Preliminary Findings From University Of Kentucky Study On Indoor Arenas Released

When University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment graduate student Staci McGill set out to learn more about the air quality of indoor horse arenas last year, she was surprised to discover there wasn’t any existing research available. So she forged the way with first-of-its-kind research, melding her passion for riding with her […]

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Get A Load Of This: Study Helps Determine Potential Mechanical Cause Of Injury

Scientists are using inertial sensors to learn how horse hooves interact with the ground. This information will help researchers discover more about the strain on horse’s legs and the causes of injury. Dr. Jeff Thomason at the Ontario Veterinary College has been studying hoof/ground interaction as well as shock and the forces that act on […]

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The League Of Ag And Equine Centers To Hold Annual Conference in Jacksonville This January

The League of Agricultural and Equine Centers is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2017 League Footing Academy and Annual Symposium, which will be held on January 20-25 in Jacksonville, Fla. This year, Footing Academy attendees will have the opportunity to tour the Jacksonville Equestrian Center. Participants will learn the latest techniques […]

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Equine Footing Experts Reach Consensus On Surface Standards

Veterinarians and equine surface experts from around the globe met at the  Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland last month and came to a consensus on setting safety standards for equine footing used for show jumping. The meeting came a year after the FEI published its Equine Surfaces White Paper, which discussed findings […]

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