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Roy and Gretchen Jackson to Speak at RTCA Fundraiser

Roy and Gretchen Jackson, the owners of Barbaro, will be the featured guests at the 2007 Call to the Post dinner and auction at the Ocala, Fla., Hilton April 22 to benefit the Ocala Farm Ministry of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America

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Bone Bruise Knocks Ketchikan Off Triple Crown Trail

B. Wayne Hughes’ Ketchikan, runner-up to Circular Quay in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), was officially taken off the Triple Crown trail on Tuesday when the colt was found to be suffering from a bone bruise that will take him out of training for

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Photographic Celebration of the Horse

Photographers from all over the United States and Canada will display some of their best horse photos at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig, Colo., April 28-May 6, for the second annual Print Show and Competition sponsored by the Equine

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Extensive Equine Library Donated to Kentucky Horse Park

Mary Aiken Littauer was arguably the world’s leading authority on horses of ancient times. After her death at the age of 93 in 2005, Littauer’s family selected the International Museum of the Horse–a Smithsonian Affiliate–at the Kentucky Horse

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2008 Olympic Games: FEI Discusses Transport of Horses

The Veterinary Committee and the Welfare Sub Committee of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) had a meeting March 19 to discuss transport issues concerning the 2008 Olympic Games. The meeting was attended by Martin Atock, appointed

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Barbaro Birthday Party Planned at Delaware Park

A celebration of Barbaro’s life will take place at Delaware Park on April 29, 2007 from 6-9:00 p.m. This event is open to anyone who would like to honor Barbaro on his fourth birthday at the track where his racing career started.


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West Nile Virus Continues to be a Threat

With spring here and temperatures on the rise throughout the country, growing mosquito populations increase the risk for mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus and equine encephalomyelitis (sleeping sickness). To protect their horses

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The Box System

The Box System, is designed to provide a safer, cleaner, healthier and more dust free environment for stabled horses and those dedicated to their care. The system has an inbuilt anti-cast design and the inherent strength and flexibility

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The HorseFlyNet is a barrier to flies that is cost effective and environmentally safe. Insects and related pests have a significant financial impact on the horse industry. Flies can damage horses directly and indirectly.

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Nine Pocket Ice Boot

This boot can be used as a preventative measure after strenuous exercise or competition to prevent heat or swelling. It can also be used therapeutically after an injury to help to bring down swelling, and will fit on either a front or a hind leg.

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BLM Hosting Wild Horse and Burro Adoption in Indiana

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States will be hosting a horse and burro adoption event this month in Indiana. More than 60 horses and a few burros will be available.

Animals will be available for

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Delaware Toughens Penalites for Blood Doping

Anyone caught using blood-doping agents such as erythropoietin will be fined $5,000 and suspended for 10 years under new regulations adopted March 27 by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission.

The rules will take effect April 10 in

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