Equine Health News Category

Merial Asks: How Do Equine Competitors Prepare to Win?

What does winning look like to you? The answer varies among riders of all breeds, disciplines and levels of expertise. Winning can happen when you get the perfect lead change, when you complete a course or when you finally earn a blue ribbon. Regardless of your definition, winning always depends on behind-the-scenes work, a prepared […]

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Go View the June 2015 Issue of GoMag Online Now

The June cover of GoMag features Mackenzie Preston of Kent, Washington who is looking forward to the AjPHA World Show the end of June and will be showing longtime family horse and multiple APHA World Champion, Brokers Lucky Kid in the 14-18 All-Around events. Preston will also show her new horse, Karl With A K […]

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AQHA Limits Use of Sperm, Embryos, Oocytes from Foals Born 2015 and After

The sperm, embryos and oocytes from foals born in 2015 or after will not be able to be used beyond two calendar years following that animal’s death or sterilization to register a foal with AQHA, based on a new rule approved by the AQHA Board of Directors at the 2015 AQHA Convention in March in […]

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Merial Adds More Horsepower with Acquisition of Two Equine Health Care Products

Duluth, Ga. – March 2, 2015 – Merial, a leader in the animal health care industry, announced today it completed its acquisition of LEGEND® (hyaluronate sodium) and MARQUIS® (15% w/w ponazuril) from Bayer HealthCare. Merial had announced the agreement with Bayer on December 17, 2014. The addition of these two products to the Merial portfolio solidifies the […]

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Gut Jaidhof Announces the Opening of The Salutory

After six years of planning and renovating their estate known as, Gut Jaidhof, Cathrin and Guntard Gutmann are pleased to announce the opening of The Salutory in Austria. Gut Jaidhof will be holding an opening celebration on March 22 and invites everyone to attend and take a tour of the facility.

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Providing Bright Futures for Unwanted Quarter Horses

The RE-RIDE Quarter Horse Adoption Program is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that offers a second chance for registered Quarter Horses that have become displaced for a variety of reasons, or no longer suite the needs of their owners. “We’ve been able to place several very nice show horses in new homes bringing new people into the industry,” says, Kerri Burke, who is the Executive Director of RE-RIDE Quarter Horse Adoption Program.

 
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Help Amateur Improve the Lives of Rural Horses in South Africa

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions for 2013 to help people and give back to your community? Would you like to find something horse related? Well, look no further. AQHA Amateur exhibitor, Sara Dalzell has taken the guesswork out of helping horsemen in need. “This coming year at AQHA shows I will be collecting any horse equipment that you don’t need or use to send to the Mthatha Horse Rehabilitation and Rescue Centre in South Africa,” says Dalzell.

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We Ask the Experts: Opinions of the Current Medication Rules?

GoHorseShow asked a variety of trainers their opinion of the current
therapeutic medications that are allowed to be administered to horses
during competitions. AQHA, APHA and FEI/USEF have varying rules on therapeutic medications. Many of the people we spoke to believe that these rules need to be looked at further as they are not in the best interest of the horse, especially the all-around performers.  What are your thoughts? 

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