solutions for Life, makers of Natural Stride joint supplement for dogs, livestock and your equine friends, offers an all-natural option for animal joint health. The ingredient Cetyl Myristoleate, a key component of all Natural Stride products, is a pain reliever, an immune system modulator, and an anti-inflammatory.

The product is safe, natural, and it works!
Testimonials from satisfied customers who’ve seen the improvement in their
livestock and dogs rave about Natural Stride. A dog owner in Texas credits
Natural Stride with relieving his 10-year old retriever’s severe arthritis within ten days. “Can’t say enough good stuff about Natural Stride for Dogs,” says Bo’s owner, who no longer has to lift his dog into the truck: Bo can get in on his own.

Mar 23, 2015, 23:49

Horse Health
Merial Adds More Horsepower with Acquisition of Two Equine Health Care Products
Merial Adds More Horsepower with Acquisition of
Two Equine Health Care Products

Duluth, Ga. – Merial, a leader in the animal health care industry, announced today it completed its acquisition of LEGEND ® (hyaluronate sodium) and MARQUIS ® (15% w/w ponazuril) from Bayer HealthCare. Merial had announced the agreement with Bayer on December 17, 2014. The addition of these two products to the Merial portfolio solidifies the company’s position as a leader in performance horse health care.

“We are committed to providing horse owners with proven, safe and effective products, ensuring optimal horse health, which ultimately lays the groundwork for peak performance,” says Steve Mahoney, head of U.S. large animal, Merial. “LEGEND and MARQUIS both have long histories of success and enhance our existing product offerings to all horse owners, whether they trail ride, compete locally or have stood in the winner’s circle on the national stage.”

Mar 23, 2015, 23:21

Horse Health
Zoetis Partners with Customers to Support FFA, AABP, AAEP Students in 2015
Zoetis Partners with Customers to Support
FFA, AABP, AAEP Students in 2015
Industry Support Program donated $1.3 million in 2014

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.— Returning for its seventh year, Zoetis partners with its veterinarian and dealer customers to support agricultural and veterinary students around the country through its Industry Support Program.

Through April 30, 2015, a portion of funds from eligible purchases of cattle and equine products from Zoetis will be directed to local FFA chapters and/or veterinary student scholarships through the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) and American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) foundations on behalf of local veterinarians and animal health suppliers.

In previous years, more than 1,000 veterinarian and dealer customers from across the country have participated in the program.

Mar 23, 2015, 22:08

Horse Health
Misconceptions In Selecting Forage For Horses:
Misconceptions In Selecting Forage For Horses:

Forage Cutting

Depending on climate, length of growing season and the variety of forage, it is possible to have as few as one cutting or as many as seven cuttings in a season.

Horses can only eat first cutting forage or horses can only eat third cutting forage.

The quality or the suitability of forage for horses is not determined by the "cutting" but instead is determined by the height of the plant at the time of cutting.

The taller a plant becomes, the more of its structure is dedicated to supporting the plant to keep it upright. This means as plants become taller, they become more fibrous, like tress, and less digestible. Taller plants will contain less energy, less protein and be less digestible compared to shorter plants.

So selecting forage should be based on the height of the plant at the time of harvest rather than if it is first or second cutting. For example, if rain delays the harvest of a cutting of forage, it will become taller and less digestible which may cause it to be lower in quality for horses.

Mar 23, 2015, 18:36

Horse Health
Managing Thrush with Protection and Sole Support
Managing Thrush with Protection and Sole Support
by Tab Pigg

In the spring, the wet climate, punctuated by ample rain, sets the stage for thrush to run rampant through the barn. Thrush is a bacterial infection that resides in the soft tissue of the frog. The moist environment, combined with manure and mud, create unsanitary conditions in the stall, and dirt, debris and other bacteria get trapped in the frog. If horses hooves are not picked out on a daily basis, thrush sets in and it can be difficult to conquer. And, when a horse has beginning stages of thrush, it probably won’t even show lameness symptoms unless the infection becomes more severe.

Mar 23, 2015, 18:28

Horse Health
New life at Colorado State University's Equine Reproduction Laboratory
New life at Colorado State University's Equine Reproduction Laboratory
BY Jeff Dodge

FORT COLLINS - The cycle repeats every year in late winter and early spring: After 11 months of pregnancy, about 40 mares give birth at Colorado State University’s Equine Reproduction Laboratory.

The mares and newborn foals are watched closely by veterinarians and students taking a Foaling Management class, which is offered each spring.

The class gives students – primarily equine science and veterinary students – a chance to learn about and assist with mare care, foaling, and newborn care. The arrangement also gives horse owners peace of mind that expectant mares are monitored around the clock.

Along with students, a veterinarian attends each foaling and conducts well-baby exams.

Mar 23, 2015, 14:20

Horse Health
Receive Notification of Confirmed Disease Outbreaks Sign up today to keep updated this show season
Receive Notification of Confirmed Disease Outbreaks
Sign up today to keep updated this show season

As the 2015 show season approaches, horse owners should not only be ramping up their training schedules and checking the fit of their show clothes, but they should also be considering ways to help protect their horses’ health while traveling.

“Diseases pose a significant health risk to horses and the best way to help prevent them is through vaccinations,” says Megan Green, DVM, manager, Merial Large Animal Veterinary Services. “Another way to help protect horse health is for horse owners to be aware of disease outbreaks in their areas and in areas they may be traveling to so they can take any necessary precautions.”

Outbreak Alert, a free program from Merial, makes obtaining this important disease information easy for horse owners

Mar 23, 2015, 14:12

Horse Health
Dr. Getty’s Tip: Calculating with PPM in Two Easy Steps
Dr. Getty’s Tip: Calculating with PPM in Two Easy Steps

The trace mineral content of most feeds and supplements is provided in terms of parts per million (ppm). A ppm is the same as mg/kg (1 mg is a millionth of a kg).

To do calculations, you need to convert lb or oz to kg using the following conversions:

Feb 26, 2015, 20:26

Horse Health
News from the Texas Animal Health Commission
On January 21, 2015, the Texas Animal Health Commission received a report that a horse was tested positive for Equine Herpes Virus -1. The affected horse exhibited a slowly progressive onset of symptoms which ultimately progressed into some of the classic signs of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus -1 infection. The affected horse became ataxic and weak in the hind end, exhibited bladder atony and began dribbling urine.
Feb 6, 2015, 11:13

Horse Health
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Equine Mortality

It is important that your horse, an investment, is protected against equine mortality by an insurance company with strong financial background as well as established equine enterprise. Our companies offer this stability through their equine mortality insurance and other quality coverages.


Equine Mortality is a Life Insurance policy for your horse, with you as beneficiary. It is an "All-Risk" policy, which will cover death from any cause, subject to certain exclusions, which are stated in the equine mortality insurance policy.

Feb 5, 2015, 14:21

Horse Health
SIU Research Looks to Solve Equine Colic Mystery
SIU Research Looks to Solve Equine Colic Mystery

Colic. It’s a grim word with dire meaning for horse owners. It kills backyard ponies and million-dollar race horses alike. The early signs can be subtle, easily missed. And by the time the signs are unmistakable, sometimes it’s too late.

Erin Venable, MS, PhD, assistant professor of equine science at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale and an equine nutrition authority, isn't the first researcher to want to find a cure. But she is one of a small number with access to one of the best research tools available: cannulated horses, eight of them.

A cannulated horse is one that's undergone a cecal cannulation procedure. That means the horse has a surgical portal through which researchers can access the section of the horse’s gastrointestinal tract called the cecum, which is the anterior portion of the large intestine, or the hindgut, which is where a horse does most of its digesting. The cecal cannulation makes it possible for researchers to sample intestinal contents in order to study nutritional or digestive physiology.

Jan 25, 2015, 17:57

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Swear BY Your Axles or Swear AT Them?
Innovacyn Introduces New Vetericyn Plus
Natural Stride Joint Supplement: Four-Footed Pain Relief
Merial Adds More Horsepower with Acquisition of Two Equine Health Care Products
Zoetis Partners with Customers to Support FFA, AABP, AAEP Students in 2015
Misconceptions In Selecting Forage For Horses:
Managing Thrush with Protection and Sole Support
New life at Colorado State University's Equine Reproduction Laboratory
Receive Notification of Confirmed Disease Outbreaks Sign up today to keep updated this show season
Dr. Getty’s Tip: Calculating with PPM in Two Easy Steps
News from the Texas Animal Health Commission
Equine Insurance Center
SIU Research Looks to Solve Equine Colic Mystery
Horse Racing
Owner defends decision to send Chrome to Ascot
Phone Wagering Comes To Turf Paradise
Wiener Dog Races Return To Turf Paradise March 14th 2/16/2015
Chrome right choice for Horse of the Year award
Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm and Kentucky Downs Announce Partnership for 2015
Old Friends Retiree Escapedfromnewyork Dead at 10
Turf Paradise Admission & Seating
Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders' Fall Festival a Success
Del Mar's Inaugural "Bing Crosby Season" A Solid Success
Thanksgiving Weekend at Turf Paradise: Get Off The Couch And Get To The Track
Racing's Unsung Heroes: Starter Jay Slender and His Crew
Bing Crosby Season Continues To Sing A Positive Racing Song
California Chrome Nominated To Run In Del Mar's Hollywood Derby
Sherman Considering Two Del Mar Possibilities For 'Chrome'
Thanksgiving Weekend at Turf Paradise: Get Off The Couch And Get To The Track
Longshots Dominate ATBA Sales Stakes
Hollywood Feel Shines As 'Crosby Season' Breaks From Gate
Horse Shows
South Point Arena Upcoming Events
Boarding at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center
Gambling on Horse Racing
Welcome to the Pacific Coast Horse Shows Association
Definite Entries Being Confirmed for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™
South Point Calendar
Judges Named for 2014 Level 1 (Novice) Championships
Vegas 2014! The Feria del Caballo Español National & Andalusian World Cup Show,
Fiesta Charity Spectacular has a New Year’s Offer for you!
Mini & Pony
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Mounted Shooting
USDA to Issue Disaster Assistance to Help Honeybee, Livestock and Farm-Raised Fish Producers
Barn & Stable Management-Stable Spring Cleaning
166 wild horses in Nevada given their freedom
Answering Tough Ag Questions
Equine disease outbreaks for 4th quarter of 2014 listed
When This Multi-Talented Police Horse Isn’t Helping Fight Crime, He’s Painting
Makers Mark Whiskey Presents - Sips ‘N Saddles Cookout benefiting the MMSC in their dedication to re-schooling off the track Thoroughbreds for a second career
USDA Invests in Critical Dam Rehabilitation and Assessment Projects in 23 States
Spring Cleaning Around the Barn- Tackle five major cleanup zones with these tips.
When was the first mail delivered via the Pony Express? 155 years ago
AGCO Launches AGCOstore.com A new way to purchase specialty products unveiled
Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations
Google doodle honors the Pony Express
In Loving Memory Tallanny 1974 - 2015
National Horse Racing Organization Teams Up With Ranch Cowboy for Chance at $100,000 Prize
Only horse flagged in NCAA game, Rutgers' Lord Nelson, dies
Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangs
Be ready, be wise
Paint & Color Breeds
APHA Open-Amateur World Show dates to change in 2017
Registering cropout horses with APHA is easier than ever
9 groundwork tips help develop partnership with your Paint
“Special” start to the Mercuria NCHA World Series
Incoming President Ron Shelly prepared to lead APHA in 2015
Seminars highlight industry education at APHA Convention
Score big with scholarships from the APHF
Positive numbers for APHA in 2014
Revised qualification requirements announced for 2015 APHA World Show
18 Paints earn 2014 Running Champion titles
APHA brings fresh eyes to association programs
5 keys to boosting your reining score with The Game Plan
APHA announces expanded Paint Horse Championship shows for 2015
Lenas Painted Jewel tops ACHA year-end standings
The 2014 World Show was all good for All Rise, and he captures the High-Point English Horse title
Last year’s High-Point Exhibitor, Jack Wright returned to claim the title once more at the 2014 APHA World Championship Show
Gay Bar Lucky Jac took his new age division—and two high-point titles—in stride
MJ Watch Yer Six tops the Super Gelding standings with two world champion titles at the 2014 APHA World Championship Show
Rolex Bar Twister ropes in his second All-Around Horse Title
All-Around Masters Amateur
U.S. Polo Association Comments on Decision to Compel Arbitration of Polo Ralph Lauren Claims
USPA Wins Motion to Dismiss Ralph Lauren Lawsuit
U.S. Trust Team's Kampsen, Ganzi and Finlayson Win Inaugural U.S. Polo Assn. Central Park Polo Challenge
Two Months To Go. Best Seats Going. New Surprises
Polo champion Carlos Gracida, who taught Princes William and Harry, is killed during match
Julia Smith Selected for Team USPA!
Goshen Defeats Henley House 11-10 in OT
High-Goal Polo Season Continues with Joe Barry Cup at International Polo Club Palm Beach
Equine Motorcoach™ Adds Equine Carriage Trailer To Its Lineup
Club Car Improves the Hunting Experience with New Limited Slip Differentials for XRT™800 and XRT850 Utility Vehicles
What’s Behind Jennifer Aniston And Kim Kardashian’s Glossy Manes? Horse Shampoo!
Kiefer Introduces Wide Deluxe II Trailer for Horse and Livestock
Featherlite Trailers unveils new “Legend Edition” horse trailers
Minds + Machines welcomes Parelli Natural Horsemanship as a Pioneer for .horse, the new web address for everything equine
Justin Boots Launches English Collection
Revolutionary Alpha Sheath Shield
Exclusive USEF Savings on Multi Radiance ACTIVet Laser and Accessories
Bobcat M-Series excavator instrumentation improves functionality
Bobcat M-Series excavators advance to Tier 4 with non-DPF emissions solution
Quarter Horse
AQHA - Continuing to Put the Horse First
2016 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced - Including Az's Own Parker’s Trouble
AQHA Youth Excellence Seminar
New AQHA Executive Committee
AQHA Names Professionals of the Year
AQHA Presents New Horse Game For Kids
Youth World Cup
Time to Ride Challenge Returns in 2015 with $100,000 Cash and Prizes
Three Days of the Horse
Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown
AQHA Unveils 2015 Events
Facebook Sweepstakes Winners
AQHA Congratulates Show Leaders
AQHA Executive Vice President Named
New Event Location Announced
New Horse Game For Kids
Celebrating 75 Years
"Breeding A Legacy" Exhibit
Genetic Testing Form Online
AQHA Prevails in Cloning Lawsuit
NRHA Announces-Oklahoma Issues New Livestock Entry Requirements
Baeck & Whizasunnysailor BB win the €10,000-added NRHA Open
APHA investing big bucks in the Paint World Show
The 2015 National Reining Horse Association European Open Futurity Has an Excellent Start
$100,000 Time to Ride Challenge Now Open for Registration
National Reining Horse Association Concludes Winter Meeting
What is Green Reining?
NRHA Announces Award Recipients
National Reining Horse Association Concludes Winter Meeting
2015 NRHA Derby and 2015 NRHA Futurity Condition Updates
Win Kentucky Reining Cup Tickets
Jordan Larson Hits a New Milestone
NRHA Sire & Dam Program Congratulates Stallions and Their Owners
Inaugural World Para Reining Event
NRHA Welcomes Newly-Elected Board and Executive Committee Members
Nominate Your Horse Now & Win A New Pair of Boots!
Reining Expert Aaron Ralston Will Slide Into Madison for the 2015 Midwest Horse Fair!
RK3DE Cross-Country & KRC World Championship Freestyle Reining Super Saturday Is The Place To Be In April
NRHA Welcomes Santa Hill Ranch as Ranch Partner
Shine N Spook & ARC Gunnabeabigstar: NRHA Open Futurity Co-Champions
Polaris RANGER Becomes National Sponsor of PRCA ProRodeo
Bownds takes down defending champ by $123
News & notes from the rodeo trail
Wood rock solid in San Antonio
Learmont earns career-defining win in San Antonio
Sundell breaks arena record to win San Angelo
California Rodeo News
News & notes from the rodeo trail, Feb.9
Silcox taking southern route back to WNFR
News & notes from the rodeo trail, Feb. 17
Breding widens his world standings lead
Sanderson, Bertus weekend’s top earners
Sanderson, Bertus weekend’s top earners
Mote returns to top in Denver after 12-year wait
Something old, something new a perfect match
Smith raises a little cain at Fort Worth Xtreme Bulls
Smith Shoots to Top of Standings with Wildfire Roping Success
USTRC Lasso del Sol Roping Championship
WPRA Crowns 2014 Roping World Champions
Josh peaks at Mountain States finale
AQHA Teams Up with USTRC
NFSR relocates to Kansas
Southwest USTRC Finals July 31 – August 3rd
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Second Case of Vesicular Stomatitis in Texas Detected in Horses in Reeves County
Texas Animal Health Commission Awarded Outstanding Achievement Award for Horseback Team
Texas SB1522 National Day of the Cowboy update
Celebrate AQHA's 75th anniversary at the 2015 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth.
Ranch Rally 2015
Learn the Method at the Ranch with Clinton! 2015 Clinics announced!
Wounded Warrior Shares the Healing Power of the Human-Animal Bond
Texas A&M University Veterinary Student Awarded Scholarship
Dr. Dee Ellis Receives 2014 International Association of Emergency Managers - USA Career Excellence Award
TAHC Releases All Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Quarantines in Texas
Carol Rose Purchases 2014 Legacy Breeders Sale High Seller
Famous Cutting Stallion and Brood Mares Found Starving
Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in Texas Update
TAHC Receives Excellence in Emergency Management Award
2014 Region 9 AHA Championship Show May 28 – May 31, 2014
Trail Riding
A True Dark Horse Wins!
Swiss Mocha, NATRC’s Tenth Horse Hall of Fame Inductee
National Forest Trail Bill Introduced
AERC Job Opportunity in Marketing
Kriel's Guide to Wickenburg Horse Trails, second edition is now available!
USEF Names Short List for the 2014 Alltech FEI WorldEquestrian Games U.S. Endurance Team
Time to Ride “100 Day Horse Challenge” to launch June 1
Join ACTHA for fun, friends and memories...
Glendale Equestrian Club Ride Schedule
Trail Tips
National recognition for your trail project
YOU Motivate Me!
Snaffle Bit Futurity Finals Tickets Available Now
Hoof-Hearted Awareness Western Dressage Association of America
Who's Who!
AQHA Recognizes Outstanding Volunteer
AQHA President Recognized by State of Texas
Two for two: Colorado State University veterinary leaders land national honors
Linda Parelli and Dr. Jenny Susser Join Forces for ShowChic’s February Shop Talk
South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Hires Liam MacCall as Events Manager
Stallions and the Concept of Horsenality Peppy’s Journey
Rodes to Manage Santa Fe Summer Series Horse Show
USET Foundation Elects New Officers and Trustees
Pozzi's Rookie Champion Lances Ugly Boy Laid To Rest at 28
Famous Farrier to be Honored
A Horse, Of Course-World’s Greatest Harness Horse
Winter 2014
In Memoriam: Richard Meade (GBR), 1938-2015
Colin’s Story
Sabrina Zeender appointed FEI Secretary General
Country Music’s Vince Gill Joins Frontier Communications, DISH Network and CoBank to Announce Investment in Rural America
Meet the Judges for Road to the Horse 2015
Debut Author Wins Praise for First Book in Romantic Equestrian Trilogy
$10,000 Added Smart Boons Fence Challenge at NRCHA Stakes
Corey Cushing Wins 2015 World's Greatest Horseman Title
FEI appoints Endurance Independent Governance Advisors
NRCHA Board of Directors Election Results
The National Reined Cow Horse Association joins Alliance Partner AQHA in the Cowtown Showdown
NRCHA $2 Million Rider Todd Crawford offers free reined cow horse clinic for National High School Rodeo youth
Members: NRCHA Board of Directors Nomination Forms Coming Soon!
Free Clinic with NRCHA Hall of Fame horseman Bobby Ingersoll
Ranching Heritage Challenge in Amarillo
Grasping the Two-Rein
NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Begins Monday, Sept. 22 Entries up 30% over 2013
More Cow Horse Champions Crowned
AQHA Cattle Novice Championship Update
Boyd Rice wins 2014 NRCHA World's Greatest Horseman Championship aboard Oh Cay N Short
News from the NRCHA Celebration of Champions
National High School Rodeo Association adds reined cow horse to its event lineup in 2014
Kalpowar Quarter Horses Returns to the NRCHA as the 2014 World's Greatest Horseman Sponsor
News from the National Reined Cow Horse Association Celebration of Champions
FEI suspends SportAccord membership
FEI and IMG sign five-year production partnership
IOC Sports Director speaks on Olympic Agenda 2020 at FEI Sports Forum
FEI Sports Forum debates the future of Jumping
FEI Sports Forum turns focus to future of Para-Equestrian Dressage and non-Olympic sports
Spanish Riding School in 450th anniversary fever
Dial Named U.S. Endurance Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor
Riding high - Liverpool Plains horsewoman takes on the bright lights of American trick riding
An Invitation to Attend the USEF Town Hall Meeting May 18, 2015 - 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET
Ariat signs exclusive licensing and sponsorship agreement with the FEI
Leone Equestrian Law Launches EquestrianCounsel.com
11th International Equitation Science Conference Ethical Equitation for all Equestrian Disciplines
Quest Finds Success with Micaela Love and Parelli Natural Horsemanship
Paralympic stars and experts headline first FEI Para-Equestrian Forum
California Chrome Voted 2014 Horse of the Year
Heather Reynolds Leads U.S. Riders at Dubai Endurance Cup
2015 AMERICANA promotes the best of our Sport
2015 AMERICANA promotes the best of our Sport
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