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Horse Health
CSU expert: Wet spring, high mosquito numbers could mean more West Nile virus
CSU expert: Wet spring, high mosquito numbers could mean more West Nile virus

FORT COLLINS - Scientists at Colorado State University have detected a notably high number of Culex mosquitoes in northern Colorado this season, which could translate into high infection rates of West Nile virus. But so far there is no indication that the virus is spreading quickly from mosquito populations to birds, horses or people.

A wet spring and summer and the resulting large mosquito population create high potential for the spread of the virus, but to date it has turned up in only a small number of mosquito samples, according to a CSU expert.

Still, public health agencies advise precautions. Key steps include draining standing water in the yard and garden; wearing long sleeves and pants, especially from dusk through dawn, when mosquitoes are most active; and using insect repellent with DEET. For more tips, visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s “Fight the Bite” website.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:17

Horse Health
The Secret? Keep It Simple! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
The Secret? Keep It Simple!
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

We know they’re out there. Horses who are enjoying life. Horses who are brimming with health – strong muscles, shiny coats, hard hooves, good digestion, normal metabolism, strong immune function – just plain healthy! How does this happen? What is it about their care and feeding that gives them such wellbeing?

We’re always searching for answers. Our typical approach is to study sick horses. But that only helps us to understand disease. We look at fat horses to understand fat horses. We look at horses with pain, metabolic problems, and digestive ailments to understand those who are experiencing the same hardships. While such research is worthwhile, wouldn’t it also make sense to evaluate fit, hearty horses so we can strive to make our own horses be more like them? Shouldn’t we be looking at what healthy horses experience?

Here’s the basic “recipe” for a healthy horse:

Avoid feeding excess calories. Obesity is a real problem and it comes from piling on the calories, combined with lack of physical activity. Forage should be the dietary staple and it should flow steadily throughout the horse’s entire gastrointestinal tract. Pounds and pounds of concentrated feeds can shorten a horse’s lif

Jul 30, 2015, 18:10

Horse Health
Jaguar Animal Health Appoints Dr. Victoria Lewis as Chief of Clinical Development
Jaguar Animal Health Appoints Dr. Victoria Lewis as
Chief of Clinical Development

San Francisco, CA - Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAGX) ("Jaguar" or the "Company"), an animal health company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class gastrointestinal products for companion and production animals, announced today that it has appointed Dr. Victoria Lewis as Chief of Clinical Development. Dr. Lewis will oversee the planning, strategic development, and operation of the Company's expanding clinical initiatives.

Dr. Lewis has spent 30 years in drug development, including 15 years developing drugs in the animal health space. She began her career at Novartis (Sandoz Inc.), followed by Serono Laboratories and Parexel International Corporation. Upon receiving her doctorate in veterinary medicine, Dr. Lewis joined Schering-Plough Animal Health (now Merck Animal Health), where she held management positions as the company evolved through its merger with Intervet and subsequent acquisition by Merck. Most recently, she held a senior management position at AlcheraBio, a contract research organization. Dr. Lewis' experience in all phases of clinical trials, regulatory affairs and strategic planning has led to the approval of multiple new animal drugs as well as expanded label claims of previously approved products.

Jul 26, 2015, 20:35

Horse Health
Horse Health Protect Your Horse from Sunburn
Horse Health
Protect Your Horse from Sunburn

With summer now officially here, you know it makes good sense for you to be careful in the sun with adequate coverage and sunscreen. But it's also important to check your horse for signs of sunburn and learn how to avoid problems.

Sunburn occurs from too much exposure to the sun without proper covering or protection. It can be caused by a side effect to some drugs, like tetracycline, that cause photosensitivity. Light-colored horses and horses with white markings can get quite badly sunburned without proper care. This occurs especially on the muzzle and around the eyes. Dark-coated, dark-skinned horses usually are not as prone to sunburn, but can experience a certain amount of bleaching of their coat. The most common is that a black coat suddenly turns red.

Since it's always easier to prevent something than to treat it, here are some suggestions to safeguard your horse against sunburn.
Covering your horse with a fly sheet not only protect against flies, but also from the harmful rays of the sun. The fly sheet has tiny holes that allow air to circulate so he doesn't get too warm.
Use a fly mask, especially one that covers both his ears and all the way down to the tip of the muzzle. Many horses have white blazes and snips - anywhere the coat is white with a pinkish tint showing is susceptible to burning.

Jul 26, 2015, 20:28

Horse Health
Barn & Stable Management 5 Ways To Keep Your Stabled Horse Cool
Barn & Stable Management
5 Ways To Keep Your Stabled Horse Cool

Summer is here and the sun and heat are certainly making their presence felt this year. The West has been baking in 90 degree heat for days and it's expected the rest of the country will soon get it, too. Here are 5 ways to keep your horse cool in his stall this summer

Jul 26, 2015, 20:27

Horse Health
Steelman joins Purina Animal Nutrition research team
Steelman joins Purina Animal Nutrition research team

Shoreview, Minn.– Purina Animal Nutrition announces the hiring of Samantha Steelman, Ph.D. as a senior scientist on the research team at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center in Gray Summit, Mo.

Steelman’s knowledge of animal health began on her neighbor’s farm and in the equine show ring as a child. Throughout her academic career, she expanded that knowledge base from animal science into human medical science.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in equine science from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M University. Steelman earned her Ph.D. in medical science while studying human cardiovascular physiology and the effects of stroke on cerebral vascular structure at Texas A&M’s Health Science Center. Prior to joining Purina Animal Nutrition, Steelman worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Her work focused on using functional genomics to study equine laminitis.

Jul 26, 2015, 20:03

Horse Health
What Horse Owners Need to Know About Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis
What Horse Owners Need to Know About Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis

For horse owners, optimal equine health is everything. Whether a horse has a rigorous competition schedule, is a working ranch horse or is used for pleasure, day-to-day well-being is a top priority.

One of the best ways to help protect a horse and maintain good overall health is to learn about equine diseases, which can cause both short- and long-term problems for horses and their owners.

Some equine diseases show clear clinical signs and are easy to identify. But others can be subtle and are not immediately recognizable. One such disease is equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), a neurological disease that can cause distress in both the horse and the horse owner.

Jul 26, 2015, 19:26

Horse Health
Equine Health Care Savings Made Easy Website Offers Rebates on Newly Acquired Products
Equine Health Care Savings Made Easy
Website Offers Rebates on Newly Acquired Products

With the additions of LEGEND ® (hyaluronate sodium) Injectable Solution and MARQUIS ® (15% w/w ponazuril) Antiprotozoal Oral Paste to its equine health care product portfolio, Merial is continuing its commitment to providing horse owners with the products necessary for maximum equine health.

Not only did the company add them to the product offerings, but they’re also providing savings at the website www.MerialEquineRebates.com.

“We know horse owners place significant investments, both emotionally and financially, in their horses,” says Beckie Peskin, associate director, equine marketing, Merial. “Through this site, we simplify the rebate process by compiling all of the money-saving offers in one convenient place.”

All of the following products have rebate offers on the site:

Through training and competition, even the healthiest and most athletic horses are susceptible to inflammation of the joint lining, also known as synovitis. When undetected or untreated, synovitis can progress to osteoarthritis. Changes associated with osteoarthritis include cartilage damage, joint capsule thickening and abnormal bone production, all of which can affect a horse’s ability to perform. LEGEND is the only FDA-approved joint therapy available for both intra-articular and intravenous equine joint therapy. It is pure hyaluronic acid derived naturally through a biofermentation process.

Jul 26, 2015, 14:07

Horse Health
Prebiotics may reduce inflammation in aging horses
Prebiotics may reduce inflammation in aging horses

BY Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D
Researchers from the University of Kentucky evaluated “inflamm-aging” – an increase in inflammatory mediators found in aging horses that can affect their ability to resist infection, respond to vaccination, and defend against age-related conditions.

Forty horses ranging in age from 20 to 33 years old were involved in this study. The goal was to see if feeding a prebiotic or a fish-oil derived omega-3 fatty acid (DHA) would improve the immune response to vaccinations as well as reduce overall inflammation.

Result: The inflammatory response, measured by three specific cytokines, was significantly reduced in horses receiving the diet containing prebiotics. Omega 3s had no impact of inflammatory markers. Neither diet had an effect on vaccination response.

Implications for your horses:

The prebiotic supplement used in this study was a proprietary blend currently added to a popular senior feed. Consequently, we cannot know the exact ingredients. But it is reasonable to assume that it contains substances that are typically included in quality prebiotic supplements.

A prebiotic promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the horse’s hindgut. It does not contain live organisms. Prebiotics often include bacterial fermentation products, as well as oligosaccharides, beta glucan, and yeast extract.

Jun 30, 2015, 10:21

Horse Health

Effective Cold Therapy Now Easier Than Ever.

Ice Horse, the most trusted name in equine cold therapy announced today a major design change making the application of cold therapy for equine athletes easier than ever to apply.

Over the past few years the company developed a breathable wrap using a pocket to hold the ice packs. The wrap itself stretches to provide even compression on the area being treated. The latest enhancement allows ice packs to Velcro directly onto the wrap.
Julie Garella, CEO of MacKinnon Products that manufactures Ice Horse, says “We had a lot of calls from caregivers telling us how much they liked our product, but wishing they didn’t have to fiddle around with placing the ice packs into sleeves inside the wraps. It took us awhile to figure out a design that would allow the ice to Velcro directly on the wrap, without compromising the elasticity, which provides maximum compression of the ice against the leg. This enhancement achieves both. “

The new design elements mark the company’s foray into the veterinary and equine orthopedic markets. “Everyone understands a cold sack of peas on a sore area” says Garella. “Our products simply make the application of cold therapy on horses easy to use and cost effective”.

Dr. Mark Revenaugh of Northwest Equine Performance and veterinarian for the United States Equestrian Team agrees. “Cold therapy is oftentimes the best treatment for sport horse injuries. Standing your horse in a snow bank or an ice-cold stream is optimal, but those options are not always practical. I’ve found Ice Horse to be a great option: it’s easy to use, practical, and highly effective.”

For customers with the pocket style wraps, “don’t worry“ says Garella. The new ice packs come with a strip covering the Velcro so they are still compatible with the pocketed version. As always, all Ice Horse products are still proudly made in the U.S.A. To learn more visit www.icehorse.net

Jun 29, 2015, 20:06

Horse Health
Circle Oak Equine Opens Surgery and Advanced Imaging Center
Circle Oak Equine Opens Surgery and Advanced Imaging Center

Specialty Veterinary Center Adds Hallmarq Standing MRI to Clinic Offerings
ACTON, Mass.— Circle Oak Equine, a specialty veterinary center that focuses on equine sports medicine, lameness and rehabilitation, has opened a new state-of-the-art surgery and imaging center. The center — which includes Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging’s standing equine MRI — will offer fully integrated, specialized sports medicine services.

Located in Petaluma, Calif., Circle Oak Equine serves California, Nevada and Southern Oregon. The center is an equine sports medicine and rehabilitation facility, offering a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities unique to the area including a HydroHorse™ underwater treadmill and ECB cold saltwater spa.

The addition of the standing MRI (sMRI) system will allow veterinarians a key tool in diagnosing lameness in horses.

Jun 29, 2015, 20:05

Horse Health
40-Year-Old Rotational Deworming Strategy Has Led to Resistance Fecal Egg Count Tests Should be Used to Determine Your Deworming Strategy
40-Year-Old Rotational Deworming Strategy Has Led to Resistance
Fecal Egg Count Tests Should be Used to Determine Your Deworming Strategy

More than 40 years ago, traditional parasite control programs were developed involving rotating dewormers with a number of different products at regular intervals. At that time, most horse owners were concerned about Strongylus vulgaris (large strongyle bloodworm).

S. vulgaris doesn’t occur very often, thanks to the traditional approach of rotational deworming. The two-month schedule associated with rotational deworming worked well on strongyle eggs, because it takes about that amount of time for reappearance after treatment.

While S. vulgaris is no longer a large threat, according to the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Parasite Control Guidelines, horse owners should still take action against small strongyles (cyathostomins). 1 In addition, tapeworms ( Anoplocephala perfoliata) have been recognized as a potential cause of colic. 1

If rotational deworming was so successful, why switch strategies now? Shouldn’t those same strategies work on other parasites? The answer, quite simply, is “no.”

“Calendar-based rotational deworming is an outdated practice,” says Hoyt Cheramie, DVM, equine specialist, Merial Large Animal Veterinary Services. “That’s because the life cycles and biology of small strongyles and tapeworms are different from large strongyles, and the rotational strategies designed for them aren’t as effective at controlling small strongyles and tapeworms.”

Four decades of rotational deworming has created resistance, which is the ability for worms to survive certain types of treatments. 2

Jun 29, 2015, 19:56

Horse Health
Horse Owners Can Still Take Action Against West Nile Threat
Horse Owners Can Still Take Action Against West Nile Threat
Vaccination, good management helps offer protection during peak mosquito season

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.— Peak mosquito activity in the United States occurs July through October, which places horses at the highest risk of contracting West Nile virus (WNV).1 Much of the United States has experienced increased rainfall this spring, and the first cases of West Nile have already been documented this year. With the right vaccine and preventive measures, it’s not too late for owners to help protect their horses against this life-threatening disease.

West Nile is transmitted by mosquitoes — which feed on infected birds — to horses, humans and other mammals. In 2014, the United States recorded 19,623 cases of West Nile disease or infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of January 2015. 2 Cases include mosquitoes, birds, humans and horses. California topped the charts with 7,008 cases, followed by Texas with 2,484 cases. The case numbers are reflected in this U.S. map.

Jun 29, 2015, 19:47

Horse Health
Sugar Promotes Chronic Inflammation
Sugar Promotes Chronic Inflammation
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Inflammation. The very word triggers images of pain, redness and swelling. But in the case of injury or infection, acute inflammation is actually a beneficial means of restoring the body to health. Specific cells are called into action to remove the source of injury or infection and repair damaged tissue. It’s when inflammation becomes chronic that areas of the body may lose function. Any part of the body can be impacted by inflammation, including joints, feet, lungs, muscles, skin, digestive tract, reproductive function, heart, nervous system, pancreas, liver, as well as the hypothalamic brain centers responsible for releasing dopamine and recognizing leptin.

This article focuses on the inflammatory impact that sugar has on your horse’s health. There are several other causes of inflammation, such as stress and obesity, high dietary levels of linoleic acid (an omega 6), free-radical consumption from poorly stored fatty feeds, and trans fat (partially hydrogenated oils); however, the damaging impact of high sugar/high starch diets is commonplace. Sweet feeds and diets high in cereal grains (e.g., oats, barley, corn, wheat, rice, and millet) can lead to health problems over time. Research suggests that this type of diet actually promotes high blood concentrations of pro-inflammatory molecules known as cytokines.

Jun 29, 2015, 18:09

Horse Health
Stress-Free Basic Horse-Health Care
Stress-Free Basic Horse-Health Care

DORMOSEDAN GEL® makes mild sedation safer and easier.
In some cases, mild sedatives are necessary when performing basic horse health care procedures. Courtesy of Zoetis.
From AQHA Corporate Partner Zoetis

Some horses simply don’t like some procedures, and if they don’t like it, their sheer size and power can make it difficult and often unsafe for them and anyone around them. Mane pulling, sheath cleaning, body clipping, hoof trimming, and changing a bandage can all be troublesome at times.

DORMOSEDAN GEL® (detomidine hydrochloride) can make one or all of these standard horse care procedures easier and safer for you and your horse. Prescribed by a veterinarian, DORMOSEDAN GEL is a mild sedative in an oral dose-adjustable applicator similar to a deworming tube that is easy and safe enough for horse owners to administer themselves.

“First and foremost, this product is safe,” says Dr. Susy Lange of Crum & Lange Veterinarians in Montgomery, Alabama. “It’s also easy, easy, easy to use, and it works.”

Does your horse have issues with the basic horse health care procedures mentioned above, such as clipping? Let AQHA help. With AQHA’s FREE Horse Clipping Tips report, you’ll uncover tips and tricks for teaching your horse to accept the clippers. Download the report today and eliminate your horse’s clipping issues.

In a recent survey, 93 percent of horse owners who sampled DORMOSEDAN GEL said they would use it again, and 89 percent agreed that it made horse- care procedures easier to complete.1 Safer, too. Horse owners said their horse was easier to handle, allowing them to accomplish what they needed without anyone getting hurt. One respondent even called DORMOSEDAN GEL a “lifesaver” to calm a mare for shoeing and other procedures.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:29

Horse Health
Online Training for Equine Thermal Imaging from Teletherm Infrared
Online Training for Equine Thermal Imaging from Teletherm Infrared

Tampa, FL – With the increasing interest in equine thermal imaging, Teletherm infrared has produced an online veterinary and equine infrared training program through the Thermology.com website. It’s a compilation of their over twenty-five years of work with infrared thermal imaging for human and animal studies. The company is an established producer of infrared imaging cameras, software, on location teaching, installation, and support systems. The online program is a complete set of educational sessions based upon live seminars and personalized instruction, to be taken at the user’s pace. There are many technicians and therapists, besides Veterinarians who are getting involved with radiometric thermal imaging, and require this comprehensive reference guide and technical understanding for successful and appropriate use of an infrared camera.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:08

Horse Health
Equine Standing MRI Now Operating Opposite Belmont Park
Equine Standing MRI Now Operating Opposite Belmont Park

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists use state-of-the-art imaging system to help assess lameness

ACTON, Mass., and ELMONT, N.Y. — Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists have a new way to image the equine lower limb thanks to their new standing MRI (sMRI) system. The system, which was installed in June, allows veterinarians to use MRI to accurately diagnose lameness without the time, expense or risk of general anesthesia that is required with traditional MRI because the horse stands under light sedation for the procedure.

“We are very proud to have Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists as one of our newest sites,” says Dan Brown, BVSc, MRCVS, business development director at Hallmarq. “Like many other clinics, they are working to treat lameness injuries in a more effective manner and, perhaps more importantly, determine if they can predict and prevent issues before they happen.”

Jun 20, 2015, 14:33

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

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Camp Verde, AZ - 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.
Nancy Pohlman created the Horse Pill Carriers out of necessity when she was faced with the dilemma of trying to feed pills to one of her horses, without having to fend off her other horses. She
was also struggling to make sure her horse ate the pill and did not reject it based on taste. Pohlman started tinkering around in her kitchen to come up with possible ways of feeding her horse what she
needed in a compact flavorful manner. The result was a combination of VERY high quality horse feed and other natural ingredients known to be good for horses such as vitamin E oil that was then flavored
with maple (Fenugreek) which is ranked as the number one flavor horse love based on testing in the UK. Afterwards, she shaped the ingredients purposefully into a form that made it easy to carry the pills
in, and convenient to throw in with the rest of the horse’s feed, all while keeping the pill from falling out. It took close to a year to discover the correct recipe that horses love, and the perfect shape that could easily carry the pill.

Jun 15, 2015, 09:47

Horse Health
Innovacyn Announces Winners Of This Year’s Vetericyn® College Scholarship Award
Innovacyn Announces Winners Of This Year’s Vetericyn®
College Scholarship Award
High school senior FFA members will each receive $4,000 for college education

RIALTO, California – (May 26, 2015) – Innovacyn, a leader in developing innovative medical devices and solutions in the human and animal health industries, announced today the recipients of the company’s annual Vetericyn® Future Innovators of Agriculture College Scholarship Award. The scholarship was open to any high school senior who exhibits a passionate commitment to the agriculture industry through academic and leadership positions.

This year’s winners, Alexis Pedrow from Anderson County Jr/Sr High School in Garnett, Kansas and Brendan Register from T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-High School in Seville, Florida will each be given $4,000 towards his or her pursuit of higher education.

More than 24 high school seniors submitted applications for this year’s scholarship awards. Applicants are judged on written answers to multiple essay questions demonstrating commitment and knowledge of the agriculture industry through education, academics, volunteer work, and life experiences.

“Innovacyn is dedicated to supporting the animal care community through numerous grants and charity events and this scholarship award is particularly special to us as we recognize the future leaders of our industry,” said Innovacyn CEO Bob Burlingame. Burlingame, a former FFA member, launched the Vetericyn Scholarship Program in 2013 after memorably engaging with a group of passionate FFA student members at the organization’s annual convention. “We are honored to be able to help these active students continue to gain footing as they head off to college and pursue their interests,” Burlingame added.

Jun 1, 2015, 18:31

Horse Health
Turmeric is a winning supplement for insulin resistance
Turmeric is a winning supplement for insulin resistance
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Turmeric, an Asian spice, has an impressive resume of reducing inflammation, relieving pain, protecting against brain degenerative diseases, and suppressing insulin resistance. Research[i] has revealed that feeding turmeric to laboratory animals suffering from Type II diabetes (which involves insulin resistance) resulted in weight reduction and increased glucose utilization.[ii]

Turmeric also has potent antioxidant properties, making it valuable in reducing the inflammatory response caused by excess body fat. Reduction of oxidative stress due to inflammation can allow the horse to become more sensitive to leptin, as well as slow down the progression of equine Cushing’s disease.

The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. It is fat soluble, so there must be some source of fat in the meal to promote its absorption (e.g., ground flax, chia seeds, rice bran, oils, etc.). Curcumin amounts to less than 5% of turmeric, therefore, the exact dosage is not clear; however, feeding 2 to 4 tablespoons of turmeric per day to the average-sized horse is very well tolerated.

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

Jun 1, 2015, 18:24

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Jessica Springsteen and Vindicat W Victorious in $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W
U.S. Wraps Up Strong Performances with Three Medals in Week Two of 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
Superstar Riders Announced for Central Park Dressage Challenge
The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center's Lori Shifflett Lends World Class Support to World Endurance Team
Liz Austin and Friesian Stallion Thys Capture FEI High Score at Vermont Dressage Days
USEF Names Combinations for 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team
The „White Ballet“ of the Spanish Riding School dances into the new autumn season
USEF Names 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Endurance Team
English Riding
Hermes U.S. Show Jumping Team Jumps to Second Place in Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Edge Brewing Barcelona at CSIO4* Ocala
Miami's South Beach Welcomes Longines Global Champions Tour
Laura Kraut and Cedric Capture $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix
Ian Millar and Dixson Win $50,000 Wellington Equestrian Realty Grand Prix CSI 2*
USEF Names 2015 Eventing High Performance Training Lists
The Jonathan Wentz Memorial Challenge for High Performance Para Dressage Needs Your Support
American Hunter Jumper Foundation Announces 2005 Activity
Fans of Olympic Silver Medalist Royal Kaliber Keep His Memory Alive by Donating to the United States Equestrian Team Foundation
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Neue Schule Ambassador Buck Davidson and Ballynoe Castle
USET Foundation Awards Jacqueline B. Mars Training Grant to Matthew Brown
Gaited Horse
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Gift Guide
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Horse Health
CSU expert: Wet spring, high mosquito numbers could mean more West Nile virus
The Secret? Keep It Simple! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
Jaguar Animal Health Appoints Dr. Victoria Lewis as Chief of Clinical Development
Horse Health Protect Your Horse from Sunburn
Barn & Stable Management 5 Ways To Keep Your Stabled Horse Cool
Steelman joins Purina Animal Nutrition research team
What Horse Owners Need to Know About Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis
Equine Health Care Savings Made Easy Website Offers Rebates on Newly Acquired Products
Prebiotics may reduce inflammation in aging horses
Circle Oak Equine Opens Surgery and Advanced Imaging Center
40-Year-Old Rotational Deworming Strategy Has Led to Resistance Fecal Egg Count Tests Should be Used to Determine Your Deworming Strategy
Horse Owners Can Still Take Action Against West Nile Threat
Sugar Promotes Chronic Inflammation
Stress-Free Basic Horse-Health Care
Online Training for Equine Thermal Imaging from Teletherm Infrared
Equine Standing MRI Now Operating Opposite Belmont Park
Having Problems Feeding Your Horse Pills? PROBLEM SOLVED!
Innovacyn Announces Winners Of This Year’s Vetericyn® College Scholarship Award
Turmeric is a winning supplement for insulin resistance
Horse Racing
Old Friends Receives ASPCA "Rescuing Racers" Grant
Old Friends at Kentucky Downs Horse Exhibit Now Open
Dual-Classic Winner War Emblem to Old Friends
Solid debut for California Chrome sister Hope's Love
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'
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
2015 Cowboy Keeper Award Recipients
Equine Industry Poised for Growth,Third American Horse Publications Survey Shows
Record-breaking fundraising continues to transform Colorado State University
The Spirit of the Agrarian Creed By Stewart Truelsen
USDA Announces Conservation Incentives for Working Grass, Range and Pasture Lands
National Day of the Cowboy and AQHA
The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Celebrates 50th Anniversary
BLM Fertility Control
BLM Announces New Research to Curb Population Growth and Improve Health of Wild Horse and Burro Herds
BLM is Seeking Information on Wild Horse Shooting
EPA and Navajo Nation EPA Enter Historic Agreements with Navajo Tribal Utility Authority to Halt Water Pollution
Riders on the storm? Muybridge’s moving horse projected on to clouds
Mark Bellissimo Announces the Second Annual Rolex Central Park Horse Show - September 23rd to 27th, 2015.
USDA and NASA Expand Innovative Partnership to Better Predict Wildfires, Monitor Drought from Space
NCAA Resolves to Support the Future of Women’s Collegiate Equestrian
Scholarship Program Now Available with Downunder Horsemanship and Clinton Anderson
Riding In Groups: Confidence & Strategy – Part 1 By Linda Parelli
New Season of Downunder Horsemanship Airing
Road to the Horse 2016 Competitor
Iteris and Conservis Corp. Partner to Provide Decision Support Analytics for Farm Management
Paint & Color Breeds
Most rewarding APHA Youth World Show ever concludes in Fort Worth
APHA magazines sweep Livestock Publications Council awards contest
Big money available at the AjPHA Youth World Show
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
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 Historical Markers
Raising, Training and Showing American Quarter Horses
AQHA and Breyer are giving away 12 special 75th Anniversary Breyer model horses.
AQHA Trail Challenges
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
Todd Bergen Becomes National Reining Horse Association Newest Two Million Dollar Rider
$10,000.00 Reward offered by the Reining by the Bay
National Reining Horse Association Awards Banquet & Hall of Fame Inductees Celebrated
National Reining Horse Association Derby Non Pro Champions and Prime Time Non Pro Champion
National Reining Horse Association Open Derby Champions
Jose Vazquez NRHA's Second Non Pro Million Dollar Rider
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
Danny Custer Update
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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TAHC Passes Rules at June Commission Meeting
TAHC Releases All Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Quarantines in Texas
National Cowgirl Hall of Fame Honoree Reunion to Highlight 40th Induction Anniversary Celebration
Vesicular Stomatitis Update
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
Trail Riding
Richardson and SMR Filouette Win 2015 Tevis Cup
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!
Horsewoman and Country Music Legend Lynn Anderson
Historical Head to Head at RTTH 2016 as Anderson faces Dowers
John Gomez elected to National Hispanic Council
Wyatt Fisher Wins 2015 National High School Rodeo Reined Cow Horse Championship
Cade McCutcheon Wins NRHA Non Pro Derby aboard Custom Made Gun at Age 15
2015 NRHyA Contest Results
Gayle Ecker Receives Prestigious 2015 Equine Industry Vision Award Lifelong equine wellness educator honored for leadership and innovation
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
Important NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Deadline Reminder
National Stock Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity, Derby & World's Richest Stock Horse
CD Dee Vee Dee and Jay McLaughlin Win $50,000-added CD Survivor Memorial Bridle Spectacular in Paso Robles
Sneak Peek! 2015 Ward Ranch Raffle Filly
Two Riders Share High Score in Derby Herd Prelims
Derby Open finalists named; Hickory Holly Time & Kelby Phillips lead prelim composite
$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
FEI Tribunal lifts provisional suspensions on Guerdat and Bichsel
FEI Tribunal decisions
Canada Knows Cold: Canadian Equestrian Team Selects Ice Horse Cold Therapy
Three Swiss Jumping horses test positive to prohibited substances
The 2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships is Right Around the Corner!
FEI Bureau unanimously agrees next steps on United Arab Emirates Endurance proposals
FEI Tribunal and CAS decisions
Research Indicates Equine Assisted Intervention Leads to Significant Improvements in Mother-Child Relationship and Interaction
FEI appoints new Veterinary Director
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
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