Saturday, September 26, 2020
-By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.-   Your veterinarian just visited and told you in no uncertain terms that your overweight, insulin-resistant horse is going to develop laminitis if you don’t put him in a dry lot with a very...
-By Orv Alveshere-family's long train ride to coastal town Wilmington *Gramp's heart trouble Gram raised Mom and girlsGramps pulled Mom from ocean by hair rescuedwould I be writing without that timely rescue?once a comic then a wrecking...

By Orv Alveshere   FALLING BEHIND IN HAY WORK Gramps said decades ago, horse-drawn hay rakes gave drivers a horse-tail view. A 1 person job. When using tractors, it formed a 2-person crew. Raising enough hay for all of his livestock each...
-By Charles Wilhelm- What qualifies a person to be a horseman or horsewoman? I think maturity is the number one factor. By this I mean handling horses over a lifetime. We can certainly have a talent for horses...
    German riders were victorious in the second leg of the FEI Nations Cup in eventing, winning both the team and individual classification. Poland finished on the third place.   The win for the German team was guaranteed after the...
    Yoshiaki Oiwa with the 12-year-old Tullyoran Cruise JRA was the best rider in the CCI4*-L class, the most difficult one at LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials.   Oiwa was victorious after a clear round in the showjumping, beating the leader...
  The Plaid Horse is happy to announce the release of its latest podcast episodes featuring Kendra Skorstad, Gabrielle Diakon, Lauren Kardel, Michael Tokaruk, Stephanie Ray Peters, Rachel Kennedy, and Andre Dignelli. Join the hosts of The Plaidcast,...
The University of Louisville Equine Industry Program (EIP), with the support of Horse Racing Nation, has organized a free speaker series that focuses on the most current topics in the horse racing industry for Fall 2020. The...
Broomfield, Colo. - Nationwide reports of unsolicited seed mailings that began in late July are decreasing, and the incident is largely thought to be a brushing scam, where an online seller—usually overseas—creates false online accounts to boost their...
    Strzegom, Poland, August 24: Almost 300 horses, eight cross-country tracks, top riders including the current European champion and an exciting battle for the Nations Cup – LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials starts very soon.   Eventing, also called the equestrian...
  A healthy immune system will help protect your horse from succumbing to the viruses and bacteria in the environment that can make him ill. Join Dr. Getty to see how you can boost the horse's immunity through dietary means, including...
  Riders can now have their questions answered by top industry professionals SmartPak is excited to introduce a new video series that gives customers and riders access to expertise from top industry professionals. “Ask A Trainer” features Team SmartPak...
  Aug 14, 2020 Aimee Eggleston, DVM, who with her husband Tim owns Eggleston Equine LLC, an ambulatory practice in Woodstock, Conn., has been selected as the July honoree of the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) My Vet...
  Traverse City, Mich. - Aug. 13, 2020 - Returning to the show ring after a hiatus due to COVID-19 event cancelations and postponements, the horses and riders at Bluman Equestrian showed off their well-honed skills after an extended training period...

By Orv Alveshere                                 trailered from an auctiona stunning muscular overo paint equinerecalling a cautionary confident approachwondered how much human effort expendedplacing mounted riders...
-By Charles Wilhelm- The forward cue is probably the most ignored of all the cues. It is misunderstood and misused by most riders. I am sorry to say that it is often not taught and so some riders...
Name: NoelAge:9Breed: Sorrel Quarter HorseStory: Noel is a gorgeous sorrel quarter horse gelding, who was born in May 2011 and arrived to Equine Voices in December 2011. He gets along well with other horses and is a...
  St. Paul, Minn. - Horse owners are encouraged to work with their veterinarian to make sure their animals are up to date on vaccines to reduce the risk of illnesses from disease carrying insects. Vaccines for Eastern Equine...
  -Jul 2, 2020 The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has published on its website comprehensive guidelines to assist practitioners and regulatory agencies with identification, diagnosis and control of African horse sickness (AHS), an internationally reportable disease of...
-By Charles Wilhelm- One of the things I have seen in the last year is the growth in popularity of Ranch Riding and Versatility and people buying Reining Horses that are not quite making it in the reining...
  The Kentucky Horse Council has announced it will host a virtual meeting in July for the Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA). This meeting, presented by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP's Equine Law Group, will feature Rusty Ford with...
Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian Board of Directors approved a public-facing Diversity and Inclusion Commitment Statement, as well as the development of a Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, at the 2020 Mid-Year Meeting. Commitment Statement This statement shall live...