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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…