Trisha Loomis, barn manager at Camelot Farms, leads a horse to the feeding stable on December 30, 2014. Three horses at the St. Helena Island farm have died in recent weeks and another is critically ill. A Michigan State report found that the feed the horses have been eating is contaminated with Monensin. Monensin is a polyether antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces cinnamonensis.
Tristar Equine Marketing, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Gastrotec down to the consumer level. Gastrotec was previously marketed by Tristar as an OTC drug for use in horses, and contains a combination of Omeprazole and Misoprostol. This recall has been initiated due to information from the FDA that Gastrotec must have an approved new animal drug application to be legally marketed in the United States. Gastrotec is not approved by the FDA. As a consequence, Tristar has ceased all production and sales of Gastrotec and is recalling the product.
Burkmann Feeds is recalling its 50lb bags of Layer Ration 20% Pellets lot # 2090341 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Monensin Sodium, an ionophore that is not approved for use in layer rations. Consumption of Monensin Sodium in chickens may cause sickness, lethargic birds and possible mortality. We have received three reports that this feed has caused sick and lethargic birds and possible mortality.
Lakeland Animal Nutrition has been informed that certain horse feeds manufactured by the company in Lakeland, Florida and distributed within the state of Florida may contain monensin and lasalocid. Serious injury or death can occur in horses consuming feeds containing monensin and/or lasalocid. Three horses reported to have consumed the feed being recalled died and other horses at the same equine facility had significant health reactions, the cause of which is still being determined.
An Equine Rescue With A Heart That Values The Bond Between A Mare And Her Foal – A heartwarming story about a mare and her foal, and a compassionate choice to keep them together.
New evidence shows that up to 90% of laminitis cases are caused by Cushings or equine metabolic syndrome. Equine veterinary specialist, David Rendle, discusses the importance of early diagnosis, and why trusting your instincts and making a call to the vet to have your horse checked out as quickly as possible can help improve the prognosis for a horse with laminitis.
Michelle Cochran, who founded HiCaliber Horse Rescue (HCHR) in 2002, must find a home for over 50 horses in various stages of rescue and rehabilitation. For nearly 6 years, HCHR has been nestled in the eucalyptus grove at the base of the Monastery; a safe haven for abused, starved, abandoned and homeless horses. Deer Park Monastery has told Cochran that the horses must be off of their land within 90 days.
Lexington, Ky. – USA Equestrian Trust has awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to help fund more than a dozen projects by equine non-profits. Since the inception of the Trust’s grants program, the organization has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants.
“Sapphire epitomized a great mare, and if you have a great mare; you have a great horse,” remembered legendary horseman and former U.S. Show Jumping Chef d’Equipe George Morris. “She was the anchor of so many U.S. teams; she had the scope, she was careful, I can’t say enough good things about her. She was one of the greatest horses of the century.”
Washington, D.C. – June 12, 2014 -The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the world’s most prestigious equestrian events, is pleased to announce Mary Elizabeth Cordia of Alexandria, Va., as youth ambassador of the 2014 show. Cordia, 16, attends St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School in Alexandria.
Phelps Media Group, Inc. International (PMG), well-known for its award-winning equestrian coverage and leading public relations firm in the industry, has launched PSpolo.com, the Internet’s newest worldwide polo news information site.
PSpolo.com is a centralized news source for polo enthusiasts offering up-to-the-minute coverage of the polo world at the local, state, national and international levels.
EVENT: 68th Annual Buffalo International Horse Show, which benefits the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center. The show will run from September 10-14, 2014. Buffalo’s most prestigious horse show. The ‘AA’ rated show is one of the best ways for exhibitors to prepare themselves and their horses for the fall indoor circuit of finals. BIHS offers a large indoor arena for competition that gives horses and riders a chance to compete indoors before showing at the national finals in Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. or Kentucky. The horse show offers generous prize money in every division.
Tracy Fenney Wins $20,000 Welcome Stake with MTM Timon at Showplace Spring Spectacular II Showplace Productions Release Date: 2014-06-12 Photo […]
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unbelievable case of animal cruelty involving neglect and severe starvation of horses and donkeys. One horse has already died, and the others remain at risk for death.
On May 22, 2014, my lovable old gelding broke his femur in his left leg. He was fine at breakfast, […]