Friday, June 22, 2018
CERTIFIED HORSEMANSHIP ASSOCIATION     The University of Minnesota-Crookston has announced a CHA All Discipline Standard Instructor's Certification Clinic.   To take place July 27-31 at the University of Minnesota-Crookston Equine Center, this is a rare opportunity for instructors to become a part of...
Gagliano Elected as Chairman of AHC Board Chrystine Tauber Named Vice-Chair   (Washington, DC)- James L. Gagliano, President & Chief Operating Officer of The Jockey Club, was elected as the next Chairman of the American Horse Council’s (AHC) Board of Trustees during...
Streaming Live NOW on Horse & Country TV: Cross-Country at Luhmühlen Horse Trials   Luhmühlen, Germany - June 16, 2018 - The cross-country phase of the 2018 Luhmühlen Horse Trials is underway and Horse & Country TV (H&C TV) is proud to be bringing you all...
Return to Freedom applauds Senate bill’s wild horse protections The Fiscal Year 2019 Interior Appropriations bill approved unanimously by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday would keep in place prohibitions against killing healthy wild horses and burros or selling them...
Tim Capps Awarded 2018 Van Ness Award   (Washington, DC)- Each year the American Horse Council (AHC) gives out the Van Ness Award, which is named in honor of the late Marjorie Van Ness of New Jersey, a long-time leader and...

The Canadian Horse, Part 1   By Janice M. Ladendorf -- Introduction-  The Canadian horse is not well known in the United States. Most of the foundation stock came to New France (now Canada) from the stables of the Sun King, Louis XIV....
Teaching a Horse to Ground Tie   By Charles Wilhelm Teaching a horse to ground tie is one of the easiest commands to train however, I have seen some very elaborate ways of teaching this command.  Some trainers put a line on...
Choose Hemp instead of Soy!   By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   The ingredients tag on your commercial feed says it all. Protein source? Likely, soybeans. Fat source? Likely, soybean oil. But the love affair with soy is starting to fade. An increasing...
US Equestrian Announces NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Rome From the US Equestrian Communications Department Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce that the following athletes have been named to the NetJets® U.S. Show...
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham named Humane Horseman of the Year by the Humane Society of the United States (May 17, 2018) – The Humane Society of the United States today announced U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, as its Humane Horseman of...
THE CHICKS ARE IN THE MAIL by Orv Alveshere   RURAL FREE DELIVERY MAIL (RFD) AS ENVISIONED The summers had become breathlessly hot.  The century was ¼ old. The oldest daughter was nearly 10.  The winters were brittle & cold. Their grove of trees was...
Opportunities for Youth at the 2018 NRHA Derby For Immediate Release – May 17, 2018 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The 2018 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby has a fantastic lineup of events for its youth members. From parties to specialty contests,...
Pony Club Activities During the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event May 9, 2018 (Lexington, KY) — Attendees of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park were treated to all things Pony Club including demonstrations, Prince Philip Cup Games,...
Music Helps Horses Better Respond to Performance Demands by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Researchers from Poland set out to determine the effect of music played in the barn, on the emotional state of race horses. Many horse owners have found that music has an apparent calming effect...
State Veterinarian’s Office Releases Equine Herpesvirus Quarantine Equine Owners Should Maintain Disease Prevention Practices BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has released the quarantine associated with an Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) case in Weld County. Only one...
Minnesota Crookston Equestrian Signs Three for 2018-19 Squad CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston equestrian program announced the signing of three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. The Golden Eagles welcome Olivia Becker (Deer Park, Wis./New Richmond H.S.), Kayley...
RRP at LRK3DE 2018: That's a Wrap! RRP had a very busy week at the Kentucky Three-Day Event, with lots of foot traffic through our booth and great attendance at all our events. We spotted lots of RRP and OTTB...
Pony Club Alumni Take Home Top Honors at the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event May 3, 2018 (Lexington, KY) —The 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event was a great year for Pony Club alumni. Oliver Townend, who got his...
Highly contagious disease has horse owners on high alert St. Paul, Minn. - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health urges horse owners to do their part to stop the spread of a highly contagious horse disease after it has been confirmed...
Rhodiola rosea Controls Cortisol by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Cortisol -- the STRESS hormone. Although an important hormone, when consistently elevated it negatively impacts carbohydrate metabolism, causing blood insulin to rise, leading to fat storage and most critically, a possible laminitis attack....
Empty Fields Everywhere—Why Movement is So Important by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Driving through Kentucky recently, I passed breathtaking farms – acres and acres of meticulously manicured pastures, lined with black Kentucky-style four board fences that seemed to travel for miles....
  Wild Horse Education Response Document: BLM Report to Congress Management Options for a Sustainable Wild Horse and Burro Program (2018) By Laura Leigh  Summary The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has presented a report to Congress as required by law. Congress requested a...