Keyword: United States Equestrian Federation

  • Use of Calming Agent in Racehorses Examined

    The horse racing industry is taking a closer look at a relaxant that produces optimum results when administered within a few hours of a race. The prevalence of GABA, a supplement, is open to speculation.

  • Kentucky Has New Equine Drug-Testing Contract

    The company that conducts equine drug testing in Great Britain but which has not been involved in testing of horses in America has been awarded the contract to handle the testing of horses racing in Kentucky.

  • David O'Connor

    O'Connor Elected to AHC

    David O'Connor, president of the United States Equestrian Federation, Olympic gold medalist, and Pan American Games and World Equestrian Games medalist, has been elected to the board of trustees of the American Horse Council.

  • Lexington Planning Commission Takes Steps to Prevent Urban Sprawl

    The Lexington Planning Commission has officially approved the land-use element of the city's comprehensive plan that excludes an "urban reserve" concept and the expansion of the Urban Services Area. Many members of the Thoroughbred community were elated, as an expansion could have negatively affected several local horse farms.

  • Unwanted Horse Coalition Meets in Lexington

    The Unwanted Horse Coalition met officially for the first time under the auspices of the American Horse Council at the United States Equestrian Federation headquarters in Lexington Oct. 31.

  • Facilities Sought for Refugee Horses

    The United States Equestrian Federation Inc. is seeking facilities or pastures to place horses and ponies victimized by Hurricane Katrina.

  • Two Associations Land Seats on KEEP Board

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project has granted seats on its board of directors to the United States Equestrian Federation and the American Saddlebred Horse Association.