Horse Farming News

  • NCBA Announces CME Scholarship Recipients

    Ten top-notch college students, who are pursuing careers in the beef industry, have been chosen for the 2017-2018 $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships. The scholarship is sponsored by the CME Group and administered by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF). Taylre Sitz of Bozeman, Mont., is the overall essay winner. “We’re pleased continue our support of the CME Beef ...

  • The Excitement builds ahead of the 22nd Equita show

    Last summer, horse-riding brought France eight new Olympic champions in Rio, resulting in greater public interest for equestrian sports. Equita - the Lyon equestrian show organised by GL events - is the largest indoor equestrian event in France (in terms of the number of horses present and the number of visitors per day). This year, the show will be celebrating its twenty-second edition ...


    By GL events Nec Ltd.

  • Award Winning Day at Alresford

    On Saturday 3rd we set up our stand at Tichborne Park in Hampshire ready for a busy day at the 2016 Alresford Show. This was our first time exhibiting at the show which is held annually in the picturesque Tichborne Park grounds near Alresford. Surprisingly the show is open to the public for just the single day, but with so much to see and do it is ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Paddock cleaner is `dung deal` for Wessex

    Grazed paddocks need regular cleaning and if they are large a great deal of time and effort is expended picking up droppings. It all adds up throughout the year when time could be better spent on more productive tasks. There is an ideal solution in the Wessex Dung Beetle, a self-powered paddock cleaner which is versatile and quick and easy to hook onto a 50mm tow hitch on a quad, UTV, tractor or ...


    By Wessex International

  • Paddock cleaner for Olympic Games medalist

    Paddock cleaner for David Broome CBE The Wales and West Show Centre near Chepstow in Monmouthshire is probably the busiest equestrian showground in the country. So says ...


    By Wessex International

  • Big Hanna and ABB - a secure solution for Rosendals Trädgård

    In the latest edition of ABB's corporate magazine 'Utblick' an article tells the story about our joint venture at Rosendals Trädgård in Stockholm. The same story was published at the ABB website and we´re happy to share it here with our readers.  At Rosendals Trädgård our Big Hanna model T-240 turns garden and food waste into useful and fertilising ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Can managed introductions boost threatened populations?

    Supplementing declining salmon populations with fish from other, genetically distinct populations may not be the best method of conservation, according to a recent study. The researchers found that for certain salmon populations in France such introductions resulted in offspring with lower body weight and length, possibly worsening their decline. Some previous studies have found that ...

  • First 4th Generation T Series Reach Customers

    Coinciding with the launch of the new T-series in November 2014, the factory in Suolahti, Finland, began mass production of the newly developed and extensively tested tractor range. Across Europe, including in Germany, the first machines are already working on farmland and with contractors. We were present at one of the handovers, and talked to the new owners. A white T174e Direct with front ...

  • Proper Hay Storage Techniques Can Increase Value, Decrease Quality Losses

    Producers who follow the proper techniques for hay storage will find their crops will retain more value and suffer fewer losses, said a beef cattle expert from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Considering that hay production is very costly, producers may want to take special care to store hay correctly to ensure it retains quality, said ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Food fraud: MEPs call for measures to fix weak links in the production chain

    The European Parliament voices concern at the growth in food fraud, which it says exploits structural weaknesses in the production chain. MEPs argue that food fraud risks are aggravated by the complexity and cross-frontier nature of this chain, coupled with the essentially national nature of inspections, penalties and enforcement measures. «The first problem is a lack of comparable data, ...


    By European Parliament

  • Pallmann promises a rosy future in Zweibrücken

    Pallmann, one of the world's largest developers, producers and providers of innovative size reduction technology, is getting ready to celebrate 111 years of successful business next year. The number has a special significance for Pallmann: in recent years, the company has streamlined its organization to concentrate on three main areas: pulverization, recycling, and agglomeration. “We want ...

  • Man fined for aggression to Environment Agency officers

    A Newcastle man has been fined £300 after he became aggressive towards an Environment Agency officer during an investigation into the illegal burning of horse manure. Thomas Trevor Findlay, 41, of Elston Close, Chapel House, Newcastle, was sentenced at Newcastle Magistrates Court on Monday 4 November, when he was also ordered to pay £500 in legal costs and a victim surcharge of ...

  • Mongolian Gold Miners Put Health before Wealth

    Model Processing Plant Allows Artisanal Miners to Turn Their Back on Highly Toxic Mercury Behind the unassuming brick walls of a remote compound in Mongolia's Mandal district lies what may be part of the solution to the pressing health challenge posed by the use of mercury in artisanal small-scale gold mining. Mercury is a powerful neurotoxin that is especially harmful to ...

  • Tetanus & Clostridium tetani Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses tetanus and Clostridium tetani.   Tetanus is an acute, often fatal, disease caused by an exotoxin produced by the bacterium ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aspen Gold: Lowering Costs for Stable Owners, Retailers With Promotion

    Aspen Gold Premium Wood Pellet Bedding is offering stable owners and retailers a discount on its product for a limited time. Cooler fall and winter weather will mean more time indoors for horses and the unique cost-reducing advantages of Aspen Gold bedding, as well as a large-order discount, can ...


    By Marketwire

  • Cattle plague`s defeat holds valuable lessons

    The Secretary of the Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme (GREP) from 2000 to 2007, Dr Roeder, will discuss the success of the campaign – regarded as one of the most important achievements in veterinary history – when he presents CSIRO’s Snowdon Lecture in Melbourne today. "This is the first time that humans have succeeded in wiping out an animal disease in the wild, and only ...

  • Research and Markets: Equine Reproduction, 2nd Edition

    Research and Markets ...


  • Aspen Gold: Lowering Costs for Stable Owners, Retailers With New Product and Promotion

    Aspen Gold Premium Wood Pellet Bedding, being released to market in June 2011, is a pelletized bedding product manufactured by Indeck Ladysmith, LLC of Ladysmith, Wis. The unique ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pennsylvania DEP Settles Multiple Violations with Parx Casino and Racing

    The Department of Environmental Protection today reached an agreement with Parx Casino and Parx Casino and Racing operations that will resolve violations related to their horse racing operation and casino in Bensalem, Bucks County."Parx has accepted responsibility for its ...

  • FACT: Recycled Rubber Surfacing Lowers Risk of Serious Injuries for Horses and Other Livestock

    The equine performance industry reports noticeable improvement in movement, flexibility and hoof quality, and a reduction in fluid retention, when horses walk, trot and gallop on recycled rubber equine pavers.  From the paddock area, to the wash stalls, to the barn corridors and beyond, environmentally-friendly rubber pavers and mats play a vital part in protecting horses and livestock ...


    By Liberty Tire Recycling

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