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American Preakness 147 Partners with Irish Firm to Digitalize Race Entry Documents

Preakness partners with Kildare Based Equine MediRecord to Digitize Enhanced Equine Welfare ProtocolsBaltimore, MD (May 18th, 2022) – 1/ST, owners of the home of the Preakness Stakes, announced today that they would be extending their partnership with Irish technology company Equine MediRecord to digitize veterinary records and equine welfare protocol documents for this year’s event.…

Federation Equestre International (FEI) Stands With Ukraine

Update on the situation in Ukraine and support to the Ukrainian equestrian community           Since the onset of the war, the FEI, EEF and UEF have worked together and tirelessly to provide support and aid through the UEF Charity Foundation and the FEI Solidarity Relief Fund. Current situation in Ukraine The…

‘British Equestrians for Ukraine’ to Aid Developing Equine Crisis

Equestrians for Ukraine

The Ukrainian Equestrian Federation has put out an urgent call for supplies ​ 09 March 2022, UK ~ Leading organizations and individuals across Britain’s equestrian community have united to form ‘British Equestrians for Ukraine’ which aims to help horses and their owners caught up in the crisis created by the Russian invasion. The Ukrainian Equestrian…

Further Support for Ukraine – Russian and Belarusian Athletes, Horses & Officials Will Not Be Allowed to Compete

The FEI Board also condemns the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces and the support provided by the government of Belarus 2 March 2022, FEI ~ Following the decision to remove all international equestrian events in Russia and Belarus from the FEI Calendar, the FEI Board today announced an Emergency Board Resolution to prohibit…

In Support of Ukraine, Sports Governing Bodies Remove International Competitions in Russia

FEI Executive Board also approves the allocation of a CHF 1 Million FEI Solidarity Relief Fund for the equestrian community in Ukraine28 February 2022, FEI, FIFA, UEFA suspend all of their sports in and from Russia The FEI Executive Board unanimously condemns the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces and agree on the ramifications…

New Inductees Announced for AJC’s Racing Hall of Fame & Tent of Honor

15 November 2021, AURORA, COLORADO, USA – Hall of Fame Inductee, FRYNCH and Tent of Honor Inductee, MICHELLE MORGAN join the prestigious group honored by the Arabian Jockey Club. 2021 Racing Hall of Fame Inductee: FRYNCH In order for a horse to be considered into the Racing Hall of Fame, it must meet criteria within…

Eric Lemartinel Leaves Al Asayl After Six Years

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Takes with him many wonderful memories after contract not renewed4 August 2021, From the National, ABU DHABI ~ Eric Lemartinel has said he leaves President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed’s Al Asayl Stables with many “great memories” after his contract was not renewed for the new season. Lemartinel saddled 185 winners for Al Asayl over six…

Irish Horse Welfare Trust Partners with EMR for Equine Health Monitoring

IHWT to monitor all horses with EMR technology 9 June 2021, Kildare, Ireland ~ A new partnership has been created to help promote and innovate better equine welfare practices in Ireland. The Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT), Ireland’s oldest and largest dedicated equine charity, has partnered with the revolutionary horse welfare technology business Kildare-based Equine…

FEI Cancels European Mainland Events Due to EHV-1

The neurological form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) originated in Valencia (ESP)1 March 2021, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI has cancelled international events in 10 countries on the European mainland with immediate effect and until 28 March 2021 due to the rapid evolution of a very aggressive strain of the neurological form of Equine Herpes…

Arabian Racing Association of California Backs Irish Equine Welfare Innovation

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24 February 2021, California ~ Horse racing in California has been under significant scrutiny in recent years, but industry leaders have embraced sweeping reforms, the most recent of which sees Kildare-based Equine MediRecord (EMR) gaining accolades in the state with the official endorsement of the Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC). Yet another accomplishment for…

Equine Medi Record Provides Proper Recording of Vaccines and Regulatory Medicines

Ensuring the welfare and safety of the human and equine athletes competing at any event Equine MediRecord solves a previously unmet need by allowing proper, timely recording of all regulatory medicines and vaccinations records administered to horses As the new Horseracing Integrity Act passes through the House of Representatives, US racing industry leaders have continued…

FEI Suspends UAE National Federation for Rules Violations

UAE NF violated the FEI Rules for two International Endurance events in 202025 September 2020, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI Board has suspended the National Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following a detailed investigation into the circumstances around two National Endurance Events (CEN) in January and February 2020 – the Sheikh Mohammed Cup…

Fire, Smoke and Horses – Advice from UC Davis

Since the beginning of the year, wildfires have burned over 3.1 million acres in California. This year’s acres burned is 26 times higher than the acres burned in 2019 for the same time period.15 September 2020, From the University of Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California ~ In this time when fires are raging…