Norwalk, Conn. (October 1, 2019) — EQUITANA USA and the Kentucky Horse Park are pleased to announce that ticket sales for next year’s premier horse industry event are now open. The EQUITANA USA show will be held Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The event […]
PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 27, 2019 — The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) released updated equine parasite control guidelines earlier this month, providing unified strategies for veterinarians and horse owners in diagnosing and controlling equine parasites. The guidelines, first released in 2013, continue to support an individualized deworming approach for horses using targeted treatments at appropriate dosage […]
Scott Helmer is a singer, songwriter, musician, talk radio host and Guinness World Records holder for "Most Live Music Performances in 24 Hours (multiple cities)." Beginning on March 23, 2019 at Agape Acres Therapeutic Riding Center in Marana, AZ, the entertainer will kick off a year-long charity concert tour that will help equine-assisted activity and therapy organizations across America raise money and awareness for their important work.
International Helmet Awareness Day was founded in 2010 as a direct result of US Olympian Courtney King Dye’s accident, with the aim of educating equestrians on the benefits of wearing a properly fitting, secured and certified helmet.
Brooke USA Ambassador Margaret H. Duprey stepped forward in February 2018 with a matching campaign that would change the lives of hundreds of thousands of women and donkeys in Kitui County, Kenya. Together, Duprey and Brooke USA launched Women4Donkeys, with Duprey personally matching dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000. On July 9, the $50,000 goal was successfully met.
The United States Senate Appropriations Committee passed the FY19 Agriculture Appropriations bill with a provision to maintain the ban on the slaughter of horses and burros for human consumption on U.S. soil. The provision bars spending by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect horse slaughterhouses, saving millions of taxpayer dollars, and effectively banning horse slaughter in the United States.
On the heels of celebrating its 25th year in Ohio at the event in Columbus last April Equine Affaire has just reached yet another major milestone—the sale of the company. As of June 1st Eugenia Snyder, Equine Affaire’s founder and President announced her retirement and transition of the ownership and management of Equine Affaire, Inc. to the company’s Vice President and Executive Producer, Coagi Long.
Farnam, the leading horse care and horse supplies provider in the industry, has partnered with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center for the Horse Care Solutions Building Sponsorship and will be the exclusive sponsor of the facility’s wash racks in both Barn A and Barn B. In addition, they are now the exclusive sponsor […]
200 Stalls Available for Horses in Potential Path of Hurricane
Equine organizations offer disaster relief funds