Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Vesicular Stomatitis Case Confirmed in Kinney County, Texas June 25, 2019 Broomfield, Colo. - On June 24, 2019, the Texas Animal Health Commission announced a confirmed case of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in a horse located in Kinney County. While several hundred miles...
YOUNG WHIPPERSNAPPER IN A HORSE RACE By Orv Alveshere FASTEST HORSE OUT OF A TURN Ev'ry rodeo's racing course Was won by G's fast sorrel horse. Those dusty race tracks they did burn, Stretching his lead at every turn. His trained cutting horse, I did ride; His...
AAEP Foundation, Industry Groups Issue Call for Bisphosphonate Research Proposals Jun 13, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Three organizations dedicated to the improvement of horse health today announced a call for research proposals to investigate bisphosphonate administration in racehorses and in young racing...
U.S. Young Rider Jumping Team Brings Home Gold at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Hagen CSIOY by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Jun 16, 2019, 6:32 PM EST Hagen, Germany – The FEI Nations Cup Hagen at Future Champions in Hagen,...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 12, 2019) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced today that it will support the passage of the Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act (H.R. 961) that would prevent the horse slaughter industry from reestablishing operations in the United...
Wild Horse Organization Accuses BLM Deputy Director of Illegal Action and Calls for Investigation by OIG   Washington, DC — Friday, June 14, Wild Horse Education (WHE)) filed a complaint with the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General (IG) urging an...
Disaster Preparedness – Part 1 Several years ago at a horse expo when another presenter cancelled at the last minute, I was asked to fill in and discuss disaster preparedness for hurricanes, tornados, fires, etc.  With nothing prepared, I decided...
LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials is going for the record once again. Over 400 horses have been entered to compete at the hippodrome in Morawa. Strzegom, Poland, June 7, 2019: We will have the opportunity to see many great athletes, including...
Runaway Horses Kept From Appointed (Seeding) Rounds   Montana Mustang Had a Messed Up Mind When we read the quote, “A time to plant and a time to reap,” we pause to think And are reminded of seeding going smoothly and yet, some...
Losing/Being Disqualified from Kentucky Derby NOT New for Nebraskans; say co-producers of new documentary film BORN TO REIN Full-length film features interview with Hall of Fame horseman and newly-named 2019 Kentucky Derby trainer of Country House: Bill Mott SCOTTSBLUFF, NE – May 16, 2019 –...
Young Places Eighth at IHSA National Championships SYRACUSE, N.Y. – University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian rider Selena Young (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) completed a phenomenal career as a Golden Eagle by placing eighth out of 16 riders in Individual Open...
CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Board of Animal Health received Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) test results from the depopulation of a Crow Wing County deer farm on April 16. A total of...
Selena Young Set to Compete at IHSA National Championships in New York Thursday CROOKSTON, Minn. – University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian rider Selena Young will compete in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championships at the New York...
The Pros and Cons of Lunging By Charles Wilhelm I’ve seen too many people over the years get hurt because they just mounted without getting the freshness off the horse. Some people like to call lunging play but it is the...
ASPCA RESCUING RACERS INITIATIVE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TIMEFRAME: APRIL 16 – MAY 10, 2019 For organizations supporting the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses of any breed The ASPCA is requesting proposals aimed at increasing the number of horses placed in...
Diverse Coalition of Stakeholders Announce Support for Proposal on the Non-Lethal and Humane Care of Wild Horses and Burros Groups endorse proposal as a humane, non-lethal strategy for sustainably managing wild horses and burros WASHINGTON–The ASPCA®(The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...
Horse Fans Go Wild for Mustang Challenge New Competition Pushes Midwest Horse Fair® Attendance Above 60,000 for Fifth-Straight Year MADISON, Wis. (Wednesday, April 17, 2019) – To put a new twist on a classic Rolling Stones lyric, you couldn’t drag people away...
Salt vs Electrolyte Supplements – An Important Distinction By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.  Salt, chemically known as sodium chloride (NaCl) is fundamental to your horse’s well-being. Even horses who are not working require a daily supply. Sweating from work, or heat...
  CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated St. Paul, Minn. - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced the depopulation of all the deer on a Crow Wing County Farm first infected with CWD in 2016. The USDA is providing indemnity...
Young Advances to the IHSA National Championships; Golden Eagles Place Fourth at IHSA Zones RICHMOND, Ill. – The University of Minnesota Crookston Hunt Seat Equestrian placed fourth at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone Championships Sun., April 7 at Cliffwood Farms...
Golden Eagle Hunt Seat Equestrian Bound for Illinois for IHSA Zone Championships CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian team will compete at the IHSA Zone Championships Sun., April 7 at Cliffwood Farm in Richmond, Ill. The...
Eventing: The season begins in Strzegom Strzegom, Poland, April 1, 2019: Next week’s show opens a new season of eventing in Strzegom. Over 350 horses on the startlists, competing in 11 international and national classes. The audience will have the opportunity...