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UAE endurance: We reach the crossroads

| 5 February 2016 9:43 am | 1 Comment
UAE endurance: We reach the crossroads

It is time to put an end to the “insane gymkhana”.

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UAE endurance: Come on FEI, you’ve got to be kidding me

| 2 February 2016 9:36 am | 8 Comments
UAE endurance: Come on FEI, you’ve got to be kidding me

Surely it’s time for the world governing body to take decisive action.

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The problems in UAE endurance are far from over

| 31 January 2016 1:02 pm | 4 Comments
The problems in UAE endurance are far from over

Issues continue: Too much speed, too many lameness issues.

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Agreement reached over future of New York’s carriage horse trade

| 19 January 2016 8:49 am | 0 Comments
Agreement reached over future of New York’s carriage horse trade

Horse numbers to be reduced; trade confined to Central Park.

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NZ horses at risk if they ingest sycamore or box elder seeds – report

| 30 December 2015 9:42 am | 0 Comments
NZ horses at risk if they ingest sycamore or box elder seeds – report

Vets describe cases of atypical myopathy in NZ.

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Congress urged to pass anti-soring bill early next year

| 23 December 2015 8:30 am | 0 Comments
Congress urged to pass anti-soring bill early next year

“Only the PAST Act can … finally break the cycle of abuse.”

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Santa’s sack crisis: Horses make a special delivery

| 21 December 2015 9:19 am | 0 Comments
Santa’s sack crisis: Horses make a special delivery

Santa’s Christmas Eve run is in trouble. What can be done?

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A truly fascinating bit of bit research

| 22 November 2015 7:43 pm | 1 Comment
A truly fascinating bit of bit research

Professor Bob Cook’s hypothesis on bit use deserves to be explored further.

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Eventing safety: A walk on the Wilde side

| 21 November 2015 9:47 am | 0 Comments
Eventing safety: A walk on the Wilde side

Could a retired psychology professor have some answers for Eventing?

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Listeria eye infections in four horses: Source may have been silage

| 10 November 2015 11:33 am | 0 Comments
Listeria eye infections in four horses: Source may have been silage

Cases were in Norway; only two others previously reported in horses.

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Endurance officials: The gait keepers of equine welfare

| 9 November 2015 7:48 pm | 1 Comment
Endurance officials: The gait keepers of equine welfare

How many lameness eliminations are acceptable in an endurance contest?

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Kangaroos alongside horses in the pantheon of farting

| 6 November 2015 8:45 am | 0 Comments
Kangaroos alongside horses in the pantheon of farting

International research team delves into methane emissions.

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Anxious horses abound on Guy Fawkes Day, NZ survey shows

| 4 November 2015 4:24 pm | 1 Comment
Anxious horses abound on Guy Fawkes Day, NZ survey shows

More than 1100 horse owners responded to survey.

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FEI get-together: What’s going down in Puerto Rico – other than the daiquiris?

| 3 November 2015 9:30 pm | 1 Comment
FEI get-together: What’s going down in Puerto Rico – other than the daiquiris?

Reform on the agenda again as delegates head for General Assembly.

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UAE endurance: Eliminations loom large in season opener

| 28 October 2015 11:39 am | 2 Comments
UAE endurance: Eliminations loom large in season opener

First big endurance race since the FEI lifted provisional suspension.

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Ingmar Da Boss: His first 10 months at the helm of the FEI

| 7 October 2015 10:48 am | 0 Comments
Ingmar Da Boss: His first 10 months at the helm of the FEI

Sporting reform may well define the presidency of Ingmar De Vos.

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Poppy seeds of discontent: The FEI does a deal

| 29 September 2015 7:50 pm | 1 Comment
Poppy seeds of discontent: The FEI does a deal

Victory for pragmatism and common sense in Swiss doping cases.

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Specialists deliver overview of gastric ulcers in horses

| 7 September 2015 1:46 pm | 0 Comments
Specialists deliver overview of gastric ulcers in horses

Thoroughbreds found to be most at risk.

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Researchers probe the shady world of paddock shelters for horses

| 2 September 2015 11:16 am | 0 Comments
Researchers probe the shady world of paddock shelters for horses

Night-time and daytime use found to be similar.

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Training barn, HSUS at loggerheads over soring allegations

| 26 August 2015 2:49 pm | 1 Comment
Training barn, HSUS at loggerheads over soring allegations

Charity reveals findings of undercover probe.

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