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Nominate Your Horse's Veterinarian For Their “Good Works”

January 16, 2019

The American Association of Equine Practitioners is applauding the “good works” of veterinarians who are dedicating their time, money and resources to the health and welfare of the horse beyond the call of their normal day-to-day obligations.

The AAEP’s Good Works Campaign will feature AAEP-member veterinarians whose volunteer efforts are positively impacting the equine ...

Equine Herpes Quarantines Imposed In Two Counties in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets confirmed Equine Herpesvirus in three horses in two counties, according to the Equine Disease Communications Center.

A Paint mare, from Erie County that exhibited ataxia and falling was confirmed positive for EHV-1 via nasal swab PCR test the week ending Jan. 11.

The mare and all other horses on the farm are ...

Cape May County Horse Diagnosed With Rabies

TRENTON, N.J. — A Cape May County horse has tested positive for rabies.

According to a press release from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture:

The horse, which was on a farm in a rural part of the county, was being treated at a referral facility and was tested for rabies because it showed neurologic symptoms. The 20-month-old colt was previously vaccinated as were all other ...

111 Raccoon, But No Equine Cases Of Rabies Reported In New Jersey In 2018

TRENTON, N.J. — There were no equine cases of rabies in New Jersey in 2018 but several wild and domestic, animals which horses could encounter were diagnosed.

According to the annual report from the New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Epidemiology, Environmental, and Occupational Health, Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases Program there were a total of 199 cases of rabies ...

Quarantine Lifted At Pennsylvania Horse Farm

SNYDER COUNTY, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Health has lifted a quarantine placed on a barn after two horses tested positive for EHV-1.

According to the Equine Disease Communications Center, on Dec. 7, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory in Harrisburg, Pa. confirmed Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy in a horse with hind limb ataxia ...

New York Equine Vet Tech Wins Champions of the Cause Award

DULUTH, Ga. — Recognizing excellence within the equine veterinary technician/assistant profession, Boehringer Ingelheim announced the 2018 Champions of the Cause Award winners. Lisa Amtower from Rhinebeck Equine Hospital in Rhinebeck, N.Y., and Ashley Cashwell from Bristol Veterinary Service in Salem, Wisc., were recognized during the recent American Association of Equine Veterinary ...

Pennsylvania Barn Under Quarantine After Herpes Diagnosis

SNYDER COUNTY, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Health placed a barn under quarantine after two horses tested positive for EHV-1.

According to the Equine Disease Communications Center, on Dec. 7, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory in Harrisburg, Pa. confirmed Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy in a horse with hind limb ataxia tested positive for ...

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Lord Stirling Stable Posts Events For February, March And April

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Lord Stirling Stable has posted its event schedule for February, through April.

Information on the following events may be obtained by calling Lord Stirling Stable at 908-722-1200, ext. 5010 or at www.somersetcountyparks.org.

Saturday Dog Walks

Weekly “Dog Walks” provide owners and their canine companions an opportunity to explore the beautiful ...

Join The Team At Mylestone Equine Rescue

POHATCONG, N.J. — Mylestone Equine Rescue is looking for help with various jobs.

Volunteers need to commit to a regular schedule, even if that's only once a week. The immediate need is on Tuesday mornings, and Monday and Friday evening feedings.

Jobs include:

mucking stalls and picking fields (not glamorous, but necessary)
feeding at the different meals throughout the ...

Team Velvet Needs Help With Barn Chores, Grants And Computer Work

RARITAN TWP. N.J. — Team Velvet, Inc. is a non-profit equine assisted mental health therapy program for children with trauma located on Old Clinton Rd., Flemington, N.J. 

New volunteers are needed.

Position 1 — Two teen/young adult volunteers for barn work, minimum of four hours each per week. This would require some heavy lifting — stall cleaning, field manure ...

2019 Stallion Breeding Auction to Benefit the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame

January 13, 2019

GOSHEN, N.Y. — The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is lining up its stallion roster for the 2019 season and invite owners to put their unused breedings to work for the benefit of all — the breeding donor, the mare owner and the museum.

For more information on donating a breeding or placing a bid, contact Joanne Young at development@harnessmuseum.com or 845-294-6330.

A ...

Mane Stream Seeks Donations For April 6 Tack Sale

TEWKSBURY TWP., N.J. —  Mane Stream (adaptive horsemanship and equine assisted therapies) is seeking donations of new and gently used tack or horse related items for its Spring Tack Sale to be held on April 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get a jump on Spring cleaning by dropping off unwanted bridles, saddles, blankets, tack boxes as well as out grown boots, breeches, jackets, and any horse ...

​103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show Runs Jan. 5 to 12

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will honor agriculture’s rich heritage and promising future with this year’s theme, Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story. The theme, which will be represented throughout of the weeklong event, will include related events like a daily story time for children, interviews with real Pennsylvanians working in agriculture, and ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, January 19, 9:30 AM

Somerset County 4-H Center., Bridgewater

New Jersey 4-H State Model Horse Show

Horses

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Wed, January 23, 12:30 PM

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Rutgers Equine Nutrition Course Jan 23 to May 6

Education Horses

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Wed, January 23, 12:30 PM

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Rutgers Equine Nutrition Course Jan 23 to May 6

Education Horses