Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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    

Dr. Getty's Tip of the Month: Hay is missing key nutrients Living pasture grasses and alfalfa are rich in fat and water-soluble vitamins, essential fatty...

    Applications Open for 2018 $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover Retired Racehorse Project announced Dec. 1 the opening of trainer applications for the 2018 $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover. Applications...

Accepting Bad Behavior By Charles Wilhelm I remember growing up and hearing that we must use light hands and not pull on our horses. However, when...

American Horse Council Efforts to Address ELD Mandate   (Washington, DC)- Over the past months the American Horse Council (AHC) has reached out to the equine...

Dr. Getty's Tip of the Month: Hay is missing key nutrients   Living pasture grasses and alfalfa are rich in fat and water-soluble vitamins, essential fatty...

American Equus Congratulates Taylor Zbytek on AQHA World Championship Victory    Gilbert, Ariz. - Nov. 27, 2017 -  American Equus Chosen Rider, Taylor Zbytek, had no expectations of...

2017 CLA Legislator of the Year Award Presented in Sterling State Senator Jerry Sonnenberg recognized for his commitment to livestock producers in Colorado Greeley, CO - ...

UHC Publishes Estate Planning Guide Provides valuable information on preparing for the future (Washington, DC)- The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is pleased to announce a new publication, “Estate...

US Dressage Finals Presented by Adequan® Set to Begin at the Kentucky Horse Park From the US Equestrian Communications Department Lexington, Ky. – The prestigious United States...

Unwanted Horse Coalition to Participate in #GivingTuesday #UNselfie contest to take place for second year in a row (Washington, D.C.) —The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) will be...

Antonio Garcia Roldan Named Custom Saddlery Most Valuable Rider at IALHA Nationals New Braunfels, TX (November 1, 2017)— Most competitors agreed that the 2017 International Andalusian and...

FREE CASTRATION CLINIC! Keep your horses healthy and happy and your checkbook, too!  Reduce your vet bill this spring by taking advantage of the free and...

National Equine Health Plan published Valuable resource will help curtail risk of disease spread   (Washington, DC)- The American Horse Council (AHC), in conjunction with the American Association...

Jaden Porter Claims Inaugural National Horse Show 3'3" Equitation Championship Lexington, Ky. – Oct. 29, 2017 – The 2017 CP National Horse Show kicked off on Sunday with an...

US Equestrian Saddened by Loss of Crackerjack at the Les Etoiles De Pau CCI4* From the US Equestrian Communications Department Lexington, Ky. – It is with great sadness...

West Nile Virus confirmed in Polk County** horse **Previous press release incorrectly stated Pennington County.  The correct county is Polk. St. Paul, Minn. - West Nile Virus has...

Benjamin Boyd Receives the Jacksonville Equestrian Center Sportsmanship Award at the Friesian National Championships Springfield, OH (October 26, 2017)— This year’s Friesian National Championships was one of the...

Fruits are Fabulous, Even for Insulin Resistant Horses! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Apples and bananas used to be the predominant fruits available in your grocery...