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EHV-1: New Jersey Horse Farm Quarantined

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a horse farm in Colts Neck, Monmouth County, after six horses contracted the neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1). The disease was discovered by a private veterinarian

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Guidelines Help Former Racehorses Go from Track to New Careers

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has developed guidelines to help veterinarians and adoption groups successfully transition retired racehorses to new homes and new careers. “Transitioning the Retired Racehorse: Guidelines for Equine Practitioners, Adoption Organizations and Horse Owners” provides an overview of the common physical challenges affecting some former racehorses

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AAEP 2010: Raker to Receive ‘Beyond the Call’ Award

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) paid tribute to prominent mentor and surgeon Charles Raker, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, with the Sage O. Kester “Beyond the Call” Award for his widespread contributions to the equine veterinary community.

The highest honor bestowed by the AAEP, the award is reserved for members who have helped shape the practice of equine veterinary medicine tod

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AAEP Develops Veterinary Guidelines for the Care of the Racehorse

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today released guidelines for veterinarians who treat racehorses. The document, “Clinical Guidelines for Veterinarians Practicing in a Pari-Mutuel Environment,” promotes medical practices the AAEP believes place the appropriate emphasis on the health, safety, and welfare of the racehorse. The central focus of the gu

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Steve Kraus to Join Cornell as Head Farrier

Steve Kraus will join the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine as head farrier, effective Nov. 1. He will continue the great work of Michael Wildenstein, who has been with Cornell since 1991, and has accepted an early retirement incentive offered by New York State. Kraus specializes in trouble shooting under-performing horses around the Finger Lakes Region of Central

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University of Louisville Expands Commitment to Equine Education and Entrepreneurship

More than 100 dignitaries, alumni, donors and students gathered on Oct. 10 to celebrate the groundbreaking for a new equine center wing, the first-ever addition to the University of Louisville College of Business. The two-story, eco-friendly 7245 sq. ft. addition will cost $3.38 million and will include a green roof and sky garden. “Today we expand the college’

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WEG: All Human Athletes Tested Negative for Prohibited Substances

The FEI announced today that all urine samples taken from athletes competing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have tested negative for prohibited substances. The announcement comes just one week after the FEI revealed that all equine blood and urine samples were also free of prohibited substances. “Clean sport is one of the FEI’s major goals,” FEI Presi

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WEG: Eccles And Looser Score Individual Medals in World Vaulting Championships

Joanne Eccles gave Great Britain its first-ever World Equestrian Games medal in vaulting, as she won gold in the female individual division of the Vaulting World Championships, held as part of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Patric Looser of Switzerland bested his friend and teacher, Kai Vorberg of Germany, to win the gold medal in the male individual division.

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WEG: Exell Stays On Top With Fast Marathon In Driving World Championships

Australia’s Boyd Exell drove Saturday’s third-fastest marathon to maintain the lead he took in the first phase of Driving World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Second-placed Ijsbrand Chardon has put the Dutch team in front (273.77), while third-placed Tucker Johnson is leading the U.S. team’s charge for second place (300.92). Sweden is third (311.24).

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WEG: Le Jeune Rides To Gold In Show Jumping World Championships

After five days of competition, six different courses, and a total of 115 jumps, Belgium’s Philippe Le Jeune took home the gold medal in the Show Jumping World Championships, presented by Rolex, at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Aboard all four horses, including his Vigo D’Arsouilles, Le Jeune was the only rider to finish with 0 faults over tonight’s four rounds.

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WEG: Wentz and Hart Represent U.S. in Para-Equestrian Dressage Freestyles

The second day of freestyle competition for the FEI World Para Dressage Championships got under way early Saturday morning (Oct. 9) with the Grade II and Grade Ib riders. Two riders from the Kentucky Equine Research U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Team competed Saturday, both in the Grade II division. Jonathan Wentz was the first American to ride, guiding Kai

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Kentucky Horse Council to Partner with Normandy, France Horse Council

The relationships between the Kentucky equine industry and the Normandy equine industry will be strengthened when the Kentucky Horse Council and the Normandy Horse Council jointly announce an International Equine Cooperative Partnership between the two organizations on Oct. 8 during the World Equestrian Games. France will be the site of the 2014 World Equestrian Games, and Normand

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WEG: Germany’s Jung And Great Britain Claim Eventing Gold

It was back to Rolex Outdoor Stadium today for the conclusion of the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra, where Germany’s Michael Jung (33.0) remained dominant and claimed the individual gold medal as Great Britain (139.4) took the team gold medal at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.Canada jumped to the team silver medal (151.5), just ahead of New Z

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