Sunday, May 20, 2018
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...
Teddy came to Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary in January of 2012. He’s an old ranch horse that was found abandoned in the desert with a permanent injury to his left leg. Teddy was adopted out when we first...
Marilyn Little Makes Podium to Win the Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Championship by US Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 29, 2018, 10:05 PM EST Lexington, Ky. – Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous added another milestone accolade to their resume on Sunday....
Versatility and Cross Training By Charles Wilhelm A horse that is versatile can do a variety of things. It does not have to be really good at every task. The horse may have one discipline that it excels in but it...
UHC’s Operation Chip Program to Expand “Chipping Clinics” to be introduced (Washington, DC)- The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its Operation Chip program to equine rescues wishing to chip horses in their care. “We have seen...
MN Horse Expo April 27-29! By Ley Bouchard It looks like a wonderful weekend in store for the MN Horse Expo! If you are an expo fan, you know one can expect any kind of weather for this 3-day event which...
Two At Large Seats Filled on AHC Board of Trustees   (Washington, DC)—The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce that Jean Ligon, Chair of the Coalition of State Horse Councils, and Billy Smith, Executive Director of the American Paint...
Impressive Field Ready for 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event From the US Equestrian Communications Department Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Championship Up for Grabs Lexington, Ky. - The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event (LRK3DE) is set to begin at the Kentucky...
AHC Announces Safe Sport Code of Practice (Washington, DC)- The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce the adoption of a Safe Sport Code of Practice.   “The reputation and integrity of equestrian sports and all equine related programs and activities...