Horse Identification


Colorado Fires Cause Evacuations

Equine evacuation plans were put to the test in Colorado when the Overland Fire in canyons northwest of Boulder grew so quickly that within just a few hours, 3,500 acres were engulfed and indefensible. The fire started on the morning of Oct. 29

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TRPB Part of Horse ID Seminar

One of the identification agencies that will be presenting information at the National Equine Identification Symposium in Chicago, Ill., July 28-Aug. 1, is the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau (TRPB). The TRPB is a national investigative agenc

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Carpenter Takes Top Job At AQHF

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has announced that Gary Carpenter will join the organization as Executive Director of the American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) on May 6. Carpenter brings more than 20 years of service and

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U.K. Horses to Have Passport for Life

The United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs minister Alun Michael announced on Feb. 14 that all horses and ponies in England and Wales must be given a unique registration number and a “passport” for life.

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When the Chips are Down: Equine Identification

Using microchip technology as a form of equine identification is quite popular in Europe. However, the widespread use of electronic identification systems for tracking diseased or stolen horses, show horses, or horses in transit has been slow to

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Foals To Be Microchipped In Ireland

All non-thoroughbred horses born in Ireland from this year onwards are to be microchipped and DNA typed in a joint venture between the Northern Ireland Horse Board and the Irish Horse Board.

Weatherbys introduced the microchipping of all

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Louisiana Joins Texas, Other States In Equine Passport Program

It’s a done deal. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state’s livestock health regulatory agency, reports Louisiana has joined the equine passport program. This program is for horses, donkeys, mules and asses originating within and”P>It’s a done deal. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state’s livestock health regulator

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International Breeders Meeting Held in Florida

In conjunction with the Breeders’ Cup Thoroughbred races at Gulfstream Park, the 1999 International Breeders Meeting took place in Bal Harbour, Fla. Breeders representing 30 countries from around the globe gathered to listen to four morning

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Theft and Horse Identification

Horse theft is a reality. Regardless of breed or discipline, it can happen to you. Mary Beth Jacobs learned that painful lesson the morning of Sept. 29, 1997, when she arrived at Lone Star Stables in Ft. Worth. Lucky Lady, her bay

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