EQUUS Film & Arts Fest

New for 2022: EQUUS Film & Arts Fest Every horse has a story, it’s our mission at the EQUUS Film & Arts Fest to share those stories, through film, art, and literature. The Art Show and Literary Corral will be part of a larger promotion at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo under the Promotional Direction of the EQUUS Film and Art Fest.

HCI Legislative Update

HCI Legislative Update Posted on Fri, May 27, 2011 Copyright © 2011 American Horse Council Federal Legislation Banning Medication in Racing Introduced Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) have introduced the Interstate Horseracing...

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Trail Closures, Trail Work

Trail Closures, Trail Work Posted on Sat, May 28, 2011 Mesa Trail A section of the Mesa Trail will soon be closed for much-needed resurfacing.  This is a short section of trail along Mesa Rd , just up the hill from 30th St. If you've ridden on the few feet...

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Morris Animal Foundation EHV Press Release

Morris Animal Foundation EHV Press Release Posted on Tue, May 31, 2011 DENVER/May 31, 2011 – Amid the national outbreak of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), an airborne virus that has infected at least 41 horses this month, Morris Animal Foundation–funded...

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From the Commissioner – June Inside Ag

From the Commissioner - June Inside Ag Posted on Thu, June 02, 2011 While the number of confirmed equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) cases has not increased in over a week, you must all still be vigilant in caring for your horses. Please remember to practice...

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EHV-1 Update

EHV-1 Update Posted on Mon, June 06, 2011 The Colorado Department of Agriculture continues to investigate the spread of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in the state. As of 6/3/2011: 9 confirmed cases of horses with EHV-1 Two horses, which tested positive for...

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GAO Releases Horse Welfare Report

GAO Releases Horse Welfare Report Posted on Thu, June 23, 2011 Supporting Links: GAO Horse Welfare Report The study was requested by Congress in the 2010 Appropriations bill for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The GAO is an independent federal...

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Horse Training for Beginners

Horse Training for Beginners

If you are new to horses and riding, the idea of actually training a horse can seem rather intimidating. Horses are big, have minds of their own, and can at times seem very unpredictable. However, if you are willing to take the time to learn about how horses think and...

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Good Ground Manners

Good Ground Manners

Ground Manners - An Overview Horse training success is all in the work from the ground. A good, long-term relationship between you and your horse is built from the ground up, literally. Ground manners is about teaching your horse how to behave around humans and that...

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