Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Monday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Scott Brash retires top mare Ursula XII from competition | Horse & Hound Scott Brash bids an emotional farewell to the outstanding mare, who helped him to win one of the most prestigious competitions in the world Behaviour assessment tool enables all onlookers to assess pain in horses – Horse & Hound Research has found it is possible for untrained observers to assess pain and lameness in ridden horses using an ethogram.     Unintended consequences in…

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Sunday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Excess rider weight can cause back pain in horses – Horse & Hound Heavier riders and unsuitable saddles can cause muscle tension and pain in horses according to a study by Dr Sue Dyson United States: How to Measure Back Pain in Horses – The Horse When a horse shows signs of poor performance, rearing or bucking under saddle, and sensitivity when grooming, an owner might conclude that he has a sore back. But when is an…

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Saturday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Ireland: Irish horses draw eventing’s golden couple back to NZ’s South Island – Horsetalk.co.nz Rare opportunity to meet Tim and Jonelle Price and hear about their remarkable eventing journey. Horse sector faces labour crisis – The thoroughbred industry is struggling to fill job vacancies – FarmIreland.ie With more young people leaving school and heading straight to college, the thoroughbred and sport horse industries are finding it increasingly difficult to find enthusiastic staff to jo     United Kingdom: Getting…

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Friday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Canada: Causes, Signs, Treatment & Prevention of Liver Disease in Horses Even though cases are rare, horses can suffer from liver disease. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatment, plus tips for prevention.   New Zealand: Pioneer of equine arthroscopic surgery receives award – Horsetalk.co.nz New Zealand-born equine orthopaedic surgeon and researcher Wayne McIlwraith has been honored for his contribution to the field.   Switzerland: FEI takes steps to make dressage judging fairer – Horsetalk.co.nz Nineteen recommendations have been…

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Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Exciting event prospects fetch top prices at Brightwells’ Elite sale – Horse & Hound The top price at this year’s Brightwells’ December Elite auction fell just short of the top price paid at last year’s sale.     United States: The Road to Recovery: Rehabilitating Horses With Lower-Limb Injuries – The Horse Veterinarians share their advice for preventing lower-limb problems and rehabilitating injured horses, from therapies to back-to-work schedules. Pioneering lung test for equine breathing disorders –…

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Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites Australia: Magnesium may not help horses keep calm and carry on – Horsetalk.co.nz Magnesium may not be the wonder supplement that many horse owners believe it to be, results from a new Australian study suggest.   Canada: Horse’s welfare pits Ontario community against OSPCA | Toronto Sun A veterinarian euthanized a horse in front of protesters near Waterford, Ont. Saturday morning…/span>   United Kingdom: Top British showjumper to take on €950,000 five-year-old – Horse & Hound Top British showjumper…

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Tuesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Racehorses ‘didn’t bat an eyelid’ over wrapped Christmas chase fence – Horse & Hound Racehorses Native Robin and Garrane “flew over” the fences in preparation for their festive engagements. Female veterinarians’ struggle for gender equality uncovered – Horsetalk.co.nz Research on gender inequality and discrimination in the veterinary profession has found compelling evidence that discrimination against women exists, and is most commonly perpetuated by those who believe that women do not face discrimination. How to work your horse…

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Monday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Events in North America this weekend: United States: Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials IV (SC) [Omnibus] [Website] Poplar Place Farm December Schooling Show (GA) [Entry Form] [Website] [Results] Worldwide bits and bites United Kingdom: Equine researcher jailed for four and half years for fraud – Horse & Hound The researcher used some of the funds to clear her debts including mortgage payments.     United States: Kentucky’s dark secret: Woeful equine welfare record revealed – Horsetalk.co.nz Kentucky lacks laws to punish animal abuse and…

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Sunday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Events in North America this weekend: United States: Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials IV (SC) [Omnibus] [Website] Poplar Place Farm December Schooling Show (GA) [Entry Form] [Website] [Results] Worldwide bits and bites Australia: Eye problems in older Australian horses more common than their owners realised – Horsetalk.co.nz Older horses in a recent Australian study were found to have many more eye-related problems than their owners realised.   United Kingdom: New ‘horse code’ to help riders preserve protected land – Horse & Hound Riders have…

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Saturday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

  Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.   Events in North America this weekend: United States: Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials IV (SC) [Omnibus] [Website] Poplar Place Farm December Schooling Show (GA) [Entry Form] [Website] [Results] Worldwide bits and bites Germany: The $1.5 million horse: Showjumper breaks auction record – Horsetalk.co.nz British showjumper Ben Maher is to take the reins of a five-year-old Dutch warmblood stallion who sparked a bidding frenzy when he sold at auction in Germany this week for €950,000.   United Kingdom: New grassroots team eventing competition for adults…

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