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Equine Welfare

What can the veterinary profession expect in Obama’s America?
Barack Obama’s election to the presidency has implications not just for the United States and the world but, in less dramatic ways, the power and influence of the Obama White House will also be felt by the veterinary profession. From American Veterinary Medical Association.  Read more >>

Horses saved from icy stream
Two dark brown beauties at Brookside Farm should be thanking the lucky horseshoes they walk on. From Milford Daily News. Read more >>

Vets call for change to ‘tripartite’ agreement
Key figures within the equine veterinary industry are calling for a review of the Tripartite Agreement — which allows horses to travel between the UK, France and Ireland without the need for a health certificate. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Industry News

Conference focuses on future of S.C. horses
The equine industry is an important part of the state’s economy, creating environmentally clean jobs, promoting tourism and preserving green space. From Aiken Standard. Read more >>

Equestrian Sport

Hayley Turner becomes first British woman to ride 100 winners in a year
Jockey Hayley Turner has ridden her way into the record books this week becoming the first woman in Britain to ride 100 winners in a calendar year. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

USEF Announces 2009 Developing Rider List for Eventing
The US Chef d’Equipe and Technical Advisor for Eventing, Captain Mark Phillips, will coach the Developing Riders in 2009. From USEF. Read more >>

In Other News

Equestrians named in New Year Honours List 2009
A host of equestrians have been named in the New Year Honours List for 2009. From Horse and Hound. Read more >>

There’s a whinny behind the whodunit in this local writer’s mystery series
It’s no secret why the protagonist in Laura Crum’s mysteries is a Santa Cruz veterinarian who specializes in horses. From Mercury News. Read more >>


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