California Racetrack Practitioner Leads the AAEP in 2014
Dr. Blea possesses significant expertise in ethical and policy issues affecting racetrack veterinarians and is a strong advocate for improving the racing model for both the horse and the practitioner through adoption of uniform rules among racing jurisdictions.
Aug 17, 2014, 06:58
Convention Keynote Speaker to Dispense Wisdom Gleaned From Six Decades of Veterinary Practice
Veterinary legend Dr. Marvin Beeman will share the lessons he’s learned about practice and life during his nearly 60 years as a horse doctor when he delivers the keynote address at the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ 60th Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Aug 17, 2014, 06:56
Animal Crimes Investigations Unit (ACIU)
Sheriff Arpaio created the Animal Crimes Investigations Unit over a decade ago and to this day, it remains one of the only units of its kind in existence inside a law enforcement agency.
Aug 16, 2014, 13:07
Tips for cattle safety and health during drought
Long before Governor Brown declared an official drought for the state, many of California’s ranchers knew this would be a tough year. Drought can increase the risks of animal poisonings and nutritional imbalances, and necessitate additional vigilance to assure cattle health and productivity. Veterinary toxicologists Robert H. Poppenga and Birgit Puschner, with the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, provide this critical information to dairy and beef producers to keep their livestock healthy during the drought. Key threats to cattle include:
Aug 16, 2014, 12:52
Ceva Animal Health Gallops Into Equine Market
Altresyn, ConfidenceEQ and Tildren are among the first products offered through Ceva’s new equine division.
ConfidenceEQ is a synthetic pheromone that replicates the signals a mare sends to her foal, according to manufacturer Ceva Animal Health.
Ceva Animal Health, fresh off its takeover of veterinary drug maker Sogeval, has launched an equine division with four veterinarians in key sales roles.
Aug 16, 2014, 12:39
SEVENTH EDITION OF ALLTECH FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES™ PROMISES A FABULOUS FEAST OF EQUESTRIAN SPORT
All roads lead to Normandy in France where the much-anticipated Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 begins in two weeks’ time. The seventh edition of the FEI’s flagship event is the biggest in its 24-year history, and with a massive increase in entries, and visitors already flying into northern France from all around the globe, it promises to be the greatest showcase for equestrian sport to date.
Aug 16, 2014, 12:10
CNN TO FEATURE MASSIVELY INCREASED COVERAGE OF WORLD'S PREMIER EQUESTRIAN EVENTS
Equestrian sport will take to a new international stage as global broadcaster CNN International plans to feature hugely increased coverage of equestrian sport over the next three years. The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body for equestrian sports, welcomes this increased coverage under the new CNN Equestrian banner, as part of its extensive international promotion for the sport.
Aug 16, 2014, 12:04
2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Each December, the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding qualify to compete at the Wrangler NFR. During the 10 days of competition, the Wrangler NFR transforms the look and feel of the "Entertainment Capital of the World."
Aug 16, 2014, 11:38
2015 ARHA Reining Horse Futurity Classic Scottsdale, AZ
All Futurity and Scottsdale Horse Show program and events deadlines must be met as specified, submitted by postal service, fax or email.
All membership requirements must be met for entering the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, and NRHA approved shows.
Aug 16, 2014, 10:56
2014 Congress Western Pleasure Futurities
All classes are approved by NSBA.
Coughlin Two-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity
Open and Limited Open Division • Open to foals of 2012
$40,000 Added • Total Estimated Purse: $100,000
Aug 16, 2014, 10:21
NRHA Open Reining Futurity
Open to All Breeds • Open to foals of 2011 (three-year-olds only)
Open Level 4 - $90,000 Added • Open Level 3 - $37,000 Added • Open Level 2 - $3,000 Added • Prime-Time Open Division - $2,000 Added
Aug 16, 2014, 10:18
Shane Rux Photography Partners With Congress
Ohio Quarter Horse Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with Shane Rux Photography for the 2014 All American Quarter Horse Congress. Shane joins the Congress Team with over 20 years of equine photography experience. He is the official photographer for many AQHA and APHA horse shows across the country. He brings years of expertise and experience as the new photographer of the Congress, exhibitors and spectators can expect high-quality photographs and art, and excellent customer service.
Aug 16, 2014, 10:16
Paint & Color Breeds
APHA members honored with memorial classes at the World Wide Paint Horse Congress
Amidst the tough competition of the World Wide Paint Horse Congress, the APHA family came together to remember two former members who left their mark on the industry.
The Lynn Simons Memorial Halter Futurity and the Beth Beuchler Limited Series honored their respective namesakes while paying out big prizes to excited exhibitors.
Aug 16, 2014, 10:13
Paint & Color Breeds
Inaugural Northeast Paint Horse Championship is a hit
Designed to showcase talented Paint Horses, attract new exhibitors and provide additional incentives for longtime competitors within the zone, the inaugural Northeast Paint Horse Championship did all that and more August 9-10.
Aug 16, 2014, 10:11
AQHA Seeks Executive Vice President Candidates
Qualified candidates may submit resumes through September 30, 2014, for this Amarillo-based position.
AQHA is accepting candidate resumes for the role of AQHA Executive Vice President.
Aug 16, 2014, 09:46
RINEHART SCRAMBLES OUT FROM UNDER BLACK CLOUD IN HERMISTON
HERMISTON, Ore. – This season has seemingly been nothing but bad luck for veteran steer wrestler Jake Rinehart.
The Highmore, S.D., cowboy has been battling all season to position himself to qualify for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Rinehart, who was 30th in the Aug. 4 Windham Weaponry High Performance PRCA World Standings, received a much-needed jolt to his season when he won the average with a 12.6-second time on two head at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo on Aug. 9.
Aug 16, 2014, 09:44
BLESSING FINALLY CASHES IN FOR FIRST CHEYENNE WIN
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Steer roper Jarrett Blessing had done well at Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days over the years. An average victory, however, had always eluded the Paradise, Texas, cowboy.
On July 27, he clocked a 19.6-second run in the finals to win the average at the “Daddy of ’em All,” with a time of 58.9 seconds on three head.
Aug 16, 2014, 08:35
Texans 1-2 in Coffeyville saddle bronc riding
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. – A Texas cowboy took over the lead in the saddle bronc riding at the third of four performances of the Inter-State Rodeo on Aug. 15.
Kobyn Williams, De Berry, Texas, rode the Beutler and Son Rodeo Company horse Painted Desert for 80 points to jump to a four-point lead over the number two man, Dean Wadsworth, Ozona, Texas, who also rode tonight.
Aug 16, 2014, 08:25
Vezain ends victory drought in Lovington
LOVINGTON, N.M. – Winning rodeos is something bareback rider J.R. Vezain expects to do.
The Cowley, Wyo., cowboy, however, spent the last several months in an unfamiliar place as he had won just one rodeo since March, until claiming two in a five-day span.
Vezain broke his victory drought by winning the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo in Loveland, Colo., on Aug. 5, then rode for 89 points on Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo’s Scarlet’s Web Aug. 9 at the Lea County Fair and Rodeo.
Aug 16, 2014, 08:23
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Aug 16, 2014, 08:10