Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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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...
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 Win Place Show, the first-ever daily lottery game based on the results of live horse...
Dr. Juliet Getty Speaks on Oils and Fats on Monty Roberts' Horsemanship Radio   Join Dr. Getty in learning about the impact of feeding specific oils and fatty feeds on your horse's overall health. You'll also get a glimpse of what a...
Working With a Horse That has a Problem Maintaining Leads, a Gait and Fluidity -By Charles Wilhelm- I see many horses that have difficulty with leads. Sometimes when a new horse has come in for training, the first time I ride...
Retired Racehorse Project Elects New Chair, Vice Chair & Board Members The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced this week that Dr. Carolyn Karlson, Ph. D. has been elected as chair of the Retired Racehorse Project’s board of directors and Sue...

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 horse. With a young horse it is important to start foot care early. Handle the...
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 announced a number of new member benefits, and launched a membership drive campaign that includes several contests. AHC members...
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 of energy and sporting passion? Don’t miss the chance to submit to Volunteers’ Programme for...
    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 Against “Horse Soring” But Some Suspensions Doesn’t Take Effect until 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States...
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 of energy and sporting passion? Don’t miss the chance to submit to Volunteers’ Programme for...
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) effort to find good homes for wild horses and burros removed from public lands,...
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 providing a financial incentive to adopters of wild horses.  “While we understand BLM desire to increase...
HorseLinc Announces Three Collegiate Scholarship Opportunities Wellington, Fla. - March 10, 2019 - HorseLinc, a popular mobile application that revolutionizes invoicing and payment processing for equine professionals, is proud to announce their new scholarship program. Offering three scholarship opportunities, HorseLinc's initiative...
What to Consider When Looking For a Horse   Spending time on the road, I have been asked many times, “What is your favorite breed?” My favorite breed is any breed that has a good mind and good feet. A horse...