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Authorities allay glanders fears ahead of Rio Olympic equestrian test event

| 2 August 2015 10:07 pm | 0 Comments
Authorities allay glanders fears ahead of Rio Olympic equestrian test event

“No threat to the test event nor to the horses that will compete.”

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Role of quality mares in thoroughbred breeding highlighted in study

| 2 August 2015 10:54 am | 0 Comments
Role of quality mares in thoroughbred breeding highlighted in study

Researchers delve into parentage and performance.

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Texas charity awarded custody of 207 horses

| 2 August 2015 10:02 am | 0 Comments
Texas charity awarded custody of 207 horses

Judge rules on custody; care costs approach $US500,000.

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Major laminitis study launched in Britain

| 1 August 2015 10:41 am | 0 Comments
Major laminitis study launched in Britain

Researchers hope to gather data on more than 3000 British horses, ponies.

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Unmasking Streptococcus equi: Fresh insights into strangles

| 1 August 2015 9:37 am | 0 Comments
Unmasking Streptococcus equi: Fresh insights into strangles

Researcher delve deep into pathogen’s past.

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Shetland found with nasty shoulder injury; stabbing suspected

| 1 August 2015 9:02 am | 0 Comments
Shetland found with nasty shoulder injury; stabbing suspected

The RSPCA in Wales is investigating the incident.

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Qatari endurance rider banned and fined over positive drug test in mount

| 31 July 2015 11:18 am | 0 Comments
Qatari endurance rider banned and fined over positive drug test in mount

Horse tested positive for painkiller propoxyphene.

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Anti-soring bill gets strong backing from US lawmakers

| 31 July 2015 9:54 am | 5 Comments
Anti-soring bill gets strong backing from US lawmakers

PAST Act is re-introduced to the US House of Representatives.

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News archive for July 2015

| 31 July 2015 6:49 am | 0 Comments
News archive for July 2015

Daily news archive for July, 2015.

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UAE endurance: There’s one more issue to mop up

| 30 July 2015 4:57 pm | 2 Comments
UAE endurance: There’s one more issue to mop up

Final resolution needed over the so-called “phantom” races.

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French racing’s first family joins US anti-doping call

| 30 July 2015 10:54 am | 0 Comments
French racing’s first family joins US anti-doping call

Alec and Criquette Head join Water Hay Oats Alliance (WHOA).

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Jockey jumps at race-day dressage demo

| 30 July 2015 9:21 am | 0 Comments
Jockey jumps at race-day dressage demo

AP McCoy to take part in pre-race demonstration at Cheltenham with Charlotte and Carl.

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Tens of thousands watch famous annual Chincoteague pony swim

| 30 July 2015 9:17 am | 1 Comment
Tens of thousands watch famous annual Chincoteague pony swim

Historic annual event marks 90th anniversary.

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New showjumping series gets go-ahead from Belgian authority

| 30 July 2015 9:15 am | 0 Comments
New showjumping series gets go-ahead from Belgian authority

Those taking part in Global Champions League won’t be penalised by the FEI.

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The horse’s champion Sir Peter O’Sullevan dies at 97

| 30 July 2015 8:39 am | 0 Comments
The horse’s champion Sir Peter O’Sullevan dies at 97

Legendary commentator was also a life-long advocate for horse welfare.

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William Fox-Pitt’s Tamarillo dies at 23

| 29 July 2015 10:32 am | 0 Comments
William Fox-Pitt’s Tamarillo dies at 23

Genes of leading eventer live on in his clone, born in 2013.

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Hollywood star to choose horse sport’s achievers

| 29 July 2015 9:15 am | 0 Comments
Hollywood star to choose horse sport’s achievers

Actress Bo Derek named Chair of the Jury for the FEI Awards.

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Meeting of the equine gene geniuses in Germany

| 29 July 2015 9:15 am | 0 Comments
Meeting of the equine gene geniuses in Germany

70 scientists from 17 countries attend 11th International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop.

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Jumping legend Hans Günter Winkler for European Champs opening

| 29 July 2015 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Jumping legend Hans Günter Winkler for European Champs opening

Winkler, 89, to make special appearance at Aachen next month.

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Incredibly rare quagga skeleton stands on four legs once again

| 28 July 2015 10:14 pm | 0 Comments
Incredibly rare quagga skeleton stands on four legs once again

3D printer used to generate a missing limb.

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