Saturday, October 24, 2020
American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum - Guest Speakers (Washington, DC; October 5 2020) – Join professionals from all facets of the equine industry to learn and explore current issues facing the horse community. On Wednesday, October 28th, The...
Louisville, KY (October 19, 2020) - EquiLottery Games, the leading live sports lottery game developer, announced today that it reached an agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA) that will see EquiLottery launch a new, officially-licensed lottery...
  Today the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the 13th class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates nominated by...
    This year, the Washington International Horse Show Honor & Service Award, sponsored by the EQUUS Foundation, is being presented to Mystery from the SOUL Harbour Ranch in Barrington, IL. Mystery is a nine-year old gray and silver dapple miniature...
Broomfield, Colo. - A horse residing in Jefferson County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV), marking Colorado's first confirmed equine WNV case in 2020.  Vaccines in horses have proven to be a very effective prevention tool for...
  Ridgefield, CT - Sept. 25, 2020 - In an effort to bring educational opportunities to hard-working equestrians who have been limited in their endeavors, Double H Farm has partnered with Horse Pilot to host a two-day clinic for six lucky riders at...
  A part of being a horseman is in knowing when to be firm.We need to set standards and have expectations for our horses. There is always a pecking order in a herd. When a horse is a...
By Orv Alveshere         THRESHING CREWS: HUMANS AND HORSESSome threshers might have been to the point of sleepwalkAs teams of horses pulled hayracks from shock to shock.They brought their 3-tined forks from home and their muscleFor four full...
-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...