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National News

National News

The VEN provides daily updates on breaking National News that equestrians want and need to know to stay current with industry events. The VEN is your one stop source for national, regional, health, legal, and general interest equestrian news. Stop in daily at: www.theveonline.com    

HORSE RACING-THEMED LOTTERY GAME NOW AVAILABLE ON A TRIAL BASIS IN SELECT CITIES The Kentucky Lottery has launched a limited pilot program of the game...

A Word on Hoof Care by Charles Wilhelm Reprinted from the Valley Equestrian Newspaper, May 2011 Hoof care is an important element in the care of a...

AMERICAN HORSE COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBER BENEFITS & ANNIVERSARY CONTESTS Washington, DC -  In conjunction with the American Horse Council’s (AHC) 50th anniversary celebration, this week AHC...

    USDA Coddles and Excuses Longtime Violators of the Horse Protection Act  One Consent Decree Imposes a Three-Year Suspension on a Serial Violator of Federal Laws...

Become a volunteer at European Championships for Ponies. The recruitment goes on! Strzegom, Poland, 12 March 2019: Are you an equestrian fan, are you full...

Bureau of Land Management offers new incentives to encourage more adoptions of wild horses and burros   WASHINGTON— As part of the Bureau of Land Management’s...

BLM Creates Subsidy for Wild Horse Slaughter Industry; Response to BLM Press Release Today the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced it’s new policy of...

Lucchese 40-Goal Polo Challenge Raises $375,000 for Injured, Ill Players and Grooms Wellington, Fla. - Feb. 21, 2019 - Polo players and fans convened at the...

Speedway Motorsports, EquiLottery Games Working on Lottery Games Based on Live Auto Races LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Speedway Motorsports Inc., a leading auto speedway owner and operator...

Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show to Benefit EQUUS Foundation -The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be a beneficiary of the inaugural...

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (Thursday, January 24, 2019) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters...

ROOTS OF THE LIGHT HORSE BREEDS:  TURKMENIAN HORSES   -By Janice Ladendorf- Equine Evolution in Central Asia The equine species evolved in North America. To reach Asia, they had...

View this email in your browser INTRODUCING TEAM ZIMBABWE The Polocrosse Association of Zimbabwe has announced the eight elite players who will represent Zimbabwe at the Adina Polocrosse...

AMERICAN HORSE COUNCIL CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ADVOCATING FOR EQUINE INDUSTRY!   American Horse Council Celebrates 50 years of Advocating for Equine Industry -Washington, DC-In 1969 when...

AHC to Offer Internships in 2019 -Open to High School and College Students- (Washington, DC;  January 7, 2019)- In 2019, the American Horse Council (AHC) will...

US Equestrian Announces 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Coaching Team -by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 9, 2019- Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased...

American Equus Welcomes Para Dressage Athlete Alyssa Cleland to Chosen Rider Roster  Gilbert, Ariz.- Jan. 7, 2019 - American Equus is excited to welcome Para-Dressage rider,...

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame to honor inductees at Induction Ceremony & Western Heritage Gathering in Great Falls, Feb. 9 The Montana Cowboy Hall of...

Nilforushan Equisport Events Adds World Champion Hunter Rider Week to Show Schedule Temecula, Calif. - Dec. 4, 2018 - Following the highly-publicized success of the...

Tri-Colored Ribbons At Region 1 Championships & USDF National Finals for Melissa Palmer’s Talented Oldenburg Reagan 10 Purcellville, Virginia (November 20, 2018) - For Grand...

Hylonome Launches Equine Performance Tracking System, Hylofit, at Equine Affaire Wilton, Conn. - Nov. 8, 2018 - Hylonome, an equine technology start-up, announces it will be launching...

 Pigeon Fever Outbreak in CA Wild Horses Being Held for Controversial Sale Today Forest Service killed 7 wild horses claiming that one had a positive...