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World's oldest Shetland pony dies in Berlin

Berlin’s famous Shetland pony, Madame Nou, died at her stables in the Düppel area of the city on Tuesday, newspaper the BZ reported. A vet put the animal to sleep

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A «horse whisperer» helps save trapped pony

A Washington state woman said rescuers got help from a telepathic animal communicator when they found her horse trapped in a ravine. Barbara Linstedt said Gemma, her 4-year-old Norwegian fjord,

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Can Aromatherapy Help Calm Stressed Horses?

A recent McNeese State University study that suggests the use of aromatherapy treatment on stressed horses works and could benefit the equine industry has been published in the Journal of

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Equine model aids veterinary teaching

Vet students will be better prepared to tackle a common condition in horses by practising on the first life-size equine model of its kind in the UK. The anatomical model

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James Lala quarantine facility gets horses to win

James Lala's Wellington Quarantine facility is recognized for their safety record and attention to detail. The top-notch South Florida quarantine consistently experiences the most on-schedule and expedited releases of stallions

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Equine herpes outbreak quarantines Florida show grounds

Seven positive cases of the super-contagious Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1) have caused the quarantine of a popular horse show in Ocala, Florida, and several nearby equestrian facilities through March

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Animal Health experts head to Panama for sport horse talks

Over 60 government representatives and veterinary and horse sport experts from 23 countries will head to Panama City next week (11-13 December) for a summit on the international movement of

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FEI addresses Olympic Sports Federations’ medical chiefs on equine injury surveillance

Yves Rossier, Vice Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee, delivered a presentation on equine injury surveillance at the annual International Olympic Sports Federations’ Medical Commission Chairpersons conference held at the

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2013 FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List in effect from 1 January

The FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List for 2013, which has now been approved by the FEI Bureau, will come into force on 1 January 2013. Following a period of consultation

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Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell gets three years of probation

Former Tennessee walking horse hall of fame trainer Jackie McConnell was fined $75,000 (57,500€) and sentenced to three years probation in a federal court on Tuesday for using a banned